Dance

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 [...]...

Review: Gallim Dance

Lush, fierce dancing punctuated with thrilling bouts of kinetic wit characterized Gallim Dance’s performance as the highlight event of the Jewish Community Center’s annual winter festival known as Dance Month [...]...

Review: American Ballet Theatre

American Ballet Theatre Winspear Opera House, Dallas January 20–21, 2012 TITAS opened the latter half of their 2011–2012 dance season by bringing in America’s most beloved ballet company, American Ballet Theatre. On Friday, January 20 (with a second performance on Saturday), ABT performed four pieces from their extensive repertoire at [...]...

Review: A Crack in Everything

The intensity of the dancing proved the most striking aspect of Zoe|Juniper’s “A Crack in Everything,” and that’s saying a lot, as the installation, spanning photography and video designed by Juniper Shuey, [...]...