Dance

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 [...]...

Review: Erin Reck

Knowing When To Come Up for Air Recked Productions, Drive by Theater at the Photobooth on Montrose It’s not that often that the choreographer hugs you during the show, but that’s what happened to me when Erin Reck snaked through the audience at Drive by Theater [...]...

Review: Ballet Austin

It has taken me 25 years to get to Ballet Austin. Although I’ve toured their stunning building, located in the heart of Austin’s bustling warehouse district, this was my first time seeing the company. Just about everything about the experience felt fresh, from the slick-yet-welcoming video [...]...

Grace + Power

Houston Ballet’s Stand-Out Principals Joseph Walsh and Connor Walsh Blade-like limbs sliced through the air exactly in unison, mastering the fierce architecture of Aszure Barton’s Angular Momentum. The stage was jam-packed with dancers, blazing white lights and a striking linear set, yet Joseph [...]...

Dancing Left of Center

TITAS was founded in 1982 by co-founders Tom Adams and Gene Leggett, as the “Texas International Theatrical Arts Society,” to provide North Texas communities with the opportunity to experience the best of American and international music, dance, and performance art through a variety of presentations and educational [...]...

New Works In Movement

Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet Returns To Texas In their highly anticipated return to Dallas on February 9, Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet will be gracing the Winspear stage with a program featuring new works by some of the world’s most sought after and inventive choreographers and composers — including famed Czech choreographer [...]...