Join the bold and fearless members of DBDT for the 43rd season of the company, where extraordinary experiences await you. Tremendous energy, ingenious creativity, brilliant choreography, and powerful artistry.
Energized by the beat of the drums and fierce power of the dancers, guest artist Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago performs progressive interpretations of ancient and contemporary African dance.
Audiences are inspired to join the intense spirit of Muntu with its unique synthesis of dance, rhythm, music, and folklore. This family-friendly event includes the Saturday daytime FREE DanceAfrica Festival with marketplace, mainstage performances, vendors and fun activities for the entire family.
Director’s Choice showcases the best in the future of dance and has helped launch the careers of choreographers like Garth Fagan, Donald Byrd, Ralph Lemon, and Kevin Iega Jeff. Dallas Black Dance Theatre has selected Nijawwon Matthews, teacher/choreographer for both The Joffrey Ballet School and Broadway Dance Center, to create a new work on perseverance that will provide the audience with a raw, yet elegant transformative experience.
ABOUT DALLAS BLACK DANCE THEATRE: Dallas Black Dance Theatre is an internationally recognized professional dance company that engages the cross-cultural community through contemporary modern dance presented from the African-American experience.
Founded by Ann Williams in 1976, the company has been designated as an American Masterpiece Touring Artist by the National Endowment for the Arts in 2008 and received the Texas Medal of Arts Award for Arts Education in 2017.
Trendy Africa is a foremost entertainment and communications company and hosts several events including fashion shows. Trendy Africa is the creator of the Dallas International fashion concept. Founded in 2004 by Tosan Aduayi, Trendy Africa continues to promote culture and diversity in and around Dallas Texas.