On Saturday, August 26, Ballet Austin invites Central Texans to celebrate a day of free dance classes with the Butler Community School (BCS). From Jazz to Turbo Kick® to Ballet, dance classes in a variety of styles are offered to everyone wanting to come out and dance. This year’s Come Dance! 2012 celebrates the 5th anniversary of the opening of Ballet Austin’s Butler Dance Education Center at 501 W. 3rdStreet in downtown Austin.
FREE Come Dance! 2012 classes will represent the broad range of dance styles and levels available through Ballet Austin’s BCS, which may include Ballet, Ballet Fit, Theatre Dance, Contemporary, Jazz, Hip Hop, Hula, Jazz Funk, Tap, Turbo Kick®, Videodance™, Modern and West African. Attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in prize drawings such as free BCS dance and fitness classes, tickets to performances and more. Ballet Austin’s Come Dance! celebration has become one of Austin’s favorite free dance events, with up to 1,000 participants. An up-to-date schedule of classes, parking information and pre-registration is available at www.balletaustin.org/comedance
About Ballet Austin’s Butler Community School
Ballet Austin’s BCS engages, educates, and empowers people of all skill levels, economic and cultural backgrounds to adopt healthy lifestyles through dance and regular physical activity. With more than 5,000 students of all ages taking classes at Ballet Austin each year, Ballet Austin’s BCS and Academy comprise one of the largest dance training centers associated with a professional dance company in the U.S.
About Ballet Austin
As distinctive and dynamic as the city it calls home, Ballet Austin welcomes audiences near and far to participate in its’ "classically innovative" vision for the democratization of dance. With a rich history spanning five decades, acclaimed productions, a commitment to creating access to programs and one of the nation's largest classical ballet academies, the organization is poised for an even greater future. From their home at the Butler Dance Education Center & Community School in downtown Austin, Ballet Austin and Artistic Director Stephen Mills actively engage the community, dancers, and audiences alike. The New York Times proclaims Ballet Austin "a company with big ambitions" originating work that is "absorbing."
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