The 2016 Houston Press Arts Guide: Dance Listings

James Gotesky and Amy Fote in Madame Butterfly
James Gotesky and Amy Fote in Madame Butterfly
Photo by Amitava Sarkar

Put on your dancing shoes. Or at least get your binoculars in order. Here's some of the upcoming dance events in Houston's 2016-17 season. 

September 4
Bollywood Blast — Kaleidoscope
Indian Performing Arts — Samskriti
Miller Outdoor Theatre
832-487-7102 | milleroutdoortheatre.com

September 8, 10, 11, 16-18
Director’s Choice: American Ingenuity
Houston Ballet
Wortham Theater Center
713-227-2787 | houstonballet.org

September 9
East End Table
East End Foundation
The Pilot on Navigation
713-928-9916 | eastendfoundation.org

Upcoming Events

September 15
El Grito at Miller Featuring Ballet Folclórico Nacional de México de Silvia Lozano
Miller Outdoor Theatre and Consulate General of Mexico in Houston
Miller Outdoor Theatre
832-487-7102 | milleroutdoortheatre.com

September 16
Dance Infusion Open Rehearsal
Uptown Dance Company
Uptown Dance Centre
713-686-0334 | uptowndance.org

September 16
The Gypsy Caravan
Indo-American Association - Houston
Wortham Theater Center
832-487-7041 | iaahouston.com

September 20
Swing, Jive & Pop! Into Dance
METdance
Miller Outdoor Theatre
832-487-7102 | milleroutdoortheatre.com

September 22, 24, 25, 30, October 1, 2
Madame Butterfly
Houston Ballet
Wortham Theater Center
713-227-2787 | houstonballet.org

September 23-24
Dance Infusion 2016
Uptown Dance Company
The MATCH
713-686-0334 | uptowndance.org

September 23
Dancing Under the Stars
Sugar Land Town Square
Sugar Land
sugarlandtownsquare.com

September 23
David Parsons Dance
Society for the Performing Arts
Wortham Theater Center
713-227-4772 | spahouston.org

September 23
METdance Season Kickoff
Discovery Green
713-400-7336 | discoverygreen.com

September 24
Salsa y Salud
Foundation for Modern Music
Miller Outdoor Theatre
832-487-7102 | milleroutdoortheatre.com

September 30
Classic FLY
FLY Dance Company
Miller Outdoor Theatre
713-835-5499 | flydancecompany.com

October 1
CORE Presents Dance From Israel
CORE Performance Company
Miller Outdoor Theatre
832-487-7102 | milleroutdoortheatre.com

October 7-8
BEETHOVEN RECNSTRCTD
Ash Danceworks
The MATCH
713-449-8375 | matchouston.org

October 7
Sleeping Beauty, presented by the Russian Grand Ballet
Stafford Centre Performing Arts Theatre & Convention Center
Stafford
281-208-6900 | staffordcentre.ticketforce.com

October 14
Dancing Under the Stars
Sugar Land Town Square
Sugar Land
sugarlandtownsquare.com

October 19
Swing, Jive & Pop! Into Dance
METdance
Miller Outdoor Theatre
832-487-7102 | milleroutdoortheatre.com

October 21
Calavera Rendezvous
MECA Performing Arts
MECA Auditorium
713-802-9370 | meca-houston.org

October 21-22
Splendid China XI
Dance of Asian America
Miller Outdoor Theatre
832-487-7102 | milleroutdoortheatre.com

October 20-22
DEEP: Seaspace
Karen Stokes Dance
The Hobby Center
713-409-2838 | karenstokesdance.org

October 29-30
MECA Día de los Muertos Festival
MECA Performing Arts
713-802-9370 | meca-houston.org

November 5
Tommy Tune Tonight
Miller Outdoor Theatre
832-487-7102 | milleroutdoortheatre.com

November 10
Reaching Out
METdance
Berry Center, Cypress
713-522-6375 | METdance.org/Reachingout

November 17-18
Dance Concert
The High School for the Performing and Visual Arts
713-742-2750 | hspvaboxoffice.com

November 17-19
Breaking Borders
METdance
The MATCH
713-521-4533 | matchouston.org

November 17-20
Fall Show
FrenetiCore Dance
Pilot on Navigation
832-649-2096 | freneticore.net

November 25-December 27
The Nutcracker
Houston Ballet
Wortham Theater Center
713-227-2787 | houstonballet.org

November 26-27
33rd Annual Production of The Nutcracker
Houston Dance Theatre
Westfield High School, Geiger Performing Arts Center
281-444-9698 | houstondancetheatre.org

December 1-11
The Nutcracker Suite
Uptown Dance Company
Uptown Dance Centre
713-686-0334 | uptowndance.org

December 2
Emerging Choreographers Showcase
University of Houston School of Theatre & Dance
Wortham Theatre, 133 Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts
713-743-2929 | uh.edu/class/theatre-and-dance

