Dance

Review: Context

Brit Wallis, Jacquelyne Boe, Ashley Horn, Kristen Frankiewicz and Alex Soares pictured. Photo by Bruce Aleksander. Frame Dance Productions May 13, 2012 Critics...

Contemporary Flamenco 101

A Visit with Niurca Márquez Niurca Márquez is a contemporary Flamenco dancer who is part of an ongoing evolution of this world dance form. She holds a BA in Da...

Lar Lubovitch Comes to Pink at the Brown

“Pink at the Brown,” the annual gala benefiting the Pink Ribbons Project, always includes a delicious line-up of offerings from the city’s downtown arts organizations, including the Houston Ballet, Houston Symphony, Da Camera and more. Led by Event Chair Shawn Stephens and Artistic Chair Shelly Power, this event will [...]...

Dance in Context

Frame Dance Turns Two The name Frame Dance Productions has chosen for itself represents more than a shorthand reference to the frame of the body, bringing to m...

Disappearing Acts

Jonah Bokaer responds to Lee Ufan For some, dance’s ephemeral quality is a problem. For Jonah Bokaer, it’s a choreographic challenge that drives the engine of his work, and often poses questions of time, space, objects [...]...

Made in America and Beyond

Houston Ballet Blurs the Boundaries Does it matter where a ballet is made? Houston Ballet’s trio of works under the banner of Made in America, followed by Giselle and Romeo & Juliet, offer a rich discussion of regionalism in ballet [...]...

Review: Rock, Roll & Tutus

Stanton Welch’s new ballet “Tapestry” made for one gorgeous vehicle to show off his current crop of ballet athletes. Launching with an expansive solo by Houston Ballet’s newest principal, Joseph Walsh, “Tapestry” [...]...

Angels in Houston

The celebrated American Ballet Theatre principal Angel Corella is one of the world’s greatest ballet dancers. His passion is now evident in his com­pany, Corella Ballet, making its Houston debut, presented by Society for Perform­ing Arts [...]...

Review: Cinderella

You know right away you are in fresh take on a classic fairy tale when you find out that Cinderella’s mother leads a group of zomberinas. Stanton Welch’s “Cinderella” is a triumph on several levels. From the first few notes of [...]...