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the performance calendar for Feb-Apr 15

April 11-12 Dance Planet 19

Everyonewill cheer forDancePlanet 19 featuringLaQuetSharnell Pringle—Dallasnative andBTWHSP- VAalum. TheDanceCouncil ofNorth Texasproudly brings this amazingly talentedprofessional backhome to Dallas as theheadliner of this free, community-wide,weekenddance fes- tival.Come out andtake free Jazz Dance,Musical Theater, or Contemporary classeswithLaQuet, whoseBroadway credits include Sweet Charity,Memphis,Lysistrata Jones and TheLionKing.Altogether,DancePlanet 19 features 30 free classes fromSamba toSwing, fromAfricantoMiddle Eastern,withCircusSilks andmore. Also onthe roster are two thrilling afternoonPerformanceShowcases withdance styles fromaroundthe world.April 11-12, 2015 atBooker T. WashingtonHighSchool for the Performing&VisualArts, 2501FloraStreet,Dallas, TX75201. MasterClassesbeginat 9:00 amon April 11 and1:00pmonApril 12. PerformanceShowcases runfrom 1:00-5:00pmbothdays inthe MontgomeryArts Theater.Free. 214-219-2290.

Pictured:LaQuet SharnellPringle

April 16-18 BFACapstone Choreography Concert

DanceTCUpresents originalworks byBFAcandidates in theTCU School forClassical&ContemporaryDance.April 16-18, 2015 at 7:00 pmat theErma LoweHall, Studio Theatre, TexasChristian University, 3000 S.UniversityDrive, FortWorth, TX76129. $5with student ID, $10 general.Children under 6 years free. 817-257-4255.

April 17 BFAHonors Presentation

DanceTCUpresents a performance byCarolineLloyd, candidate for DepartmentHonors.April 17, 2015 at 3:30 pmat theErma LoweHall, Studio Theatre, TexasChristianUniversity, 3000 S.UniversityDrive, FortWorth, TX76129. Free.

April 17-18 Selections for Spring

MomentumDanceCompany, under the direction of Jacquelyn Ralls Forcher, presents Selections for Spring. This gala evening of dance presents varied repertoire byMomentumaswell as invited guest com- panies. This year’s guests includeBecklesDancingCompany, TexasBalletTheater StudentEnsemble and dancers from BTWHSPVA.LorisAnthonyBeckles presents two newworks choreographed onMomentumdancers.April 17-18, 2015 at 7:30 pm, Dupree Theater, IrvingArtsCenter, 3333N.MacArthurBoulevard, Irving, TX75062. $12-$20.

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April 17-19 Masterworks:Rubies, PetitMort, Five Poems

TexasBalletTheater presents threemasterworks. Rubies is a one act fromtheworld’s first ever plotless ballet, Jewels, choreographed by GeorgeBalanchine set tomusic by Igor Stravinsky. PetitMort, an intense piece that juxatposes pleasure and death, is set tomovements composed byMozart. This breathtakingwork showcases the unique vision of JiriKylian. Five Poems is a serene neoclassical ballet set to RichardWagner’sWesendonck Songs, choreographed by TBTArtistic DirectorBenStevensonfeaturing sets and costumes designed by actress Jane Seymour.April 17, 2015 at 8:00 pm,April 18 at 2:00& 8:00 pm, andApril 19 at 2:00 pmat theDallasCity PerformanceHall, 2520 Flora Street,Dallas, TX75201. $20-$55.

April 18 PlanoDance Festival

The PlanoDance Festival, hosted byPlanoMetropolitanBallet under the artistic direction ofCindiLawrenceHanson, features an eclectic mixture of dance styles guaranteed to captivate audiences ranging fromthe casual dance patron to the discriminating arts connoisseur. Professional dancers and local dance companies performoriginal cho- reography in dance forms including ballet, pointe,modern and tap. April 18, 2015 at 2:00&7:00 pmat theCourtyard Theater, 1509HAvenue, Plano, TX75074. $

April 19 MFAChoreography Concert

DanceTCUpresents originalworks byMFAstudents in theTCU School forClassical&ContemporaryDance.April 19, 2015 at 2:00 pmat theErma LoweHall, Studio Theatre, TexasChristian University, 3000 S.UniversityDrive, FortWorth, TX76129. Free.

April 24-26 Spring Concert

LakeCitiesBalletTheatre pres- ents its Spring Concert featuring new works includingDante's Inferno by ShanonTate, LesOiseaux desVille by DeborahWeaver andUrban Perfume by ShannonBeacham. The evening highlight is a sparkling production of Paquita displaying the technical skill of LBTmemberswith music byLudwigMinkus and choreography afterMariusPetipa. April 24-25, 2015 at 7:30 pmat the MCLGrand Theater, 100N.Charles Street, Lewisville, TX75057. $17.

Pictured:Anastasia Tillman Photo:Nancy Loch

DANCE!NORTHTEXAS a publication of the dance council of north texas vol 18 • no 1

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