Damaris Ferrer describes a bridge as a portal and any path or structure that serves as a connector. The Crossings is her global project which uses a massive, red fabric with eight elastic waistbands for eight movers as a catalyst.
I sat down with Director Olivia Chacón to discuss Austin’s burgeoning flamenco scene, the growth of the studio and the company’s next theatrical production.
Sometimes the most meaningful musical experience transpires in the most unexpected place.
“What would you do,” the performer asks, turning to the audience, “if you were in our shoes?”
I became an accidental dance critic in Dallas a decade ago, just in time.
Both of my grandmothers were factory workers. Paw Paw, my Chinese grandmother, watched her family oppose the Communist party in China and lose everything. They left mainland China for British-controlled Hong Kong before arriving to the United States as refugees.
My name is Agostina Migoni and I am an opera singer. My grandfather, who lived with us during my childhood, was also an opera singer and my first music teacher, so I feel that my career path was determined pretty early on.
Houston Ballet Principal Ian Casady will be honored for his twenty spectacular years with the company during the Margaret Alkek Williams Jubilee of Dance on Nov. 30 at the Wortham Center.
One recent Friday evening, my kitchen was filled with artists. Drinking, commiserating, and laughing, we all compared gigs.
Creating new work is like talking to myself; It’s me trying to understand the world I live in and the things that happen in it.
I am proud to say that I am a former member of the dance faculty at Booker T. (an affectionate name given to the school by recent alums).
You arrive at Texas State University’s Performing Arts Center in San Marcos and find the front doors to the lobby locked.