Come Dance! 2015 - Ballet Austin's Annual FREE Day of Dance

Come Dance! 2015 is Sunday, August 30, 2015.

Make plans to attend Come Dance! Ballet Austin's FREE Day of Dance! It's our gift to the city and an annual favorite!

Whether you have danced before or never danced a step in your life, Come Dance is your day to get your groove on! Everyone can dance! Come try as many of the fun dance styles as you can!

WHAT: FREE dance for everyone all afternoon! Our gift to Austin! Dance one class or dance all day!

WHEN: Sunday, August 30, 2015 // 1:00pm - 5:45pm (Doors open at 12:15pm, first classes begin at 1:00pm)

WHERE: Located at Ballet Austin's Butler Dance Education Center, 501 W. 3rd St. (corner of 3rd & San Antonio) // 512.501.9704

Click here to RSVP. Don't worry – drop-ins are welcome!

Bring your friends and come dance! It's FREE!

  • Dance all afternoon - check the schedule
  • Refreshments thanks to Aquasana and KIND Healthy Snacks
  • Discounts off class & workshop purchases will be offered at Come Dance, so you can dance all year!
    • ANNUAL COME DANCE 15% OFF SALE. 15% OFF almost everything with promo code comedance15 between 8/30/15 and 9/5/15. You may also purchase online.
  • SPIN THE WHEEL at the event for fun dance-related prizes such as free classes, t-shirts, and more!
  • Register to win grand prizes! Drop your name in the prize drawing box to win grand prizes and giveaways including the following valued between $100 and $300:
    • One Month Unlimited Drop-in Dance & Fitness classes - over 75 classes a week!
    • Enrollment into a 6-week fall dance workshop for adults
    • 2 Tickets to Ballet Austin's fête*ish September 18, 2015 (must be 21 or older to win)
    • A pair of tickets to a Ballet Austin performance at the Long Center. We will draw 5 names to win 2 tickets each for one of the 5 performances on the 2015/16 season schedule.

Click here to RSVP. Don't worry – drop-ins are welcome!

Call 512.501.8704 for more information.

FREE Parking:

  • FREE PARKING at the State Parking Garage N located directly across the street to the north of Ballet Austin. (white parking garage - enter garage from San Antonio St.)

  • FREE UBER! Not only will there be FREE parking at the State Garage, we've partnered with Uber to offer you a first, free ride! Take your first trip on us, and Uber will donate back to Ballet Austin! (Mention Ballet Austin and promo code BALLETAUSTIN for your first Uber ride free)

  • Click here for additional parking information.

First classes begin at 1:00pm. Last classes begin at 5:00pm. (each class is 40 minutes with a 20 minute passing period) Dance one class or dance all day!

Dance Classes Offered at Come Dance! 2015 include:
Afro-Brazilian, Ballet, Bollywood, Contemporary, Fosse Jazz, Hip Hop, Horton-based Modern, Hula, Jazz, Jazz Funk, Modern, Tap, West African Dance & Drums, Videodance, and more.

Dance Fitness Classes Offered:
Cardio Dance, Piloxing®, Zumba®

The Kids Zone - Kids & Families in Motion:
Kid-friendly dance classes for ages 5-12 will be offered during a few of the time slots. Kids and Families in Motion classes include Kids Disney Song & Dance, Zumba® Kids, and Kids Hip Hop.

Read what people had to say about past years at Come Dance!

"I attended Ballet Austin's Free Day of Dance yesterday and I am definitely buying classes for this year -- there are so many choices! I just want to thank you for providing Free Day of Dance."

"I had such a fun time at Come Dance! Dancing with a hundred of my closest friends was certainly a new experience."

"I was at the Come Dance! event yesterday, and I had a great time and learned so much!  Thank you for hosting such a wonderful event! I signed up for the Beginner Ballet class for adults!"

"I am 63 years old but had the time of my life taking Hip Hop and West African Dance. Then I felt 63 years young. Thanks Ballet Austin!"

"I have never in my life had so much fun. When can we do this again?"

"FREE. Gotta love it!"

The 2015 Come Dance! schedule* Each class is 40 minutes with 20 minutes between each class.

*Class schedule for 8/30/2015 is subject to change. Participants will receive a program and schedule when they arrive. Some classes fill to capacity but several choices each hour.

Click here for a description of classes offered at Come Dance. To read instructor bios click here.

1:00pm 2:00pm 3:00pm 4:00pm 5:00pm
AustinVentures StudioTheater

Hip Hop with Erick Yanez

Piloxing® (so fun!) with Erika Holguin
Videodance™ Beyoncé's SINGLE LADIES with Tara & Jenny
West African Dance & Drums with Jean Claude Lessou Hip Hop with Aminya Houston
Connelly Studio
Bollywood Dance with Prakash Mohandas
Contemporary Dance with Dane Burch
Horton-based Modern Dance with Bailey Anglin
Hula (Hawaiian Dance) with Vivian Kaw
Contemporary Jazz with Hannah Brightwell
AdlerLand Studio
Beginning Ballet for Adults with Sara Paul
Beginning Ballet for Adults with Sara Paul

Modern Dance with Lucy Wilson

Contemporary Jazz with Hannah Brightwell West African Dance & Drums with Jean Claude Lessou
Studio D
Intro to Modern Dance with Felicia McBride Beginning Jazz with Tara Alperin   Beginning Modern Dance with Lucy Wilson
Kodosky Studio -
Beginning Jazz with Tara Alperin ZUMBA KIDS with Rebekah KIDS HIP HOP with Lauren Parra KIDS DISNEY SONG & DANCE with Maddie Piner Tap Dance with Madison Piner
Contemporary Forms with Alex Miller

Fosse Jazz with Madison Piner

Piloxing® (so fun!) with Erika Holguin

POP Jazz! with Jenny Alperin
Cardio Dance with Jenny Alperin
Legacy Studio
Zumba® with Phil Amador
Jazz Funk with Lauren Parra
Afro-Brazilian Dance with Rebekah Fowler
Hip Hop with Lauren Parra
Bollywood Dance with Divya Dinakar
City View Lounge
Refreshments, Information & Prize Drawings

Ballet Austin's Butler Center for Dance & Fitness has classes for adults and older teens year round! For more information about our regular schedule of dance & fitness classes for people of all ages and ability levels offered 7 days a week, please click here.

The classes offered at Come Dance! are offered during the year as either workshops or classes.

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