Posts Tagged ‘dance’
Texas Ballet Theater dived into modern territory recently with spectacular results.

Voices, Arms Raised

Modern choreography finds Texas Ballet Theater in fine form.
LEONARD EUREKA
For a small regional company with a modest budget, Texas Ballet Theater rarely ceases to amaze, producing performances that are grand and memorable. Since artistic director Ben Stevenson took over 10 years ago, bringing with hi...


Fort Worth Center for Architecture’s Design Talk is Wed, March 12 at 7pm

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 12 Theater geeks may want to drop by Fort Worth Center for Architecture’s Design Talk this month. Perry Langenstein of International Theatre Consultants will be on hand to trace the history of architectural design in ...



TBT’s annual repertory program includes a North Texas premiere.

Stepping Out

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People who like variety in dance programs are in luck this week. For its annual repertory program, Texas Ballet Theater will tackle works by Sir Kenneth MacMillan, George Balanchine, and company director Ben Stevenson MacMillan...


Dark Circles Contemporary Dance makes its American debut this weekend in Fort Worth.

Dark Circles’ American Debut

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Dark Circles Contemporary Dance will make its American debut this weekend in Fort Worth. DCCD’s parent company was created three years ago by Joshua Peugh in South Korea, where he performed with the Universal Ballet of Seoul,...



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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 3 The Mimir Chamber Music Festival runs this week at TCU. Among the highlights are Prokofiev’s Second String Quartet (subtitled “On Kabardinian Themes,” referring to the mostly Muslim ethnic minority from the nort...


The dancing was first-rate during Ballet Concerto’s annual summer program.

Soldiering On

Despite some setbacks, Ballet Concerto’s annual summer concert was a blast.
LEONARD EUREKA
During its four-day annual outdoor concert last weekend, Ballet Concerto had to fight through two major setbacks. Usually the company has to worry about only the weather. Too hot, too wet. But this year during set-up week, vand...



Michelle Gifford leads Ballet Concerto’s annual Summer Dance Concert.

Ballet Concerto Time

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For its annual Summer Dance Concert, Ballet Concerto will revive three ballets from its extensive repertory. The nonprofit company will celebrate 31 years this week under the direction of founder Margo Dean. Popular duo Michell...


Though stand-up comedy and live music are incorporated into the Kittens’ revue, the real stars are the women themselves.

Meow Mix

There’s more to The Velvet Kittens than just burlesque.
JIMMY FOWLER
At venues across North Texas, the theatrical dance ensemble known as The Velvet Kittens perform variety shows inspired by the classic styles of vaudeville, cabaret, and burlesque. But first-time audience members thinking about ...



The Jeff Corwin Experience comes to UTA Wed, March 27.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 27 Animal Planet viewers will recognize the name of Jeff Corwin. The conservationist and host of The Jeff Corwin Experience comes to UTA to discuss his work saving animal species from extinction. 100 Heartbeats: A Globa...


TBT’s production has new sets and some additional characters.

New Nutcracker

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Texas Ballet Theater has retired its old, sumptuous production of The Nutcracker for a fresh version. A gift from the now-defunct Ballet Florida of West Palm Beach, the new arrangement of sets and costumes is essentially a than...