Dance Council of North Texas Hosts Buster Cooper 90th Birthday Celebration Tonight
One of our brightest and beloved stars in the dance community, Buster Cooper is turning 90 years young in August. To celebrate Mr. Cooper's 90 years of star quality, Michael Jenkins and the Musical Hall at Fair Park and Dance Council of North Texas are hosting a birthday celebration today, August 31st. We will look back at his professional and personal milestones, enjoy his choreography in a short performance, savor the hors d'oeuvres in the M Dining room, and of course toast the man himself.
Buster Cooper is unsurpassed as a dancer, teacher, and choreographer and is held in high regard as a faculty member of all the most prominent dance organizations throughout the nation. One of the country's leading authorities in jazz and tap, Buster Cooper is unsurpassed as a dancer, teacher, and choreographer. At one time, Mr. Cooper had six former students appearing simultaneously on Broadway, two with lead roles in A Chorus Line, two in 42nd Street, and one in the Broadway Show Cats. Mr. Cooper has taught more than 200,000 students in his 55 year career, and has choreographed more than 1,700 dance numbers over his lifetime.
Buster Cooper dancers from near and far, students and friends -you do not want to miss this bash!!
Attire: Appropriate to honor 90 years of STAR QUALITY!
Menu: Light Hors d'oeuvres, cash bar
Start: 2PM End: 4PM
Where: Music Hall at Fair Park in M Dining
Tickets: $20 until August 23rd.
$35 from August 24th to August 31st.
All proceeds will help fund the DCNT Buster Cooper tap and jazz scholarships.
How to Purchase: Online link is PayPal or call 469.531.5202 to pay by check.
Contact Gina Carrico at email@example.com for payment information.
The Dance Council of North Texas, a 501 c (3) non-profit founded in 1973, promotes and supports dance. The Council provides artistic, educational and cultural opportunities to people of all ages, cultures and abilities through dance performances, festivals, scholarships, master classes, and additional activities, collaborations and partnerships.
Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) is the preeminent nonprofit presenter of Broadway theatre in North Texas. DSM produces, presents and promotes excellence in live musical theatre with year-round performances for diverse audiences of all ages, impacting the lives of children and families through community outreach and education and enriching the cultural landscape of Dallas/Fort Worth, North Texas and the Southwest Region.