Dance

Experiential Experiments

Liz Magic Laser and Nora Chipaumire at DiverseWorks Presenting experimental, provocative, performance-driven work is nothing new for DiverseWorks, and this month is no different. On second thought, it’s quite different — at least in terms of what audiences may have [...]...

How the World Dances

New and Familiar artists showcased at Dance Salad Festival For a curator of art or a producer of theatrical work, there’s no denying the affirmative impulses of that eureka moment when they have discovered an artist for their showcase. For Dance Salad Festival Artistic Director Nancy Henderek [...]...

Brazilian Grooves

Grupo Corpo at Society for the Performing Arts [Reprinted from Dance Source Houston] Pulsing rhythms, a seamless, fluid movement language, and mesmerizing choreography that spreads out horizontally across the stage evoking the sea and the mountains characterize Grupo Corpo [...]...

Conversations in Movement

Lucinda Cobley and Teresa Chapman Team Up at Wade Wilson Art A casual chat between painter Lucinda Cobley and choreographer Teresa Chapman at a Galveston party prompted a collaboration, Shifting Spaces, an excerpt of which will be performed on March 28 at Wade Wilson [...]...

Playing with Speed

Annabelle Lopez Ochoa Returns to Dance Salad Annabelle Lopez Ochoa is part of a rising crop of freelance choreographers making their marks all over the world. Ochoa has created works for Ballet Austin, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Pennsylvania Ballet [...]...

Nutrition for a Dancer’s Soul

New Works at Houston Ballet A pensive Mireille Hassenboehler sits in the corner waving her hands in quick patterns while counting and glancing down at her notes. Completely absorbed in the process, Hassenboehler navigates her way though the new passages she has just learned from [...]...

Review: La Bayadère

If it be true that “ballet thy name is woman” (so says Balanchine), then in Houston her name is Karina Gonzalez, a dancer of such extraordinary power that she assumes the center of any stage where she finds herself. So, it made perfect sense for her to be the on cover [...]...