Texture Contemporary Ballet is a dance company that creates and presents dynamic, creative dance works that are filled with energy and passion. Texture presents original, innovative choreography, where artists fuse their classical ballet foundations with an array of other styles of dance and movement textures to showcase ballet in a way that is engaging, approachable, relatable and current.
Alan Obuzor is the founder and Artistic Director of Texture Contemporary Ballet, which was founded in 2011, and the Texture Ballet School, founded in 2019. Alan began dancing at the age of nine, and enrolled in the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School two yeafrs later. After joining their professional company at the age of 17, Alan danced a variety of principal and soloist roles in classic ballets, and originated soloist roles in new works. Since his choreographic debut in 2002, Alan has choreographed more than 90 works, including many for Texture Contemporary Ballet.
Image: Artistic Director Alan Obuzor with students of Texture Ballet School