Join Dallas Theater Center this holiday season as our Artists In The Community Series kicks off with our Holiday Soirée! This December, we’re thrilled to offer an exciting and joyous celebration of music and more to get the Dallas community in the holiday spirit!
Be sure to join artists Liz Mikel and Alex Organ alongside pianist Cody Dry and enjoy an upcoming performance. Wishing all of you a happy holiday season!
Klyde Warren Park Tree Lighting Celebration
Date: Saturday, December 4th
Time: 4:30pm – 5:00pm
Address: 2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy, Dallas, TX 75201
Holiday Christmas Village at Dallas Arboretum
Date: Thursday, December 9th
Time: 7:30pm – 8:15pm
Address: 8525 Garland Rd, Dallas, TX 75218
Galleria Holiday 2021 at Galleria Dallas
Date: Friday, December 17th
Time: 4:10pm – 5:05pm
Address: 13350 Dallas Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75240
St Andrew’s United Methodist Church Concerts on the Pond
Date: Sunday, December 19th
Time: 7:00pm – 7:45pm
Address: 5801 W Plano Pkwy, Plano, TX 75093
Artists In The Community: Holiday Soirée
About The Artists
Liz (Tweedy-Bird) is a member of Dallas Theater Center’s Diane and Hal Brierley Resident Acting Company, where her credits include: In the Bleak Midwinter; Little Women; penny candy; Twelfth Night; Sweat; Steel Magnolias; Public Works Dallas’ The Winter’s Tale; White Rabbit Red Rabbit; The Trials of Sam Houston; Miller, Mississippi; Inherit the Wind; Public Works Dallas’ The Tempest; Bella: An American Tall Tale; Romeo and Juliet; Medea; School for Wives; The Rocky Horror Show; A Raisin in the Sun; Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor® Dreamcoat; The Wiz; Dividing the Estate; A Christmas Carol; Death of a Salesman; Give It Up!; A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2009, 1991); The Who’s Tommy; Ain’t Misbehavin’ and Crowns. Broadway and Off-Broadway: Fruit Trilogy, Lysistrata Jones. Regional: American Repertory Theater; The MUNY; The Cape Playhouse; A Contemporary Theater; Arkansas Repertory Theater. Local: Casa Mañana Theatre; Dallas Children’s Theater; Jubilee Theater; Theatre Three; WaterTower Theatre. TV/Film: Get On Up; Dallas; The Secret Life of Walter Mitty; Straight A’s; Past Life; Friday Night Lights; Sordid Lives: The Series; and Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins. Awards: Leon Rabin, DFW Theater Critics Forum, D Magazine, Dallas Observer, Dallas Voice, and multiple Column Awards. 2015 Lunt Fontanne Fellow.
Alex is a member of Dallas Theater Center’s Diane and Hal Brierley Resident Acting Company where his credits include: Working: A Musical; Something Grim(m); In the Bleak Midwinter: A Christmas Carol for Our Time; Little Women, White Rabbit Red Rabbit, The Trials of Sam Houston; Frankenstein; Miller, Mississippi; Inherit the Wind; Electra; Public Works Dallas’ The Tempest; Constellations; Dreamgirls; All the Way; A Christmas Carol; Sense and Sensibility; The Rocky Horror Show; Les Misérables; The Fortress of Solitude; and Fly By Night. Local/Regional: Second Thought Theatre (The Great God Pan; Othello; Red Light Winter); Undermain Theatre (The Flick; Profanity); Theatre Three (The Farnsworth Invention); Alley Theatre; WaterTower Theatre; Trinity Shakespeare Festival; Shakespeare Dallas; Lyric Stage; Epic Theater Ensemble; Repertory Theatre of St. Louis; Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park; Elm Shakespeare Festival. Film/TV: Law & Order: SVU and Second Guessing Grandma. Alex is the Artistic Director of Second Thought Theatre where his directing credits include Grounded; Cock; A Behanding in Spokane. Last season Alex taught the Skokos Learning Lab at Booker T Washington HSPVA, and he holds an MFA from the Yale School of Drama.
Cody Dry has recently returned to his native Dallas from working in NYC as a music director, accompanist, and vocal coach. There he worked with the Broadway production of Book of Mormon as rehearsal accompanist and keyboard sub. He music directed Tony Award-winning actress Alice Ripley (Next to Normal, Side Show) in an Off-Broadway production of Maltby and Shire’s Baby. Cody also taught alongside Jenn Gambatese (Mrs. Doubtfire, All Shook Up, Tarzan), Lamar Baylor and Syndee Winters of The Lion King for the organization The Broadway Star Project, a group that keeps young adult actors performing. With that organization he music directed their 2019 holiday album, arranged and directed their performance with the Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall, and has traveled to Mexico and Guatemala to teach young performers there. At the Harlem School for the Arts and the Hartt School (University of Hartford), he served as vocal coach, accompanist, and music director. He has also music directed and accompanied cabarets at renowned NYC venues such as Feinstein’s 54 Below and Green Room 42. Cody currently teaches private voice and serves as collaborative pianist at The Greenhill School. He holds a music degree from the University of North Texas.