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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

If you would like to have your name removed form this list, email


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



The Houston Met Summer Concert next week has been moved and extended to two
evenings. For full listing, see performance section below.



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 Are there any companies in Houston celebrating anniversaries with the 2006/2007
season? If so, contact

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 grant 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 Brown:

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.

NEW Program Manager Needed The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts at UH is
seeking a Program Manager. Working closely with the Center's Managing Director, the
Program Manager plays a key role in the Center's annual season of public events,
residencies, and curriculum. Responsibilities: artist correspondence, budget
management, and coordination of the Center's programs and courses. Must be a highly
organized, self-managing professional with an interest in the arts and knowledge of
non-profit organizations and/or arts administration. Candidate should be a creative
and energetic individual with excellent communication skills and a desire to learn
while working in a lively, fast-paced environment. Experience in working in an
academic setting or similarly complex organization is a plus. TO APPLY or view the
official listing, follow this link: and search the postings for
"Program Manager." Karen L. Farber, Managing Director, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center
for the Arts, University of Houston: 713/743-2623 or


media news

DANCE SOURCE WRITINGS: The Big Range - Program C by Nancy Wozny; What Have You
Forgotten? Freneticore Leaves Nothing Untouched in Bedlam by J. Ray; Modern Works
Have a Home on the Range: Big Range Dance Festival - Program B by J. Ray

New on Dancehunter: Backyard Drama: The Texas Rep has a hit with Midsummer Night's
Dream; 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.

Check out San Antonio's dance newsletter: or email
with your posts!



friday june 23

Houston Met Summer Concert. Houston Metropolitan Dance Company. Finish your dance
season with this fun collaborative of dance. 8:00pm. Barnevelder Theater, 2201
Preston. Tickets: $10 in advance, 15 at door. 713/522-6375,

saturday june 24

Houston Met Summer Concert. Houston Metropolitan Dance Company. 8:00pm. See Above.

Grand Opening of Del Espadin Flamenco & Spanish Dance Academy. Performed by Del
Espadin Baile Espanol. Presented by Maria del Espadin. 7:30 - 10:30pm. 3939
Hillcroft, Suite 160 Tickets: $5.00. 713/705-8701 or



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.

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 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. Vashti return to Sirrom School of
Belly Dance for a two-day workshop and a show on July 29, 2006. Sirrom School of
Dance, 5570 Weslayan. 713/621-9818.

NEW july 30-august 4 Ad Deum Dance Company Summer Dance Intensive. Ages 13-Adult.
The Crossroads of Faith & The Art of Dance. Faculty: Clara Cravey, Laura Morton,
Randall Flinn, Kathleen Lobue, Cheryl Cutlip of Radio City Rockettes, Tymme and Aury
Reitz-The Edge and LA Dance Force, Ravenna Tucker of Royal Ballet, Dawn Dippel and
Amy Cain of Revolve Dance Co. The Woodlands. or 713/626-5050.

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



NEW saturday july 1 auditions - Dancers/Models Needed - Earn up to $200/per night.
4:00pm. Chucke's Choreography Dance Studio, 2844 Antoine. 713/957-3377.
Reggeaton/Hip-Hop and Cumbia dance experience is a must. Must be 21 years or older.
Wear fashionable dance attire; girls bring heels for cumbia. Bring a resume;
including dance and promotional/model experience, headshot or photo, photo ID
w/proof of age. Patricia Huizar: 821/745-8860 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 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:

Dominic Walsh Dance Theater, 2311 Dunlavy on the corner of Fairview.

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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