“The Met has clearly mastered artistry and creativity. If you didn’t catch them in April, don’t wait another 15 years.” Mandy Oaklander, Houston Press, April 2011
“Breathtaking, awesome and inspiring”, these are but a few of the comments Houston audiences have said about an evening with the Houston Metropolitan Dance Company. Since 1995, the company has presented 18 seasons of contemporary dance that explodes into movement, color and emotion. The company mixes the most edgy styles of dance and music, into a kaleidoscope of energy that all audiences enjoy. Seasoned choreographers such as Joe Celej, Larry Keigwin and Kate Skarpetowska alongside new, emerging artists like Robbie Moore enjoy working with this strong and versatile company creating works that dance aficionados of all levels love to watch. The company has toured to Massachusetts, New York City, California, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Texas, Missouri, Rhode Island, Virginia and Louisiana. Performances and festivals include Brazos Contemporary Dance Festival (2013); YES! Dance Invitational (2013); Great Friends Dance Festival (2013), Dance St. Louis (2014, 2013); REVERBdance Festival (2013); Barefoot Brigade Dance Festival (2013); Jacob’s Pillow Inside/Out Series (2012); Boston Contemporary Dance Festival (2012); Focus Dance at Skirball (2012); Grier School Gala (2012, 2010, 2009); Dance Gallery (2011, 2010); Power of Movement (2009); Dance Chicago (2007); Midwestern Arts Conference (2007) and Dallas Morning News Festival (2005,2006).
“The Houston Met sure knows how to fill up a stage with luscious movement…. if one just landed in Houston and ended up in a seat at Cullen, they would surely understand the Met’s signature as a Houston dance company.” Nancy Wozny, Dance Source Houston, April 2012
With the help of donations, the Houston Metropolitan Dance Company continues to strive to enhance the quality of life for individuals and our community. We greatly appreciate our supporters who have brought us to a point where local as well as national dance communities recognize the Houston Metropolitan Dance Company.