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the performance calendar forMay-July 11/DFWMetroplex


May 17-29 Rock ofAges Presented byAT&TPerformingArtsCenterBroadway Season. WinspearOperaHouse,Dallas, Texas 75201. 214-880-0202. www.attpac.org


May 18-29 9 to 5:TheMusical


9 to 5: TheMusical is ahilarious story of friendship and revenge inthe Rolodex era. Thisnewmusical comedy, is based onthehitmovie and featuresDollyParton’s originalhit title song alongwithhernew Tony®Award andGrammy®-nominated score. The book is by PatriciaResnick(co-writer of the original screenplay). 9 to 5: The Musical tells the story of threeunlikely friendswho conspire to take con- trol of their company and learnthere‘snothing they can’t do—evenina man’sworld.Outrageous, thought-provoking and evena little romantic, 9 to 5: TheMusical is about teamingup and taking care of business...it’s about getting credit and getting even! Presented byDallas Summer Musicals.May 18-May 29, 2011 atmultiple times at TheMusicHall at Fair Park, 909 1stAvenue,Dallas, Texas 75210. $17-$80. To purchase tickets, visit ormail order formto TheBoxOffice, 542 PrestonRoyal ShoppingCenter,Dallas, Texas 75230.Or, call 214-346-3300. www.dallassummermusicals.org


June 10-11 BruceWoodDance Project


Nationally acclaimed choreographer of over 75works,BruceWood embarks on a newstage of his career as founder and artistic direc- tor/sole choreographer of theBruceWoodDanceProject. The debut concerts showcasing his newest originalworkswill take place on June 10-11 at theMontgomeryArts Theater atBookerT.Washington HighSchool for thePerforming&VisualArts at 8:00 PM. The programwill feature twoworld premieres alongside a renowned favorite fromhis canon ofwork, Bolero.Referred to as "sadomasochistic, outrageously haughty and downright sexy" by LAdance criticVictoria Looseleaf. Its choreography smoulders and seethes richwith haunt- ing images and powerful rhythms.Dallas criticMargaretPutnam described it as simply "brilliant, a dramatic thriller." Tickets prices range from$35 to $45with a Patron Ticket at $100. StudentRush day of con- cert $15. Tickets available at theAT&T PerformingArtsCenter by inter- net atwww.attpac.org or by phone at 214-880-0202.


Pictured: “9 to 5: TheMusical.” Photo: JoanMarcus


May 25-29 DallasBlackDanceTheatre Spring Celebration


BernardGaddis, formerAlvinAileyAmericanDanceTheater PrincipalDancer, brings the prestige ofLasVegasContemporary DanceTheater to the 2010/2011 season finale performance.Dallas BlackDanceTheatrewraps upwith a performance featuring a new work frompioneer dance artist and dynamic choreographerDianne McIntyre on the life andworks ofNina Simone.May 25-26, 2011 at 7:00 pm;May 27-28 at 7:30 pm; andMay 29 at 2:30 pmat theWyly Theatre, 2403 Flora Street,Dallas, Texas 75204. Tickets start at $10. 214-880-0202.www.dbdt.com. Pictured below: Tyrone andBravita


Pictured:BruceWood. Photo: SharenBradford


Nomination Deadline for DCNT Honors Awards is Friday, May 20, 2011


for more information on how to nominate a an


outstanding community individual for this recognition, visit our website at www.thedancecouncil.org


DANCE!NORTHTEXAS a publication of the dance council of north texas vol. 14 • no. 2 www.thedancecouncil.org may 2011


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