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This newsletter is brought to you by Dance Source Houston, an organization
supporting the creation and performance of contemporary dance in Houston. You may
also access concert listings, movement class schedules and reviews and dance writing
by visiting

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This newsletter sponsored by Photography InSight

This is the last month to view the dance galleries. Additions since the last
announcement include Dominic Walsh Dance Theater's Romeo Juliet, an Indian Ballet
Radha Madhav, and the Ballet Austin Academy as well as Texas Ballet Theater's
Academy performance. The Rimers of Eldritch by the St. Stephens' Upper Class can be
found in the Theatre section.
Visit and follow the links. Courtesy of

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 june 21 Spacetaker fundraiser. Houston Area Whole Foods Markets. The funds
raised will help fund a computer resource lab for Houston Artists located at the Law
Office - Art Space, 5106 Center Street. The lab will open in January 2007.
Spacetaker received a great to buy the equipment (computers, scanners, cameras,
printers, and storage) and we really need help funding the workshops and overhead to
keep the lab open for artists to use. What you can do to help: go to a Whole Foods
Market on June 21s to do your weekly grocery shopping or volunteer to hand out
cultural arts info at one of the WFM Stores. For more information, contact David

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: Press Release: Farrell Dyde Dance Theatre & NoVoDaDa present
the premiere performances of Persona Non Gratis; Review: The Sensitive Range: Gentle
Dances Grace the Opening of the Big Range.

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

Want some free coverage? Send concert events, calendar listings, and images!
Spacetaker has a Houston individual artist registry for literary, visual and
performing artists. Sign up @ spacetaker today and showcase your talent. Send an
image to for your profile. - an online arts listing brought to you by CACHH. Enter concert
listings and photos.

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monday june 12

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. Tickets: Opening Weekend - $7/ Closing weekend -$12 / Monday 12th - pay
what you wish. 713/458-0333.

thursday june 15

Big Range Dance Festival. Presented by Barnevelder Theater. Works by Sara Draper and
Toni Leago Valle/Dancepatheatre, Daniel Adame, Kathy Wood/ FLY, and Teresa Chapman.
Barnevelder, 2201 Preston. 8:00pm. 713/529-1819 or

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

friday june 16

Ballet Ram. Presented by IAA. Ballet RAM, performed by a troupe of 25 from Shri Ram
Kala Kendra, Delhi. This elaborate ballet has been performed annually by the
prestigious dance company for more than 50 years and it has attained a stature
similar to the Nutcracker. The ballet has been never performed in Houston before;
IAA is proud to bring this fabulous production to the multicultural arts audience of
Greater Houston. 8:00pm. Wortham Center, 510 Texas Ave. For more information, call
281/648-0422, 281/217-4220, or visit

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

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

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

saturday june 17

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

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

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

sunday june 18

Ballet Krishna. Presented by IAA. A masterpiece depicting the entire life of Krishna
in all its glory- from childhood nuances to adolescent adventures to the
statesmanship of Gita! 6:00pm. Wortham Center, 510 Texas Ave. For more information,
call 281/648-0422, 281/217-4220, or visit

Big Range Dance Festival. 3rd Annual Buffy Award Presentation. Honoring Loris
Bradley and Sixto Wagon of DiverseWorks. 8:00pm. See Above.

Don Quixote. Houston Ballet. 2:00pm and 7:30pm. See Above.

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



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

NEW july 23-25 Frank Hatchett is coming to Houston. In-Step Dance Center in The
Woodlands. 281/298-7837

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.

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 FROM HOPESTONE, 1210 W. Clay #3. 713/526-1907 x. 1.

monday pilates 8:00am.

wednesday BOSU 8:00am.

friday Yoga 8:00am.

friday GYROKINESIS with Amy Ell. 7-8am.

wednesday int/adv modern with Jane Weiner 6-7:30 pm

wednesday intro modern with Julie Fox 7:30-9 pm.

wednesday evening ballet classes at Dominic Walsh Dance Theater, 2311 Dunlavy on the
corner of Fairview.

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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