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Mind The Gap XXVIII Preview

Mind The Gap XXVIII Preview

Dance Source Houston (DSH) will present the 28th edition of the Mind The Gap series at Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston (MATCH) on Tuesday, February 20 at 7:30pm. The evening’s roster includes local choreographers and companies, including Karen Imas, Mars, Preeti Ramakrishnan, Ren Hall, SpaceTribe, and Zinnia Havelka. The hour-long program will feature a […]

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Mind The Gap XXVII Preview

Mind The Gap XXVII Preview

Dance Source Houston’s (DSH) Mind The Gap series returns to Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston (MATCH) for the program’s 27th edition on Tuesday, December 5 at 7:30pm. The evening includes 6 original works by local dancemakers, including Mark Aguilar, Brittany Nicole Bass, Adam Castañeda, Kyle Rucker, Stacy Skolnik, and Lori Yuill. The program features […]

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Black Motherhood Explored in Mother, May I?

Black Motherhood Explored in Mother, May I?

In “Jezebel,” one of Loren Holmes’ early works, an anxious, unnerved woman in black negligee gathers herself in front of a vanity before putting on a red dress and dancing in a flirtatious, suggestive manner to an unknown audience. When she is done, she returns to the vanity. She is disturbed again, appearing to console […]

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Mind The Gap XXVI Preview

Mind The Gap XXVI Preview

Dance Source Houston (DSH) will present the 26th Mind The Gap cohort on Tuesday, October 3 at Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston (MATCH). Mind The Gap is a collaborative program of DSH and MATCH that provides dancemakers the opportunity to present their work in Matchbox 2 alongside fellow choreographers in a co-production format. The […]

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Mind The Gap Turns 25 With A New Lineup of Dancemakers

Mind The Gap Turns 25 With A New Lineup of Dancemakers

Dance Source Houston (DSH) will host the 25th edition of its Mind The Gap series on Tuesday, August 1at Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston (MATCH), kicking off the organization’s 19th season with an evening of original danceworks by local choreographers. The program includes a number of newcomers to the showcase-style performance program and also […]

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Aimed Dance’s Summer Fest Returns To SETX

Aimed Dance’s Summer Fest Returns To SETX

Amy Elizabeth is an artist who makes things happen. For me, she made my first (and only) dance company job happen when I started working for her in 2009 as an undergraduate student at Sam Houston. She has connected me with countless jobs, and she does it in a way that communicates, “this is just […]

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Barnstorm Dance Fest Brings a Variety of Movement Styles to the MATCH

Barnstorm Dance Fest Brings a Variety of Movement Styles to the MATCH

Since 2015, Houston dance audiences have been treated to the Barnstorm Dance Fest, produced by Dance Source Houston. Bringing together dance artists from Houston and across the nation, it has programmed modern/contemporary, ballet, tap, and classical Indian dance (to name only a few styles) comfortably next to each other.  June 2023 will see Barnstorm do […]

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DSH Artists-in-Residence Explore New Territory for Barnstorm

DSH Artists-in-Residence Explore New Territory for Barnstorm

Everyone needs a helping hand, but if there’s one thing I’ve learned after ten years in the non-profit producing world, it’s that artists very often need more than that. We need lifelines – a grant, a commission, a gatekeeper’s favor – something to propel us to the next stage of our artistic careers, and, by […]

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Wild She Dances Explores 1950’s America in an Abandoned Rice Mill

Wild She Dances Explores 1950’s America in an Abandoned Rice Mill

In a world so driven by the now and the new, we don’t often pause to reflect deeply on our history. The forward motion of American culture and the desire for constant progress is a state we find ourselves in over and over again. Along with this drive towards progress, however, comes a dismantling and […]

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Vitacca Ballet Makes a Creative Launch into Artist-Audience Connection

Vitacca Ballet Makes a Creative Launch into Artist-Audience Connection

The Houston Arts community has long been familiar with Kelly Ann Vitacca’s artistic and dance ethos. The Vitacca Vocational School for Dance has been part of our landscape since 2012, producing rigorously trained, capable and creative dancers who have gone on to fill the highest tiers of ballet education and professional performance. What is new […]

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