The Dance Eclectic (formerly known as Mesilla Valley Dance Collective) from Las Cruces is bringing a creative and collaborative dance showcase to the Black Box Theater on June 22nd and 23rd, 2019. The dance company has brought pieces from past and future shows along with guests from El Paso, Las Cruces, and the surrounding area. The Dance Eclectic is excited to have Human Nature Contemporary Ballet back this year and Tumbleweed Collective, both from El Paso. They will also welcome their host studio HD2 Hip Hop Studio from Las Cruces this year.
The idea for Fringe Dance Festival (formerly known as Dancing in the Desert) was originally started by Black Box Theater owner Ceil Herman who wanted to have more dance performances in her theater. It allows companies like The Dance Eclectic to showcase pieces from previous shows that have not been seen in many years. It will also preview of a piece from the upcoming The Dance Eclectic show in February choreographed by Morgan Rivera. There will also be a collaboration between The Dance Eclectic and their host studio HD2 Hip Hop Studio that will stretch both groups dancing ability..
This show has been collaboratively created and choreographed by The Dance Eclectic as well as the other companies that will be participating.
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Jul 12-Jul 21, 2019
Weight. Why does the occupation of our physical space hijack our mental health ? Weighing In delves into the expectations & critical judgment comparison renders. [ ... more ]
Aug 03-Aug 04, 2019
The Gilbert and Sullivan Company of El Paso presents the popular operetta "The Pirates of Penzance," directed by Stephanie Conwell. [ ... more ]
Sep 06-Sep 22, 2019
A rollicking comedy where nostalgic sitcom fantasies, strange fertility regimens, and gender norms collide in one woman's search for certainty in a world that is anything but.
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Oct 18-Nov 03, 2019
Boy Gets Girl uses the story of what happens when a blind date turns into a living nightmare to examine stalking, sexism and the nature of the idea of romantic pursuit. [ ... more ]
Dec 06-Dec 23, 2019
A Christmas comedy by the author of Cockeyed, Mad Gravity, Seagulls in a Cherry Tree, and Headsets, all popular NSTC productions. [ ... more ]
Jan 24-Feb 09, 2020
The Killing Game takes a piercing, frighteningly funny look at the proclivity of a small, previously comfortable community to gossip, paranoia, hypocrisy, and opportunism in the face of crisis [ ... more ]
Mar 06-Mar 22, 2020
A brilliant and biting study of modern mores by our theatre's most inventive and inspired satirist. " - sophisticated humor - screamingly clever, sharp and jet-set." - NY Post. [ ... more ]
Apr 17-May 03, 2020
A highly imaginative and skillfully constructed fantasy which follows the trials and tribulations of two young social activists as they confront the destructive greed and rampant commercialism that threaten to subvert the Old West of romantic legend into an ugly parody of "progress and prosperity."
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Jun 05-Jun 21, 2020
Next to Normal is an American rock musical which won the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Best Drama [ ... more ]