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Dancing Edgar Allan Poe

Dancing Edgar Allan Poe

The Pilot Dance Project presents Madness, Memories, and Woe How do you follow up a dance program based on Appalachian murder ballads? This was the question facing Heather vonReichbauer after completing her Dance Source Houston Artist in Residence last year. She felt she had created some momentum via the residency (where she developed the murder […]

Dance Salad Festival Celebrates 23 Years in Houston

Dance Salad Festival Celebrates 23 Years in Houston

Dance Salad Festival celebrates 23 years in Houston with a thrilling new recipe Arts advocate Nancy Henderek’s mission began 26 years ago in Brussels while working as the choreographer-in-residence at the International School. While living in Belgium, she gained valuable knowledge about dance, seeing a myriad of professional companies tour through the capital and developing […]

Core’s International Conversation with Dance

Core’s International Conversation with Dance

Next weekend, February 15 – 17, at the Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston (MATCH), Core Dance brings two compelling works to the city, including the stunning Two Room Apartment by Israeli powerhouse duo Niv Sheinfeld and Oren Laor. The company’s continued contributions to the Houston community are not only affectionately appreciated, but essential. Core […]

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Get Pulled Back To The 80s with Frame Dance

Get Pulled Back To The 80s with Frame Dance

Lydia Hance Artistic Director, Frame Dance Phone: 832-781- 0808 Email: Lydia.Hance@framedance.org Framedance.org Your prom? Your reunion? Your nightmare? Get pulled back to the 1980s with Frame Dance Houston, TX. February 4, 2018. Have you kept old love letters from past lovers? Even when a relationship has ended and time has passed, reading old words of […]

Houston Ballet Announces Tour To Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Houston Ballet Announces Tour To Dubai, United Arab Emirates

CONTACT: Ashleigh Aiken 713.535.3224 AAiken@houstonballet.org HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES TOUR TO DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES OCTOBER 24-27, 2018 Company to Perform Artistic Director Stanton Welch’s Swan Lake HOUSTON, TEXAS [February 1, 2018] — Houston Ballet is proud to announce their first ever tour to Dubai, United Arab Emirates. From October 24-27, 2018, Houston Ballet will perform […]

Dance Source Houston and Houston Ballet Announce Spring 2018 Dates For the HIVE

Dance Source Houston and Houston Ballet Announce Spring 2018 Dates For the HIVE

For Immediate Release Contact: Mollie Haven Miller Email: mollie@dancesourcehouston.org Phone: 713.224.DANC (3262) www.dancesourcehouston.org After launching the HIVE last fall, Dance Source Houston (DSH) and Houston Ballet are pleased to announce three additional dates for Spring 2018. A collaboration between DSH and Houston Ballet, the HIVE offers local choreographers time and space at the Center for […]

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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. […]

The Pilot Dance Project Presents jhon r. stronks’ Once upon a time . . .

The Pilot Dance Project Presents jhon r. stronks’ Once upon a time . . .

April 28, 29, 30 and May 5, 6, 7, 2017, 7:30pm, The Pilot on Navigation freneticore.net It’s an interesting challenge to write about a choreographer whose work you’ve been looking at for the better part of a decade. I’ve watched the work of john r. stronks evolve over the years, themes shifting, presentational style morphing […]

Ashley Horn Challenges and Transports Audiences in Vesper

Ashley Horn Challenges and Transports Audiences in Vesper

  We all seem to seek mindfulness, but when you get the opportunity to stop and reflect, do you? Social media scrolling is an epidemic. We tap our fingers on our screens and live one inch below the surface. Our minds and bodies cannot possibly maintain the pace we keep, but we crave busyness. Information […]

Youth of a Nation: A Dance Retrospective of the 90s

Youth of a Nation: A Dance Retrospective of the 90s

For a portion of the audience at The Pilot on Navigation (formerly Frenetic Theatre), myself included, Youth of a Nation: A Dance Retrospective of the 90s is a chance to relive the past a little. Music before and during the production brings on waves of nostalgia and the costumes are amusingly pinched from the wardrobe of […]

Karen Stokes Dance – DEEP: Seaspace

Karen Stokes Dance – DEEP: Seaspace

October 20-22, 2016, Zilkha Hall, The Hobby Center by Neil Ellis Orts DEEP: Seaspace was already in progress as the audience filtered in. Audio interviews with Houston Ship Channel captains play as performers in white, baggy jumpsuits take slow, stiff steps across the stage. They pause, turn to the audience, and offer enigmatic stares before […]

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