Von Ussar Danceworks to Host The Dance Gallery Festival Texas Experience, 10/17-18
VON USSAR danceworks presents the 5th Annual The Dance Gallery Festival: Texas Experience, featuringoriginal works from emerging and renowned choreographers in the Houston area and around the world on October 17 and 18, 2014 at 8pm at Sam Houston State University Performing Arts Center, 815 17th Street, Huntsville, TX. Tickets are $15 (general admission and are available at www.dancegalleryfestival.com or by phone at 936-294-2339.
For the fifth consecutive year, The Dance Gallery Festival has partnered with Sam Houston State University. The Texas venue of DGF cultivates relationships between students and professionals and provides exposure for participating companies in the Houston area. Nationally recognized critic Nancy Wozny hailed, "the evening's polish, fine dancing and choreographic invention made one memorable night." The Dance Gallery Festival at Sam Houston offers beautiful state-of-the art facilities, a master class series, and paid guest artist residencies in conjunction with the festival's performances. These one to two week residencies include choreographing a new work on Sam Houston's upper-level students to be performed on their fall concert as well as teaching technique and choreography classes. A juried panel comprised of Sam Houston faculty and area artists will select the resident artists. Prior year's recipients include Khaleah London, iMEE, Hope Stone Dance and somebodies dance theater.