December 2
Jubilee of Dance
Houston Ballet
Wortham Theater Center
713-227-2787 | houstonballet.org

December 3
Holiday Dance Showcase
Sugar Land Town Square
Sugar Land
sugarlandtownsquare.com

December 4
Open House Performance
MET too Youth Company
The MATCH
713-521-4533 | matchouston.org

December 8-10
Works by Laura Harrell and Maggie Lasher
Pilot Theater Artist Board
Pilot on Navigation
832-649-2096 | freneticore.net

December 12
Fiesta Guadalupana
MECA Performing Arts
713-802-9370 | meca-houston.org

December 16
La Posada in the Old Sixth Ward
MECA Performing Arts
MECA Lobby Gallery
713-802-9370 | meca-houston.org

January 12-February 12
Dance Month at Kaplan Theatre
Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston
713-729-3200 | erjcchouston.org

 

Balé Folclórico da Bahia
Balé Folclórico da Bahia
Photo by Vinicius Lima

January 13
Balé Folclórico da Bahia
Society for the Performing Arts
Jones Hall
713-227-4772 | spahouston.org

January 20
Pilobolus: Shadowland
Society for the Performing Arts
Jones Hall
713-227-4772 | spahouston.org

January 22
Ariel Rivka Dance
Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston
713-729-3200 | erjcchouston.org

January 28
Houston Choreographers X6
Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston
713-729-3200 | erjcchouston.org

February 3-4
Mountains Are Mountains, Three New Works by Farrell Dyde
Farrell Dyde Dance Theatre
The MATCH
713-521-4533 | farrelldyde.org

February 9-11
DUO
METdance
Hub Studio
713-522-6375 | METdance.org/DUO

February 10-12
STOMP
Society for the Performing Arts
Jones Hall
713-227-4772 | spahouston.org

February 11
And Still You Must Swing
Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston

713-729-3200 | erjcchouston.org

February 11
DUO too
MET too Youth Company
Hub Studio
713-522-6375 | METdance.org/DUO

February 17-18
Performing Asia: Life Interrupted
CORE Performance Group
Asia Society Texas Center
713-496-9901 | asiasociety.org/texas

March 2, 4, 5, 10-12
Cinderella
Houston Ballet
Wortham Theater Center
713-227-2787 | houstonballet.org

March 3
Spring Fusion Dance Festival
Uptown Dance Company
Uptown Dance Centre
713-686-0334 | uptowndance.org

March 4
Spring Fusion Dance Gala
Uptown Dance Company
Uptown Dance Centre
713-686-0334 | uptowndance.org

March 9-10
Dance Spring Concert
The High School for the Performing and Visual Arts
713-742-2750 | hspvaboxoffice.com

March 16, 18, 19, 24-26
Director’s Choice: Legends and Prodigy
Houston Ballet
Wortham Theater Center
713-227-2787 | houstonballet.org

March 18
42nd Street
The Grand 1894 Opera House
Galveston
800-821-1894 | thegrand.com

March 24
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo
Society for the Performing Arts
Wortham Theater Center
713-227-4772 | spahouston.org

March 31
Reaching Out
METdance
Berry Center, Cypress

713-522-6375 | METdance.org/Reachingout

April 7-8
Flash, performed by Rennie Harris and Michael Sakamoto
MECA Performing Arts
MECA Auditorium
713-802-9370 | meca-houston.org

April 7
United in Dance!
METdance
Wortham Theater Center
713-522-6375 | metdance.org

April 13-15
Dance Salad Festival
Dance Salad Festival
Wortham Theater Center
713-961-0566 | dancesalad.org

April 18-23
CounterCurrent17
The University of Houston Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts
Various locations
countercurrentfestival.org

April 21
Aspen Santa Fe Ballet
Society for the Performing Arts
Wortham Theater Center
713-227-4772 | spahouston.org

April 28-30
UH Dance Ensemble
University of Houston School of Theatre & Dance
Wortham Theatre, 133 Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts
713-743-2929 | uh.edu/class/theatre-and-dance

May 5-6
The Orient Express
Uptown Dance Company
The Hobby Center
713-686-0334 | uptowndance.org

May 19-20
Spring Concert
MET too Youth Company
The MATCH
713-521-4533 | matchouston.org

May 20
Jessica Lang Dance
Society for the Performing Arts
Wortham Theater Center
713-227-4772 | spahouston.org

May 25, 27, 28, June 2-4
The Tempest
Houston Ballet
Wortham Theater Center
713-227-2787 | houstonballet.org

June TBD
Sizzling Summer Dance
METdance
Miller Outdoor Theatre
713-522-6375 | METdance.org

June 8, 10, 11, 16-18
La Bayadère (The Temple Dancer)
Houston Ballet
Wortham Theater Center
713-227-2787 | houstonballet.org

June 15-24
Barnstorm Dance Fest
Dance Source Houston
The MATCH
713-224-3262 | dancesourcehouston.org


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