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2019–2020 | 43rd Season Calendar

Subscriptions sold through the AT&T Performing Arts Center website.

2019–2020 | 43rd Season Calendar

Subscriptions sold through the AT&T Performing Arts Center website.

DanceAfrica

Evening Performances
October 4–5, 2019
Moody Performance Hall

 

PRESERVATION

Energized by the beat of the drums and fierce power of the dancers, guest artist Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago performs authentic and progressive interpretations of ancient and contemporary African dance. Audiences are inspired to join the intense spirit of Muntu with its unique synthesis of dance, rhythm, music, and folklore. This family-friendly event includes the Saturday daytime FREE DanceAfrica Festival with marketplace, mainstage performances, vendors and fun activities for the entire family.

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DanceAfrica Festival

Festival & Marketplace
October 5, 2019
Annette Strauss Square

 

PRESERVATION

This family-friendly event includes the Saturday daytime FREE DanceAfrica Marketplace and mainstage performances with vendors and fun activities for the entire family.

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Director’s Choice 

November 1–3, 2019
Dee & Charles Wyly Theatre

 

DISCOVERY

Director’s Choice showcases the best in the future of dance and has helped launch the careers of choreographers like Garth Fagan, Donald Byrd, Ralph Lemon, and Kevin Iega Jeff. Dallas Black Dance Theatre has selected Nijawwon Matthews, teacher/choreographer for both The Joffrey Ballet School and Broadway Dance Center, to create a new work on perseverance that will provide the audience with a raw, yet elegant transformative experience.

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Behind the Scenes

November 25–27, 2019
DBDT Studios

 

The community is invited to take a Free peek “Behind the Scenes” of Dallas Black Dance Theatre’s five performing companies at the DBDT studios. This collection of intimate noontime performances provides an opportunity for audiences to meet the dancers, get a glimpse of their rehearsal process and preview works that are being developed for future performances. Monday and Tuesday DBDT and DBDT: Encore! perform. On Wednesday the three youth ensembles from the Dallas Black Dance Academy perform.

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Black on Black

December 6–7, 2019
DBDT Studios

 

SPIRIT

Enjoy the sheer talent of DBDT and DBDT: Encore! dancers in the intimate setting of the DBDT studio. Dancers from both companies collaborate on choreographing, producing, and performing new works. Audiences have called past Black on Black original works “captivating,” “fun and quirky,” “power and grace”. The phenomenal performance is flanked by a happy hour and after party with light bites and spirits, featuring a live DJ. All this holiday fun is included in the price of one ticket!

You must be 21 or older to attend.

NOTE: Black on Black is not included in any subscription package.

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Cultural Awareness

February 14–16, 2020
Dee & Charles Wyly Theatre

 

HOPE

Navigate culture and an eye-opening window into the human spirit through music and dance with mold-breaking, inspiring ideas. Celebrating 20 years with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater as a dancer and choreographer, featured choreographer Bessie Award-winning Hope Boykin, combines her words with her movements to describe and display a heart’s longing.

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Dancing Beyond Borders – Fort Worth

March 14, 2020
W.E. Scott Theatre

 

CONNECTION

Marvel at the execution of movements by dancers from both DBDT and DBDT: Encore! as they perform audience favorites from the 43rd season in Fort Worth. Experience a diverse repertoire and style of contemporary modern dance.

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Dancing Beyond Borders – Richardson

March 28, 2020
Eisemann Center

 

CONNECTION

Marvel at the execution of movements by dancers from both DBDT and DBDT: Encore! as they perform audience favorites from the 43rd season in Richardson. Experience a diverse repertoire and style of contemporary modern dance.

 NOTE: Richardson performance not included in any subscription package.

 

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DBDT: Encore! Rising Excellence

April 3–4, 2020
Moody Performance Hall

 

RADIANCE

The dance/choreographic duo, Madison Olandt and Derion Loman, create a new work where DBDT: Encore! dives into an innovative style of movement, embodied by an abstract narrative, percussive and rhythmic dynamics, driven by the richness of a musical sound score. The series is part of the Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Family SOLUNA International Music & Arts Festival curated by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, which finds exciting new ways to incorporate contemporary, visual, and performing arts.

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Spring Celebration

May 15–17, 2020
Dee & Charles Wyly Theatre

 

INSPIRATION

The bold and fearless members of DBDT display tremendous energy, ingenious creativity, and powerful artistry in this season finale! Choreographer Joshua L. Peugh, Dark Circles Contemporary Dance artistic director, crafts a new work using his gift for tackling thought-provoking topics and translating them into effortless motion. 

