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Summer Lovin’: It’s Festival Season

Summer Lovin’: It’s Festival Season

For those who may not know, let me, very quickly, relay to you the beauty that is summertime and the performing arts. Across the nation, theater kids bunk up in remote towns for summer stocks, dance students travel far and wide for intensives, and the country slides into that lovely part of the year that […]

Creating Space for Creative Voices

Creating Space for Creative Voices

As the temperatures begin to rise and Houston prepares for the summertime, there is one event you won’t want to miss if you are looking for one last spring storm, or rather a Barnstorm. In just a few weeks’ time, six unique voices will take Houston’s MATCH theater by storm as Dance Source Houston presents […]

An Evening of “Play” As Houston Ballet Celebrates the City’s Resilience

An Evening of “Play” As Houston Ballet Celebrates the City’s Resilience

The weekend is for play, and June 8-10, Houston Ballet will do just that in its final mixed repertory bill of the season, a one-of-a-kind performance celebrating the city’s resilience following the devastation of Hurricane Harvey. The program will feature six choreographic works, including artistic director Stanton Welch’s “Play,” his reimagined “Bolero Triptych” and four […]

Dance News

Core Dance Presents EnCORE Dance on Film

Core Dance Presents EnCORE Dance on Film

Contact: Susan Schmaeling Susan Schmaeling Public Relations susan@saspr.com (713) 349-0780 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 4, 2018 CORE DANCE PRESENTS EnCORE DANCE ON FILM AT BARNSTORM DANCE FEST JUNE 14-23, 2018 Houston, TX – Core Dance, the award-winning contemporary dance organization based in Houston, TX, and Decatur, GA will present EnCORE Dance on Film at Barnstorm […]

Lindsay Gary Presents Eleggua in Barnstorm Dance Fest

Lindsay Gary Presents Eleggua in Barnstorm Dance Fest

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Gary lindsayg2012@gmail.com 832-736-2234 Lindsay Gary Presents Eleggua in Barnstorm Dance Fest June 15th and 22nd at 8 p.m. $20 presale | $25 at the door M.A.T.C.H. For more information, visit dancesourcehouston.org Emerging choreographer and Dance Source Houston Artist in Residence (AIR) Lindsay Gary will present her new work Eleggua during the […]

Sparrow Lane Takes A Strange Trip Down Memory Lane

Sparrow Lane Takes A Strange Trip Down Memory Lane

Contact Ashley Horn ashley.horn42@gmail.com 832.489.2572 Ashleyhorndance.com Sparrow Lane takes a strange trip down memory lane Excerpts from Ashley Horn’s sold out 2018 show Sparrow Lane  will be performed at Barnstorm Dance Fest June 15 and 22 at the MATCH.  In the remote town of Sparrow Lane every day is a carbon copy of the one […]

Reviews

Ascend Dance Collective – Ascension

Ascend Dance Collective – Ascension

A few weeks ago I wrote about the work of Elisa De La Rosa, and considered her Tortillas y Lagrimas in the context of a few questions that I’ve been asking myself recently, particularly, what is the focus of a life in dance? I would also extend this conversation to, what makes a successful dance […]

METdance – Deep In The Heart

METdance – Deep In The Heart

METdance has attracted a string of high-profile choreographers over the past decade, in large part to the diligent efforts of Artistic Director Marlana Doyle to broaden the scope of the company, but on April 13 and 14, she unveiled a program dedicated to dance rooted in Texas. METdance was joined by Bruce Wood Dance of […]

Elisa De La Rosa’s Tortillas y Lagrimas

Elisa De La Rosa’s Tortillas y Lagrimas

It’s always with a mix of excitement and curiosity that I go to dance concerts by creators whose work I’m unfamiliar with – excitement for the prospect of experiencing new dance wonders, and curiosity for the work and process. I’ve recently found myself asking, what does it mean to do dance work? Where does the […]

Uptown Dance Company Explores “Hidden Dimensions”

Uptown Dance Company Explores “Hidden Dimensions”

Uptown Dance Company explores “Hidden Dimensions” in an intimate celebration of live music and dance As light slowly encroached on the darkness, a woman dressed in burgundy lay in the middle of the floor, moving as if she were traveling from one dream to the next. It was a simple moment, and yet its impact […]

The Pilot Dance Project Presents Jennifer Mabus’ Requiem

The Pilot Dance Project Presents Jennifer Mabus’ Requiem

The Pilot Dance Project Presents Jennifer Mabus’ Requiem August 5, 2017; 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 and 8pm, the Morales Funeral Home by Neil Ellis Orts East of downtown Houston, on Canal Street, an audience gathered in the foyer of the Morales Funeral Home (the first Hispanic owned funeral home in Houston), a stately edifice […]

REACH Gives Audiences A Reason To Celebrate

REACH Gives Audiences A Reason To Celebrate

By Lawrence Elizabeth Knox Houston Ballet may have wrapped its latest season in June with the tragic love story “La Bayadère,” but a few of the company members have stayed busy in the studio.     After only two weeks of rehearsing, they kicked off the second season of REACH, a dancer-led project that culminates in […]

Generation Dance Festival

Generation Dance Festival

Generation Dance Festival A Place for Art, a Place for Dance by Mirannda Lindberg At 8 PM on May 13th at the Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston, Generation Dance Festival kicked off their first ever Gala performance. As the festival’s second year in activity, founder and artistic director, Dorrell Martin, has much to celebrate. […]

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