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Dance choreographer Bruce Wood dies

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Bruce Wood, a highly acclaimed dance choreographer and artistic director of the Bruce Wood Dance Project, died from complications of pneumonia and heart failure on Wednesday. According to a release from the Bruce Wood Dance Project, the death was sudden and unexpected. Wood, born in 1961, was 53.

Wood was artistic director and sole choreographer of Bruce Wood Dance Company from 1996-2007 and Bruce Wood Dance Project from 2010 to the present. He is survived by his mother and two siblings. The family has asked that donations be made Bruce Wood Dance Project (www.brucewoodance.org) in lieu of flowers. The next Bruce Wood Dance Project performance will continue as scheduled at the Dallas City Performance Hall on June 12-13.  

Robert Francis
Robert is a Fort Worth native and longtime editor of the Fort Worth Business Press. He is a former president of the local Society of Professional Journalists and was a freelancer for a variety of newspapers, weeklies and magazines, including American Way, BrandWeek and InformatonWeek. A graduate of TCU, Robert has held a variety of writing and editing positions at publications such as the Grand Prairie Daily News and InfoWorld. He is also a musician and playwright.

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