Learn More Buy Now

DanceAfrica

Evening Performances
October 4–5, 2019
Moody Performance Hall

 

PRESERVATION

Energized by the beat of the drums and fierce power of the dancers, guest artist Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago performs authentic and progressive interpretations of ancient and contemporary African dance. Audiences are inspired to join the intense spirit of Muntu with its unique synthesis of dance, rhythm, music, and folklore. This family-friendly event includes the Saturday daytime FREE DanceAfrica Festival with marketplace, mainstage performances, vendors and fun activities for the entire family.

Learn More Buy Now

DanceAfrica Festival

Festival & Marketplace
October 5, 2019
Annette Strauss Square

 

PRESERVATION

This family-friendly event includes the Saturday daytime FREE DanceAfrica Marketplace and mainstage performances with vendors and fun activities for the entire family.

Learn More

 

Director’s Choice

November 1–3, 2019
Dee & Charles Wyly Theatre

 

DISCOVERY

Director’s Choice showcases the best in the future of dance and has helped launch the careers of choreographers like Garth Fagan, Donald Byrd, Ralph Lemon, and Kevin Iega Jeff. Dallas Black Dance Theatre has selected Nijawwon Matthews, teacher/choreographer for both The Joffrey Ballet School and Broadway Dance Center, to create a new work on perseverance that will provide the audience with a raw, yet elegant transformative experience.

Learn More Buy Now

Behind the Scenes

November 25–27, 2019
DBDT Studios

 

The community is invited to take a Free peek “Behind the Scenes” of Dallas Black Dance Theatre’s five performing companies at the DBDT studios. This collection of intimate noontime performances provides an opportunity for audiences to meet the dancers, get a glimpse of their rehearsal process and preview works that are being developed for future performances. Monday and Tuesday DBDT and DBDT: Encore! perform. On Wednesday the three youth ensembles from the Dallas Black Dance Academy perform.

Learn More

Black on Black

December 6–7, 2019
DBDT Studios

 

SPIRIT

Enjoy the sheer talent of DBDT and DBDT: Encore! dancers in the intimate setting of the DBDT studio. Dancers from both companies collaborate on choreographing, producing, and performing new works. Audiences have called past Black on Black original works “captivating,” “fun and quirky,” “power and grace”. The phenomenal performance is flanked by a happy hour and after party with light bites and spirits, featuring a live DJ. All this holiday fun is included in the price of one ticket!

You must be 21 or older to attend.

NOTE: Black on Black is not included in any subscription package.

Learn More Buy Now

Cultural Awareness

February 14–16, 2020
Dee & Charles Wyly Theatre

 

HOPE

Navigate culture and an eye-opening window into the human spirit through music and dance with mold-breaking, inspiring ideas. Celebrating 20 years with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater as a dancer and choreographer, featured choreographer Bessie Award-winning Hope Boykin, combines her words with her movements to describe and display a heart’s longing.

Learn More Buy Now

Dancing Beyond Borders – Fort Worth

March 14, 2020
W.E. Scott Theatre

 

CONNECTION

Marvel at the execution of movements by dancers from both DBDT and DBDT: Encore! as they perform audience favorites from the 43rd season in Fort Worth. Experience a diverse repertoire and style of contemporary modern dance.

Learn More Buy Now

Dancing Beyond Borders – Richardson

March 28, 2020
Eisemann Center

 

CONNECTION

Marvel at the execution of movements by dancers from both DBDT and DBDT: Encore! as they perform audience favorites from the 43rd season in Richardson. Experience a diverse repertoire and style of contemporary modern dance.

NOTE: Richardson performance not included in any subscription package.

Learn More On Sale Soon

DBDT: Encore! Rising Excellence

April 3-4, 2020
Moody Performance Hall

 

RADIANCE

The dance/choreographic duo, Madison Olandt and Derion Loman, create a new work where DBDT: Encore! dives into an innovative style of movement, embodied by an abstract narrative, percussive and rhythmic dynamics, driven by the richness of a musical sound score. The series is part of the Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Family SOLUNA International Music & Arts Festival curated by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, which finds exciting new ways to incorporate contemporary, visual, and performing arts.

Learn More Buy Now

Spring Celebration

May 15–17, 2020
Dee & Charles Wyly Theatre

 

INSPIRATION

The bold and fearless members of DBDT display tremendous energy, ingenious creativity, and powerful artistry in this season finale! Choreographer Joshua L. Peugh, Dark Circles Contemporary Dance artistic director, crafts a new work using his gift for tackling thought-provoking topics and translating them into effortless motion.

Learn More Buy Now

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Past Performances

Below is a list of past performances for the 2019–2020 season. Join our mailing list to receive information about upcoming performances and events.