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Teacher Remembered
"...Dear Editor, Austin lost a world-class ballet teacher with the recent death of Eugene Slavin. He..."

Jan. 7, 2015 Postmarks

Another Ballet Switch
"...change at another company. That's what's happening in the ballet community this year. First, Austin Contemporary Ballet lost its..."

June 13, 1997 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Lucky Seven
For seven years, Pro Arts Collective has consistently drawn an impressive and intriguing lineup of dancers, choreographers, and companies from across the nation for its annual African American Festival of Dance, and the 2003 edition continues that tradition.
"...currently celebrating its 26th season, is back again. Atlanta's Ballethnic Dance Company, a company that blends traditional ballet with..."

July 18, 2003 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Seven Austin arts organizations receive outreach grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, playwright C. Denby Swanson receives a McKnight Advancement Grant, and Peter Pan receives his own Amy's Ice Cream flavor.
"...Ballet East Dance Company, which received $10,000 to support the..."

May 3, 2002 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Everybody Has a Body
"...collages or text. Others studied ethnic dance forms or ballet and derived an eclectic movement vocabulary. Choreographers and performers..."

Jan. 29, 1999 Arts Feature by Dawn Davis

Our readers talk back.
"...Stratus Least of All Evils..."

July 12, 2002 Column

Culture Flash!
The Long Center's new leader arrives, Ballet Austin's old leaders stay, and the Paramount and State's literacy program scores
"...the If It Ain't Broke, Don't Fix It Department: Ballet Austin, enjoying its highest-grossing season ever on top of..."

July 22, 2011 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Mexican American Cultural Center Grand-Opening Ceremony
Sept. 15, 600 River St.
"...1pm: "One Dance," featuring Mariachi Jalisco and ballet folklórico from Austin High, the Oswaldo A.B. Cantu Pan..."

Sept. 14, 2007 Arts Feature

Nominations for the 2006-2007 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...Matt Ryan, The Souls of Our FeetDANCEDance ConcertDirector's Choice/Gold, Ballet Austin..."

May 18, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

In Memoriam
Jason Ansara Brooks, who directed, choreographed, and was performing in Pro Arts Collective's production of 'Black Nativity,' died Tuesday, Dec. 13, days before the show's closing performances
" its production of Aida; danced with the Stuttgart Ballet; appeared in productions of Porgy and Bess (Germany), Show..."

Dec. 23, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Dancefest Schedule
"...10-10:30pm Ballet Austin..."

Jan. 29, 1999 Arts Feature

Sharon Marroquin Benefits
The dance community rallies around one of its own to help with medical expenses
"...individual who has worked with companies across the community: Ballet East, Diverse Space Dance Theatre, Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance..."

Oct. 8, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

IN under & Through
Deeply felt tributes to the late dancer Lucia Rodriguez shaded Ballet East's program
"...Three of the eight pieces on Ballet East's IN under & Through program were dedicated to..."

Dec. 11, 2009 Arts Review by Jonelle Seitz

Austin Arts Hall of Fame
The Austin Critics Table has named the fifth group of individuals to be inducted into the Austin Arts Hall of Fame
"...Rodolfo Méndez, teacher, choreographer, company founder (Ballet East Dance Theatre)..."

April 21, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

FronteraFest Short Fringe: Best of Week One
Improv, Butoh, cabaret, and one of those commanding performance moments that make FronteraFest made up the Short Fringe 2006 Best of Week One
"...and later into a portrait of a Chicana mother. Ballet East dancers were a mixture of grace, groove, and..."

Jan. 20, 2006 Arts Review by Patti Hadad

In Ballet East Dance Theatre's Tribal, the company's original dances made you aware of the people around you and your connections to them
"...Then Ballet East Dance Theatre's spring production began, and something changed...."

April 2, 2004 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Choreographer Allison Orr pops up on the National Geographic Channel, and Ballet East and UT professor Bion Tsang are honored
"...For the second year running, Ballet East's Dare to Dance afterschool program has been selected..."

Jan. 30, 2004 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Our readers talk back.
"...act of sexual intercourse must be fraught with at least a slight threat of pregnancy and the decades of..."

Dec. 19, 2003 Column

Thanks for 'Paths' Review
"...["Exhibitionism," Arts, Dec. 12]. Throughout my 15 years with Ballet East Dance Theatre, I have read many reviews. None..."

Dec. 12, 2003 Postmarks

Owing to budget woes in the College of Fine Arts, the UT PAC Prop Shop is closed for business, and local choreographers and dance companies earn national awards and international gigs.
"...with departmental faculty and staff, as among the educationally least painful ways of preserving our principal priorities." Translation: You..."

Aug. 8, 2003 Arts Column by Robert Faires

"...greatly disturbing to see such a fine and, at least what I thought, a progressively thinking city such as..."

July 19, 2002 Column

Putting Himself 'Out Here'
Theatre Arts and English teacher Rick Garcia has put himself "out here," on Austin's fringes, n the off-the-map, lost-worldness of Johnston High School, to reach out to some of the poorest kids in one of Austin's most neglected neighborhoods and make a difference through that rare and vital cocktail: art and education.
" with both groups of kids, locals from the least appealing parts of the city and those bussed in..."

March 9, 2001 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

Public Notice
Thrifty Is As Thrifty Does
"...culture into their diet. The Metz/Martin Recreation Center and Ballet East Austin Theatre are throwing a party, Sat, Oct..."

Oct. 10, 1997 Column by Kate X Messer

Here Today ...
Choreographer Sharon Marroquín lets go through dance in order to live
"...full-length The Materiality of Impermanence, a response to her breast cancer diagnosis, treatment, and survival. Her diagnosis in January..."

March 23, 2012 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

Benefits Round-up: See Art, see Art run, see Art run and dance
Support your local nonprofits by buying prisoner art for the Inside Books Project, running a 5K for the Paramount and State theatres, and listening to Latino artists for the Austin Latino Theater Alliance
"...communities since the 16th century. First up is a feast of music with Cerronato, Myrna Cabello & the Gris..."

Sept. 8, 2006 Arts Feature

Momfest: the Schedule
"...10:30pm, The Entertainers (Two dancers from Ballet East performing a combination of modern and ballet that..."

Nov. 6, 1998 Arts Feature

Council Recap: Undoing Austin’s White Supremacist Legacy
A Juneteenth holiday, renamings, alcohol rules among changes
"...Center, after the Austin dancer, instructor, and founder of Ballet East Dance Company, a fixture of East Austin arts..."

July 31, 2020 News Post by Austin Sanders

City Council Gets a Breather Before LDC Frenzy
The dais faces a marathon of meetings covering everything from the land use code to APD racism
"...Pro Tem Delia Garza and her allies representing the East­ern Crescent, concern over TZs has primarily focused on the..."

Nov. 29, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Mi Madre’s 30th Anniversary and Margarita Kits
Experience the Torres family's tried-and-true migas recipe
" make room for more fans) has become an East Austin favorite...."

April 18, 2020 Food Post by Jessi Cape

Talkin' the Walk
Hip-hop theatre artist Zell Miller III speaks truth about radio, race, and fatherhood
"...In East Austin's Southwest Key Community Center – a strikingly new..."

Aug. 22, 2008 Arts Feature by Katherine Catmull

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