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Dance Repertory Theatre's Fortitude
In this spring concert, a profound and moving tribute to a missing member of the Theatre & Dance Department community
"...a trembling of the heart. For this piece concluding Dance Repertory Theatre's spring production, Fortitude, had begun a journey..."

March 22, 2019 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Dance Repertory Theatre
A new dance is more than compelling movement; it's a life lesson for graduates
"...with students in the University of Texas Department of Theatre & Dance for the Dance Repertory Theatre spring program..."

March 4, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

UT Dance Repertory Theatre’s Fall for Dance
Work after work in this program emphatically spoke to current events, to the here and now
"...The word was spoken by one of the dancers in a cluster of about a dozen facing the..."

Nov. 17, 2017 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Dance Repertory Theatre's Momentum
This program of dances informed by African American experiences and culture was highly physical and emotionally urgent
"...urgency of everyday life. But other times, as with Dance Repertory Theatre's program of dance works informed by African-American..."

Feb. 24, 2017 Arts Review by Jonelle Seitz

Dance Repertory Theatre
UT resident student dance company Dance Repertory Theatre makes the leap to the national stage, as in the Kennedy Center, via the 2006 National College Dance Festival
"...This week, the young artists of Dance Repertory Theatre, UT's resident student dance company, will be..."

May 12, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

American Repertory Ensemble
Figuring dance and music to be great tastes that taste great together, American Repertory Ensemble aims to bring those art forms together in an organizational peanut butter cup
"...Classical musicians may often play for dancers, and dancers perform with classical musicians, but when it..."

Feb. 17, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Robert Faires’ Top 10 Dance and Classical Joys of 2018
In this year’s dance and classical offerings, extraordinary depictions of loss and suffering continue to haunt
"..."FOUR MORTAL MEN" (Ballet Austin) Stephen Mills' elegy for dancers he knew in Eighties New York created such tight..."

Dec. 28, 2018 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Robert Faires' Top 10 Dance and Classical Treasures of 2017
Much outstanding new dance and music this year took its cue from the world around us and pressing social issues
"...4) MIDSUMMER OFFERINGS (Performa/Dance) Three choreographers working from different places, but all proving..."

Dec. 29, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

American Repertory Ensemble's Dialogues
With American Repertory Ensemble, a company of artists from both music and dance, choreographer David Justin and composer Rob Deemer hope to start a new dialogue between their two disciplines
"...setting up a dialogue between their artistic disciplines – dance for Justin, music for Deemer. Now, these worlds already..."

July 21, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Dance
Some Austin dance artists will be getting out of town this summer – way out of town: Innsbruck, Jacob's Pillow, and Hong Kong – thanks to special invitations
"...Like most everyone, dance artists like to get out of town during the..."

June 23, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Jonelle Seitz's Top 10 Thrills (No Frills) in Dance of 2017
A thread of starkness and clarity ran through the year’s most memorable movement
"...Through these varied dances, I saw a thread of starkness and clarity. In..."

Dec. 29, 2017 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

Top 9 All-In Dance Concerts (Plus 3 Short Works) of 2013
This year, dancers took on weighty matters – gender, the body, grief – exploring them with remarkable depth
"...'THE BIG SMALL'/'THE UNDOING OF NONET' (Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Com­pany) Separated by months but related in mood, these..."

Jan. 3, 2014 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

Batsheva Dance Company
Going gaga for sensation-based movement
"...a choreographer and director of Tel Aviv, Israel's Batsheva Dance Company, a post he has held since 1990. Gaga..."

March 16, 2012 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

Dance Visionary Charles Santos Heads to NYC Life Cycles
"...his life in Austin, founding the Austin Festival of Dance, his impending move to New York City, his new..."

Nov. 24, 1995 Arts Feature

Top 10 (+1) Theatre Riches of 2015
Wild theatrical energy and masterful performances were the hallmarks of outstanding theatre in 2015
"...were to die for. 2) Refugia (UT Dept. of Theatre & Dance)..."

Jan. 1, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

2017 Payne Theatre Award Nominees
E.A. Poe musical Nevermore leads the way with 11 noms
"...the B. Iden Payne Awards Council Monday. When the theatre group announced the nominees for the 2016-17 season, Doctuh..."

Sept. 20, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Robert Faires’ Top 10 Treasures in Theatre of 2018
It was a year in which theatre making the political personal left the deepest impressions
"...1) PERFORMANCE PARK (Vortex Repertory Company) Producing Artistic Director Bonnie Cullum marked her company's..."

Dec. 28, 2018 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Top 9 Theatre Productions of 2009 That Did Ascend the Brightest Heaven of Invention
A year of failed romances, Greek myths, and more that were staged so ingeniously
"...1) 'BOBRAUSCHENBERGAMERICA' (MARY MOODY NORTHEN THEATRE) Modern art's master of collage celebrated in a theatrical..."

Jan. 1, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Top 10 Reasons I Stayed in Love With Theatre in 2013
Austin thespians played for keeps, with boundless commitment and imagination, in the year's most memorable theatre
"...1) 'SLIP RIVER' (UT Dept. of Theatre & Dance/Cohen New Works Festival) Spiriting its audience beneath..."

Jan. 3, 2014 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Theatre Critics Table Nominations 1997
"...The Austin Theatre Critics Table have announced nominations for their fifth annual..."

May 9, 1997 Arts Feature

American Repertory Ensemble
Coming soon to a computer or TV screen near you: dance and classical music from ARE?
"...difference when it comes to a concert, play, or dance; it's being present while the thing is happening, where..."

July 24, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

American Repertory Ensemble
ARE's new program aims for fewer people so it can put more of them inside the magic
"...in more people. In something of a shift, American Repertory Ensemble is bringing in fewer people to its next..."

Jan. 16, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Theatre Refuses to Fade in 1995 And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going
The past 12 months saw some of Austin's
"...which moved from its longtime home at 607 Trinity; theatre artists Norman Miller and TJ Gaudette, who passed away..."

Jan. 5, 1996 Arts Feature

Top 10 Wonderful Things About Austin Theatre in 2008 (In No Particular Order)
Chronicle Arts writer Avimaan Syam recalls 2008, in the theatre
"...1) Ophelia (Tutto Theatre Company) Full of magic moments and dramatic direction, Ophelia..."

Jan. 2, 2009 Arts Feature by Avimaan Syam

American Repertory Ensemble: Flight risk
American Repertory Ensemble had no trouble getting to Scotland for its recent weeklong gig at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival but had a devil of a time getting back home
"...American Repertory Ensemble had no trouble getting to Scotland for its..."

Aug. 25, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Dance:
"...MUNTU DANCE THEATRE OF CHICAGO presents "African Visions," a program combining..."

Jan. 19, 1996 Arts Feature

Tapestry Dance Company's April Fools
This remount of the tap troupe's valentine to vaudeville brought the old art form back with delights in abundance
"...That would be Tapestry Dance Company, which in its show April Fools summoned the..."

May 11, 2018 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Gibney Dance Community Action Residency
Training dancers to help victims of abuse
"...domestic and sexual abuse tend to "self-select for the dance field, because they want to regain respect for the..."

Nov. 4, 2011 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

Austin Theatre Critics' Table 1999-2000 Nominations
"...The Austin Theatre Critics' Table have announced nominations for their eighth annual..."

May 12, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Theatre Critics' Table Nominations 1998
"...The Austin Theatre Critics' Table have announced nominations for their sixth annual..."

May 15, 1998 Arts Feature

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