DTC’s Colossal scores big as a stunning recreation of football scrimmages, of sweaty male bodies in violent and loving contact. But push past that full-contact impact, and the play has got a weak defense.
Thirty years on, David Parsons is still putting together touring dance programs that are challenging, life-enriching, crowd-pleasing. We ask him where he keeps the magic wand.
Seize the day and sign up for this Big Deal.
Re-inventing the Texas Ballet Theater with a mix of classical, contemporary, the influence of Jane Seymour (yes, that Jane Seymour) and a commissioned world premiere.
Show some love for arts in Dallas by picking an event to attend in the next week. There are hundreds to choose from.
Wading Home debuts Thursday, an opera based on a novel about a father and son torn apart and brought together by the devastation wrought by Katrina. For at least one person in the show, the story has a special relevance.
Win tickets to see Masterworks performed by Texas Ballet Theater.
We already knew TITAS would present the world premiere of the great Twyla Tharp’s 50th anniversary tour, but the full schedule has troupes from Canada, France, the UK and Taiwan — most of them making their debuts here.
Mark Morris brings his dance genius to the music of George Frideric Handel and the poetry of John Milton in L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato tonight at 8 pm on PBS.
It’s not like you have to defy gravity to get here, but Diavolo’s director Jacque Heim loves Texas, so maybe that’s why his dancers will be head-over-heels — and spending a lot of time in the air at the City Performance Hall