A Weekend of Texas Contemporary Dance Returns To Miller Outdoor Theatre

June 25, 2009

Houston’s free dance festival, A Weekend of Texas Contemporary Dance, returns to the Miller Outdoor Theatre stage Sept. 25 and Sept. 26 at 8 p.m. with a program presenting work by Houston choreographers and dancers.  Presented by Dance Source and organized by Founder and President Christina Giannelli, the dance festival showcases a wide range of contemporary choreographic styles set to an eclectic mix of live and recorded music. 


The annual weekend includes a special family matinee, Dance Around the World, on Sept. 26 at 11 a.m. at Miller Outdoor Theatre. Admission to A Weekend of Texas Contemporary Dance and Dance Around the World is free.  All seating is available to the public on a first-come, first-served basis.  Free tickets for the evening performances will be available at Miller Outdoor Theatre Box Office on the day of the show from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., and again at 7 p.m.  Listening devices for the hearing impaired are available at the Miller Theatre Box Office one hour prior to curtain.


The curatorial committee for A Weekend of Texas Contemporary Dance includes Dance Source Founder and President Christina Giannelli; Joanna Frieson, Dance Educator, former Houston Ballet Soloist Jeanne Doornbos Maher, and noted independent choreographer Leslie Skates.


Miller Outdoor Theatre is located at 100 Concert Drive in Hermann Park. For Miller Outdoor Theatre General Information call 281-373-3386 or visit the Miller Web site



InstantNewsWestu Staff

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