Posts Tagged ‘Texas Ballet Theater’
Carolyn Judson was spectacular as Aurora, perhaps her best role.

What a Beauty

Texas Ballet Theater opened its season brilliantly with a lavish classic.
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There probably isn’t a better way to open a dance season than with a lavish production of Sleeping Beauty with choreography by Ben Stevenson, sets and costumes by Broadway designer Desmond Heeley, and a Tchaikovsky score that...


Leticia Oliveira and Carl Coomer in Texas Ballet Theater’s Sleeping Beauty.

A Prince’s Kiss

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Texas Ballet Theater continues its run of Tchaikovsky ballets with season-opening performances of Sleeping Beauty this weekend in Bass Performance Hall. The sparkling production was designed by Tony Award-winning Desmond Heeley...



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Bass Hall Resident Arts Groups Fight To Keep Free Parking – Updated

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Bass Performance Hall’s resident arts groups — the Van Cliburn Foundation, Texas Ballet Theater, Fort Worth Opera, and Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra — are sounding the alarm after being notified that they may soon lose ac...


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TBT’s Swan Lake: Full Bloom

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Since taking over Texas Ballet Theater 10 years ago, artistic director Ben Stevenson has presented a wealth of full-length ballets here that he created during his long tenure with the Houston Ballet. One of the most rewarding i...



Pictured with Carolyn Judson, TBT principal Lucas Priolo will close out his career with Swan Lake.

Dive into Swan Lake

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Saving the best for last, Texas Ballet Theater ends its season this weekend with five performances of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake. The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra resumes its place in the pit and will be heard again next season...


Texas Ballet Theater dived into modern territory recently with spectacular results.

Voices, Arms Raised

Modern choreography finds Texas Ballet Theater in fine form.
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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...



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...


Betsy McBride is a Sugar Plum Fairy in Texas Ballet Theater’s production of The Nutcracker.

TBT’s Nutcracker SHINES

This new version of the Tchaikovsky classic may also be the prettiest you’ve ever seen.
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The unexpected ice storm raised hell with Texas Ballet Theater’s two-week Nutcracker run in Dallas’ Winspear Opera House. The last four performances had to be cancelled, poking a hole in the company’s already-tight budget...



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TBT Visits Dallas

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Texas Ballet Theater’s repertory programs seldom offer all fresh material, but last month’s season-ending show in Fort Worth came close. Of the five ballets performed, only one was a repeat, company director Ben Stevenson...


Lambarena will be performed as part of TBT’s spring repertory, Fri-Sun.

Spring Fling

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Texas Ballet Theater brings two major works to Bass Performance Hall this weekend, plus a sprinkling of pas de deux. The two main attractions are Glen Tetley’s powerful Voluntaries, set to Francis Poulenc’s concerto for org...