Company Reviews

Baroque-Hop

Theater Jones, March 2016

Baroque-Hop

By J. Robin Coffelt
March 1, 2016

It’s unusual to see a troupe of hip-hop dancers appear on stage during a Dallas Bach Society performance.
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Spring in Their Step

Theater Jones, April 2015

Spring in Their Step

By Margaret Putnam
April 30, 2015

That brash edge we expect from Contemporary Ballet Dallas came in small bursts Friday night at the Latino Cultural Center.
Mostly, the works were subdued, particularly the three premieres: Allegory of Spring, Relative Chaos and Ballet de Valse.
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Loop Review: Bottled Poetry

Theater Jones, March 2015

Loop Review: Bottled Poetry

By Margaret Putnam
March 10, 2015

an you have a contemporary ballet without including an iPhone? Apparently not.
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Beauty From All Angles

Theater Jones, April 2014

Beauty From All Angles

By Margaret Putnam
April 21, 2014

Too bad there is no fast-forward for dance events. It would have come in handy for the opening work offered by Contemporary Ballet Dallas Friday night at the Latino Cultural Center.
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Theater Jones, March 2013

Loop Review: Proof of Life

By Cheryl Callon
March 11, 2013

Art imitates art in Contemporary Ballet Dallas' Proof of Life presented at the WaterTower Theatre as the first dance offering for this year's Out of the Loop Fringe Festival in Addison.
Eight dances from a variety of choreographers bring to life interpretations of different works of art throughout history, while pictures and narration in between the dances serve as an introduction to each piece.
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Hippie Trip

Theater Jones, March 2012

Hippie Trip

By Margaret Putnam
March 31, 2012

Bell bottoms, protests, weed, free love, youth—oh gone, gone, gone are those days before instant messaging, upside-down house values, and gas at 3.87 a gallon took over the world.
Just to remind us how far away hippie-land is, Contemporary Ballet Dallas gave us a nostalgic trip down memory lane in Peace, Love & Dance.
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DFW Dance Blog, October 2011

Contemporary Ballet Dallas scares up ‘Danse Macabre’

By DFW Writer
October 24, 2011

My story on the North Texas college-dance scene, focusing on resident choreographer programs at SMU, UTD and TCU, leads Sunday’s Dallas Morning News arts coverage.
The experience gained by students is key to their future professional careers and also provides opportunities for audiences to see work that otherwise would not be available here.
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Best Dance Companies In North Texas

DFW CBS Local, October 2010

Best Dance Companies In North Texas

By CBS
October 19, 2010

Dance companies across North Texas offer exciting, artistic performances from professionals and amateurs alike.
From angelic, graceful ballet to colorful, Latin dance techniques, the area has a wide variety of shows for every budget.
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Texas Lawyer, October 2009

From Bar to Barre: Public Defender Glides Between Pleas and Pliés

By Miriam Rozen
October 26, 2009

By day, Valerie Shelton-Tabor serves as an assistant public defender in the Dallas County Public Defender's Office. She represents indigent defendants who face felony charges, including murder.
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