Posts Tagged ‘dance’

Big as all Outdoors

Big Ticket
It seems like everybody wants to get outside this weekend, judging by how many open-air festivals are going on.


Still Crackin’

Big Ticket
December is Nutcracker month, and Texas Ballet Theater trots out its luxurious version of the popular Tchaikovsky Christmas story, offering four performances beginning Friday in Bass Performance Hall.



A Real Big Shoe

Big Ticket
It’s strut-your-stuff time for Texas Ballet Theater.


Leaps and Bounds

Big Ticket
Texas Ballet Theater revives Coppélia this weekend in Bass Performance Hall, with four performances of Ben Stevenson’s popular version of the evening-length classic. Four couples are scheduled to dance the romantic leads of ...



Footloose

Recent dance programs by two local troupes hit different highs and lows.
Stage
Metropolitan Classical Ballet came to grief with two new ballets at Bass Performance Hall last weekend, but Ballet Concerto’s Summer Dance Concert in Trinity Park ended as dance entertainment at its best.


Oh, God! Book II

The Lord may save our souls, but neither He nor Steve Carell can save Evan Almighty.
Kristian Lin
The biggest laugh in the 2003 comedy Bruce Almighty didn’t come from the movie’s star, Jim Carrey.



Playin’ with the Band

Big Ticket
Metropolitan Classical Ballet brings the dance season to a close this weekend with a double bill of new works by company co-directors Paul Mejia and Alexander Vetrov.


Death in Dallas

Big Ticket
Ben Stevenson’s first major new ballet in several years will be unveiled at the Majestic Theater in Dallas this weekend.



Playthings No More

Both MCB and TBT deliver rousing renditions of the holiday classic, the Nutcracker.
Stage
Two major Nutcrackers come our way each December, in addition to the countless studio versions that dot the landscape.


Fairies and Feet

Leonard Eureka
December is Nutcracker time, and right on schedule, Texas Ballet Theater presents three weekends of the popular Christmas classic, beginning Friday in Bass Performance Hall. Artistic director Ben Stevenson inherited the luxurio...