Dallas Black Dance Theatre completes their 38th season with classic and contemporary works that push boundaries. In this series, the company will premiere a new striking aerial work by Jamal Story entitled, What to Say? Sketches on Echo and Narcissus, and a new commissioned world premiere by noted choreographer, Daniel Catanach entitled, Surface, which will focus on the celebration, struggle, and triumph of young men growing up in urban America. Also in this series, the return of Bridget L. Moore’s classic work Southern Recollections: For Romare Bearden. And you don’t want to miss DBDT’s special guest artists. Two principal dancers from the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will take the stage on Friday, May 15 to perform Pas de Duke, a virtuoso duet to the music of Duke Ellington. Choreographer, Jamal Story, will perform as a soloist. DBDT’s Spring Celebration is a part of the Dallas Symphony’s Soluna International Music & Arts Festival and is presented by TACA. Guest artists are sponsored by Morgan Stanley.
SPECIAL GUEST ARTISTS
FRIDAY, MAY 15 – 7:30 PM – ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER
SATURDAY, MAY 16 – 2:30 PM & 7:30 pm | SUNDAY, MAY 17 – 2:30 PM – JAMAL STORY
ONSTAGE DANCE CELEBRATION
SATURDAY EVE, MAY 16
Onstage dance party following the performance.
Meet, Greet & DANCE with DBDT dancers. Live DJ and cash bar.
DBDT Onstage Dance Celebration event is included with your Saturday evening performance ticket purchase only.