. . . Christopher Wheeldon, the famous choreographer and dance company director? The only major artist to create a world-premiere work for the opening of the Winspear Opera House in October? He just stunned the dance world by quitting the dance troupe that bears his name, Morphosis/Christopher Wheeldon, the troupe that came here. He and […]
Guest blogger Danielle Marie Georgiou is a Dance Lecturer at the University of Texas at Arlington where she serves as the Assistant Director of the UT Arlington’s Dance Ensemble. She is also a member of Muscle Memory Dance Theatre – a modern dance collective. Last summer, I was asked to be the Assistant Director of […]
Tonight, the big Hope for Haiti Now telethon will air on all the major networks. And on Sunday, you’ll have a chance to donate locally. The Prophet Bar will host a Haiti Benefit concert featuring music and dance groups on Sunday beginning at 5:30 p.m. The $5 cover charge goes to the relief effort. Here’s […]
In the Saturday Spotlight, we’re kicking up our heels at an Irish folk dance called a ceili.
As the multitalented singer and actress preps for the Dallas Theater Center’s world premiere of Give it Up!, we caught up with her to ask about the new show and look back at some of her career highlights. **** UPDATE **** Liz Mikel lost her condo in a fire early Thursday morning. Details about how to help her can be found with the complete story.
MUSIC BITS: The Slack’s new album, The Deep End, will be in stores Jan. 19. But Quick is streaming the track “Infatuation Never Dies” to give you an advance taste. (quickdfw.com) … Parade of Flesh has announced the lineup for Bro Fest, the post-SXSW showcase of sorts formerly known as South By South Flesh (DC9 […]
The touring version of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular is in the middle of a monthlong run at the Nokia Theatre in Grand Prairie. KERA’s Stephen Becker talks with a pair of local dancers in the show about what it takes to be a Rockette:
In the Saturday Spotlight, we’re getting into the holiday spirit. Few things say Christmas more than The Nutcracker. And on Saturday, you’ve got six chances to see it.
The performance season for ballet and modern has been a hit so far, with Texas Ballet Theatre moving into the Winspear Opera House and TITAS bringing in Parsons Dance, who rocked out at SMU’s McFarlin Auditorium. Complexions Contemporary Ballet also gave a soul-wrenching performance at the Winspear. Smaller companies and individual dancers have also been […]
PRESERVING OUR HISTORY: In July, the Amon Carter Museum announced that it had purchased a copy of The North American Indian, photographer Edward S. Curtis’ study of Native Americans west of the Mississippi. Over the weekend, some of those photogravure prints went on display at the museum. DFW.com details what’s on view now and what […]