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S U R P R I S I N G | C A P T I VAT I N G | I N T E R N AT I O N A L These words speak to what sets TITAS/DANCE UNBOUND apart: Surprising, Captivating, International. Dance is such a special art form. Athletic, luminous and inspiring. Time and time again, these are the reactions I hear from audience members. First-time audience members stating they had no idea dance was so cool, something our longtime subscribers have always known. For more than 36 years, TITAS/DANCE UNBOUND has presented the coolest, the most innovative, the most remarkable dance artists touring the world today, hence our new name, TITAS/DANCE UNBOUND. A name that is more descriptive of who we are and what we do. The 2019:20 season won’t disappoint. Creative, theatrical, gymnastic and breathtaking imagery makes this a very special set of international companies. Funny, stunning, inspiring and exciting, we proudly present a season of ten extraordinary companies from the United States, Canada, France, Mexico, South Korea and China. Four of these companies are making their Texas debuts in Dallas with TITAS. Thank you for being a part of another year of breathtaking performances, and thank you for actively engaging in the arts and for being a part of the TITAS/DANCE UNBOUND and AT&T Performing Arts Center family. What we do together, truly does make a difference.

Charles Santos Executive Director / Artistic Director

Photo by Sharen Bradford

Sincerely,

RONALD K. BROWN / EVIDENCE September 20 2019

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BODYTRAFFIC October 25.26 2019

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BALLET BRITISH COLUMBIA (Canada) November 08.09 2019

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MOMIX December 13 2019

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DELFOS DANZA CONTEMPORÁNEA (Mexico) January 31 2020

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MALANDAIN BALLET BIARRITZ (France) February 07.08 2020

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BEIJINGDANCE/LDTX (China) February 28.29 2020

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ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER March 13.14 2020

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CHANGMU DANCE COMPANY (S. Korea) April 11 2020

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RUBBERBAND (Canada) May 01.02 2020

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SPECIAL EVENT COMMAND PERFORMANCE June 06 2020

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RONALD K. BROWN / EVIDENCE

"Ronald K. Brown is THE REAL

DEAL."

- The New York Times

Profound, Soulful and Absolutely Moving – Ron Brown’s choreography is to be experienced, not watched. His stories and movement express themes of community, ritual, and collective experience. Brown wants stories, the history. It is really the human experience.” Ronald K. Brown/

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Evidence’s highly anticipated return to Dallas will feature a mixed rep including his extraordinary work Grace, originally created for Alvin Ailey

Photo by Ayodele Casel

American Dance Theater. A soulful evening of dance not to be missed.

SUBTLE ONE, Photo by Ayodele Casel

his work to represent “all the information that has gone into us – the

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"It's not every day that, even before a company finished the first piece, I think: 'And now I have

BODY TRAFFIC

A NEW COMPANY TO LOVE.'"

BODYTRAFFIC, Photo by Rory Doyle

- The Herald Sun

Surprising and unforgettable, BODYTRAFFIC is “one of the most talked-about companies nationwide,” - L.A. Times. Named one of Dance Magazine’s “25 to Watch,” and a definite TITAS Favorite, BODYTRAFFIC has surged to the forefront of the dance world. After a decade of stellar performances and world tours including Moscow, St. Petersburg, and the Netherlands, BODYTRAFFIC has solidified its place as a force to be reckoned with on the international dance landscape. Hofesh Shechter, Ohad Naharin, Sidra Bell, Michaela Taylor, Richard Siegal and Stijn A Million Voices, Photo by Rob Latour

Celis are just a few of the world’s top choreographers who

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have chosen to set works on BODYTRAFFIC, and TITAS has them back in Dallas!

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BALLET BRITISH COLUMBIA

"[Ballet British Columbia] is cultivating

A NEW LANDSCAPE OF BALLET..."

Ballet BC dancers Kirsten Wicklund, Darren Devaney, Alexis Fletcher in workwithinwork, Photo by Michael Slobodian

(Canada)

- The New York Times

In a recent Vancouver Festival of Dance, Ballet British Columbia was nothing short of astonishing! Dynamic, intelligent, passionate and sophisticated are the hallmarks of this extraordinary Canadian company. British Columbia has become one of the most sought-after companies in the world today. A remarkable repertoire by the world’s leading contemporary choreographers including Crystal Pite, Medhi Walerski, Sharon Eyal, William Forsythe, Itzik Galili, Jorma Elo, and Adi Salant puts this company in an elite category of the world’s best. Ballet British Columbia has taken the world stage by storm and has established itself as one of the most compelling companies touring the world today. Don’t miss this stunning performance.

