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. With a jam-packed events calendar year round, there's something to enjoy any time you visit Dallas. 

Major venues in Dallas include the AT&T Performing Arts Center, a centerpiece of the Arts District for over a decade now, bringing some of the world's finest talent to Dallas year after year. The Center hosts three of the nation's best performance venues, the Winspear Opera HouseWyly Theatre and Strauss Square, while outside the Center, Sammons Park offers green space in the Dallas style for concerts and picnics.

Our resident companies include the Dallas Black Dance Theatre, the Anita N. Martinez Ballet Folklorico, as well as Dallas OperaTexas Ballet Theater and Dallas Theater Center. And there's more - this is Dallas, after all - where you can see some of the top Broadway shows or world-leading dance performances, either Downtown or in other venues across the city.

See our guide to the different  Performing Arts Centers around town and also check the guide to Dallas Dance Companies for more information on each company and where to see their performances. And if you enjoy a symphony, also look for the Dallas Symphony Orchestra playing at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, one of the best concert halls in the world! 

The Rite of Spring
Thu - Apr 20

The Rite of Spring

GEMMA NEW conducts ZLATOMIR FUNG cello BORODIN Polovtsian Dances KATHERINE BALCH Cello Concerto | World Premiere STRAVINSKY The Rite of Spring "There is music wherever there is rhythm, as there is...

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Dance Socials
Wed - Apr 26

Dance Socials

Salsa Dance Socials October 5, 2022 and May 24, 2023 It's salsa night in Sammons Park! Join the pros of Studio 22 for a salsa class followed by a dance social. Everyone is encouraged to dance over...

Sammons Park

CHARLOTTE'S WEB
Sat - Apr 29

CHARLOTTE'S WEB

The best-loved children's story of all time and winner of The Newbery Honor! Discover the true meaning of friendship and life's everyday miracles. Get caught in Charlotte's web to save Wilbur, the...

Every Weekend Day between Apr 29 and May 27

Dallas Children's Theater

The Eldert Lofts
Thu - May 04

The Eldert Lofts

Agora Artists Presents The Eldert Lofts is an original movement-based work made in collaboration with local artists. The piece explores the stories of a community living in a small apartment...

Wyly Theatre

#Filtered
Thu - May 11

#Filtered

mixtamotus Presents Materializing out of mixatmotus' obsession with the human-machine relationship and social media, #Filtered explores the age-old idiom "beauty is in the eye of the beholder" in...

Wyly Theatre

To Kill A Mockingbird
Tue - May 16

To Kill A Mockingbird

All rise for Academy Award® winner Aaron Sorkin's adaptation of Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize winning masterwork. The New York Times Critic's Pick TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is "the most successful...

Music Hall at Fair Park

Texas Ballet Theater: Alice In Wonderland
Fri - May 19

Texas Ballet Theater: Alice In Wonderland

Texas Ballet Theater presents Alice in Wonderland, a family-friendly ballet that showcases charming characters and a fantastical journey narrated by Alice herself.

Winspear Opera House

Dee Dee Bridgewater
Mon - May 22

Dee Dee Bridgewater

A joint partnership with The Black Academy of Arts and Letters.

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

DALLAS CHAMBER SYMPHONY PRESENTS: BEETHOVEN'S “EROICA”
Tue - May 23

DALLAS CHAMBER SYMPHONY PRESENTS: BEETHOVEN'S “EROICA”

Mozart's dramatic Overture to Don Giovanni opens this program, then renowned pianist Jonathan Mamora will join the orchestra to perform the composer's captivating Piano Concerto No. 23. After...

Moody Performance Hall

Liszt & Ligeti
Fri - May 26

Liszt & Ligeti

JAIME MARTÍN conducts GEORGE LI piano LIGETI Concert Românesc für Orchester LISZT Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat Major for Piano and Orchestra BARTÓK Concerto for...

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Riverdance
Tue - Jun 06

Riverdance

RIVERDANCE as you've never seen it before! A powerful and stirring reinvention of this beloved favourite, celebrated the world over for its Grammy award-winning score and the thrilling energy and...

Music Hall at Fair Park

Jazz-Soul-Funk-Classics
Fri - Jul 21

Jazz-Soul-Funk-Classics

B. MOORE DANCE presents a classic night of sultry jazz, soulful harmony, and the funkiest funk at the Wyly Theatre in the Dallas Arts District. Adding to her prolific repertoire of choreographic...

Wyly Theatre

The Power of Collision
Fri - Jul 28

The Power of Collision

The Power of Collision tells a familiar story that expresses how fragile life can be, how heavy things can get, and how exciting life can become when you weather the storm of both. The plot...

Wyly Theatre

The Book of Mormon
Tue - Aug 01

The Book of Mormon

The New York Times calls it "the best musical of this century." The Washington Post says, "It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals." And Entertainment Weekly says, "Grade A:...

Music Hall At Fair Park

One Year In Egypt
Sat - Aug 12

One Year In Egypt

The world premiere of "One Year In Egypt" details the journey of writer and Oak Cliff native, Camika Spencer, during her first time abroad as a middle school ESL teacher in Al Giza, Egypt, during...

Every Fri, Sat between Aug 12 and Aug 27
Every Weekend Day between Aug 12 and Aug 27

Bishop Arts Theatre Center

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