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Bruce Wood Dance

Hailed as Dallas’ “shining star” by Arts and Culture Texas, Bruce Wood Dance is a contemporary dance company that harnesses the power of dance to entertain, enrich, and heal. Bruce Wood Dance is built on the vision and prolific artistry of acclaimed Texas choreographer Bruce Wood® (1960-2014) and was established in Dallas in 2010. Artistic director Joy Bollinger carries on the legacy of offering emotionally fulfilling programming and leading an award-winning company. Bruce Wood Dance has been recognized as Best Dance Company by D Magazine in 2013, 2014, 2017, and 2019. “Since launching in 2011, Bruce Wood Dance has been a formidable creative force in Dallas,” said D Magazine in 2019, “Remarkable for both its technical excellence and its emotionally charged performances.” Sponsors of the company are Heritage Auctions (, TACA, City of Dallas Office of Arts + Culture, Moody Fund for the Arts, Dallas Arts District Foundation, Texas Commission on the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, Donna Wilhelm Family Foundation, Roger Fullington,, Ellen Kendrick Creative, Inc., Lancaster + Associates, Inc., and Carrington Coleman. Bruce Wood Dance is on the Texas Commission on the Arts Touring Roster.