Theodore Bale is a critic, journalist and musician. His writing has appeared in Dance Magazine, Dance International, Dance Chronicle, Contact Quarterly, Art Lies: A Contemporary Art Journal, The Cambridge Chronicle, The Boston TAB, Houston Press, Houston Chronicle, and many other publications. From 2000 to 2008 he was dance critic and columnist at The Boston Herald, and he has written extensively for the World Wide Web. He is the author of Texas, A Concept, an inter-disciplinary blog at Arts Journal. Mr. Bale attained the bachelor's degree from the Hartt School of Music, Theatre and Dance, majoring in piano, and the master's degree in technical and professional writing from Northeastern University. His interests range from the most idiosyncratic music, dance and art to the wonderful eccentricities of trash television.