Celebrating its 24th anniversary in Houston and the 27th season since its inception in Belgium, Dance Salad Festival returns to the Wortham this Easter weekend (April 20-21) with its customarily diverse mix of classical and contemporary works from all over the world.
Dance audiences worldwide have long come together for festivals large and small to engage with the art form.
One of the remarkable things about dance is its consistent ability, despite diversities in origin, method, belief, or even time, to demonstrate our human similarities while providing opportunities to celebrate and appreciate cultural differences.
Southern Methodist University’s Meadows School of the Arts in Dallas is home to one of the nation’s most highly regarded and rigorous dance programs.
In Texas, as in most other regions, funds for contemporary dance are spread thinly, even across companies considered to be the toast of the state’s dance scene.
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This year marks Nancy Henderek’s 19th season “tossing” the Houston International Dance Coalition’s annual three-day Dance Salad Festival.
If you’ve been watching dance in Houston for less than a decade, it is possible the name Dana Nicolay won’t ring a bell.
Typically people keep their most intimate thoughts to themselves. Pubescent girls with sneaky younger brothers or the particularly paranoid may even keep theirs under lock and key. Artists like Amy Llanes, however, process intimate thoughts through choreography and then share them publicly on stage.
No, ballet wasn’t born in Texas. But, in accord with the proverbial Law of Attraction, it got here as fast as it could. Since the arrival of a troupe of traveling Russians during a time when even Hollywood movies were still, literally, finding their voice, the art and practice of ballet has been nurtured by Texans, who support not one, but three multi-million-dollar-budget ballet companies, and a host of smaller, but no less notable, organizations.