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supporting the creation and performance of contemporary dance in Houston. You may
also access concert listings, movement class schedules and reviews and dance writing
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are you a member? If you are a member of Dance Source Houston, one of the benefits
of membership is that DSH will take care of posting your performance information on
the following websites: KPFT,, and as well as on our
own home page For more information, contact Toni Valle:
713/224-3262 or

NEW 4 female and 2 male dancers needed for a summer show, July 15. at the Bayou
Theater in Clear Lake. Rehearsals are M-Tu-Th evenings during June at Wortham
Center. Also seeking ballroom couples. Contact: Leanna Sparacino, 713 320-4116 cell

thursday june 22 Day After the First Day of Summer Party Ballet Class / ½ price,
free breakfast, and taught by Naomi Glass! Barnevelder, 2201 Preston.

media news

DANCE SOURCE WRITING: Review: The SensitiveRange: Gentle Dances Grace the Opening
of the Big Range, FLY Dance Company Ceasing Operations.

Dancehunter: Spacetaker Profile: Moving Words: A Conversation with Elizabeth Gilbert
and Sara Draper, Dominic Walsh's Romeo & Juliet.

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thursday june 8

Don Quixote. Houston Ballet. Fancy footwork, authentic Spanish-flavored dance, and
comic interludes, based on Cervantes' classic novel. Kitri, the village beauty, and
Basilio, the dashing young barber, is played out against the subplot of Don Quixote,
the eccentric, wandering knight who sets out on a quest to find his ideal woman,
Dulcinea. 7:30pm. Wortham Center, Brown Theater, 510 Texas Ave. 713/227-ARTS or

friday june 9

bedlam. FrenetiCore. A magic urban realist tale performed with original music,
narration, and both live and filmed dance. A young autistic finds herself within the
walls of Bedlam Asylum. Troubled by the stirrings of her lost memories, she joins
with two hyper-medicated and delusional mental patients. Together they must create
an alternate reality to banish their inner demons. 8.00pm. FrenetiCore Theater, 5102
Navigation. 713/458-0333.

Big Range Dance Festival. Barnevelder Theater. Works by Polly Motley, Sophia Torres,
Amy Ell, Catalina Guitterez and Mechelle Fleming, and Lori Yuill. Barnevelder.
Barnevelder, 2201 Preston. 8:00pm. 713/529-1819 or

Danielle Brazell Battalion: Acts of Resistance. 8:00pm. DiverseWorks, 1117 East

Johnny Guitar, the musical. Theater LaB Houston. This laugh filled musical based on
the Joan Crawford - Mercedes McCambridge cult western film Johnny Guitar - embraces
and sends up fifties-style movie acting, melodramatic romance and rough-and-tumble
cowboy action. Johnny Guitar tells the story of a sultry saloon owner Vienna and her
jealous nemesis, Emma, the town's tycoon. When a handsome stranger with a secret
past rides into town packing a guitar instead of twin Peacemakers six-shooters the
stage is set for a hilarious showdown unlike anything the Old West or the theater
has ever seen. Featureing Carolyn Johnson, Mary Hooper, Jonathan McVay, John Berno,
Craig Boucher, Luke Marsh, Alex Stutler and Josh Wright. 8:00pm. TheaterLab Houston,
1706 Alamo (off 2100 Houston Ave.) TLH Box Office: 713/868-7516.

saturday june 10

Don Quixote. Houston Ballet. 7:30pm. See Above.

bedlam. FrenetiCore. 8:00pm. See Above.

Big Range Dance Festival. 8:00pm. See Above.

Danielle Brazell Battalion: Acts of Resistance. 8:00pm. See Above.

Johnny Guitar, the musical. 8:00pm. See Above.

sunday june 11

Don Quixote. Houston Ballet. 2:00pm. See Above.

bedlam. FrenetiCore. 8:00pm. See Above.

Big Range Dance Gathering. 2-4 minute works by 20 different choreographers. 8:00pm.
See Above.

monday june 12

bedlam. FrenetiCore. 8:00pm. See Above.


june 16 Xtended Tap and Hip Hop workshop by The Xtended Urban Dance Company. or

July 29-30 Raks Sharki/Belly Dance Workshop. Sirrom School of Dance, 5570 Weslayan.

june 19 - july 1 Debbie Allen Dance Institute (DADI) Two-Week Workshop. Allen has
choreographed the Academy Awards; performed on Broadway; and is
internationally-known for her role of hard-core dance instructor Lidia Grant in the
80's TV drama "Fame." 9am - 4pm. Wortham Center, 510 Preston Street. DADI-Houston
is coordinated and presented by Stage Presence Performing Arts Studio. or 713/995-6866.

