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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

The dance galleries have been cleared. June's performances include images of
Program B of the Big Range Dance Festival. Blue Lapis Light's site specific work,
Requiem, in the shell of the Intel Building in downtown Austin was a very unique
experience, with dancers on five levels. Impressions of these and the Texas Youth
Dance Council's annual showcase, can be seen at Courtesy of



NEW teacher needed Rosenberg studio needs a part time assistant teacher to help
teach ballet, tap, jazz, and modern. Teacher will be in the class but needs someone
to demonstrate leaps, turns, etc. Dana Kracker: 832-573-3734 or

NEW looking for work and contacts Tino Sanchez is a choreographer looking to teach
workshops or choreography, or to make contacts around the world. She just finished
the Choreography of the hit Spanish Musical "Hoy no me puedo levantar" (Mecano┬┤s)
music, (Spain and Mexico). Visit She has experience
in Musical theatre, Television, Dance Companies, Videos, etc. Specialties are
modern jazz, Contemporary and a fusion jazz and contemporary mix with Latin
influence. She has taught in London, Mexico, Madrid, Barcelona, and Canary Island.
Tino Sanchez:

NEW saturday july 15 Hafla (Hafla means PARTY). 7-10pm. Sirrom School of Dance,
5570 Weslayan, Weslayan Plaza. Celebrate 26 years with Sirrom School of Dance.
Please obtain tickets in advance as seating is limited. $12 in advance, $15 at the

NEW july 29 - august 5 Keeley Armistead and Tymme and Aury Reitz available for hire
for outside workshops and master classes. Keeley Armistead of The Groovaloos has
worked with Christina Aguilara, Janet Jackson, The Black Eyed Peas, and Run DMC and
has also done spots for Wrigley's, Pizza Hut, Microsoft and appearances in Legally
Blonde, & You Got Served. Tymme and Aury Reitz have danced for Will Smith, Madonna,
Missy Elliot, Backstreet Boys, Aaliyah, Jordan Knight and Dru Hill. Contact: Randall
Flinn at

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


media news

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


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saturday july 15

S&M Style & Movement. Sparacino Company Dancers. Indulge your infatuation with
ballroom dancing. Now add some spice, a little jazz, a little character and first
thing you know, you've cooked up a dish to delight everyone. 8:00pm. Bayou Theater,
UH Clear Lake, 2700 Bay Area Blvd. 713/520-9070 or

Coming up next week:

saturday july 22

Lost and Found. Teresa Chapmam. A series of explosive dance sequences inspired by
themes of displacement, personal loss, and the search for new beginnings. This will
be the initial installment of a new evening-length contemporary dance venture,
choreographed by Teresa Chapman. 8:00pm.Barnevelder Theater, 2201 Preston.



saturdays july 15 - august 6 World Dance Houston 2006. Presented by HCC Central.
Explore the global heritage of dance in eight classes offered by artists of
Houston's international community. $25/class or $150.00 for all 8 classes. Receive
background materials and a CD of the music used. HCC's Central, Studio A (Theatre
One Building), 3517 Austin, (corner of Holman & LaBranch). 713/718-6600 or

July 15 West African by Mohamed Diaby and Greek by George Gariffaloff
July 22 Folklorico by Patricia Astorga and Russian by Oksana Chernyuk
July 29 Flamenco by Maria del Espadin and Classical Indian by Rathna Kumar
August 5 Native American by Dr. Enrique Maestas and Aztec by Dr. Enrique Maestas

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.

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, Keeley Armistead,
Dawn Dippel and Amy Cain of Revolve Dance Co. The Woodlands. or

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

november 3 - 5 flamenco workshop with Marc Aurelio from Spain. Rodriguez Dance
Academy, 9403 Richmond Avenue. 713/780-1796.



NEW saturday july 30 "Sabor Mexico" - Houston's Mexican Theatrical Dance Company,
Patricia Astorga, Artistic Director/Choreographer is seeking dancers with folklorico
or flamenco experience. Ballet or modern dance background desirable. 2:00pm;
registration @ 1:30pm. West University Dance Center, 4003 Bellaire Blvd. @ Stell


ongoing events

saturdays The Saturday Night "LIVE" Community Dance. Freestyle Creative Dance
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 Hope Center will be moving (July 10th - 14th) to Suite #26. Classes will
resume their regular schedule on Monday, July 17th in our new space. Please note
the following changes to the class schedule for next week. 713.526.1907

Cancelled - Pilates Wednesday @ 12-1 pm
Cancelled - Ballet intro Wednesday night @ 7-8:30 pm
Cancelled - Belly Dance Thursday @ 6-7 pm
Cancelled - Yoga Friday @ 8-9 am
Cancelled - Pilates Friday @ 12-1 pm

Wednesday - Modern Dance @ both 6-7:30 and 7:30-9 is at Dominic Walsh Dance Theater
(2311 Dunlavy, Suite 210)
Thursday - Ballet @ 9:30- 11 am is at DWDT
Saturday - Ballet @ 10-11:30 am is at DWDT

*Monti Mayrend's Yoga classes on Thursday from 7-8:30 pm and Sunday from 4-5:30 pm,
Craig Hocker's Iaido Sword class on Friday from 6:30-7:30 pm, and Mestre Cafu's
Capoeira class on Saturday from 8-9:30am are still pending cancellation.
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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