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By Debbie AndersonAugust 29, 2022September 2nd, 2022No Comments


Alexandra Farber and Jiyan Dai are part of Cirque du Ballet. Photo by Steven Visneau

Texas Ballet Theater, Cirque Du Ballet

AT&T Performing Arts Center 2403 Flora St., Dallas;

Bass Performance Hall 525 Commerce St., Fort Worth, 817-212-4280,

The stage is transformed into a circus as dancers perform favorites from ballets such as Cinderella, Dracula, Romeo and Juliet, Swan Lake and more — with costumes and props — in this world premiere. Sept. 16-18; Sept. 30-Oct. 2

A Tribute to Peace: North Texas Welcomes Kyiv City Ballet

Bass Performance Hall 525 Commerce St., Fort Worth, 817-212-4280,

Flying out of Ukraine the day before the Russian invasion in February 2022, the Kyiv City Ballet had no idea upon landing in Paris that they would not be returning home from their long-planned tour. Having since danced in France and elsewhere in Europe, the company now marks its first tour in the United States, and Performing Arts Fort Worth and Texas Ballet Theater are partnering to present the only stop in Texas for the neoclassical performance. Oct. 3

Elemental Brubeck by Lar Lubovitch

Bruce Wood Dance, Homecoming

Scott Theatre 1300 Gendy St., Fort Worth,

The contemporary dance company named for its Fort Worth founder (Bruce Wood died in 2014) returns to Cowtown for a one-night show of longtime favorites including RED and Lovett!, plus one new work. Wood created RED just prior to the events of 9-11; Lovett!, which premiered at Bass Performance Hall in 2000, celebrates Texas and is set to the music of the popular singer-songwriter. BW artistic director Joy Bollinger’s much-lauded Slip Zone is a suite commissioned by the Dallas Museum of Art. Sept. 17