Houston Academy of Dance Summer Intensive. Two week workshop for int./adv students
9:30-4 Mon-Sat culminating in a performance Sat. June 17th. Houston Academy of
Dance, 14520 Memorial Dr. #78. or 281/497-4783.

june 5 - 9 JCC Five Day Summer Dance Intensive. 713-729-3200 ext. 3223 or

july 8-12 Pilobolus Workshop. A five day intensive movement workshop with members
of Pilobus! Mail checks to FrenetiCore, 5102 Navigation, Hou. TX 77001. Include
your number and email on the check. 713/449-8375.
saturdays july 15 - august 6 World Dance Houston 2006. Presented by HCC Central.
713-718-6600 or

july 31 - august 6 Festival Ballet's 10th Annual Summer Intensive Workshop. or 979-292-0117.


june 9 The Xtended Urban Dance Company Audition. A christian based urban dance
company run and directed by Karin Celeste. 5:00-8:00pm. or

june 10 Resurrection Dance Company Audition. 2-4PM. Auditon will consists of a
ballet adagio/ballet barre, jazz combination, and company repertoire. 4512 Hwy 6.
Contact: Director; Wenda L. Koon or Assist. Director; Cassandra Shaffer:
713.582.4386 or,,

ongoing events

saturdays The Saturday Night "LIVE" Community Dance. Freestyle CreativeDance Journey
for ALL People, All Ages, 7:30 - 9:30pm, NiaMoves/ Heights: 3221 Houston Ave. 77009,
SunXine: 281/748-8080

2nd and 4th saturdays The Houston Area Traditional Dance Society holds contra dances
8-11pm. Central Presbyterean Church, Richmond Ave. at Timmons. Contra dance is an
early American dance form, a precursor of square dancing.

fridays Houston International Folkdancers 7:30pm-9:45pm. First Unitarian Church,
Fannin and Southmore.

sundays Sunday Socials (The last Sunday of each month). Presented by Latin Motions.
Sonia's World of Dance Studio, 5539 Richmond Ave(Behind Starbucks in the Shipleys
lot half a block from Chimney Rock). Cost: $3. 7:30 -10:30pm. or www.united or 504/931-5154



Because of the wealth of available Houston classes, individual class listings have
been transferred to the Dance Source Houston website. For easy access to class
listings, visit

NEW summer classes taught by Jacqueline Nalett. King's Dancing Centre, 5200
Bissonnet. 713-667-3890 or or visit
monday jazz 6:00-7:00pm / modern 7:00-8:00pm
tuesday hip hop 7:00-8:00pm (taught by Tracy)
wednesday jazz 6:00-7:00pm / modern 7:00-8:00pm
thursday hip hop 7:00-8:00pm

Below is a listing of locations for available classes

Barnevelder Movement Arts Complex, 2201 Preston. 713/529-1819 or

City Dance Studio - 2423 Dunstan. 713/529-6100 or or

Claire School of Dance - 713/880-5565 or

Feldenkrais Newsletter:

Hope Center - 1210 W. Clay #3. Classes:$12/single, $100/10. 713/526-1907 x. 1.

Houston Metropolitan Dance Center - 1202 Calumet, 713/522-6375 or

In Step Dance Centre - 449 Sawdust Rd. The Woodlands. 281-298-7837 or

JCC, 5601 S. Braeswood. 713-729-3200 ext. 3223, or

Dancer Enterprise, Houston Dance Academy, 6801 South Rice. 713/557-9465; email:

Kuumba House, 3001 Cleburne. 713/524-1079.

NiaMoves in the Heights, 3221 Houston Ave.

Second Generation Dance Company. 3001 Cleburne. (713) 298-7091

Sirrom School of Dance - 5570 Weslayan at Bissonnet. 713/621-9818.

Uptown Dance Center - 7417 Shadyvilla. 713 686 0334. $15.00 per class, $8.00
professional discount.

West University Dance Center, 4003 Bellaire Blvd. @ Stella Link.

Yoga Ananda - 1822 W. Alabama #2 (between Hazard/Woodhead). 713/527-8280.

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