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Tapestry Dance Company:Getting those tap shoes re-'Soul'ed
The troupe's thrilling Souls of Our Feet program is back, with more reconstructions of classic rhythm tap routines
"...In 2006, Tapestry Dance Company Artistic Director Acia Gray set her company..."

March 7, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Tapestry Dance Company: Movin' out
Tapestry Dance Company has to leave its home of 10 years, but it's headed for bigger and better digs in South Austin
"...If you ever chanced to visit Tapestry Dance Company's studio at 507 Pressler, just north of..."

Jan. 12, 2007 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

Tapestry Dance Company
Acia Gray takes medical leave, but the shows go on
"...tap shoes on one set of toes. So when Tapestry Dance Company announced this week that Gray has taken..."

Nov. 23, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Tapestry Dance Company
Poet Zell Miller III joins the dancers of Tapestry to make music together
"...short, to make music. In recent shows, nationally acclaimed Tapestry Dance Company has been making rhythm even more explicit..."

Oct. 29, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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..."

May 11, 2018 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Tapestry Dance Company's In Your Shoes
The rhythm tap troupe explores homelessness with a common sense of the form's capacity for complexity, subtlety, and risk
"...I mention that I'm going to see a tap dance show, people do one of three things: tell me..."

Oct. 9, 2015 Arts Review by Jonelle Seitz

Tapestry Dance’s One Step at a Time
The rhythm tap company’s production offers not just wonderful dance but perhaps the most necessary commentary of this electoral season
"...Quite a lot, as it happens. Tapestry Dance Company's current – and most timely – production..."

Nov. 4, 2016 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Spank Dance Company
The fire at 304 E. Fifth has forced choreographer Ellen Bartel of Spank Dance Company to close Center Studio, the dance space she's been managing there for a decade
"...Another year, another downtown fire, another arts company out of a home...."

Jan. 20, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Council: A Tapestry Dance for Fall
Cabs, parking, and marriage equality are all on the docket next week
"...one scheduled for Sept. 27. That will officially be "Tapestry Dance Company Day," the 5:30pm entertainment, along with a..."

Sept. 21, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

A Shared Love of Dance
My Funny Valentine is Tapestry Dance Company's second show following the addition of five new dancers, and their stories are as varied as the dance styles the multiform company employs.
"...a Monday afternoon, tap legend Acia Gray watches two Tapestry Dance Company members run a routine. As they swing..."

Feb. 14, 2003 Arts Feature by Sarah Hepola

Robert Faires' Top 10 Classical Music / Dance Treasures of 2016
The richest work in dance and classical music this year ran the gamut from a dance in a backyard pool to an opera about Cold War brainwashing
"...STEP AT A TIME: A JOURNEY TOWARD PRESENT GRACE (Tapestry Dance Company) A necessary work in this election year,..."

Dec. 30, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Dance
Ongoing Dance Events
"...Austin Ballroom Dancers play swing, Latin, rock, and ballroom classics weekly. Smoke-..."

March 14, 1997 News Feature

Top 10 Dance/Classical Music Treasures of 2015
Leaving deep impressions from 2015's dance and classical music works were the unexpected elements, like screen doors, trees, and car horns
"...composer Nico Muhly. 6) The Trees Of Govalle (Forklift Danceworks)..."

Jan. 1, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

A Dance Writer Moves On
After a decade with the Chron, Jonelle Seitz takes her leave
"...Oh, friends in Austin's dance community, this is news I'm sorry to deliver. After..."

Oct. 17, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Free Dance!
Complimentary classes at Ballet Austin and Tapestry, plus a free monthly tap show
"...• Ballet Austin holds its annual day of free dance classes this Sunday, Sept. 12, 2-6pm. "Come Dance!" lets..."

Sept. 10, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Tapestry's 'JASS'
In remounting Tapestry Dance Company's 'JASS,' Artistic Director Acia Gray is seeing how dancers, like jazz musicians, take their time as they get older
"...This season, Tapestry Dance Company jumps forward into the past with new..."

Jan. 20, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Top 10 Dance and Classical Music Treasures of 2010
Music and movement in 2010 made the mundane sacred and the serious silly
"...CONSPIRARE CLASSIC' (CONSPIRARE) Craig Hella Johnson and his magnificent company welcomed the new year by encompassing all time with..."

Jan. 7, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Top 10 Dance/Classical Music Treasures of 2014
It was a year in which the personal shone through in dance and classical works small and large
"...2) THERE, THE MAGNIFICENT (Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company) This dance's celebration of small virtues and little..."

Jan. 2, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Dance Fever
With Hot September Flurries, a corps of Austin choreographers burn up the Blue all month long
"...Or, say, a month. Because this town boasts enough dance makers to fill a page of the calendar with..."

Sept. 16, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Dance/USA Convenes in Austin
The national arts organization brings honors for the Butlers and big questions about the form's future
"...are as organic as rhythm itself? What responsibility do dancemakers and dance companies have to their societies and communities?..."

June 10, 2016 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

Top 10 (+1) Dance/Classical Music Treasures of 2012
In 2012, dance memorably explored profound topics, and classical embraced Charlie Brown and George Washington
"...1) 'SOLO SYMPHONY' (Forklift Danceworks) A revelation – of the dance at the heart..."

Jan. 4, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Top 10 Dance and Classical Music Wonders of 2007
Chronicle Arts Editor Robert Faires recaps 2007 in dance and classical music
"...of trusted designers, and her amazing corps of aerial dancers transformed the massive beams and vast emptiness of the..."

Jan. 4, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance & Cultural Center
Getting a place of one's own is always cause for celebration, which is why the Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance & Cultural Center is throwing a big shindig
"...for celebration, which is why the Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance & Cultural Center is throwing a big shindig this..."

Aug. 4, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Top 10 Dance and Classical Music Events That Made 2006 a Year to Remember
"...Using the Intel shell as the site for a dance could've been a one-note stunt, but Sally Jacques' choreographic..."

Jan. 5, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Top 10 Dance Phenomena
Chronicle Arts writer Jonelle Seitz recalls 2008, in dance
"...1) Sharon Marroquin The nuance and precision of this dancer-choreographer's movement and thinking left most of the audience in..."

Jan. 2, 2009 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

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 Card
"...Performa/Dance: 4x3: Four Works by Three Choreographers June 10 &..."

June 10, 2016 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

The Best of Tapestry
"...There were many wonderful moments in Tapestry's 10th anniversary program: the rhythmic interplay between two competing..."

Oct. 29, 1999 Arts Feature by Dawn Davis

The Distance Danced
Between its old and new versions of 'Swingin' Then & Now,' Tapestry Dance Company has swung a long way, baby
"...The last time Tapestry Dance Company presented the program Swingin' Then & Now,..."

April 21, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

What's Past Is Prologue
Recreating classic tap routines from the screen and stage opens an exciting new future for Tapestry Dance Company
"...into three dimensions, and they're in the flesh, being danced right now, right here, without benefit of retakes or..."

March 9, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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