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February 1 2015Dance Celebration

February 6-8 TheMerryWidow

TexasBalletTheaterwill be joined by the FortWorthSymphony Orchestra for TheMerryWidow.When awealthywidowattends a ball where she is to be courted by a suitor, she becomesmixed up in a whirlwind of romantic confusion.Adapted fromthe operetta of the same name, this is a production that youwill notwant tomiss. February 6, 2015 at 8:00 pm, February 7 at 2:00 pm&8:00 pmand February 8 at 8:00 pmatBass PerformanceHall, 525Commerce Street, FortWorth, TX76102. $15-$120. 877-828-9200.

February 7 Taylor 2 andUTDallasWorkshopPerformance

Taylor 2, led byRehearsalDirectorRuthAndrien, and selected stu- dents fromtheUniversity of Texas atDallas School ofArts& Humanities dance ensemble present aworkshop performance culmi- nating of a 10-day residency byTaylor 2 on theUTDallas campus. February 7, 2015 at 6:00 pmat theBank ofAmerica Theatre, EisemannCenter, 2351 PerformanceDrive,Richardson, TX75082.

February 7 PaulTaylorDanceCompany

TheEisemannCenter PresentsPaulTaylorDanceCompany— one of theworld’smost highly respected and sought-aftermodern dance ensembles—in partnershipwith theUniversity ofTexas at Dallas School ofArts&Humanities. Featured in the programare Diggity (1978)withmusic byDonaldYork(commissioned), set and costumes byAlexKatz; BelovedRenegade (2008)withmusic by FrancisPoulenc, costumes by SantoLoquasto; and ClovenKingdom (1980)withmusic byArcangeloCorelli,HenryCowell andMalloy Miller.Women’s costumes for ClovenKingdomare by ScottBarrie with headpieces by JohnRawlings.An openEducationalRehearsal offering a behind-the-scenes look at the company and the programfor the eveningwill be held for a limited number of participants on February 7 at 3:30 pmwith free admission. February 7, 2015 at 8:00 pm in theHill PerformanceHall,EisemannCenter, 2351 PerformanceDrive,Richardson, TX75082. $42-$62.

February 12-14 Duo

Aduet, onstage andinlife, requires constant close timing,understanding andcommunication.DUOis anintimate evening of a series ofduets from theMETdance repertoire. The artists ofMETdance celebrate andexplore thesepairings inanup-close setting featuring theworkof JoeCelej, MarlanaDoyle,SpencerGavinHering,KikiLucas,LaurenEdson andjhonr stronks.February 12-14, 2015 at 8:00pmatSpringStreet Studios, 1824SpringStreet,Houston, TX77007.From$20.

February 13 DanceTCUpresents:BrownBag:DANCE!

TCUBFABallet andModernDancemajorspresent original choreography ina variety of styles.February 13, 2015 at 12:00pmat theErma Lowe Hall,Studio Theatre, TexasChristianUniversity, 3000S.UniversityDrive, FortWorth, TX76129.Free.

February 20-22 CulturalAwareness

CelebrateAfricanAmericanHistoryMonthwithDallasBlackDance Theatre as the company explores the rich, culturally diverseworks of their repertory.Choreography fromTallyBeatty,AlvinAiley andTroy Powell captivate you.Resident choreographerRichardA. Freeman, Jr. has created a stunningly beautiful newwork for the company that youwill notwant tomiss!DBDT andDBDT II present audience favorites fromtheirDallas seasons. February 20, 2015 at 7:30 pm, February 21 at 2:30&7:30 pmand February 22 at 2:30 pmat theWyly Theatre, 2400 Flora Street,Dallas, TX75201. $25-$55.

February 21 AIDSOutreach CenterBenefit Concert

DanceTCUpresents TCUChi TauEpsilonDanceHonor SocietyAIDS Outreach CenterBenefit Concert featuring performances byDanceTCU and area companies. The performance benefits theAIDSOutreach Center ofGreater TarrantCounty. February 21, 2015 at 7:30 pmat Erma LoweHall, Studio Theatre, TexasChristianUniversity, 3000 S. UniversityDrive, FortWorth, TX76129. $20 adults, $10 students. TCUstudents free.

February 22 ClassicalBallet Festival

Inmemory and honor ofMadameNathalieKrassovska, ballet- foundationfor theXXI century and guest companies present a matinee performance in conjunctionwith the 2015 ClassicalBallet Festival. February 22, 2015 at 3:00 pmat theCourtyard Theatre, 1509AvenueH, Plano, TX75074. $

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Paul TaylorDance Company in “BelovedRenegade.” Photo: PaulB.Goode Feb-Apr 2015


a publication of the dance council of north texas

vol 18 • no 1

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