In a one-night-only, June 20 repertory concert, Memories of Spain, Dancepatheatre traversed the Iberian Peninsula with postcard precision. A glimpse of the region's ancient history, a peek at its rhythmical underpinning, a gander at its cultural temperament. Including revisited work, dance in development, and a premiere performance, the evening managed to coalesce into an enticing mosaic, depicting not only Spanish culture, but Draper's own creative sojourns.
There's no questioning Michael Jackson's influence on our current pop music and dance culture. His life was somewhat of a tragedy but his talent was a gift. So, in honor of this icon, I'm taking a moment to celebrate that gift.
On Big Range Dance Festival's opening night, I Am Stranger was a stand-out. The piece, conceived and directed by Jeanine Durning, is one of five works commissioned by solo-performer, Andee Scott for her project Woman's Work: Reconstructions of Self.
The ASFB dancers make the most of these sly and witty comedic "bits" and demonstrate their ability to harmonize as an ensemble.
Dance of Asia America has done tremendous work, bringing authentic and contemporary Chinese dance to Houstonians. For the last seven years, they have welcomed spring with East Meets West, a presentation arranging Chinese dance side-by-side with dance forms of Western culture. The show will be presented free of charge at Miller Outdoor Theatre on May [...]