International Dance Day 2015



WHEN: Sunday, May 3, 2015 | 1-5pm

WHERE: Ballet Austin's Butler Dance Education Center, 501 W. 3rd St. - Parking information here. City Hall garage is free on weekends before 5:00pm (enter City Hall parking garage from Lavaca)

WHO: Open to adults of all ability levels. And on International Dance Day we also welcome children 10 and older (ages 10-15 when accompanied by a parent/adult).

COST*: All classes will be offered at a special rate of $8 per class or take unlimited classes for only $20

Signing up ahead of time is strongly encouraged as several classes fill to capacity. Or arrive a early and sign up at Ballet Austin.

*Regular Sunday drop-in classes will not be offered on May 3 although many favorites are on the schedule.

While International Dance Day is celebrated across the world on April 29 every year, Ballet Austin will be celebrating world dance on Sunday, May 3, 2015.

Join us as we celebrate International Dance Day by offering a variety of classes all afternoon from countries and cultures around the world!

Classes offered on International Dance Day at Ballet Austin will include: Afro-Brazilian, American Jazz, Ballet, Bollywood, Brazilian Samba, Hawaiian Dance, Hip Hop, Iranian Folk Dance, Philippine Itik Itik, Latin Salsa, West African Dance & Drums, and Zumba.

See the schedule and read the descriptions to help you #FindTheDanceInYou

Come learn something new and dance around the world with us on International Dance Day!

International Dance Day was founded in 1982 by the Dance Committee of the International Theatre Institute. It is celebrated worldwide every year on the 29th of April. The goal of the International Dance Day Message is to celebrate Dance, to revel in the universality of this art form, to cross all political, cultural and ethnic barriers and bring people together with a common language - Dance.

Dance is a common language that unites us all on some level, and as we explore cultural dances, we discover a commonality between many cultures. The value of dance as a crucial form of cultural expression has been evident for centuries. Ballet Austin celebrates dance that is deeply rooted in culture and promotes the opportunity for the people of Austin to be able to identify with their culture through dance. Ballet Austin will be celebrating world dance by offering a variety of classes on International Dance Day.


Instructors on International Dance Day teach at Ballet Austin year-round.

Alexa Capareda
Itiki Itik from the Philippines

Melissa Corpus

Latin Salsa

Rebekah Fowler
Zumba Latin Dance Fitness
Brazilian Samba

Aminya Houston
Amercian Jazz and Hip Hop

Vivian Kaw

Hawaiian Dance (Hula)

Jean Claude Lessou
West African Dance & Drums

Geeti Mahajan
Iranian Folk Dance

Prakash Mohandas
Bollywood Dance

For more information about Ballet Austin's dance and fitness classes, workshops and Pilates Center open 7 days a week.

Ballet Austin's Butler Community School is located at 501 W. 3rd St. in downtown Austin.

For assistance or more information email us or call 512.501.8704.

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