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Bruce Wood Dance

Celebrating 10 Years, Bruce Wood Dance (BWD) is a compelling contemporary dance company built on the vision and prolific creativity of nationally acclaimed Texan choreographer/founder Bruce Wood® (1960-2014). BWD is hailed as Dallas’ premiere dance company known for its artistic excellence, high caliber productions, commission of new works, cultural collaborations, and education outreach programs. Artistic Director Joy Bollinger successfully leads the company carrying on Wood’s legacy of offering emotionally fulfilling programming. Since 2015 BWD has commissioned 15 new works by 7 internationally acclaimed, innovative choreographers including Bryan Arias, Katarzyna Skarpetowska, Yin Yue, and Garrett Smith; and resident Texan dancemakers Kimi Nikaidoh, Albert Drake III, and Bollinger. BWD has garnered many accolades including Best Dance Company by D Magazine in 2019, 2017, 2014, and 2013; Best of Dallas Voice 2014-2018; and TheaterJones.com Top Ten list since 2011. As noted by D Magazine, “Since launching in 2011, Bruce Wood Dance has been a formidable creative force in Dallas, remarkable for both its technical excellence and its emotionally charged performances.” Highlights of the 2019-2020 Season feature BWD mixed bills at* HARVEST* on November 15-16 and Legacy + Lineage on June 12-13 at Moody Performance Hall, Ten Year Gala on February 20-21 at the BWD Gallery, Back to Fort Worth on April 25 at the Scott Theater, and touring to New York to perform at the Joyce Theater on the prestigious American Dance Platform on January 8 + 12.