announcing the 16th annual weekend of texas contemporary dance

Big Announcement #1

The 16th annual Weekend of Texas Contemporary Dance will be presented by Dance Source Houston at Miller Outdoor Theatre, on September 24-25, 2010, FREE, at 8PM. The dance festival showcases a wide range of contemporary choreographic styles set to an eclectic mix of live and recorded music.  For more information about the performance please visit the Dance Source Houston or Miller Outdoor Theatre websites.

The curatorial committee for Weekend of Texas Contemporary Dance includes: Christina Giannelli, Dance Source Houston Founder and Producing Director; Joanna Friesen, dance educator; Nancy Wozny, cultural arts blogger and dance critic; and Roxanne M.Claire, choreographer and dance educator.

The performance program features a mix of Texas-based choreographers and dance companies.  The dance festival will feature the talents of independent choreographers Paola Georgudis; Catalina Molnari; and Erin Reck.  Featured companies include a mix of established and newly minted companies including: Frame Dance Productions; infinite Moving Ever Evolving (iMEE); NobleMotion Dance; Revolve Dance Company; Suchu Dance; and Vault.

The annual weekend includes a special FREE family matinee, Dance Around the World, featuring Houston Ballet II, on Saturday, September 25 at 11 AM.

Save the date for Clear Skies, the annual fundraiser and party for Dance Source Houston.  Dance Source Houston supporters can join the fun on Thursday, August 26 at 6PM at Contemporary Arts Museum Houston located at 5216 Montrose at the corner of Bissonnet.  DSH supporters will enjoy a tour of the exhibition, Dance with Camera.  Refreshments and libations will be served after the tour in the Cullen Education Room at the Museum.  To become a supporter of Dance Source Houston please visit the website at

The Dance with Camera exhibit they are talking about is the same event at which we are performing the piece I have been blogging through and creating at the Rockbridge Artist Exchange (to be performed on Sept. 16).


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