Dallas Black Dance Theatre is the city’s oldest continuously operating dance company.
Dallas Black Dance Theatre is the city’s oldest continuously operating dance company. Founded in 1976 by Ms. Ann Williams, she remains the only artistic director the company has ever had. The contemporary modern dance company is comprised of 12 professional dancers who perform a mixed repertory of modern, jazz, ethnic and spiritual works by nationally and internationally known choreographers. In 2008, Dallas Black Dance Theatre completed the renovation of the historic Moorland YMCA building, built in 1930, which now serves as the permanent center for rehearsals, training, and dance education programs for the Dallas Black Dance Theatre.
2016-2017 | 40th Season in the Dallas Arts District
DanceAfrica October 7-8, 2016 – Dallas City Performance Hall
DanceAfrica Festival October 8, 2016 – Strauss Square
Director’s Choice November 4-6, 2016 – Wyly Theatre
Black on Black December 9-10, 2016 – DBDT Studios
Cultural Awareness February 17-19, 2017 – Wyly Theatre
DBDT: Encore! – Rising Excellence April 7-8, 2017 – Dallas City Performance Hall
Spring Celebration May 19-21, 2017 – Wyly Theatre
Visit www.dbdt.com for the complete season.
Images by: The Dallas Dance Project, Sharen Bradford – The Dancing Image, Richard W. Rodriguez, Brian Guilliaux