Dominic Walsh Dance Theater

The Dominic Walsh Dance Theater at Houston Artopia 2010.

Dominic Walsh Dance Theater (DWDT) is a contemporary dance company based in Houston Texas. Started by artistic director and former principal dancer for the Houston Ballet, Dominic Walsh,[1] DWDT ranges from progressive to classical choreography.

Dominic Walsh in 2010

Dominic Walsh joined the Houston Ballet in 1989, rising to Principal Dancer in 1996. In 1998, he created Flames of Eros when Ben Stevenson invited him to choreograph on Houston Ballet, his work winning him the Choo San Goh Award for Choreography. In 2002, he formed Dominic Walsh Dance Theater.[2][3] In 2004, the company received the title of one of the top "25 to Watch" by Dance Magazine.[4][5]


The dancers for 2011–2012 season are:[6]

  • Domenico Luciano
  • Stefania Figliossi
  • Hana Sakai


  1. Glentzer, Molly (October 10, 2008). "Dancing with a vengeance: Dominic Walsh Dance Theater sinks teeth into Titus Andronicus", McClatchy-Tribune Business News.
  2. Glentzer, Molly (July 21, 2002). "Walsh plans dance venture", Houston Chronicle, p. 11.
  3. Wozny, Nancy (October–November 2007). "Dominic Walsh's Italian Fantasy", Pointe 8 (5): 29.
  4. (January 2004). "25 to Watch: 'Dance Magazine' Predicts Who's New and Breaking Through for 2004", Dance Magazine 78 (1): 32–51.
  5. Franco, Dora Isabel (October 31, 2005). "Hacen de la danza un festin sensorial", El Norte, p. 4.
  6. "The Company". Dominic Walsh Dance Theater. Retrieved February 26, 2012.

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