TAO: Drum Heart

In 2004, TAO attended the world’s largest festival of the arts – the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and made number one box-office smash hit of the festival in spite of their first participation. TAO has started spreading into the overseas after their success at the Festival Fringe and three month long-run show in Germany and Australia tour were made as their first world tour career. After invited to perform at the Vancouver Olympics in 2010, every single show was sold-out on their first North American tour visiting 44 cities totaling 50 shows throughout the U.S. Drum Heart is the newest production from TAO and has critics raving about TAO’s extraordinary precision, energy, and stamina. With hundreds of sold-out shows and more than 6.5 million spectators worldwide, TAO has proven that modern entertainment based on the timeless, traditional art of Japanese drumming, entertains international audiences again and again.

  • Sat, Apr 14, 2018 7:30 PM At Jones Hall
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H-E-B Performance Preludes

Join us in the lobby prior to the show for a free performance by:
The Central Dance Ensemble

6:55 PM – 7:15 PM Saturday, April 14, 2018
Piano Level, Jones Hall

The Central Dance Ensemble is Houston Community College-Central campus premiere contemporary dance ensemble. The CDE under the direction of Maggie Lasher has been a staple of the HCC dance program since 2010 and regularly performs throughout the school year. The ensemble has a fall concert featuring work by student choreographers, and a spring repertory concert showcasing work from faculty, guest artists, and selected students. In addition to their regular concert season the CDE has had the privilege of performing in the SPA Performance Prelude series, the Houston Fringe Festival, and the American College Dance Association gala concert, as well as multiple times a year for a variety of Houston Community College events.


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