Bath House Cultural Center 521 East Lawther Drive, Dallas, TX Performing Arts $0.00$30.00 BBDFestival Pass (Includes 3 tickets to any 3 shows during the festival run) $30.00 (30.00 available) "All New Stuff" on Thursday, Jan 24 at 8pm $11.00 (11.00 available) "All New Stuff" on Friday, Jan 25 at 8pm $11.00 (11.00 available) "All New Stuff" on Saturday, Jan 26 at 8pm $11.00 (11.00 available) "All New Stuff" on Saturday, Jan 26 at 3pm $11.00 (11.00 available)
Barefoot Brigade Dance Festival 2013
When: Thursday, January 10, 2013 8:00 PM to Saturday, January 26, 2013 10:00 PM CST
Where: Bath House Cultural Center, 521 East Lawther Drive, Dallas, TX 75218


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Bath House Cultural Center
521 East Lawther Drive
Dallas, TX 75218
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The 12th Annual

Barefoot Brigade Dance Festival

3 Weeks!! Inspired by 3 Themes!!


Week 1: "Dwelling", January 10-12
An entire weekend of dance inspired by the current photography exhibit at the Bath House Cultural Center called, Vanishing Dallas: Architectural Preservation by Five Photographers! Choreographers have been inspired literally and metaphorically by the idea of dwelling and structure. Very thought provoking weekend of dance that you will not want to miss!!
Adjudicated Guests:
Muscle Memory Dance Theatre (Dallas)
China Cat Dance (Houston)
Flatlands Dance Theatre (Lubbock)
Velocity Dance Company (Ft.Worth)
Hub City Dance Collective (Hattiesburg, Mississippi)
Images Contemporary Dance Company (Dallas)

Barefoot Brigade Members:
Contemporary Dance Fort Worth (Ft.Worth)
Feel Good Dance (Dallas)
Collective Force Dance Company (Ft. Worth)
Beckles Dancing Company (Dallas)

Week 2: "pARTners in Crime", January 17- 19
A second weekend featuring interdisciplinary works created in collaboration with other musicians, media designers, projections, artists, and dancers, etc. You will not only feast your eyes on some amazing dance during this weekend's show, but your senses will be heightened by live music from collaborating musicians and other great feats of collaboration! A must see show!!
Adjudicated guests:
Big Rig Dance Collective with the Hentai Improvising Orchestra (Denton)– [evening performances only]
Sue Collins with music by Denton composer Claudia Howard Queen (Denton)
Barefoot Brigade members:
Contemporary Dance/Fort Worth premieres choreography by company member Courtney Mulcahy in collaboration with Dallas composer/musician
Jon David Johnston
Collective Force Dance Company (Fort Worth)
Lauren Butschek-Neisler (Collective Force Dance Company) and Angie Dutton (Feel Good Dance) in collaboration with poet Rashard Garrett
Feel Good Dance (Dallas)
Satellite-Dance (Denton)
BB members with friends and other local conspirators:
“HAPPENSTANCE” – A one of a kind inter-disciplinary event, mixing multiple art forms, structured improvisation, and the kind of adventure that couldn’t be repeated if we tried. [Matinee madness only!]

Week 3: "All New Stuff", January 24- 26
And lastly, but certainly not 'old news', a third weekend of 'ALL NEW STUFF'! Each piece on this show has been created 'fresh off the press' for the Barefoot Brigade Dance Festival! So make sure to catch this show of bright and shiny new dances!
Companies & Artists Presenting this week are:

Adjudicated guests:

Brazos Dance Collective*  (Bryan-College Station)

Christine Bergeron (Bryan-College Station)

DGDG* (Danielle Georgiou Dance Group)  (Dallas)

Eyakkam Dance Company*  (Denton)

FireWalk Dance*  (Frisco)


Houston Metropolitan Dance Company*

imPULSE Dance Project* (Lewisville)

Tina Mullone (Louisiana/Texas) – collaborative duet with Claudia Orcasitas  (Fort Worth)

Jessica Thomas (The Colony)

Barefoot Brigade members:

Beckles Dancing Company  (Dallas)

Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 8pm
Saturday at 3pm

Box office opens 1 hour before performance.
Please print your receipt and bring it with you as your ticket.
All seats are General Admission.
Seating begins 30 minutes before performance time.  Festival Pass holders are seated first, then online ticket holders, then walk-ups. Priority seating ends 20 minutes before performance. 
Holders of BBDFestival Passes need to show the pass at least 20 minutes before performance, in order to get priority seating.  Failure to do so may result in box office releasing seats to other ticket purchasers at the Box Office. Festival Pass holders WILL NOT be guaranteed a seat after 20 min.
Holders of pre-sold tickets (tickets bought online) need to present their tickets or receipts at the box office at least 20 minutes before performance, in order to receive priority seating.