Katherine Hobbs

Duets for Valentine’s Day

On February 12, join at the (101 W State St) as they present their third annual “Duets for Valentine’s Day” concert. The dance company, founded only five years ago in 2012 to prevent “talent-flight,” has established a reputation for bringing exquisite contemporary dance to stages both in Jacksonville and across the country. Billed as a “unique, exciting alternative to the typical dinner and a movie option,” couples will be captivated by the intimate and theatrical performances. “We were inspired by a Chicago-based dance company that does a similar evening of duets around Valentine’s Day. JDT has a lot of duets …

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The Spirit of Modern Dance

Saturday, June 25th, the Jacksonville Dance Theatre performed its fourth annual concert at the Florida Theatre. As the audience arrived, the lobby was buzzing with admiring students and supporters of the company’s Artistic Director and co-founder Rebecca Levy. A group of preteen girls still in their dance studio jackets from their afternoon classes were giddy at the thought of one day dancing under Levy at FSCJ’s danceWorks program or even with Jacksonville Dance Theater. At the other end of the lobby, two of Levy’s past danceWorks students reverently nostalgic about studying under the dancer extraordinaire. Levy was careful to note …

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october, 2021

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