Ballet Austin’s spring season at the Long Center for the Performing Arts is composed of a mix of comedic, contemporary and canonical ballets that range from Artistic Director Stephen Mills’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (February 11-13), to Her Stories (April 1-3) with unique works by three female choreographers, to the traditional Swan Lake (May 6-8).
there was some speculation as to the potential impact of the Blanton exhibit Pop Crítico/Political Pop: Expressive Figuration in the Americas, 1960s-1980s (through Jan. 16), as well as a certain wariness when it comes to trying to parallel contemporary problems with art from the past.
This is Descendance, a work by artists and sometimes-collaborators Michael Love and Ariel René Jackson, who in April were named winners of the 2021 Tito’s Prize.
Language is everywhere,” says Christopher Blay, artist, art critic, and newly appointed chief curator at Houston Museum of African American Culture.
We’re still holding our breath, knocking on a forest full of wood and sacrificing chicken-shaped tofu to Dionysius, but it looks like in-person, inside-an-actual-theater, theater will finally take the stage this fall.
Brett Ishida, a California transplant to Austin, is bringing her new Austin-based contemporary dance company ISHIDA to the stage for the company’s first evening-length production since the pandemic began.