Arts Calendar

Aug. 29 - 31
8:00 pm
Dance Council or North Texas presents Dallas DanceFest
Dallas City Performance Hall
2520 Flora St
Dallas, TX 75201

Ticket Price: $15-$100
Dance Council of North Texas (DCNT) is excited to announce the companies and artists selected to perform at the inaugural Dallas DanceFest (DDF) which runs August 29-31, 2014 at the Dallas City Performance Hall. Times listed above. The three-day event promises to deliver excellence, vibrancy, vitality, and diversity in dance. DDF features performances by Dallas luminaries including Texas Ballet Theater, Bruce Wood Dance Project, Dallas Black Dance Theatre in addition to established, emerging, and academic dance companies and artists. The full roster of performers is below. 2014 DDF is dedicated to choreographer Bruce Wood who passed away suddenly at the end of May. Wood played a pivotal role in establishing and promoting dance in North Texas. Dance Council Honors coincides with DDF and takes place Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 2:00pm at the Dallas City Performance Hall. This year’s honorees include Nita Braun*, Suzie Jary, Beth Wortley, Buster Cooper*, Joe Cutaia and Ann Briggs-Cutaia, and Dylis Croman. The afternoon begins with a reception followed by a program that includes performances by 2014 DCNT Scholarship recipients, professional dance companies, a silent auction, and the Honors awards presentation. (* awarded posthumously). Tickets for DDF and Dance Council Honors will be available beginning August 1. Companies and artists to perform at the 2014 Dallas DanceFest include: Avant Chamber Ballet Ballet Ensemble of Texas BODYART Booker T. Washington HSPVA Repertory Dance Company I Booker T. Washington HSPVA Repertory Dance Company II Bruce Wood Dance Project Chado Danse Chamberlain Performing Arts Dallas Ballet Company Dallas Black Dance Theatre Dallas Black Dance Theatre II Dark Circles Contemporary Dance METdance Indian Cultural Heritage Foundation Mejia Ballet International Rhythmic Souls Southern Methodist University’s Meadows Dance Ensemble Tarrant County College’s Movers Unlimited Texas Ballet Theater For information: (214) 219-2290 or http://dallasdancefest.org

 

 

 

 

 

 



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