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Performance Calendar October 2017

October 13-14. LakeCities Ballet Theatre presents Dracula. Dracula and his crypt of undead brides will haunt you, as LakeCities Ballet Theatre brings you the 12th annual production of their Halloween favorite, “Le Ballet de Dracula”. Eerie special effects, beautifully haunting music, striking sets and amazing costumes make this favorite annual holiday production a performance that you just shouldn’t miss. Artistic director/choreographer Kelly Kilburn Lannin brings this original spell binding ballet, written by Emmy Award winning Tom Rutherford to the stage. October 13th at 7:30pm and October 14th at 2pm and 7:30pm | Medical City Lewisville Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles St., Lewisville, TX 75057 | $20 |

October 15. Youth Ballet of Texas presents Light Has Come: The Angel's Story.
The North Texas Premiere of Ballet Magnificat!'s new ballet featuring dancers from both touring shows. October 15, 7pm | The Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Dr., Richardson, TX 75082 |972.744.4650 ||

October 20.
The Arts Collective at Eastfield College, in collaboration with the Galleries at Eastfield College and the Dance Department, are excited to present a performance by interdisciplinary artist Brandon Gonzalez, for one-night only. Body Textures is a multimedia performance involving dance, video, and found objects. In the performance, Mr. Gonzalez will explore how corporeal perceptions, physical performance, and video manipulation can result in the discovery of new textures and tensions between the body and the space it inhabits. He views the body as a “sensing sculpture,” connected to world, continually in flux and responding to change. Through the performing body, objects in his installation become supporting actors, blurring the border between flesh and thing.

Eastfield College is proud to be the first college to be presenting both Mr. Gonzalez visual art and performing art work. We are also the first college in the Dallas County Community College District to present a dance work of this nature.
7:00pm. Eastfield College Performance Hall (F Building), 3737 Motley Drive, Mesquite, TX 75150. Opening Reception at 6:30pm. FREE. Danielle Georgiou, 972-860-7036

October 20. Russian Grand Ballet presents Swan Lake. Russian Grand Ballet's full-length classical production for the first time includes the rarely seen Waltz of the Black Swans, and features Russia's brightest ballet stars. Odette, a beautiful princess, falls under the spell of an evil sorcerer. Only Prince Siegfried's devotion can save her. Tchaikovsky'sSwan Lake combines pure romanticism and tragedy, in a magical tale of love and deception. The glorious score and gravity-defying choreography have enchanted audiences for over a century, and continue to inspire new generations of dancers and music lovers of all ages. October 20, 8pm | The Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Dr., Richardson, TX 75082 |$27-$100 | 972.744.4650 |


October 27. Dallas Neo-Classical Ballet presents Horror Series. Performance pieces are based on horror films of the choreographer’s choosing. Guest choreographer, Adrian Aguirre and 6 o’clock dance theatre is performing as well. October 27 at 8pm | Sammons Center for the Arts, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75219 |


October 27-28. TITAS Presents Israel’s Kibbutz Contemporary Dance. One of the top touring dance companies in the world today, unique, potent and unforgettable, choreographer Rami Be’er’s works are one of Israel’s most exciting cultural exports. October 27-28, 8pm| Dallas City Performance Hall, 2520 Flora St. Dallas, TX 75201 | $22.50-$67.50 | 214.880.0202 | |


October 29. DCNT Honors. Each year, the Dance Council of North Texas celebrates the accomplishments of individuals for their lifetime contribution; artistic and educational achievement; and service to the community. Event includes, reception, awards, performance and silent auction. October 29, 3 – 5pm | 2700 Ann Williams Way, Dallas, TX 75201 |


October 31. Bram Stroker’s Dracula. Dallas Neo Classical Ballet presents a special screening of Bram Stroker’s Dracula with pre-ballet show. Texas Theater, 231 W Jefferson Blvd, Dallas, TX 75208 |