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Ballet SA to Give Annual Outdoor Performance at Travis Park

Ballet SA to Give Annual Outdoor Performance at Travis Park

Ballet San Antonio was founded in 1985 by Mayra Worthen and Melissa Hale Coyle and has since become one of the most promising ballet companies in the country. In 2014 the company made a leap to become the resident professional ballet company of the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. Still, it is true that

Deep in Vogue: House of Kenzo’s Multidisciplinary Movement

I meet House of Kenzo (HOK) on the University of the Incarnate Word Sky Bridge, a phobia-tweaking pedestrian catwalk over the zooming traffic on Highway 281. It’s a sunny afternoon, and House of Kenzo are mid-photo shoot. They are beautiful, self-assured, gender-flouting, working their rainbow fashion gear into wind-whipped battle flags visible for a half-mile.

Dancing to enrich the earth

“When people hear belly dance, they have one picture in mind, but we’re doing something different.” Queer-based dance troupe Zombie Bazaar was founded in 2008 by Giomara Bazaldua and Cristal Munoz, who met in a dance class and found they shared a desire to pursue a less-conventional path. “I had danced before, so I had

Mutable, Changeable

It is a choice to identify yourself by what you can do rather than by what you cannot do. There was absolutely nothing that could have prepared me for the act of giving birth to my daughter. Regardless of the time spent constantly reading information about pregnancy, continuing my exercise through dancing, attending baby showers,

Living practice, Practice living

” … practice is a means of inviting the perfection desired.” “Squeeze your legs together like Gertrude and Alice!” exclaimed dance Professor Montoya, with a glimmer in his eye, laughing at his own clever innuendo. We were all clueless freshmen at SMU in that Martha Graham dance class, glancing at each other in our peripheral

A’lante Flamenco debuts “Prophecies” at the Tobin

January 10  and 11, Austin-based A’lante Flamenco will debut “Prophecies” at the Carlos Alvarez Studio Theater in the Tobin Center. Set to flamenco choreography, “Prophecies” is a modern-day adaptation of Kahlil Gibran’s classic prose poem “The Prophet.” I spoke with Olivia Chacón, choreographer and artistic director of A’lante Flamenco, who shared her vision and enthusiasm

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