Performance Calendar May 2018
May 18-20. Spring Celebration with Dallas Black Dance Theatre. The 41st season finale features Ray Mercer, straight from his 14th season on Broadway in Disney’s Tony Award-winning The Lion King as he choreographs a world premiere for DBDT where art imitates life. Veteran DBDT dancer Claude Alexander III creates a contemporary modern dance for the full company exploring how challenges make us victorious. Guest artist, Dark Circles Contemporary Dance transports you to small-town West Texas in its Dallas premiere of Rattletrap, by Artistic Director Joshua L. Peugh. | May 18 at 7:30 PM and May 20 at 2:30 PM | Wyly Theatre, 2400 Flora Street Dallas, TX 75201 | $22-$58 | www.DBDT.com.
May 25. Texas Ballet Theater School Dallas presents their annual Spring Performance. The performance will feature classical, modern, contemporary, jazz and tap pieces by middle and upper school students and the Ensemble | May 25 | Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Dr, Richardson TX, 75082 | For tickets visit http://www.eisemanncenter.com/ or call 972.744.4650.
May 25-26. TWU presents May Dance Series. In the third year of the May Dance Series, the TWU Department of Dance presents an evening of dance works for stage and screen choreographed by Associate Professor of Dance, Jordan Fuchs, and performed by the Jordan Fuchs Company. Ticket sales from the evening of dance raise money to support the Department of Dance student group Community Movers. The May Dance Series concert is presented annually during the Summer I semester. Seating is limited, so be sure to arrive early to get your tickets! | May 25- 26 at 7:00 PM| Dance Studio Theatre, 1200 Frame Street Denton, TX 76209 | $5, $10 | https://twu.edu/dance/events-and-performances/
May 25-27. Texas Ballet Theater presents Swan Lake. A mesmerizing tale of romance upended by an evil spell that continues to thrill every audience. Swan Lake will be accompanied by the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra | Bass Performance Hall, 525 Commerce St. Fort Worth, TX 76102 | May 25-27, various times | $20-$125 | texasballettheater.org/performances/swan-lake | 817.763.02017
May 28. Texas Ballet Theater School Fort Worth presents their annual Spring Performance, Impressionism in Motion. The performance will feature contemporary and classical works by the Upper School and Professional Division, with choreographers including Ben Stevenson, Kathy Warakomsky-Li, Leticia Oliveira, TBT Company Dancers Carl Coomer, Andre Silva & Jiyan Dai, and guest choreographer Caleb Mitchell. | May 28 at 7:00 PM | Bass Performance Hall 525 Commerce St. Fort Worth, TX 76102| For tickets, call the TBT Ticketing Office at 817.763.0207