FDT Young Dancers Workshop 2018

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We are excited to announce our FDT Young Dancers Workshop for Summer 2018! The workshop is geared for children ages 5-7 and 8-14. Registration is open until June 15, 2018. Space is limited. For more information about the workshop, click here.

To register for your child, click here.

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FDT presents Love, Your Mother

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Flatlands Dance Theatre presents Love, Your Mother: An Exploration of Motherhood though Dance
May 11-12, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Firehouse Theatre at LHUCA, 511 Avenue K  Lubbock, Texas

Flatlands Dance Theatre’s spring 2018 production, Love, Your Mother, presents the complexities of motherhood. Exploring such themes as the tricky navigation of new motherhood, the circus act of juggling children with other priorities, competition and jealousy, what it means to have a mom body, career moms, and the hopefulness we share for our children’s future, this production is an ode to mamas.

Love, Your Mother will be presented on Friday, May 11th and Saturday, May 12th at 7:30pm in the Firehouse Theatre at LHUCA (511 Avenue K). Ticket prices include a $3 Select-a-Seat surcharge, and are $25 general admission and $15 for seniors, children, and students with ID. Tickets can be purchased at the door, online, or by calling Select-A-Seat at (806) 770-2000. A cash bar will be made available for each show. A silent auction will be held each night of the performance, featuring artwork from local artists and gift baskets with gift cards from local businesses.

This production is made possible by the generous support of the CH Foundation, the City of Lubbock as recommended by Civic Lubbock, and Helen Jones Foundation.

FDT performing at Lubbock-Con 2018!

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Flatlands Dance Theatre will perform original choreography inspired by Lord of the Rings and Doctor Who by company members Allison Beaty and Sarah Mondle at the 2018 Lubbock-Con. Performances will be Saturday, February 24th at 12:30pm and 2:30pm, and Sunday, February 25th at 12:00pm and 2:00pm at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Exhibit Hall. For more information about Lubbock-Con and purchasing tickets, visit http://www.lubbockcon.com/.

FDT presents Origin Stories

Flatlands Dance Theatre presents
Origin Stories: An Exploration of Ancestry though Dance

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November 30, 2017 and December 2, 2017 at 7:30 pm
Firehouse Theatre at LHUCA, 511 Avenue K  Lubbock, Texas

Flatlands Dance Theatre’s fall 2017 production, Origin Stories, takes audiences around the world to explore ancestry and diverse cultures. Through dance, the choreographers of FDT explore history, genealogy, family dynamics, biology, and genetics to tell the stories of their descendants.

Origin Stories will be presented on Thursday, November 30th and Saturday, December 2nd at 7:30pm in the Firehouse Theatre at LHUCA (511 Avenue K). Ticket prices include a $3 Select-a-Seat surcharge, and are $25 general admission and $15 for seniors, children, and students with ID. Tickets can be purchased at the door, online, or by calling Select-A-Seat at (806) 770-2000. A cash bar will be made available for each show.

This production is made possible by the generous support of the Community Foundation of West Texas, CH Foundation, the City of Lubbock as recommended by Civic Lubbock, and Helen Jones Foundation.

Join the FDT Membership Circle!

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In order to thrive, Flatlands Dance Theatre requires the support of community partners who also believe in the mission of our company. FDT brings professional dance of the highest caliber to the South Plains. We believe in the possibility that with your support, Lubbock could be a premiere hub for professional dance in Texas and beyond.

We invite you to be a part of this exciting vision of growth and development of professional dance in Lubbock. This season, we ask for your support by our Membership Circle, full of opportunities for supporting FDT. As part of your membership, you will have opportunities for special perks and incentives. You can become a member for as little as $25. Each higher level of membership increases the benefits to FDT as well as the perks you’ll receive from us. Please consider partnering with us in this important initiative to keep professional dance thriving in Lubbock!We take great pride in our West Texas origin and roots, and hope you will join with us to ensure Lubbock has an arts community it can be proud of.

For more information, click on the link: FDT Membership Circle Brochure 2017-2018

FDT Company and Apprentice Audition

FDT presents Movie Night

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Flatlands Dance Theatre invites you to Movie Night: A Dance and Sing-Along.  Join us in a dance through cinema history as we remember the great movie music from decades past! Viewers are invited to sing and dance along to tunes from films like A Hard Day’s Night, American Beauty, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Footloose, Mary Poppins, Mission Impossible, New York, New York, O’ Brother Where Art Thou, Pink Panther, Purple Rain, Singin’ in the Rain, Wizard of Oz, and 007. This is a show guaranteed to entertain everyone in the family, and is not to be missed!

