Dance Month at the Kaplan Theatre

Dance Month at the Kaplan Theatre

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Celebrating 34 Years of Presenting Dance
IW Marks Theatre Center • The Gerald Rauch Cultural & Performing Arts Wing

The 34th season of Dance Month showcases Houston talent as well as national dancers, teachers and choreographers.

Tirkedu Houston! | Houston Choreographers X6 | Four in the Mix | Carolyn Dorfman Dance Co. | SPA at the J Master Classes | About Dance Month 

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Dance of Asian American on KRIV Fox 26 

Yaron Carmel

Tirkedu Houston!

Friday, January 10-Sunday, January 12
This fun-filled weekend of enthusiastic and energetic Israeli dancing will feature workshop leader Yaron Carmel from Israel. The weekend will include an Erev Shabbat Get Together, teaching sessions for intermediate to advanced dancers with reviews at the end of each session, and a Saturday night dance party.

Full Weekend Workshop
$70 ERJCC Member / $100 Public / $50 with Valid Student ID
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Houston Choreographers X6   

Randall FlinnSaturday, January 25 • 8:00 PM Concert
Pre-Show Film • 7:15 PM
Sunday, January 26 • 3:00 PM Concert
Pre-Show Film • 2:15 PM

Houston Choreographers X6, an evening of intriguing local professional up and coming artists will present exciting new works. As a pre-show, experience the visual feast of Motion Captured, Dance on Film that features site-specific, innovative choreography that combines dance and technology. Choreographers commissioned this season are Rebekah Chappell, Randall Flinn, Ashley Horn, Kristina Koutsoudas, Cori Miller and Heather Nabors. Choreographers' bios. Photo by: Lancia E. Smith

$18 ERJCC Member / $24 Public / $12 Senior Adult & Student
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Dance of Asian America

Four in the Mix  

Saturday, February 1 • 8:00 PM Concert 
Four pre-professional dance companies come together for an evening of dance and present works ranging in styles from hip hop to contemporary.

Companies include Dance of Asian America, Houston Ballet Level 8, USDC2 and Inertia. Companies' biosPhoto by Leo Cheng Yue

$18 ERJCC Member / $24 Public / $12 Senior Adult & Student
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Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company in Residence Feb 4-9

Wednesday, February 5 • 9:30-11:00 AM
Carolyn Dorfman Dance Co. Woman to Woman: The Power of the Arts to Transform Lives
Come engage with Carolyn Dorfman, Founder and Artistic Director of her nationally recognized modern dance company and recipient of numerous artistic and civic awards. Dorfman talks about the arts and more specifically, “Dance with a capital D”… how she and her dynamic, multiethnic company effect individual and collective change through choreography, performance and community engagement. This is a multi-media presentation and conversation. Open to the public free of charge. 

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Saturday, February 8 • 7:00 PM Family Performance
Join us for BACKSTAGE PASS, a “family friendly” interactive show. Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company is known throughout the country for its superb artistry and engaging Backstage Pass performances. Backstage Pass ends with audience members joining CDDC on stage and in their seats to create a final dance together. An artist/audience discussion concludes the performance.

$8 ERJCC Member / $12 Public
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Sunday, February 9 • 3:00 PM Concert
The Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company has been hailed for its “elegance and power” and “technical ability, versatility and inner fire.”  CDDC presents an extraordinary program that merges the art of dance with Ms. Dorfman’s creative drive to communicate about the commonality of the human experience.

$18 ERJCC Member / $24 Public / $12 Senior Adult & Student
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Photos by: Tom Caravaglia and Christopher Duggan  

SPA at the J

In addition to presenting performances by renowned companies, Dance Month at the Kaplan Theatre brings extraordinary companies to teach master classes to Houston dancers at affordable prices in partnership with SPA at the J. Learn more


Please contact Maxine Silberstein at or 713.729.3200 ext. 3223 for more information.