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Dallas Black Dance Theatre

Meet the Artist


  • Thu, Jan 4, 2024, 6:15 PM

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Artistic Director Melissa Young and Dancer/Co-Rehearsal Director Sean Smith discuss how the Dallas Black Dance Theatre and the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra will bring this collaboration to life through Sean Smith's choreography for Stravinsky’s Petrushka Suite. 

Dallas Black Dance Theatre is the oldest, continuously operating professional dance company in Dallas. Under the direction of the Artistic Director, Melissa M. Young, the contemporary company, consists of 14 professional, full-time dancers performing a mixed repertory of modern, ballet, jazz, and ethnic works by nationally and internationally known choreographers. Over the course of its history, DBDT has performed for 4 million arts patrons and 2.6 million children worldwide (40,000 annually youth grades K–12).

Meet the Artist: Dallas Black Dance Theatre is Generously Supported by:

Aaron Howard and Corrie Hood-Howard

Featured Artists

Melissa M. Young, Artistic Director

Sean Smith, Choreographer, Dancer, & Co-Rehearsal Director

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