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2014-2015 Touring Brochure
Founded in 1977, Dallas Black Dance Theatre is the oldest, continuously operating professional dance company in Dallas. A contemporary modern dance company, the ensemble consists of 12 professional, full-time dancers performing a mixed repertory of modern, jazz, ethnic and spiritual works by nationally and internationally known choreographers. View more information on the history of the Dallas Black Dance Theatre.
Available for booking during the fall months of September, October, November, December and the Spring Months of February, March, April and May; the Company is a diverse multi-ethnic troupe that consists of well trained, exciting and skillful dancers that thrill, excite and leaves its ever expanding audiences asking for more. The Company is available for residencies that include master classes, workshops, children and senior citizen matinees, lecture-demonstrations and full evening performances.
Under the leadership of its Founder/Artistic Director, Ann Williams, the Company's mission is to create and produce contemporary modern dance at its highest level of artistic excellence.
The Company travels with 12 dancers, Lighting Director, Associate Artistic Director and Founder/Artistic Director.
Current repertoire includes ballets by Christopher Huggins, Elisa Monte, Ben Stevenson, Hope Boykin, Nejla Yatkin, Ray Mercer, Bruce Wood and others.
Presently DBDT's touring season includes week long residencies in Cheverly, Maryland, Fresno, California and the Bay Area of San Jose, Los Altos Hills and Monterrey, California. Other touring cities and states include Charleston, South Carolina, Tulsa, Oklahoma, Shreveport, Louisiana, Portsmouth, Virginia and Hendrix, Arkansas.
Past notable performances have included The Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center out of Doors Festival, National Black Arts Festival, Dublin, Ireland, South Africa, Bermuda Festival, Black Arts Festival in Vienna, Austria. Harare International Festival in Zimbabwe and Seville, Spain, Sicily, Italy and Lima, Peru.
For booking information contact:
April Berry, Artistic Director Dallas Black Dance Theatre
Phone (214) 871-2376
Dallas Black Dance Theatre is professionally represented for touring by:
Jodi Kaplan and Associates, New York