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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

Thaddeus Davis has been a favorite visiting choreographer in the Austin Community.
This time he made his mark dancing with his new company. Images are ready for
viewing. Images of KDH Dance, 7 Brides for 7 Brothers, and a new dance company based
in Austin are in the works. Visit for links
to the images. Courtesy of



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 or visit ... dunham.htm

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



EarthDance in Houston 06. Houston Dancers and dance companies are invited to
participate in the Opening Community Dance Ceremony for EarthDance on Saturday
September 16. A Global Dance & Music Festival focused on a Synchronized Prayer for
World Peace, it will bring the Houston community together with the rest of the World
for dancing, drumming, water blessing, vegetarian feast, face painting, fairies,
costumes, & world music of ATASH, honoring the Native American Tribes. Opening
Ceremony 4:30-6pm, synchronized world wide prayer at 6pm. To Participate in the
Opening Community Dance Ceremony, call SunShine: 281/748-8080. or

teachers needed. Koenig School of Dance in Spring is looking for teachers for hip
hop, beg. ballet, jazz, and tap. Classes begin August 14th! Pay is based on
experience and is negotiable. Please reply: or

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.


Resurrection Dance Company is seeking professional-level dancers for a concert
series in Houston. Strong modern, ballet, and jazz technique; a background in
pointe, lyrical, and tap is preferred. Dancers will be paid per performance. In
addition, potential company members must be involved in company fundraising.
Affordable living and travel arrangements are available. Send your resume and a
photo to Cassandra L. Shaffer: or Wenda L. Koon;
Artistic Director: 713/582-4386 or


media news

DANCE SOURCE WRITINGS: Melissa Pritchett talks about her role in the Alley
Theatre's Black Comedy - reprinted from Dancehunter.

New on Dancehunter: Dancing for Dollars: Lineage Dance Stops in Houston to Raise
Funds for MD Anderson; Dancing in the Dark: Melissa Pritchett talks about her role
in the Alley Theatre's Black Comedy; Comings, Goings, and Comebacks on the Houston
dance scene; Road Trip: New Orleans.

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.

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

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



friday august 4

Sweet Land. Michele Brangwen Dance Ensemble. Choreography by Michele Brangwen; music
by Composer/Trumpeter Carol Morgan and her quartet; and video by Yunuen Perez Verti.
8:00pm. The Performing Arts Center at HCC Northwest (Beltway 8 and I - 10).
713/533-9515 or

Rudrakshya - New Dimensions in Odissi Dance. Presented by Samskriti. A compelling
performance by 15 extraordinary dancers and musicians of the Orissa Dance Academy,
directed by the famous Guru Bichitrananda Swain. 8:00pm. Zilkha Hall, Hobby Center.
Tickets: Information: Anjali Center: 281/265-ARTS.



august 5 World Dance Houston 2006. Native American Dance taught by Dr. Enrique
Maestas and Aztec by Dr. Enrique Maestas HCC Central. $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 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
NEW saturday august 12 Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement® Workshop with
MaryBeth Smith. 1-3pm. NiaMoves in the Heights, 3221 Houston Avenue. Fee: $40 by
August 9 / $50 at the door. NiaMoves: 713/864-4260 x3.

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.

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


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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