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Seeing the Vortex: NobleMotion Celebrates Ten Years

Seeing the Vortex: NobleMotion Celebrates Ten Years

How is art relevant? This question is ever-present within the arts landscape. People continue to ask how and why the arts are and should remain relevant, especially in an age when competition is fierce and time is limited. However, when a dance company’s mission is to create art that thoughtfully integrates technology, the question is […]

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 […]

Dance News

“Better Together” – METdance announces 23rdseason

“Better Together” – METdance announces 23rdseason

METdance 2808 Caroline St. 713-522-6375 www.metdance.org Media Contact: Lindsay Peyton, Cadence Enterprise 281-636-1361 Lindsay@cadenceenterprise.com “Better Together” – METdance announces 23rdseason Season packages now available HOUSTON – Aug. 8, 2018 – METdancewants to celebrate the great heights that can be reached by working together. The nonprofit’s 23rdseason, entitled “Better Together,”will highlight the company’s dynamic work as an ensemble, focusing on […]

6 Degrees premieres Never Again at MATCH

6 Degrees premieres Never Again at MATCH

CONTACT: TONI VALLE 1043 Stonecrest Drive Houston, TX 77018 tel.  713-409-2838 toni@6degreesdance.org www.6degreesdance.org 6 Degrees premieres Never Again at MATCH, September 21-23, 2018 When Texas Legislation fights for a hanger to be the only option, diversity to be a dirty word race to be a weapon, sexuality to be crime What is the price for […]

STOP COPYING ME

STOP COPYING ME

CONTACT: Teresa Chapman Chapman Dance 713-297-1529 teresalynnchapman123@gmail.com www.chapmandance.com Houston, Texas – Chapman Dance presents a twenty-minute showing of Stop Copying Me on August 25, 2018 at Contemporary Arts Museum Houston.   Stop Copying Me is a site-specific dance performance inspired by the work of Cary Leibowitz.  Color and kitsch are reflected in the slightly neurotic […]

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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