For company members at the Texas Ballet Theater, dance is engrained into life. “When you’ve bend down in a grocery store, you’re in a plié,” executive director Vanessa Logan says. When you stand on your tippy toes, reaching for that top-shelf cereal box, “you’re in relevé.”
Dance is everywhere, she says, but nothing beats seeing the athleticism, beauty, and entertainment of it on stage.
On Tuesday, the Texas Ballet Theater announced its 2023–2024 season lineup during a party at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. The 32-dancer company will perform eight runs of four shows between its Dallas and Fort Worth residences. The season is full, Logan says. And it marks a significant change for the North Texas company.
Last summer legendary choreographer Ben Stevenson, whose career has spanned eight decades, stepped down as Texas Ballet Theater’s artistic director after 20 years in the position. Stevenson…