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the performance calendar for Feb.-Apr. 2016


February 13 BalletBoyz


“Aparadox ofmuscular impact andweightless flight.”—TheGuardian Acompany ofmen,BalletBoyz®


an international sensation. Founders has quickly established itself as one


of themost original and innovative forces inmodern dance: revolu- tionizing traditional programming and collaboratingwith awide range of cutting-edge talents. Technical, athletic and stunning artistry has quicklymadeBalletBoyz®


MichaelNunnandWilliamTrevitt have been hailed as pioneers for making dance accessible and reaching awider audience through their celebrated stage and televisionwork.TITASPresents enthusiastically welcomes themtoDallas. February 13, 2015 at 8:00 pmat the WinspearOperaHouse, 2401 Flora St.,Dallas, TX75201. $12-$80. 214-880-0202.www.attpac.org/titas/


February 19-20 Festival of Ideas


The 2016 Festival of Ideas aims to help reshape the city by energizing and uniting the populace around a set of ideas generated during theweek- end. This year’s theme, TheUnited City,will feature five discussion tracks: TheEducated City, TheEntrepreneurial City, The Literary City, The Healthy City and The Physical City. This year’s keynote speakers are Russell Simmons, founder ofDef JamRecordings and clothing lines such as Phat Farm; JenniferGardy, director of theGenomeResearch Laboratory at theBritishColumbiaCentre forDiseaseControl; entre- preneur SarahPrevette of FutureDesign School; andwritersAlma Guillermoprieto,who haswritten extensively aboutMexico and LatinAmerica, andNikil Saval, author of Cubed:ASecretHistory of the Workplace. Performing at the festival is theBruceWoodDance Project. February 19-20, 2016 at Fair Park, 1300RobertB.Cullum Blvd.,Dallas, TX75210.General admission is free. The first 500 people to register receive guaranteed seating. 214-871-2440.


February 19-21 CulturalAwareness DallasBlackDanceTheatre’sAssociateArtisticDirectorMelissa M.Young invites you to CulturalAwareness presented by Wells Fargo. If you loved last season’s aerial,What to Say?Notes onEcho andNarcissus, youwon’twant tomiss Jamal Story’s continuation of the story. DBDT dancers again take to the sky as Story exploresmoremyths fromclassic lore.DBDT celebratesBlackHistoryMonthwith theworld premiere of a newpiece by formerAileyDancer,KirvenDouthit- Boyd, aswell as some stunningworks fromthe company repertoire. February 19-20, 2016 at 7:30 pm and February 21 at 2:30 pmat the Wyly Theatre, 2400 Flora St.,Dallas, TX75201. $27.50-$52.50. 214-880-0202.www.dbdt.com/


Pictured:DallasBlackDance Theatre. Photo:Amitava Sarkar Pictured:Balletboyz performing ChristopherWheeldon’s “Mesmerics.” Photo:George Piper SAVE THE DATE


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February 20 AIDSOutreach CenterBenefit Concert TexasChristianUniversity School forClassical&Contemporary Dance andChiTauEpsilonDanceHonor Society presents AIDS Outreach CenterBenefit Concert. February 20, 2016 at 7:30 pmat Erma LoweHall, Studio Theatre, TexasChristianUniversity, 3000 S.UniversityDr., FortWorth, TX76129. 817-257-4255. www.dance.tcu.edu/


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