“She is an american original. From Deuce Coupe to Push Comes to Shove, from Once More Frank to Hair and The Catherine Wheel, from nine sinatra songs and Movin’ Out to Americans We, the breathtaking In The Upper Room and beyond, twyla tharp has changed the face of american dance. With disarming brashness, she has been clear about her life’s work. ‘Modern dance is not less,’ she has said, ‘modern dance is more.’”
Read Twyla’s guest blog in the New York Times
Read Twyla’s recent interview with the New York Times in which she discussed the new work being performed on her upcoming 50th anniversary tour.
Vibrant, radiant and genius barely begin to describe a Tharp dance experience. A legendary dance artist, Twyla Tharp is one of the most important dancer/ choreographers of our time. The program will feature two new works to music by J.S Bach, John Zorn, and the jazz of Henry Butler and Steve Burnstein. TITAS Presents with the AT&T Performing Arts Center and four national powerhouse presenters have partnered to commission Tharp’s new works celebrating five decades of groundbreaking dance-making. And this rare world premiere by a seminal artist is taking place here in Dallas. A bold TITAS season led by the bold and remarkable Twyla Tharp: definitely a MUST-SEE!