The mission of Dallas Black Dance Theatre is to create and produce contemporary modern dance at its highest level of artistic excellence.

Effective March 23, 2020, Dallas Black Dance Theatre performances and Dallas Black Dance Academy classes have been canceled through April 30, 2020 due to the current public health crisis.

DBDT staff is currently working from home. You can get our email addresses from the Contact Us section of the website or use

We greatly appreciate your continued support and understanding during this time. As we are continuously monitoring federal and local advisories, we will follow the direction from the CDC and local health departments.

As the situation is rapidly changing, our administrative staff will maintain communications with patrons and supporters regarding updates. Our website will be updated, so be sure to check it regularly.

Thank you for your continued support of Dallas Black Dance Theatre. If you would like to make a donation to the company, click here.

To learn more of what Dallas Black Dance Theatre is doing to maintain a healthy environment, click here.

To learn your options if you purchased tickets to a performance that has been canceled, click here.

See below from the City of Dallas website.

“The City of Dallas is closely monitoring the national outbreak of the novel coronavirus, now known as COVID-19. The City is working with our public health partners at Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS), The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to ensure the city has best practices in place for the general public.”

Support Relentless Excellence!

Ticket sales and other earned income account for less than 40% of the revenue Dallas Black Dance Theatre needs to cover the cost of performances, arts education, and community outreach. Donors like you support annual programming and ensure that Dallas maintains one of the top modern dance companies in the nation.