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NobleMotion Dance Catapults Into Its Ninth Season With Collaborative Innovation

NobleMotion Dance Catapults Into Its Ninth Season With Collaborative Innovation

This preview, originally posted on July 21, 2017, has been updated to reflect NobleMotion Dance’s new dates for Catapult. Their initial performances were impacted by Hurricane Harvey. NMD will present Catapult at Zilkha Hall – Hobby Center on September 29 & 30 at 7:30pm. If you had tickets for the original dates, please be aware […]

Communicating Culture Through Capoeira

Communicating Culture Through Capoeira

Communicating Culture Through Capoeira: The Brazilian Arts Foundation to hold its first Dance and Music Conference   Mauricio Campos and his brother moved to the United States from their native Brazil in 1990. They didn’t speak a word of English, but they had $1,500 in each of their pockets and an unwavering desire to immerse […]

Dance Source Houston’s Resident Artists Premiere New Works At Barnstorm

Dance Source Houston’s Resident Artists Premiere New Works At Barnstorm

By Lawrence Elizabeth Knox Over the next two weeks, Dance Source Houston’s third annual Barnstorm Dance Fest will present three separate programs featuring works by 23 artists and companies, five of whom are DSH’s 2017 artists in residence. Learn more about them here before seeing their performances on June 16 and 23 at the Midtown […]

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The Interchange, Houston’s Newest Performance & Workshop Space

The Interchange, Houston’s Newest Performance & Workshop Space

Contact: Maggie Lasher & Andy Karavitis  832-341-1058 info@interchangehouston.com Interchangehouston.com THE INTERCHANGE, HOUSTON’S NEWEST PERFORMANCE & WORKSHOP SPACE ANNOUNCES GRAND OPENING AND OPEN HOUSE EVENT What: Open House for The Interchange, Houston’s newest multidisciplinary performance and workshop space. When: Saturday, October 21, 2017; 7:00-9:00pm Where: 1815 Cleburne St, Houston, TX Cost: $15 suggested donation Announcing the […]

DiverseWorks Presents Takahiro Yamamoto: Direct Path To Detour

DiverseWorks Presents Takahiro Yamamoto: Direct Path To Detour

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: –JENNIFER GARDNER, DEPUTY DIRECTOR, DIVERSEWORKS JENNIFER@DIVERSEWORKS.ORG / 713 223 8346 DIVERSEWORKS PRESENTS TAKAHIRO YAMAMOTO: DIRECT PATH TO DETOUR OCTOBER 27-29, 2017 MATCHBOX 2 – THE WORTHAM FOUNDATION THEATER AT MATCH – MIDTOWN ARTS AND THEATER CENTER HOUSTON 3400 MAIN STREET, HOUSTON, TX 77002 REGIONAL PREMIERE Takahiro Yamamoto, Direct Path to Detour, […]

Uptown Dance Company Presents Two World Premieres and Brings Back An Audience Favorite

Uptown Dance Company Presents Two World Premieres and Brings Back An Audience Favorite

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 24, 2017 CONTACT: Beth Gulledge-Brown 713-686-0334 info@uptowndance.org HOUSTON, TX – On Friday September 29th, 2017, Uptown Dance Company opens their 18th Season with Soul Searching, an evening of three one-act contemporary dance works. Joining the company’s six dancers will be Principal Guest Artist Rupert Edwards III (a former Houston Ballet dancer, […]

Reviews

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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