Theater & Dance

Find the theater and dance events in Dallas, including musicals, plays, dance troupes, and ballet.

Events in Theater & Dance

Dallas has a robust theater and dance scene that's always buzzing. The AT&T Performing Arts Center, located in the Dallas Arts District, houses the Winspear Opera House and is home to the Dallas Opera and Texas Ballet Theater. The Wyly Theatre is home to the Dallas Theater Center, Dallas Black Dance Theatre and the Anita N. Martinez Ballet Folkorico. See some of the top Broadway shows or catch a dance performance at either of these venues, or see a show at Music Hall at Fair Park for the Dallas Summer Musicals series.

Verdigris Ensemble: Dust Bowl
Thu - Feb 27

Verdigris Ensemble: Dust Bowl

In collaboration with bluegrass band, video projection, and choreographed movement, Verdigris Ensemble world premieres stories of that time period through previously unexplored mediums and asks...

Winspear Opera House

Il Volo
Thu - Feb 27

Il Volo

In May 2009, three fresh-faced teenagers, Piero Barone, Ignazio Boschetto, and Gianluca Ginoble, appeared on the popular Italian talent show Ti Lascio Una Canzone and dazzled television viewers...

Winspear Opera House

Next Stop Broadway 2020
Fri - Feb 28

Next Stop Broadway 2020

The DCT Academy Presents Next Stop Broadway 2020 Join K. Doug Miller and his amazing group of talented students as they give you their best and most unforgettable version of Broadway scenes, songs...

Dallas Children's Theater

BeijingDance/LDTX
Fri - Feb 28

BeijingDance/LDTX

Willy TSAO, an influential figure in China's contemporary dance, with cofounder LI Han-zhong, has created a remarkable company of artists full of individuality and technique. BeijingDance/LDTX is...

Moody Performance Hall

LightWire Theater's The Ugly Duckling
Sun - Mar 01

LightWire Theater's The Ugly Duckling

Lightwire Theater brings a classic tale to the modern stage in an unforgettable theatrical experience. Lined with electroluminescent wire, the beloved story of The Ugly Duckling plays out on stage...

Winspear Opera House

Art is Performance
Sun - Mar 01

Art is Performance

An annual event presented by The No Limits Arts Theatre (NLAT), a nonprit organizations committed to providing a venue for young artist to showcase their talent. There will live performances of...

The Fourth Weekend Day in Mar ongoing

Full City Rooster Coffee Roasting Studio

Janielle Kastner & Brigham Mosley: Playwrights in the Newsroom
Thu - Mar 05

Janielle Kastner & Brigham Mosley: Playwrights in the Newsroom

Playwrights in the Newsroom is an immersive, theatrical experience orchestrated by two playwrights who've spent hundreds of hours shadowing The Dallas Morning News. Playwrights Brigham Mosley and...

Wyly Theatre

Come From Away - Best Musical Winner All Across North America!
Tue - Mar 10

Come From Away - Best Musical Winner All Across North America!

Winner of 4 Olivier Awards, including Best New Musical, Come From Away has taken the West End by storm as well as continuing sold-out, record-breaking engagements on Broadway, across the USA and...

Fair Park

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Fri - Mar 13

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

When Alvin Ailey® and a small group of African-American dancers took the stage on March 30, 1958 at New York City's 92nd Street Y, the engagement was for one night only, but it turned out to...

Winspear Opera House

The Women Who Compose For Broadway Book by Marjorie Hayes
Thu - Mar 19

The Women Who Compose For Broadway Book by Marjorie Hayes

Back for a fifth year, Down For #TheCount honors The Women Who Compose for Broadway, an evening of musical entertainment featuring the music of Nell Benjamin, Nancy Ford, Micki Grant, Mary...

Bishop Arts Theatre Center

LAST STOP ON MARKET STREET
Sat - Mar 21

LAST STOP ON MARKET STREET

LAST STOP ON MARKET STREET By Matt de la Peña, Illustrated by Christian Robinson Winner of the 2016 Newbery Medal Adapted by Gloria Bond Clunie Directed by vickie washington March 21...

Every Weekend Day between Mar 21 and Apr 5

Dallas Children's Theater

Rising Excellence
Fri - Apr 03

Rising Excellence

THEATRE & DANCE; DIVERSE The dance/choreographic duo, Madison Olandt and Derion Loman, create a new work where DBDT: Encore! dives into an innovative style of movement, embodied by abstract...

Moody Performance Hall

Fun Home
Fri - Apr 10

Fun Home

The winner of five Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Fun Home is a musical masterpiece adapted by Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori from Alison Bechdel's 2006 graphic memoir. When her father dies...

Every Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun between Apr 10 and Apr 26

Kalita Humphreys Theater

ChangMu Dance Company
Sat - Apr 11

ChangMu Dance Company

Recognized today as the leading performer and creator of Korean contemporary dance, and over the past 35 years touring 100 cities in 20 countries, KIM MaeJa/ChangMu Dance Company has introduced...

Winspear Opera House

Jesus Christ Superstar
Tue - Apr 28

Jesus Christ Superstar

Jesus Christ Superstar is an iconic musical phenomenon with a world-wide fan base. In celebration of its 50th Anniversary, a new mesmerizing production comes to North America. Originally staged by...

Fair Park

Curse of the Puerto Ricans by Rosa Fernandez
Thu - Apr 30

Curse of the Puerto Ricans by Rosa Fernandez

Julia Rodriguez has sacrificed everything for her family comprised of her alcoholic father, her miserable mother, her absentee older sister and her lively little sister. When "the one that got...

Bishop Arts Theatre Center

The Other Mozart
Fri - May 01

The Other Mozart

The Other Mozart introduces Maria Anna Walburga Ignatia Mozart, known as Nannerl, Wolfgang's older sister - prodigy, keyboard virtuoso and composer, forgotten in the mists of music history: until...

Nasher Sculpture Center

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