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Gabriel Zertuche leads Ballet San Antonio into a new era

Gabriel Zertuche leads Ballet San Antonio into a new era

“It’s important, if we’re going to survive as an art form, that we start reaching out to a younger audience.”   A decade ago, Gabriel Zertuche thought his dancing days were behind him. In 2005, he decided to move to San Antonio to live with friends. But within a year he began dancing for Ballet

A Valentine fundraiser for AtticRep: burlesque, love letters, more

6:30pm Saturday, February 14 Roosevelt Library, 311 Roosevelt (210) 738-1060, tobincenter.org $150-$750 AtticRep presents a Valentine’s Day party with cocktails, dancing and dinner by Tim The Girl. All ticket purchases and donations benefit the AtticRep Theater Company, which continues to bring culturally significant productions to the community of San Antonio. AtticRep’s productions focus on contemporary

The Paul Taylor Dance Company at the Majestic

7:30pm Tuesday February 10 $29-$110 The Majestic Theatre, 224 E Houston, (210) 226-5700 Purchase tickets here Paul Taylor, known as one of the seminal choreographers of the 20th and 21st century, brings his dance company to San Antonio. Since 1954, Taylor has helped shaped American modern dance by creating 140 dances, which offer “cogent observations on

Jump-Start Performance Party XXX

Saturday, January 10, 2014, 7 – 11pm Beacon Hill Neighbors at 700 Fredericksburg Rd.  $5 With 30 years of theater-making under their belt, there’s one thing that can certainly be said for Jump-Start Theatre Company: these local trailblazers know how to collaborate, developing innovative new works that serve as “a lasting voice of diverse cultures

From Tom Jenkins with love: NYC theater notes

Dear theater folks in San Antonio, I’m just back from NYC, and here are some thoughts about current offerings (in case you are going soon, or over the holidays). Enjoy! THE LAST SHIP: A new musical with some lovely and melancholy tunes by Sting, but an awful and confused book. The problem is that playwrights

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