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The Front Row – Earthen Vessels: The Sandra Organ Dance Company

Posted on · Artistic Director Sandra Organ Solis previews her dance troupe's annual production of Amahl and the Night Visitors, a ballet adaptation of the heart-warming one-act Christmas opera by Gian Carlo Menotti. Earthen Vessels: The Sandra Organ Dance Company performs the piece this weekend at the Hobby Center...

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The Front Row – Dance Source Houston

Posted on · We get ready for the 16th annual Weekend of Texas Contemporary Dance, coming up Friday and Saturday at Miller Outdoor Theatre! Dance Source Houston Executive Director, Christina Giannelli gives us a preview, and choreographers, Leslie Scates, Catalina Molnari and Paola Georgudis talk about their pieces, which range from intimate duets to dance with spoken text...

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The Front Row – NobleMotion Dance

Posted on · We introduce you to NobleMotion Dance and its signature style of integrating theater and technology with choreography. Co-Artistic Director, Andy Noble, and dancers Jesus Acosta, David Deveau and Brittany Thetford chat about On Your Mark, Get Set, a program of new works they'll perform this weekend at the Barnevelder Movement/Arts Complex...

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The Front Row – Hope Stone Dance

Posted on · Hope Stone Dance Company Artistic Director, Jane Weiner, together with, Spencer Gavin Hering and Andrea Shelley now the directors of their own Santa Barbara, California-based contemporary dance troupe, iMEE - Infinite Movement Ever Evolving talk about what's in store during the upcoming final weekend of Hope Stone's Lemonade Stand festival of innovative dance at the Barnevelder Theater...

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The Front Row – Houston Metropolitan Dance Company

Posted on · Members of the Houston Metropolitan Dance Company steam up the windows of our studios, as we hear about Sizzling Summer Dance. Managing Director Marlana Walsh-Doyle and choreographer Jhon R. Stronks describe the evening of contemporary dance that they'll present tomorrow at Miller Outdoor Theatre...

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The Front Row – Michele Brangwen Dance Ensemble

Posted on · Bayou-City choreographer Michele Brangwen and New York jazz composer and bassist Rufus Reid preview their new work, Caress the Thought. And, jazz trumpeter Tim Hagans also chats about his collaboration with Ms. Brangwen entitled, This Belongs in the Garage. The Michele Brangwen Dance Ensemble premieres both pieces Sunday at the Barnevelder Theater...

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The Front Row – Psophonia Dance Company

Posted on · Choreographers, Sophia L. Torres and Sonia Noriega of the Psophonia Dance Company, tell us about Squeeze A Little Harder, the "saucy little burlesque" that they'll première Friday and Saturday at the Barnevelder Movement/Arts Complex. It's a program of contemporary dance that looks at the ways in which the art of seduction has been appropriated for the business of enticing consumers to buy more and more STUFF...