WHAT: Society for the Performing Arts (SPA) proudly presents TAO: Drum Heart, the latest production from internationally-acclaimed percussion artists DRUM TAO. Combining highly physical, large-scale drumming with contemporary costumes, precise choreography and innovative visuals, the performers of TAO: Drum Heart create an energetic and unforgettable production that showcases the ancient art of Japanese drumming.
Combining highly physical, large-scale drumming with contemporary costumes, precise choreography and innovative visuals, the performers of TAO: Drum Heart create an energetic and unforgettable production that showcases the ancient art of Japanese drumming.
WHEN: Apr. 14 at 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Jones Hall for the Performing Arts, 615 Louisiana St., Houston, 77002
MORE: TAO first gained attention in 2004 when they attended the world’s largest festival of the arts – the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and made number one box-office smash hit of the festival in spite of their first participation. TAO’ started spreading overseas after their success at the Festival Fringe and three month long-run show in Germany and Australia tour were made as their first world tour career. After being invited to perform at the Vancouver Olympics in 2010, every single show was sold-out on their first North American tour, which visited 44 cities.
Drum Heart is the newest production from TAO and has critics raving about TAO’s extraordinary precision, energy, and stamina. With hundreds of sold-out shows and more than 6.5 million spectators worldwide, TAO has proven that modern entertainment based on the timeless, traditional art of Japanese drumming, entertains international audiences again and again.
TICKETS: Tickets are $30 – $100 and can be purchased online at spahouston.org, by phone at 713-227-4772 or at the courtyard level ticket office at Jones Hall Hours of operation: 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday–Friday. For groups of 15 or more call 713-632-8113. Prices are subject to change.
About Society for the Performing Arts
Founded in 1966, Society for the Performing Arts (SPA) is the largest independent non-profit presenting organization in the Southwest. Since its inception, SPA has sponsored more than 1,000 performances of the world’s finest music, dance and theater events, in adherence to the belief that the arts are fundamental to the overall enrichment and quality of life within a community. In addition to presenting artists, SPA seeks to provide a variety of learning experiences for adults and children through master classes, lectures and special student performances, as well as build relationships between the performing arts and other interests within the greater Houston area and throughout the state of Texas.