Category Archives: Theatre

Culture Buzz: UTA’s Maverick Dance Company Prepares for Via Dance!

The newest Culture Buzz segment on MyArlingtonTV visits with The University of Texas at Arlington’s Maverick Dance Company, sponsored by UTA’s Department of Theatre Arts. Each semester, the Maverick Dance Company presents a series of dance works by faculty, guest, and student choreographers at their formal dance concert, Via Dance, which…

UTA, City of Arlington Helped Actor Lou Diamond Phillips Pursue His Dream

Celebrated actor, director, and producer Lou Diamond Phillips, a 1985 graduate of The University of Texas at Arlington, developed his dream right here in The American Dream City. Phillips received his big break when he was cast as Ritchie Valens in the smash hit La Bamba, which led to many more memorable performances in…

Arlington Continues Support for Cultural Arts Tourism Grant Program

Film festivals, art exhibits, plays and community concerts do more than provide rich cultural opportunities for Arlington’s residents to enjoy – they also help attract visitors from across the state, country and even the world to spend their time and money here. Nearly 14 million visitors spent $1.4 billion in Arlington…

Tickets on Sale Now for Sept. 2 Taste of Arlington

Tickets are on sale now for Taste of Arlington!This annual fundraising event unites restaurants, specialty beverages and gourmet food stores in the heart of Downtown Arlington. This year’s outdoor event is scheduled from 2 p. m. to 7 p. m. Saturday, Sept. 2 at 305 W. Main Street in Arlington’s Cultural Arts District. Taste…

Arlington ISD Announces Location & Architect for Fine Arts Center

The AISD fine arts center, along with a districtwide athletics complex, will be built on property near Division and Collins, the former site of the Eastern Star Home. The property was acquired by the district in December and will place both facilities in the Arlington Entertainment District.“We are excited to…

Backstage Arlington: Youth Acting Classes at Theatre Arlington

MyArlingtonTV is taking a trip across The American Dream City to showcase some of the diverse musical acts happening in Arlington’s schools, restaurants, churches and neighborhoods. Hosted by Tika Cook, “Backstage Arlington” highlights some of the different music acts and performing venues that exist in Arlington. The newest episode features the youth…

Theatre Arlington’s School of Rock: Youth Production Opens Friday

Arlington, are you ready to rock?Tickets are still available to attend School of Rock: Youth Production, opening this Friday at Theatre Arlington, 305 W. Main St. This musical involves more than 30 children in cast and crew roles. All of the participants are under the age of 18 and most are…

Live in Arlington: 10 Ways to Explore Arts & Culture in Downtown

The City of Arlington recently launched a new website titled “Live in Arlington” for new home buyers looking to call The American Dream City their place of residence. The Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) recently approved the designation of the Arlington Cultural District in Downtown Arlington as one of only seven new cultural districts…

‘A Christmas Carol’ Opens at Theatre Arlington Fri. Dec. 2, 2016

As the calendar turns to December, residents and visitors are invited to check out a holiday classic at Theatre Arlington in Downtown with the opening of A Christmas Carol: Scrooge & Marley!The show opens Friday, December 2 and runs through December 18, 2016 at Theatre Arlington, located at 305 W. Main…