Weekend of Texas Contemporary Dance

16 Sep

From Tchaikovsky to original electronic scores, and from Bourneville to Bollywood, the 16th annual Weekend of Texas Contemporary Dance celebrates the diversity and creativity of ten Texas-based choreographers and dance companies at Miller Outdoor Theatre Sept. 24-25. 

Dance Source Houston has presented this free dance festival here for the past 15 years. Executive Director Christina Giannelli and the Weekend curatorial team, Roxanne M. Claire, Joanna Friesen and Nancy Wozny, have curated an evening of mind-blowing entertainment. Tap dance, trapeze work and dancing with industrial fans are part of the evening performance at 8 p.m. The program includes: independent choreographers Paola Georgudis, Catalina Molnari and Leslie Scates. 

Featured companies are: Frame Dance Productions; infinite Movement Ever Evolving (iMEE); NobleMotion Dance; Reck Dance ProjectsRevolve Dance Company; Suchu Dance; and Vault. For additional information about the dance festival visit www.houstondance.org. For ticket information for the evening program only, directions and location of Miller Outdoor Theatre visit www.milleroutdoortheatre.com or call (713) 373-3386.  For dance updates, follow Dance Source Houston on Facebook

Dance Source Houston also presents Dance Around the World, a free family matinee, on Saturday, September 25, 2010 at 11 AM at Miller Outdoor Theatre. Dance Around the World explores the classical dance styles of two cultures. The top students from Houston’s foremost dance academies, Houston Ballet II and The Anjali Dance Company will present traditional and contemporary dances from the European and Indian traditions.  Exciting dance, fabulous costumes and beautiful music will delight and entertain audiences of all ages.


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