When one of Houston’s most acclaimed poets, Deborah D.E.E.P Mouton, set out to interview the city’s most legendary dancer, Lauren Anderson, she didn’t have a fully-formed creative objective.
Ten years is a huge milestone for an arts organization, and Avant Chamber Ballet is celebrating accordingly.
Houston Ballet’s Artistic Director Stanton Welch grew up around ballet.
The Tobin Collection of Theatre Arts contains artifacts dating back centuries, and its exhibitions sometimes revel in that broad historical panorama. But The Great Stage of Texas, running through July 24 at San Antonio’s McNay Art Museum—the collection’s home—could hardly be more contemporary.
If the 2021-2022 theater season was about getting back on stage for many Texas performing arts companies, Theatre Under The Star’s 2022-2023 season might be best described as a season ready to take that big breath, then sing, dance and celebrate life renewed.
Society for the Performing Arts is now Performing Arts Houston, but Meg Booth, chief executive officer, makes it clear that their mission to bring the world of music, dance, theater as well as cultural speakers to the city is still fundamental to who they are after 50 years.
After a shortened 2021-22 season, TITAS/Dance Unbound is roaring back for its first full, live season since the pandemic. That’s 10 companies, hailing from four countries, with five making their Texas debut.
Damaris Ferrer describes a bridge as a portal and any path or structure that serves as a connector. The Crossings is her global project which uses a massive, red fabric with eight elastic waistbands for eight movers as a catalyst.
During the first part of its 2021-22 season, TITAS/Dance Unbound treated Dallas audiences to U.S. and Texas premieres, reimagined cultural icons, exuberant Latin dance, and even pieces choreographed to the music of R&B legend D’Angelo.