Posted March 4, 2024

Dallas Arts District Hosts Changing Perspectives Block Party Featuring Bandaloop Vertical Dance Company

April 13, 2024 – A Block Party featuring internationally renowned BANDALOOP Vertical Dance Company, Reimagining Dance on the North Façade of the Wyly Theatre, Bruce Wood Dance, Monica Saldivar–Multi Award-Winning Tejano Artist, Dezi 5 Entertainment, and other Dallas Artists


(DALLAS) In celebration of Dallas Arts Month, Dallas Arts District is hosting the annual Changing Perspectives Block Party. This FREE family-friendly event will feature the return of the internationally renowned BANDALOOP Vertical Dance Company, celebrating the human spirit, nature, and communities through dance that uses climbing technology to expand and challenge what is possible. They will come to life on the streets of the Dallas Arts District! An innovator of vertical performance, BANDALOOP seamlessly weaves dynamic physicality and intricate choreography to turn the dance floor on its side. The event demonstrates placemaking and space making at its best.

Changing Perspectives Block Party will also feature multi award-winning Tejano music artist, Monica Saldivar and Band, vibrant singer songwriter and entertainer Dezi 5 Entertainment, community muralist, Ebony Lewis, Kamica King, Bruce Wood Dance, Percussion Things, and St. Philips Percussion Ensemble, among others. Don’t miss this family-friendly event with some of the best artists Dallas has to offer, gourmet food trucks, a community mural, and more! Dallas Arts District is collaborating with Dallas ISD to bring hundreds of students to a lecture-demonstration by BANDALOOP Vertical Dance Company to Sammons Park in front of the Winspear Opera House and the Brierley Esplanade in front of the Wyly Theatre to discuss the main concepts of STEAM inherent in the process of vertical performances.

Dallas Arts Month, shining a spotlight on the city’s cultural treasures, is a perfect way to celebrate the arts in the largest urban arts district in the nation. “At a time when the arts are critical to bringing our communities together,” says Lily Cabatu Weiss, Executive Director for the Dallas Arts District. “I encourage everyone to embrace the rich culture and history of Dallas and welcome all to explore, experience, and enjoy the arts. Let’s rediscover the human spirit through the arts!”

Click HERE for a sneak peak of BANDALOOP Vertical Dance Company

Click HERE to view images.


Saturday, April 13, 2024: 3:00-8:00 pm [Rain Date: Sunday, April 14, 2024]

AT&T Performing Arts Center, Sammons Park: 2403 Flora Street between Leonard and Routh Streets

Wyly Theatre: 2400 Flora Street | Dallas, TX 75201

FREE and open to the public. For more information, click HERE.