Misty Copeland was told she wasn’t built to be a ballerina. She’s now a female soloist for one of the three leading classical ballet companies in the United States.
You didn’t have to be a ballerina to pull off wearing a tutu at the Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts. Students, teachers and staff all wore tutus to promote the spring ballet.
The Moscow Ballet has been performing in more than 60 cities across North America for 20 years. This weekend they are performing the Great Russian Nutcracker at the McFarlin Auditorium at SMU.
The Texas Ballet Theater will continue their 2012–2013 season with two performances this weekend.
I’ve seen a lot of after school programs where kids simply chase each other just to kill the time, but one program in Fort Worth is keeping kids on their toes, literally.
It will be another strong season on stage across the Metroplex, with some of the best of Broadway coming to town this spring.
There aren’t enough hours in the day to check out every noteworthy art event in North Texas. Check out our quick guide to five can’t-miss arts picks for February.
With the chaos of holiday shopping, wrapping and cooking, don’t forget to take some time to really experience the magic of the season with your kids.
Texas Ballet Theater begins its 2011-2012 season this October with four “Works of Artistry.” Artistic Director, Ben Stevenson, brings four shows to the DFW including two classics, one spoof, and Ben Stevenson’s twist on Dracula.
“I wanted to go to ballet since I was three years old,” said the fifth grader, who has never taken dance lessons until this year. “Now I want to grow up and become a ballet teacher.”
It was a life filled with the passion of dance, the demands of perfection and the test of strength. For the founder of a respected Dallas ballet school, it was also been a life lived under a veil of secrecy.
Here are the little things people don’t tell you but would be really nice to know when going to the theater.