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.

Texas Ballet Theater's Kingdom of Sweets
Sat - Nov 30

Texas Ballet Theater's Kingdom of Sweets

Crafts, coloring and a little extra holiday cheer for patrons attending Texas Ballet Theater's production of Ben Stevenson's The Nutcracker.

Winspear Opera House

Black Nativity by Langston Hughes - 2019
Thu - Dec 05

Black Nativity by Langston Hughes - 2019

For 16 years, Langston Hughes' story of the birth of Christ has transformed the Bishop Arts Theatre stage into a gathering that unites artists and audiences of different ages, backgrounds, and...

Bishop Arts Theatre Center

Black on Black
Fri - Dec 06

Black on Black

Enjoy the sheer talent of DBDT and DBDT: Encore! dancers in the intimate setting of the DBDT studio. Dancers from both companies collaborate on choreographing, producing, and performing new works...

Daily between Dec 6 and Dec 7

Dallas Black Dance Theatre

LITTLE WOMEN: THE MUSICAL
Sat - Dec 07

LITTLE WOMEN: THE MUSICAL

LITTLE WOMEN: THE MUSICAL Script & Lyrics by Linda Daugherty Music & Lyrics by B. Wolf Based on the book by Louisa May Alcott Directed by K. Doug Miller December 7 – December 22,...

Every Weekend Day between Dec 7 and Dec 22

Dallas Children's Theater

The Nutcracker Ballet
Sat - Dec 07

The Nutcracker Ballet

Ballet Ensemble of Texas, one of Dallas' best-reviewed pre-professional ballet companies, will present its production of the holiday classic with four performances on December 7 (2:30 & 7:30)...

Irving Arts Center

Sugar Plum Fairy Tea
Sun - Dec 08

Sugar Plum Fairy Tea

Food, fun and holiday festivities at this family-friendly event benefiting Texas Ballet Theater. Enjoy the brunch buffet, holiday crafts, photo opportunities, DJ and dancing with special...

Fairmont Dallas

Disney Junior Holiday Party!
Sun - Dec 08

Disney Junior Holiday Party!

Disney Junior Holiday Party! is a dazzling musical wonderland where children and their families can sing and dance along to their favorite Disney Junior songs plus holiday classics with their...

Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie

A Charlie Brown Christmas Live On Stage
Wed - Dec 11

A Charlie Brown Christmas Live On Stage

A Charlie Brown Christmas encompasses each of your favorite scenes from the original animated television show, with more fun, more music, and more finding the true Christmas spirit. Inclusion is...

The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory

Scrooge - NTPA Repertory Theatre
Fri - Dec 13

Scrooge - NTPA Repertory Theatre

Synopsis: Ebeneezer Scrooge has spent all his life accruing gold and allowing all his loved ones to slip through his hands. On Christmas Eve 1843, Scrooge is given the gift of one more chance to...

The Courtyard Theatre

MOMIX
Fri - Dec 13

MOMIX

Innovation meets ingenuity meets creativity and you have the secret behind the genius of MOMIX. With the unrestrained imagination of artistic director Moses Pendleton and the fearless athleticism...

Winspear Opera House

Spike Lee
Sat - Dec 14

Spike Lee

Oscar award winning Spike Lee is a Director, Writer, Actor, Producer, Author, and NYU Grad Film Tenured Professor whose body of work continues to grow over the last 3 decades. From Do The Right...

Winspear Opera House

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical
Sun - Dec 15

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical is a wonderful new way to experience a family tradition - based on the 1964 beloved stop-motion animated television classic.

Winspear Opera House

Once on this Island
Tue - Dec 17

Once on this Island

"What a delight it is to enter the world of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND!" raves The New York Times. Winner of the 2018 TONY AWARD FOR BEST REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND is the sweeping,...

Winspear Opera House

Riders in The Sky with The Quebe Sisters in Christmas The Cowboy Way
Tue - Dec 17

Riders in The Sky with The Quebe Sisters in Christmas The Cowboy Way

Returning to the Eisemann Center, RIDERS IN THE SKY and THE QUEBE SISTERS will present CHRISTMAS THE COWBOY WAY sponsored by Methodist Richardson Medical Center. For more than 30 years, RIDERS IN...

Charles W. Eisemann Center of Performing Arts and Corporate Presentations

The Elf On The Shelf - A Christmas Musical
Sun - Dec 29

The Elf On The Shelf - A Christmas Musical

For the first time, The Elf on the Shelf® Scout Elves will take center stage in a new live musical debuting this holiday season. Inspired by the beloved box set The Elf on the Shelf®: A...

Majestic Theatre

The Color Purple
Tue - Jan 07

The Color Purple

THE COLOR PURPLE is the 2016 Tony Award® winner for Best Musical Revival! Hailed as "a direct hit to the heart" (The Hollywood Reporter), this joyous American classic has conquered Broadway in...

Winspear Opera House

Shakespeare Dallas Performs Pride and Prejudice - Indoor Winter Performance
Fri - Jan 10

Shakespeare Dallas Performs Pride and Prejudice - Indoor Winter Performance

Shakespeare Dallas announces it will premier Pride and Prejudice for its second annual Winter Season performance in January 2020. The performance will be staged at Moody Performance Hall and marks...

Moody Performance Hall

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