Frame Dance Productions’ The Black Space
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Frame Dance Productions’ The Black Space

Fresh Arts Coalition’s claustrophobic Spacetaker Gallery made a perfect setting for Frame Dance Productions’ The…

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Review:  Women@Art
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Review: Women@Art

Houston Ballet Women@Art September 20-30, 2012 The lady dance-makers rocked the Wortham during Houston Ballet’s…

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Review:  Madame Butterfly
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Review: Madame Butterfly

Amy Fote commands the stage as Cio-Cio San in Houston Ballet’s season opener, Madame Butterfly.…

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Power and Paradox
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Power and Paradox

Liz Gerring Dance Company in she dreams in code Ideas on precision, physicality and athleticism…

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Review:  NobleMotion Spitting Ether
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Review: NobleMotion Spitting Ether

Lights flash, arc, blind, blink. Arms, legs, faces appear, disappear. Shadows bend, swallow, haunt. Spitting…

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High Altitude Dancing
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High Altitude Dancing

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Returns to the SPA stage Imagine a ballet company that exists…

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Front and Center
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Front and Center

Houston Ballet Celebrates Women Choreographers “Ballet is woman,” Balanchine famously proclaimed. Oh really? Some, women…

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A week at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival
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A week at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival

There’s a happily revolving door at Jacob’s Pillow every summer, as dancers and dance companies…

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Review: Jonah Bokaer
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Review: Jonah Bokaer

Jonah Bokaer Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival August 5, 2012 If I had to label the…

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Dancing While Flying
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Dancing While Flying

A Visit with Paul Taylor dance Michael Apuzzo I first met Michael Apuzzo while working…

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Light & Lemonade
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Light & Lemonade

Hope Stone and NobleMotion Rule Houston’s Dance Stages Houston’s August dance scene belongs to Hope…

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Worth The Trip: Dance Festivals Define Summer Stages
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Worth The Trip: Dance Festivals Define Summer Stages

Review: Romeo and Juliet
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Review: Romeo and Juliet

Houston Ballet June 9, 2012 How is it that, after seeing Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet…

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Cultural Warrior: James Nelson
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Cultural Warrior: James Nelson

Houston Ballet’s Executive Director James Nelson In February of 2012, James Nelson took over the…

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Review: Natural Acts in Artificial Water
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Review: Natural Acts in Artificial Water

Stephan Koplowitz’s Natural Acts in Artificial Water Insight|Out Festival May 19, 2012 Water has a…

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“Welcome na de Shrine”
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“Welcome na de Shrine”

Fela comes to Houston Prepare to gyrate. The Afrobeat is heading to Houston. Fela, the…

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Competitive Edge: Tips from First Place
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Competitive Edge: Tips from First Place

How do you win a competition? Three medalists offer their advice. Out of dozens of…

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Houston Ballet’s Made in America
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Houston Ballet’s Made in America

With a promise of cupcakes and the Mayor, a new ballet, a touch of Balanchine…

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True Texas Spirit
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True Texas Spirit

Stanton Welch has transformed Houston Ballet into a leading force in the dance world. Artistic…

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The New Crop
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The New Crop

The Ecology of Houston’s Emerging Choreographers In the decade since I first came ashore on…

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Review: On Vanishing, Jonah Bokaer
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Review: On Vanishing, Jonah Bokaer

Asia Society Texas Center in partnership with the University of Houston Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center…

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Review:  Context
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Review: Context

Frame Dance Productions May 13, 2012 Critics get only so many chances to use the…

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Contemporary Flamenco 101
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Contemporary Flamenco 101

A Visit with Niurca Márquez Niurca Márquez is a contemporary Flamenco dancer who is part…

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Lar Lubovitch Comes to Pink at the Brown
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Lar Lubovitch Comes to Pink at the Brown

“Pink at the Brown,” the annual gala benefiting the Pink Ribbons Project, always includes a…

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Dance in Context
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Dance in Context

Frame Dance Turns Two The name Frame Dance Productions has chosen for itself represents more…

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Disappearing Acts
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Disappearing Acts

Jonah Bokaer responds to Lee Ufan For some, dance’s ephemeral quality is a problem. For…

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Made in America and Beyond
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Made in America and Beyond

Houston Ballet Blurs the Boundaries Does it matter where a ballet is made? Houston Ballet’s…

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Review:  Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
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Review: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s recent Society for the Performing Arts three-day engagement had a…

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Review:  Rock, Roll & Tutus
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Review: Rock, Roll & Tutus

Stanton Welch’s new ballet “Tapestry” made for one gorgeous vehicle to show off his current…

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Angels in Houston
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Angels in Houston

The celebrated American Ballet Theatre principal Angel Corella is one of the world’s greatest ballet…

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On the Move
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On the Move

Dallas has a new jazz modern dance company ready to premiere work for your pleasure.…

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Review:  Cinderella
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Review: Cinderella

Review:  Gallim Dance
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Review: Gallim Dance

Lush, fierce dancing punctuated with thrilling bouts of kinetic wit characterized Gallim Dance’s performance as…

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Cultural Warrior: Nancy Henderek
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Cultural Warrior: Nancy Henderek

Review:  American Ballet Theatre
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Review: American Ballet Theatre

American Ballet Theatre Winspear Opera House, Dallas January 20–21, 2012 TITAS opened the latter half…

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Review: A Crack in Everything
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Review: A Crack in Everything

The intensity of the dancing proved the most striking aspect of Zoe|Juniper’s “A Crack in…

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Review:  La Vie a Pleines Dents
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Review: La Vie a Pleines Dents

In an empty second floor retail loft in the Houston Pavilions, Hope Stone Dance Company…

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Stanton Welch:  Houston Ballet’s Fast and Furious Choreographer
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Stanton Welch: Houston Ballet’s Fast and Furious Choreographer

HOUSTON BALLET’S ARTISTIC DIRECTOR, Stanton Welch wasted no time ascending to world renown as a…

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Under the Great Dance Umbrella
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Under the Great Dance Umbrella

WHEN THAT TRANSLUCENT WHITE umbrella floats on stage during Alvin Ailey’s masterwork “Revelations” during Alvin…

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Fill Up Your Dance Card
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Fill Up Your Dance Card