Forklift Danceworks Dives into Austin’s Public Pools
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Forklift Danceworks Dives into Austin’s Public Pools

Midsummer Offerings: Performa/Dance’s third annual mixed bill evening
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Midsummer Offerings: Performa/Dance’s third annual mixed bill evening

When Jennifer Hart founded Performa/Dance in 2014 with Ballet Austin dancer Edward Carr, she wanted…

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On Key and Offbeat: Austin’s Lone-Star Station KMFA Turns 50
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On Key and Offbeat: Austin’s Lone-Star Station KMFA Turns 50

When it comes to Austin’s 50-year-old radio station, KMFA Classical 89.5, it’s almost better defined…

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Eclectic and Equal: W-I-P offers San Antonio movement artists critical feedback
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Eclectic and Equal: W-I-P offers San Antonio movement artists critical feedback

Frustrated by the awkward process of giving and receiving critical artistic feedback, dance/theater legend and…

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Honoring Texas Artists: The Texas Medal of Arts Awards come to Austin
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Honoring Texas Artists: The Texas Medal of Arts Awards come to Austin

You may be hard-pressed to explain what ZZ Top, Eva Longoria, Willie Nelson and Walter…

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Altered Reality: Pilobolus brings <em>Shadowland</em> to Texas
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Altered Reality: Pilobolus brings Shadowland to Texas

Even if you’re never seen Pilobolus in concert before, you’re probably familiar with the acrobatic…

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Animated Dance: <em>The Proximity of Being</em>  at Luminaria
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Animated Dance: The Proximity of Being at Luminaria

For San Antonian Barbara Felix, the human form is a never-ending source of fascination.

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The Dance of Work: Forklift Danceworks reflects on past projects and looks to the future
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The Dance of Work: Forklift Danceworks reflects on past projects and looks to the future

Convention is not a part of Allison Orr’s vocabulary. The Forklift Danceworks artistic director has…

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When Worlds Collide: Houston Ballet’s new <em>Giselle</em> overlaps the worldly and the ethereal
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When Worlds Collide: Houston Ballet’s new Giselle overlaps the worldly and the ethereal

In traditional versions of Giselle, the worlds of the living and the dead are separated…

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Compose It: How Graham Reynolds became Austin’s go-to composer for theater, dance and film
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Compose It: How Graham Reynolds became Austin’s go-to composer for theater, dance and film

Even if you’re unfamiliar with Graham Reynolds’ name, you’ve probably heard his work — he…

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Houston Ballet’s <em>Sleeping Beauty</em> a Visual Feast
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Houston Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty a Visual Feast

The Sleeping Beauty is one of the classical ballet’s most technically difficult yet visually dynamic…

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Free & Fabulous: Fusebox Festival Promotes Idea Exchange Across Disciplines and Borders
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BODYTRAFFIC Makes Texas Debut
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BODYTRAFFIC Makes Texas Debut

The new year brings something fabulously new to Texas: BODYTRAFFIC, a Los Angeles-based contemporary dance…

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Theater Imitates Art: McNay Museum Exhibition Highlights Influence of Art on Theater
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Theater Imitates Art: McNay Museum Exhibition Highlights Influence of Art on Theater

If you were asked to design sets and costumes evoking 16th century Italy, where would…

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Sunset at White Oak Bayou and Framing Dance: Karen Stokes Dance Celebrates Houston
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Fall Dance at Miller: Great Performances in the Great Outdoors
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Fall Dance at Miller: Great Performances in the Great Outdoors

Moving Back to Move Forward: Dancestry Illuminates Modern Dance History
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Moving Back to Move Forward: Dancestry Illuminates Modern Dance History

Isadora Duncan, Loïe Fuller, Erick Hawkins: Dance aficionados recognize these late choreographers as having played…

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Choreographic Connections: MacMillan, Bruce and Smith open Houston Ballet’s Fall Season
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Choreographic Connections: MacMillan, Bruce and Smith open Houston Ballet’s Fall Season

The relationship between a dance company and a choreographer is a delicate thing.

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Moving Forward: 50 years of Twyla Tharp
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Moving Forward: 50 years of Twyla Tharp

Twyla Tharp is undoubtedly one of the most important and influential choreographers of our time.

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NobleMotion Dance Circles The Eye of the Storm
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NobleMotion Dance Circles The Eye of the Storm

Are you ready, Houston? Another storm is blowing through, and this time, NobleMotion Dance is…

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Kathy Dunn Hamrick Explores The Road More Complicated
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Kathy Dunn Hamrick Explores The Road More Complicated

Austin-based modern dance choreographer Kathy Dunn Hamrick knew it was time to take the road…

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Seeing Sound
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Seeing Sound

A Stunning Romeo and Juliet at Houston Ballet
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A Stunning Romeo and Juliet at Houston Ballet

Houston Ballet’s new production of Romeo and Juliet is a three-act ballet of striking contrasts.

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Love Stories
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Love Stories

In Flamenco
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In Flamenco

Tapestry Dance Company refreshes with new troupe members
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Tapestry Dance Company refreshes with new troupe members

Houston Ballet’s “From Houston to the World” Offers Range and Polish
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Houston Ballet’s “From Houston to the World” Offers Range and Polish

In traditional classical ballet, the corps de ballet is, more often than not relegated to…

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Houston Ballet Soars in John Neumeier’s Otherworldly Midsummer Night’s Dream
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HATCHing social change through art
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HATCHing social change through art

Ann Beeson is an accomplished social justice lawyer who could never shake her belief in…

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Carbon and Glass
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Carbon and Glass

Ballet Austin Artistic Director Stephen Mills is no stranger to Philip Glass’ music, nor to…

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