501 Texas Ave
Houston, TX 77002
8:00 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, 2014
Society for the Performing Arts presents Mark Morris Dance Group at 8:00 PM Friday and Saturday, January 31 and February 1, 2014 in Cullen Theater, Wortham Center.SPA welcomes the world-renowned Mark Morris Dance Group back to Houston with a program that will include A Wooden Tree, The Argument and Festival Dance, a joyous and exhilarating dance set to the piano trio music of Johan Nepomuk Hummel.The world-renowned Mark Morris Dance Group has captivated audiences for more than 30 years with its sophisticated artistry, extraordinary movement and overriding musicality. Christened “one of the greatest living choreographers” by the New Yorker, Mark Morris is celebrated for his enthralling dance that combines wit and grace, and his unparalleled commitment to the use of live music.Formed in 1980, Mark Morris Dance Group gave its first concert that year in New York City. MMDG was regarded soon after as one of the world’s leading dance companies, performing across the U.S. and at major international festivals. In the fall of 2001, MMDG opened its permanent home, the Mark Morris Dance Center, in Brooklyn.For tickets or more information, call 713-227-4772 or visit spahouston.org.