Photo by: The Dallas Dance Project

DBDT: Encore! – Rising Excellence
April 6–7, 2018
Friday – Saturday 7:30 pm

Student Matinee
April 6, 2018
Friday 10:30 am


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DBDT: Encore! presents a world premiere from Japanese choreographer Takehiro Ueyama. In the Sea of Heaven was created as a powerful ode to the victims of the 2011 Japanese tsunami and the recent 2017 hurricanes.

Nine members of Texas Ballet Theater Professional Division will join the Rising Excellence Series as Special Guest Artists in the world premiere of Wavelength, a contemporary ballet choreographed by TBT dancer Andre Silva.

Then Encore! shifts into fast-gear in Zach Law Ingram’s Phoenix, an action-packed contemporary ballet based on the mythical Greek firebird.

CHOREOGRAPHER: In the Sea of Heaven – Takehiro Ueyama, TAKE Dance.
CHOREOGRAPHER: Wavelength – Andre Silva.
CHOREOGRAPHER: Phoenix – Zach Law Ingram.

D Magazine: In The Sea of Heaven’s World Premiere in Dallas Enters Waters of Destruction and Peace

The Dallas Morning News: New dance inspired by 2011 earthquake and tsunami that ravaged Japan to premiere in Dallas

Watch Encore rehearsal scenes of Phoenix with choreographer Zach Law Ingram

Texas Ballet Theater School Professional Division works on Wavelength with choreographer Andre Silva

Practice makes perfect! See the Rising Excellence 2018 rehearsal compilation

Encore! in rehearsal: In the Sea of Heaven by Takehiro Ueyama

Dallas City Performance Hall