Movie Night will be presented on Friday, April 28th and Saturday, April 29th at 8:00 pm in the Firehouse Theatre at LHUCA (511 Avenue K). Ticket prices include a $3 Select-a-Seat surcharge, and are $25 general admission and $15 for seniors, children, and students with ID. Tickets can be purchased at the door, online, or by calling Select-A-Seat at (806) 770-2000. A cash bar will be made available for each show.

This production is made possible by the generous support of the Helen Jones Foundation, and the CH Foundation.

Tricks and Treats: A Halloween Spooktacular Premieres October 28th-29th!

file-page1Flatlands Dance Theatre invites you to experience a one of a kind show guaranteed to leave you shaking in your boots! The talented artists of FDT will present seven original dance works celebrating our favorite holiday – Halloween! Some dances are boo-tiful, some are fang-tastic, some are wicked, and some are just plain fun! Come dressed in your best costume for the chance to win great prizes in our costume contest! Prepare for a ghoulishly delightful evening of dance! Tricks and Treats will be presented on Friday, October 28th and Saturday, October 29th at 8:00 pm in the Firehouse Theatre at LHUCA (511 Avenue K). Ticket prices include a $3 Select-a-seat surcharge, and are $25 general admission and $15 for seniors, children, and students with ID. Tickets can be purchased online at www.selectaseatlubbock.com or by calling Select-A-Seat at (806) 770-2000. A cash bar will be made available for the evening shows.

Keep an eye out for more information on our website and Facebook page about our inaugural Family Matinee taking place on Saturday, October 29th at 10:00 am in the Firehouse Theatre! Family-friendly excerpts of our full show and fun children’s activities will offer families a ghoulishly delightful experience!

Choreographers: Ali Duffy, Valerie Hill, Sarah Mondle, Kris Olson, Kyla Olson, Allison Pelham, and Rachel Ure

Performers: Katie Cowley-Reed, Amiee Dixon, Ali Duffy, Hannah Dunn, Sarah Estrada, Courtney Ferguson, Erika Gonzalez, Allison Jones, Leslie Gomez, Sarah Mondle, Kris Olson, Kyla Olson, Allison Pelham, Megan Reyna, Molly Roberts, Morgan Smith, Shawnee Swann, Jackie Voller, and Breana Young

For more information, contact Artistic Director Ali Duffy at ali@flatlandsdance.org.

This production is made possible by the generous support of the J.T. & Margaret Talkington Charitable Foundation, the Helen Jones Foundation, the CH Foundation, Maxine Durrett Earl Charitable Foundation, and Diekemper Family Foundation.

Announcement: FDT 2016-2017 Company & Apprentice Company Audition

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FDT presents Lines and Light: An Evening of Dance & Visual Arts

fdt bannerFlatlands Dance Theatre invites you to experience the beauty and innovation of Lines and Light: An Evening of Dance and Visual Arts. Drawing on images, textures, colors, and patterns of the visual arts, the choreographers and dancers of FDT will “paint” unique collaborative scenes through contemporary dance. For the first time, FDT has commissioned two nationally renowned guest choreographers, Sarah Arnett from Valdosta, Georgia and Brooklyn Draper from Salt Lake City, Utah, from a competitive adjudication process. Their stunning works will be premiered alongside those of local professional choreographers in collaboration with regional visual artists. Lines and Light will be presented on Saturday, April 2nd at 8:00 pm and Sunday, April 3rd at 2:00 pm in the Firehouse Theatre at LHUCA (511 Avenue K). Ticket prices include a $3 Select-a-seat surcharge, and are $25 general admission and $15 for seniors, children, and students with ID. Tickets can be purchased online at www.selectaseatlubbock.com or by calling Select-A-Seat at (806) 770-2000. A cash bar will be made available for the Saturday evening show.

For more information, contact Artistic Director Ali Duffy at ali@flatlandsdance.org.

This production is made possible by the generous support of the J.T. & Margaret Talkington Charitable Foundation, the Helen Jones Foundation, the CH Foundation, Maxine Durrett Earl Charitable Foundation, and Diekemper Family Foundation.