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2015-2016 | 39th Season Calendar
VISION RENEWED embodies Dallas Black Dance Theatre’s 39th season, filled with world and local premieres of fresh and innovative dance. DBDT opens its home season at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre in November with the Dallas premiere of Joffrey Ballet lifetime achievement award recipient Margo Sappington’s Step Out of Love. Dancers take flight in February in SMU Alum Jamal Story’s aerial ballet, a world premiere retelling the great epics of mythology. In May DBDT pays tribute to Bruce Wood® with his iconic RED, set to a score by Philip Glass, which explores American identity and perspective. Don’t miss your chance to see exquisite artistry, stellar performances and outstanding dance.
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April 15 – May 1, 2016 – Winspear Opera House
Based on Pulitzer Prize winner Edna Ferber’s novel, Show Boat is the Kern & Hammerstein II’s work that changed American Musical Theater forever!Buy Tickets
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Behind the Scenes
November 23-25, 2015 – DBDT Studios
Dallas Black Dance Theatre’s annual series is open to the community and will provide an educational opportunity to view the working process of each DBDT group.Learn More
January 8, 2016 – Hilton Anatole
The 20th Annual Founder’s Luncheon brings together the community that shares in the vision and passion of Dallas Black Dance Theatre Founder Ann M. Williams and celebrates the continued accomplishments of the company over its 39-year history.Learn More
February 19-21, 2016 – Dee & Charles Wyly Theatre
If you loved last season’s aerial, What to Say? Notes on Echo and Narcissus, you won’t want to miss Jamal Story’s continuation of the story, and more…Learn More
Dancing Beyond Borders – North
March 4, 2016 – Charles W. Eisemann Center for Performing Arts and Corporate Presentations (Richardson, TX)
Experience highlights of our season right in your hometown! DBDT and DBDT II perform for our patrons in Richardson.Learn More
Dancing Beyond Borders – West
March 10, 2016 – W. E. Scott Theatre (Fort Worth, TX)
Experience highlights of our season right in your hometown! DBDT and DBDT II perform for our patrons in Fort Worth.Learn More
DBDT II – Spring Fiesta!
April 8-9, 2016 – Dallas City Performance Hall
Don’t miss modern dance’s next generation of artist’s performing three world premieres of innovative dance works and a special guest performance by Allegro, DBDT’s premier academy ensemble.Learn More
Masterworks Redefined – New York
April 22-23, 2016 – Ailey Citigroup Theater (New York City, NY)
Dallas Black Dance Theatre, returns to New York City for a fifth season of self-produced dance performances at the Ailey Citigroup Theater. The company will present masterworks from their Dallas Season of performances.Learn More