Making History

Making History

Represented the USA at Expo ’92 in Seville, Spain

 

Dallas Black Dance Theatre performs for 1996 Olympic Festival in Atlanta, Georgia being the first and only Texas arts organization to ever be invited to be an Olympic Cultural Olympiad participant.

 

Designated an “American Masterpiece Touring Artist” by the National Endowment for the Arts.

 

2008 celebrated the opening of Dallas Black Dance Theatre’s new headquarters in Dallas’ downtown Arts District.

 

Dallas Black Dance Theatre receives 1998 invitation from South Africa’s Minister of Arts, Culture and Sports as featured guest for South Africa’s largest festival and to perform educational programs in the cities of Johannesburg, Capetown, Pretoria and Soweto.

PAST NOTABLE PERFORMANCES

Dance Women/Living Legends

New York City 1997

Olympic Arts Festival

Atlanta, GA 1996

Commissioning for the Gershwin Centennial

Kennedy Center 1998, Texas, Montana, Utah, Washington (state), New York, Pennsylvania, Austria

Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival

New York City 1997 & 2004

Commissioning by the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities (based upon Dallas’ Nasher Sculpture Center)

Dallas and nationally 2004

Masters of African-American Choreography

Kennedy Center 2005

Commissioning collaboration with Dallas Symphony Orchestra

Dallas 2006

Nasher Sculpture Center George Segal Seascapes Exhibit

Dallas 2008

 

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