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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
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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 assistant director/teacher needed Asst. Dir. for dance department and 100+
member competition dance team and instructor for a variety of classes preschool -
high school students needed. Lake Houston Performing Arts Center in Atascocita.
Heather Nicholas: 281/812-3883 or

NEW choreographer needed Chavez High School is seeking a choreographer for 1-2
productions for the '06 - '07 school year. Choreographer will choreograph and teach
high school students. Hours: 4:15 - 7:00. $500 per show pending administrative
approval. Al Baker: 832/597-5123,

NEW teachers needed ballet, tap, and jazz for children and adult classes. Stage
Presence Performing Arts Studio, inside Sharpstown Mall. Andrea Barefield:
713/995-6866 or

Part time assistant needed to help teach ballet, tap, jazz, and modern. Teacher
needs someone to demonstrate leaps, turns, etc. Rosenberg studio. Dana Kracker:
832/573-3734 or

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

NEW august 5 100% Salsa Social J. Carter and The Melody Club, 3027 Crossview Dr.
Cover: $7 ($5 w/college ID, $3 w/ high school ID)
Complimentary Intermediate class provided by Troy and Jorjet of Latin Motions from
9-10pm. or 832-741-9854.



NEW thursday august 3 CALL FOR DANCERS 10 dancers (5 male/5 female) needed for a
"Tribute to Katherine Dunham" at Miller Theatre on September 16, 2006. "Tribute to
Katherine Dunham" will form the centerpiece for Tapestry of World Dance, a joint
production of Dance Source Houston and Central College World Dance Institute.
Auditions will be held at the Central College Dance Studio, Theatre One, 3517 Austin
Street, at 7:00pm. Carlos Henderson, choreographer, is looking for strong dancers,
preferably with knowledge of Dunham technique. The dance will be set in one
weekend; rehearsals will be held at the HCC Central Dance Studio. Dancers must be
available for all rehearsals. Dancers will receive a performance stipend of $50.00.
Call Deborah Quanaim: 713/718-6600.

Rehearsals: Friday, August 11, 7-10pm
Saturday, August 12, 9am- 6pm
Sunday, August 13, 10am - 4pm
2 brush-up rehearsals TBA between 8/13 & 9/14
Dress rehearsal: Thursday, September 14, 8-10pm
Staging and performance: Saturday, September 16, 2pm - 10pm

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


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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. 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 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.

NEW october 19 - 22 Bayou City Mambo. A weekend featuring Tropical Gem Dance
Company(Milan, Italy), Adolfo and Jessica Ortiz(NYC), Magna Gopal(Toronto, Canada),
Troy and Jorjet(New Orleans), Lee and Maria(San Antonio, TX). There will be
workshops, a special jack n' jill competition, and salsa, swing, and hustle
performances from groups all over Texas. The Melody Club, 3027 Crossview Dr. J.
Carter 832-741-9854, or

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

NEW november 9 - 11 Dance USA on Tour returns to Houston. Save the date!


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 classes are Cancelled July 17 Monday and July 18th Tuesday.


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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