The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance to present ‘Esperanza Rising’

The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance is performing a play based on the beloved children’s story Esperanza Rising at the B. Iden Payne Theatre. Performances are running until Oct. 12. After tragedy strikes, Esperanza, a young, privileged girl in Mexico, is forced to flee to California where she works in […]

Texas Performing Arts to present Latin Grammy Award winner Mariza live in concert

Monday, Nov. 4, Texas Performing Arts welcomes Latin Grammy Award-winning singer Mariza to Bass Concert Hall. Mariza is recognized the world over as the queen of fado – the rich and emotionally textured musical tradition from Portugal. She will be performing live with her quartet, composed of Portuguese guitarist Jose Manuel Neto, guitarist Pedro Joia, Vicky Marques on drums […]

Texas Performing Arts to present U.S. premiere of Piazzolla Project

The Texas Performing Arts presents the U.S. premiere of Piazzolla Project, which celebrates the works of renowned Argentine tango composer and bandoneon player Astor Piazzolla. On Sept.18 the Bass Concert Hall will be hosting the event.

Texas Performing Arts presents U.S. Premier of Sin Sangre

The Texas Performing Arts will be presenting the U.S. premiere of Sin Sangre on March 21 and 22 starting at 8 p.m. at the McCullough Theatre in conjunction with the Chilean Theatre Company, Teatrocinema, and the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American studies and the department of theatre and dance. The film will be […]

Grupo Corpo returns to Austin for two nights at Bass Concert Hall

Brazil’s world-renowned dance company, Grupo Corpo, was founded in 1975 by brothers Rodrigo (Choreographer), Paulo (Artistic Director) and Pedro (Technical Director) Pedernias in the City of Belo Horizonte. Their style strives to graft the pliancy of modern dance and the rhythmic complexity of Afro-Brazilian dance onto ballet. As part of the 2012-2013 Texas Performing Arts […]