TITAS Presents, in association with the nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center, announced today that tickets for Parsons Dance Company are on sale now. Parsons Dance Company will perform at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 25th at the Winspear Opera House in the Dallas Arts District.
“They attack the audience and stage like gangbusters.” — Clive Barnes, New York Post
“It does not take long to see why [Parsons Dance] is one of the hottest tickets in contemporary American dance.” — Michael Crabb, The Toronto Star
Exuberant, Virtuosic, Sexy barely begin to describe the Parsons Dance Experience. An exciting American modern dance company, their bold, athletic, exuberant personality and joyous movement style has solidified them as one of the world’s leading dance companies. Always a TITAS Presents favorite, their stunning works, like Parsons’ iconic Caught, exemplifies this company’s innovation and huge audience appeal. We welcome them back to Dallas!
Please note that a strobe light will be used during this performance.
Parsons Dance is an internationally renowned contemporary dance company based in New York City. Under the artistic direction of David Parsons, the company presents uplifting, family-friendly contemporary dance to audiences around the world.
Parsons Dance is a company of 8 full-time dancers and maintains a repertory of more than 70 works by David Parsons, as well as commissions by emerging choreographers and collaborations with some of the greatest artists of our time, including Steely Dan, Dave Matthews, Michael Gordon, Milton Nascimento, William Ivey Long, Annie Leibovitz, Donna Karan and Alex Katz, among many others.
In addition to choreography and performance, Parsons Dance engages audiences of all ages through education and outreach programs. The company hosts post-show discussions, open rehearsals, studio showcases and open company classes, as well as three weeks of summer workshops in dance and choreography. In spring 2014, Parsons Dance will partner with Democracy Prep Public Schools to incorporate contemporary dance into the full-time curricula of K-12 students. Parsons Dance was founded in 1985 and has performed in more than 350 cities, 30 countries and 5 continents for the most prestigious theaters, festivals and presenters worldwide, including the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Maison de la Danse, Teatro La Fenice and Teatro Muncipal.
TITAS Official Hotel Sponsor: Sheraton Dallas
Season Sponsors include: Heritage Auctions, American Airlines, TACA, Texas Commission on the Arts, City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Tickets for Parsons Dance Company range from $135 to $12, with orchestra seat prices from $80 to $55, and can be purchased online at www.attpac.org/titas, by phone at 214-880-0202 or in person at the AT&T Performing Arts Center Information Center, 2353 Flora Street (Monday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Tuesday thru Saturday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.). http://titas.org