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"This superb contemporary ballet company ... is packed with charismatic dancers performing at

FULL-STRENGTH..."

- Boston Globe

Ballet BC Dancer Kirsten Wicklund; Photo By Michael Slobodian

Brilliant dancers, and an outstanding artistic director, Emily Molnar, Ballet

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MOMIX

BEAUTY AND SHEER PHYSICAL DARING " ... With its wit,

... your eyes forget to blink and your breath forgets to come out."

Photo by Max Pucciarelli

- Sylviane Gold, NEWSDAY

Innovation meets ingenuity meets creativity and you have the secret behind the genius of MOMIX. With the unrestrained imagination of artistic director Moses Pendleton and the fearless athleticism of the dancers, wondrous, there’s nothing like the MOMIX live performance experience. If you have ever questioned if dance is something for you, MOMIX is your ticket! Grab your family, friends, BFFs and get ready to expect the unexpected - this is the show to see!

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VIVA MOMIX, Photo by Todd Burnsed

VIVA MOMIX is sure to enchant and astonish. Surreal, surprising and


We are attracted to the edge of our art form and all the possibilities that exist when we push our boundaries. We believe in the power of dance and art, which gives balance to our community, our society and the world in which we live. - Delfos Danza Contemporánea

DEBUT

DELFOS DANZA CONTEMPORÁNEA

Founded in 1992 in Mexico City by Mexican choreographers/dancers Claudia Lavista and Victor Manuel Ruiz, Delfos Danza Contemporánea

(Mexico)

is Mexico’s premiere contemporary dance company, ranking among

Delfos, Photo by Martin Garcia

the best in Latin America. Cuando los Disfraces se Cuelgan (When the Disguises are Hung Up) is an evening-length reflection on appearances and the disguises we put on in order to navigate a world. Brilliant imagery, powerful dancers and compelling movement make Delfos a great addition to the TITAS roster. Exciting and mold-breaking, this One-Night-Only performance is not to be missed.

"One of the most important dance companies in Latin America."

"Sublime … extraordinary richness of a group, lauded worldwide, carries with it the

MARK OF GENIUS"

Delfos, Photo by Martin Garcia

- The Miami Herald

- El Universal/México

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MALANDAIN BALLET BIARRITZ (France) Cendrillon, Photo by Olivier Houeix

In the TITAS 2014:15 season, we presented Malandain Ballet Biarritz with Cinderella. Alas, in a true live theater moment, the sets, props and costumes literally never made it off the boat. There was a scramble and the company presented a spectacular repertory performance on the fly. Now in the 2019:20 season, the Cinderella sets, props and costumes are arriving! We are thrilled to bring back to Dallas this stunning company and the brilliant Cinderella/Cendrillon that our audience missed. One of the most important companies on the world stage, Malandain Ballet Biarritz has forged an extraordinary reputation. A visionary if ever there was one, Malandain has taken hold of a ballet monument, Cendrillon, score by Prokofiev, and provided us with a very fresh vision of an iconic story ballet. Ingenious, ethereal, sometimes gossamer-like and always inspirational, the remarkable dancers of Malandain Ballet Biarritz brilliantly capture his magical and inventive vision. Audiences leave astonished and thrilled.

"His dance is a combination of stringency,

GRACE AND VIRTUOSITY

which are Malandain’s hallmark." - La Croix

Cendrillon, Photo by Olivier Houeix

"Thierry Malandain has achieved a great feat: getting Ballet Biarritz into the closed club of leading international companies.�

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- Le Figaro

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Photo by YIN Peng

DEBUT

BEIJINGDANCE/LDTX (China)

Willy TSAO, an influential figure in China’s contemporary dance, with cofounder LI Han-zhong, has created a remarkable company of artists full of individuality and technique. BeijingDance/LDTX is China’s first officially registered private professional contemporary dance company. LDTX makes its debut in Texas with a stunningly crafted evening-length work

Photo by YIN Peng

ARC choreographed by Mongolian resident artist Adiya. Exciting, compelling and surprising ARC is about the kaleidoscope of life, exploring the ebbs and flows of one’s life. With exquisitely trained dancers from across China, LDTX provides a platform for Chinese dance artists to explore multidimensional works. We welcome them to the U.S. and to Dallas. Stunning and Compelling, A Must See!

