University of Houston University Dance Theatre
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UH Dance Events and Performances 2019-20

UH Dance Program announces "Emerging Choreographers Showcase" at Zilkha Hall, Hobby Center for the Performing Arts - the only college concert produced and choreographed by students in a professional setting. 

 

University of Houston Kathrine G. McGovern School of Theatre & Dance premieres "Emerging Choreographers Showcase" Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 8:00 p.m., Zilkha Hall, Hobby Center for Performing Arts, 800 Bagby St, Houston, TX 77002, in the heart of downtown’s Theatre District. "Emerging Choreographers Showcase" is the only college concert that is fully produced and designed by current School of Theatre & Dance students in a professional setting, as they prepare for a career in the arts.  Featuring works by up-and-coming dancers, audiences get a sneak peek into the dancers of the future. Tickets are $20 Adult / $15 Senior / $10 Student and can be purchased at 713-315-2525 or thehobbycenter.org. For more information, contact Toni Valle at (713) 409-2838 or visit udtdance.info.  Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cpW4gLtdFew

 

October 10, 2019 The Pre-professional company, the UH Dance Ensemble, returns to UH’s Red Block Bash.4-6pm in the Fine Arts Courtyard, Entrance 16, UH Central Campus. 

 

October 23, 2019 UH Dance Ensemble has been invited to perform for the 50th Anniversary of UHS Public Arts Celebration’s presentation of “Mobius Houston,” at 7:00pm and 8:15pm with LIVE music organized by Dr. David Bertman (UH School of Music). For more info on the art installation/event, click here: https://www.uh.edu/news-events/stories/2019/march-2019/03262019-uhs-launches-temporary-public-art-program.php 

 

November 10, 2019 UH Dance premieres its first Senior Showcase, highlighting choreography by graduating seniors, performed by UH dance students.  The Senior Showcase will be held at 8:00pm in the Wortham Theatre building, Room 208, on UH Central Campus. 

 

Sunday, February 23, 2020 University of Houston Kathrine G. McGovern School of Theatre & Dance premieres “UH Goes to the MATCH” at Matchbox 2, MATCH-Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston, 3400 Main Street, Houston TX 77002. An evening of premiere works produced, choreographed, and danced entirely by UH School of Theatre & Dance students. “UH Goes to the MATCH” is presented Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.  Tickets are $12-15 and can be purchased athttps://matchouston.org/events/2020/uh-goes-match.  Contact the MATCH box office at (713) 521-4533 orboxoffice@matchouston.org. For more information about the concert, contact Toni Valle at (713) 409-2838 or visit http://www.udtdance.info/uh-goes-to-the-match/  To Preview the concert: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHLEh3iz6kI 

 

February 28 & 29, 2020 UH Dance Ensemble performs John Beasant III’s Brink and Calligraphy (duet) for “Artists for Hope” 

 

April 24-26, 2020 University of Houston Kathrine G. McGovern School of Theatre & Dance premieres “Ensemble Dance Works” at Quintero Theatre, Zilkha Hall, Hobby Center for Performing Arts, 800Bagby St, Houston, TX 77002. “Ensemble Dance Works” is an annual spring showcase featuring original dance works by faculty and professional guest artists, performed by the pre-professional dance company, the UH Dance Ensemble. Take a sneak peek at the dancers of the future. “Ensemble Dance Works” is presented Friday, April 24, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Saturday April 25, 2020 at 7:30 p.m., andSunday, April 26, 2020 at 1:30 p.m.  Tickets are $20 Adult / $15 Senior / $10 Student and can be purchased at 713-315-2525 or thehobbycenter.org. For more information, contact Toni Valle at (713) 409-2838 or visithttps://www.uh.edu/kgmca/theatre-and-dance/get-tickets/2019-2020/dance-works/ 

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