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auditions Feb 5 Harid Conservatory Summer Intensive Audition. 6:30-8:00 pm. www.balletacademyoftexas.com/


Feb 7Pittsburgh Ballet School Summer Intensive Audition. 2:00-4:00 pm. www.balletacademyoftexas.com/


Feb 13Alonzo King Lines Summer Intensive Audition. 4:30-5:30 pm; Audition Registration; 5:30-7:30 pm Audition Class. www.summer.linesballet.org/audition/registration/ www.iconservatorypa.com/


Mar 12 Bruce Wood Dance Project holds auditions for upcoming season SIX. Looking for smart, dynamic, professional male and female dancers with strong ballet technique and modern experience. Audition is 1:00-4:00 pm. Studio opens at noon at Bruce Wood Dance Gallery, 101 Howell Street, Dallas, TX 75207. Performances are scheduled for June and November 2016 at the Dallas City Performance Hall. Hourly wages for rehearsals and performances. Typical work week is company class at 9:00 am; rehearsal 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Monday-Friday. Pre-registration is from March 1-11. Send headshot and resume to becca@brucewoodance.org/ For more information, www.brucewoodance.org/


Mar 13 Dark Circles Contemporary Dance is seeking new talent for its 2016/17 Season! The company will be hosting an open audition for dancers in Dallas, TX. Qualifications: 18 years or older; professional-calibre dancer with solid stage experience; basic technique in a wide range of styles; a talent for improvisation; excellent physical condition. Registration is open. darkcirclescontemporarydance.com/auditions.html,


conferences/festivals Mar 16-19 American College Dance Association Festival (ACDA) at West Texas A&M, www.acda.dance/


Jun 8-11 Dance/USA’s Annual Conference will be held in Austin, TX. www.danceusa.org/2016-annual-conference/


masterclass/lecture Apr 9 Free community class/workshop (int/adv dancers) with Stephen Petronio, TCU Cecil H. and Ida Green Honors Chair from 10:00 am-11:45 am. Conversations on Dance with Stephen Petronio from 12:00 pm-2:00 pm. Erma Lowe Hall, Studio Theatre, Texas Christian University, 3000 S. University Dr., Fort Worth, TX 76129. Check website www.dance.tcu.edu for more details about registration for class/workshop.


preview Feb 26 Texas Woman’s University undergraduate preview day, www.twu.edu/dance/


social dances/Carrollton North Texas Traditional Dance Society holds Contra Dance/English Dance events on Saturday evening at multiple locations in Dallas, Carrollton, Irving, and Fort Worth. 972-546-8858. www.nttds.org/


social dances/Dallas Target Second Saturday offers free monthly Latin Dance Lessons every sec- ond Saturday of the month at the Latino Cultural Center, 2600 Live Oak, Dallas, TX 75204. 214-671-0045. www.dallasculture.org/latinocc/


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Ballroom Dance Party, presented by USA Dance Dallas has two venues, Sammons Center for the arts and Sokol Hall on multiple weekends. Please see web site for times and locations. www.usadancedallas.org/


Dallas Swing Dance Society usually hosts three Swing on a String dances each month. 972-504-6301. www.dsds.org/


Swing dances are held every Wednesday night at the Sons of Hermann Hall, 3414 Elm Street, Dallas, 214-747-4422, www.sonsofhermann.com/


Irish Dance Club meets weekly. 972-377-3669. www.irishdance.dragonseye.com/


North Texas Traditional Dance Society holds Contra Dance/English Dance events on Saturday evening at multiple locations in Dallas, Carrollton, Irving, and Fort Worth. 972-546-8858. www.nttds.org/


Marilyn Meyers Dance Connections Club sponsors a ballroom dance on the 3rd and 5th Saturday of every month. 7448 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75231. 972-342-1742. www.danceconnectionsclub.org/


Monkey Dancing Club mixes it up with Swing, Disco, R&B, Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia, Cha Cha and more. Saturday dances every month at different restaurants in North Dallas. 972-360-8075. monkeydancingclub@gmail.com


social dances/Euless Salsa Dance Mixer held every Sunday. 13500 Trinity Blvd, Euless, TX, 76040. 972-533-2936. www.SalsaMixer.com/


social dances/Fort Worth Fort Worth Swing Dance Syndicate holds swing dances on the 2nd, 4th, and 5th Fri of each month, 1959 Sandy Lane, Fort Worth. www.fwsds.org/


Southside Preservation Association holds Swing Night every Tues and Big Band Night on the 1st Fri of every month, Southside Preservation Hall, 1519 Lipscomb Street, Fort Worth. 817-926-2800. www.southsidepreservation.com/


North Texas Traditional Dance Society holds Contra Dance/English Dance events on Saturday evening at multiple locations in Dallas, Carrollton, Irving, and Fort Worth. 972-546-8858. www.nttds.org/


social dances/Irving North Texas Traditional Dance Society holds Contra Dance/English Dance events on Saturday evening at multiple locations in Dallas, Carrollton, Irving, and Fort Worth. 972-546-8858. www.nttds.org/


social dances/Lewisville A Grand Night for Swing!—Beginners east coast swing dance every Friday night, MCL Grand Theater’s recital hall, 100 N. Charles St., Lewisville, TX. 510-205-6498.


social dances/Mansfield Salsa, Mambo, Merengue, Cha-Cha, Bachata lessons and dancing are held every Wednesday night by the Sandunga Dance Company at Bella Vita Pizza & Pasta, 2000 North Highway 157, Suite 102, Mansfield.


social dances/McKinney Ballroom, Latin and Swing Dances are held on Friday and Saturday nights at the DaVindy Ballroom, 207 East Virginia Street, McKinney.


social dances/Plano Dance, Dance, Dance! for people 50 years and older are held Tuesdays at the Plano Senior Center, 401 West 16th St, Plano. 972-941-7155.


DANCE! NORTH TEXAS a publication of the dance council of north texas vol. 19 • no. 1


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