I contributed my first article to the state-wide publication, Arts and Culture Texas, in 2013. I’ve written feature stories on Houston Ballet, Dance Salad Festival, Performing Arts Houston (formerly SPAH), Houston Contemporary Dance Company and more.
Tag Archives: Performing Arts
Here’s the DiSH
Contemporary dance in Houston has gradually returned to the stage as the threat of Covid-19 subsides. With that, my contribution to Dance Source Houston’s publication The Dance DiSH has also picked up again.
Revolve Dance Company: Premieres6
Revolve Dance Company is the kind of ensemble that makes dancing look effortless when you know full well it isn’t. On Friday, December 10 they made this abundantly clear to a packed Barnevelder Movement/Arts audience with their sixth full-length concert, Premieres6.
Translating Cultures –- Yasuko Yokoshi’s Tyler Tyler Weaves Japanese and American Dance
In one hand, a male dancer holds a folding fan, tilting and turning it with subtle precision. On his hip, a pistol rests in a holster. It matches the Old West cowboy hat on his head. Braiding iconic symbols of Japanese and American cultures, this moment is arranged in the exact center of New York choreographer Yasuko Yokoshi’s Tyler Tyler, which opens on Thursday, October 14 at DiverseWorks.
Second Annual Texas Dance Improvisation Festival
Two full days of improvisation classes will follow. Movers of all types and improvisational novices are welcome to register for the festival classes. “Because you define the physicality in your dancing while improvising, it can be very appealing to all levels,” says Trump. “We have a variety of sessions to suit registrants at different stages of experience.”