Dance Council of North Texas presents Dallas DanceFest 2016

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Dallas Black Dance Theatre Spring Fiesta
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Now in its third year, Dallas DanceFest is an exhilarating festival that showcases excellence in dance and celebrates the outstanding contributions of distinguished leaders in the field. Dallas DanceFest (DDF) offers two showcases featuring:

  • Ballet Concerto, Booker T. Washington HSPVA World Dance Ensemble
  • Bruce Wood Dance Project
  • Contemporary Ballet Dallas
  • Dallas Youth Repertory Project
  • Dallas Black Dance Theatre
  • Dallas Black Dance Theatre II
  • METdance
  • Miami City Ballet Principals Jeanette Delgado & Kleber Rebello
  • NobleMotion
  • Rhythmic Souls
  • Shauna Davis/Shauna Davis Dance
  • SMU Meadows Dance Ensemble
  • Texas Ballet Theater
  • Texas Ballet Theater School
  • The Theorists
  • TWU International Dance Company

Each year, the Dance Council of North Texas celebrates the accomplishments of individuals for their lifetime contribution; artistic and educational achievement; and service to the community.

The 2016 Honors recipients are:

  • Edward Villela - Mary McLarry Bywaters Award for Lifetime Achievement to Dance
  • Melissa Young - Natalie Skelton Award for Artistic Excellence
  • Christian Waits - Mary Warner Award for Outstanding Service to Dance
  • Elizabeth Gillaspy - Larry White Dance Educator Award
  • Mary Six Rupert - Buster Cooper Tap Legend Award

Event Details



Moody Performance Hall
2520 Flora St.
Dallas, TX 75201


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