Nancy Wozny

Collaborating in Time

By now, downtown denizens may have noticed that the Clock Tower at Market Square looks and sounds completely different. Jo Ann Fleischhauer has transformed the historic landmark, known as the Louis and Annie Friedman Clock Tower...

Performania

The season is off and running. At press time, Texans and Cowboys are off to an OK start, the Mack Brown drama continues, and Johnny Football had three seconds on the bench....

Priscilla Queen of the Desert

I arrived in my Hobby Center seat feeling listless, in a major mid-week slump, with a pesky bout of melancholy tinged with despair. Then, three fabulous and feathered divas descended from the ceiling bellowing “It's Raining Men” in the opening number of Theatre Under the Stars presentation of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, and suddenly the world kicked it up a few notches....

Full Heart Dancing

IMAGE:  Airs by Paul Taylor. Photos by Paul B. Goode. Paul Taylor Dance Company Returns to Houston Eran Bugge and Robert Kleinendorst in Esplanade....

Pretend Prison

When Jenji Kohan's Orange is the New Black popped up on my Netflix menu, it just screamed A + N. Based on Piper Kerman's best selling book of the same name, the show chronicles the life of Piper Chapman (Taylor Schilling), while she completes a 14-month prison sentence for a decade old crime....

A Decade of Dance

With the 2013-14 season, Stanton Welch moves into his 10th year as artistic director of Houston Ballet, one of the leading companies in the nation....

Energy Dance

Forklift Dance Works founder Allison Orr, formerly fearful of heights, can now climb a power pole. Don't expect her to fix your electricity when it goes out, but she knows way more about energy than your average choreographer....

Performania

Musings & Mumblings on Time-Based Art   IMAGE: Brock England and Nathan Jerkins in Hidden Room Theatre’s award- winning production of Rose Rage. Pho...

Insider Notes: September 2013

WELL, HELLO TEXAS. If you are from Houston or Dallas, I hope you are happy to find us back on the stands under the big Texas umbrella. If you are from elsewhere, you might be wondering…Arts + Culture who? Great question. We started in Dallas/Fort Worth, expanded to Houston, and combined forces in quest of understanding what the rest of this great state was up to, art-wise. And here we are, in our inaugural issue of Arts + Culture Texas....

Nancy Wozny

Nancy Wozny is editor in chief at Arts and Culture Texas, a contributing editor at Dance Magazine and a frequent contributor to Pointe Magazine and Dance Teacher.