Texas Ballet Theater’s The Nutty Nutcracker

Don’t miss this one night only performance of  Texas Ballet Theater’s The Nutty Nutcracker. After a highly successful premiere last year, The Nutty Nutcracker returns to Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth for its annual night of fun-filled adventure.
This exclusive performance incorporates both famous and infamous characters and current events into the classic storyline for an evening full of laughs and wacky surprises. This adult parody of the classic ballet is certainly a fan favorite!

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Dallas Black Dance Theater’s Winter Series

Don’t miss the full of poise, power, and passion of the Dallas Black Dance Theater.  You will experience a new work from multi-talented Broadway choreographer Francesca Harper, while New York choreographer Hope Boykin returns to Dallas with her pensive yet subtle work, Event-ually, Two.

Winter Series Performance Dates

Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at  7:00pm

Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 7:00pm

Friday, December 10, 2010 at 7:30pm

Saturday, December 11, 2010 at 7:30pm

Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 2:30pm

Buy your tickets now. Tickets prices start at $10.00. For Individual Tickets, call 214.880.0202 or order online at: www.dbdt.com

See the Dallas Black Dance Theater (Behind the scenes)

November 22-24, 2010  at 12 Noon
Dallas Black Dance Theatre Studios
2700 Flora Street
Dallas, Texas 75201

Come enjoy the annual holiday performance series of Dallas Black Dance Theatre. This even is FREE to the community. Call for reservations, 214.871.2390  Supported by Dallas Arts District Foundation.

Contemporary Ballet Dallas is Changing Ballet Attitudes

Contemporary Ballet Dallas kicks off its 10th Anniversary Season – this Friday, October 15, 2010 – at the Lakewood Theatre in Dallas, with Wild & Free!

Tickets are ON-SALE NOW and can be purchased on-line at the Contemporary Ballet Dallas studio or by phone at 214.821.2066! Tickets are $25 and only $10 for children and students. Show begins at 7:00pm – Contemporary Ballet Dallas shows are family friendly and we encourgage children to come!

Contemporary Ballet Dallas is Changing Ballet Attitudes

Wild & Free honors the independent spirit of contemporary Texas artists and features the music, dancers and choreographers that contribute to our deep artistic legacy! Artistic Director Valerie Tabor premieres, “All Alone Together,” set to a musical landscape by Texas’ own country star, Pat Green. Fellow Texan and Guest Choreographer Michael Mayes is setting original work, “Bus Stop” to the soulful sounds of Booker T. Washington graduate and Grammy winner, Norah Jones. Also, noted choreographer, and recent Texas transplant, Jill S. Rucci will premiere a work featuring the distinctive stylings of Nina Simone & The Zac Brown Band.

Contemporary Ballet Dallas Asst. Director Lindsay Bowman premieres a trio featuring the music of Texas legend – Stevie Ray Vaughan. Jennifer Obeney’s “Beneath the Surface” is intertwined with multi-media aspects for a new dance experience! Texas Tap legend Buster Cooper’s granddaughter Keira Leverton will be tapping to Shulie-A-Bop! Dancer and choreographer Lea Essmyer is restaging and adding new sections to, “Paradise,” originally set on Metropolitan Classical Ballet. Contemporary Ballet Dallas is also pleased to present as our guest company Dallas’ own, DekaDance, back to the Contemporary Ballet Dallas stage with a trio of Lyle Lovett songs.

Leave your boots at home ~ pointe shoes optional ~ this is NOT your typical Texas!

5th Annual DanceAfrica: From African Roots: Modern Moves

Dallas Black Dance Theatre presents DanceAfrica, a celebration of African Roots through a weekend packed with dance, music, art and community events. DanceAfrica Founder, Chuck Davis, returns as he choreographs a celebration of African traditions through the modern moves of guest artist, Illstyle & Peace Productions, a Philadelphia based multicultural dance company whose works fuses the movement and spirit of old-school hip-hop with various styles of African dance; Bandan Koro African Drum and Dance Ensemble; Dallas Black Dance Theatre and Dallas Black Dance Theatre II.

DanceAfrica Marketplace

Saturday, October 9, 2010
10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Bring the whole family and come enjoy the outdoor marketplace of DanceAfrica. You will experience a full day of performances from local and national artists, arts and crafts, fashion, and, in collaboration with the Dallas Museum of Art, a children’s area celebrating the African Masks Exhibit. Hosted in the Dallas Arts District at 2400 Flora Street. Ticket purchases may be placed over the phone by calling the Box Office at 214-871-2390.

Supported by:

The 500, Inc.
Junior League of Dallas
Dallas Arts District Foundation
The Dallas Examiner
GEiMS Concord Church Youth Ministry