Associate Professor Charles O. Anderson, artistic director of Charles O. Anderson/dance theatre X, has been awarded a residency at the Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography (MANCC) to develop (Re)current Unrest, an evening-length immersive performance installation ‘ritual’.
Senior Lecturer Rennie Harris's probing Lazarus premieres as part of a program celebrating the sixtieth anniversary of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
Andrew J. Friedenthal praises the work of director Adam L. Sussman to change The Merchant of Venice "from a painful reminder of historical stereotypes into an even more painful, desperately urgent exposé of our contemporary prejudices."
Burgess Byrd (Shylock), Bella Medina (Portia) and Adam L. Sussman (Director) sit down with Texas Theatre and Dance Marketing and Events Assistant Ryan Prendergast to discuss the challenges and rewards of one of Shakespeare’s most controversial and misunderstood plays. Part scathing social satire, part romantic comedy, part revenge thriller, The Merchant of Venice defies expectations and asks us to examine what hatred we hold in our hearts.