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LDTX stands for "Lei Dong Tian Xia" meaning

THUNDER RUMBLES THE UNIVERSE

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ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER (3 SHOWS)

When Alvin Ailey and a small group of African-American dancers took the stage on March 30, 1958 at New York City's 92nd Street Y, the engagement was for one night only, but it turned out to be the start of a new era in the arts. More than 60 years later, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater continues its reign as an American “cultural ambassador to the world”—having performed live for an estimated 25 million people in 48 states, 71 countries, and six continents. The gifted and gorgeous Ailey dancers infuse energy and emotion to Samantha Figgins and Jeroboam Bozeman. Photo by Andrew Eccles

classics and new works alike. Guided by the visionary artistic director Robert Battle, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater remains the nation’s leading modern dance Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Chalvar Monteiro Photo by Andrew Eccles

company. We welcome Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater back to Dallas!

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"Possibly the most successful modern dance company

ON THE PLANET." - The New York Times

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Recognized today as the leading performer and creator of Korean

DEBUT

contemporary dance, and over the past 35 years touring 100 cities in

ChangMu Dance Company

20 countries, KIM MaeJa/ChangMu Dance Company has introduced the world to the artistry and beauty of Korean dance. Steeped in rich Korean culture, with a mastery of traditional Korean dance, including

(South Korea)

shaman dance, Buddhist dance, folk dance, and court dance, ChangMu

ChangMu Dance Company; Photo courtesy of KMP Artists

Dance Company has helped bring Korean dance to the world stage. KIM’s stunning blending of contemporary and traditional choreography celebrates the future of Korean dance while honoring the past. Gorgeous culture and remarkable dancers, TITAS/DANCE UNBOUND welcomes KIM Maeja and ChangMu Dance Company in their Texas debut in the beautiful Winspear Opera House.

FANTASTIC FUSION OF THE PAST AND THE FUTURE." - Jeremy Eccles, Canberra Times

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Photo courtesy of KMP Artist Management

"The dance of KIM MaeJa and the ChangMu Dance Company is a


DEBUT

RUBBERBAND (Canada)

itself in Canada and abroad as an explosive one-of-a-kind troupe. In 15 years, RUBBERBAND has not only redefined breakdance, but it has opened the way for new creators fascinated by this dance form. Victor Quijada continues with his extraordinary dance works, this time with 10

RUBBERBAND; Photo by Mat Doyon

Founded in 2002 by Victor Quijada, RUBBERBAND immediately imposed

irrepressible dancers, a DJ, and a wide-open venue. Athletic, exciting and inventive, the evening-length work Ever So Slightly explores behavioral mechanisms and the reflexes we develop every day dealing with the world around us. We are thrilled they are making their Texas debut in Dallas with TITAS/DANCE UNBOUND.

"Quijada’s choreography blurs hard edges of breaking with contemporary sensibility, boasting

DELECTABLY CLEVER PARTNERING

Photo by Marie-Noële Pilon

and buoyant musicality." - Time Out Chicago

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SPECIAL EVENT

COMMAND PERFORMANCE

TITAS/DANCE UNBOUND Gala Photo by Sharen Bradford

Jaw-dropping and awe-inspiring, Command Performance is the most exciting performance of the year. Dynamic and unforgettable, this is world-class dance! Artists from leading companies light up the stage with spectacular, surprising, jaw-dropping performances. It is the pyrotechnics of dance—the most exciting, innovative and beautiful works being performed today. Command Performance also features TITAS/DANCE UNBOUND-commissioned works created specifically for this gala performance; works by some of the world’s leading choreographers such as Twyla Tharp, Dwight Rhoden, Jessica Lang, Mia Michaels, Sonya Tayeh, Bridget L. Moore

AWE-INSPIRING, POWERFUL AND DAZZLING." - Dallas Morning News Photo by Takao Komaru

and WANG Yuanyuan. Truly, a not-to-be-missed event!

"A mix of classical and modern dance …

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TITAS/DANCE UNBOUND 2019:20 Season Brochure  

These words speak to what sets TITAS/DANCE UNBOUND apart: Surprising, Captivating, International. Dance is such a special art form. Athletic...

TITAS/DANCE UNBOUND 2019:20 Season Brochure  

These words speak to what sets TITAS/DANCE UNBOUND apart: Surprising, Captivating, International. Dance is such a special art form. Athletic...