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Ballet Austin promotes National Dance Day on Saturday

Michael Jackson one by Cirque DuSoleil World Premiere at Mandalay Bay
Michael Jackson one by Cirque DuSoleil World Premiere at Mandalay Bay
Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Cirque du Soleil

As the local venue for the fifth annual National Dance Day, Saturday, July 26, 2014, Ballet Austin will celebrate and promote dance and movement with special classes that day.

Adults, teens, and children 10 and up are invited to participate in dance classes at Ballet Austin’s Butler Dance Education Center, 501 West 3rd Street. This event is sponsored by the Dizzy Feet Foundation in connection with the hit FOX television series So You Think You Can Dance. A $10 tax-deductible donation is asked for per class—or you can dance all day for $28.

Check out the full schedule of classes offered on Saturday, July 26 as a part of National Dance Day below. Included is a special beginner routine, the Everybody Dance Routine that Ballet Austin instructors Tara Alperin and Jenny Alperin will teach from 11-12 noon. Try something new!

Classes will close if they fill up. For more information call: 512.501.8704.
9:30 am - 10:15 am Zumba Dance Fitness
10:00 am - 11:00 am Ballet Fit Workout
10:15 am - 11:00 am Brazilian Dance
10:30 am - 12:00 pm Intermediate Modern
11:00 am - 12:00 pm SYTYCD "EVERYBODY DANCE" CHOREOGRAPHY
11:00 am - 12:30 pm Inter/Adv Ballet
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Elementary Hip Hop
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Beginning Ballet
1:15 pm - 2:45 pm Videodance™ MICHAEL JACKSON! MICHAEL JACKSON THE
IMMORTAL WORLD TOUR by Cirque du Soleil
2:45 pm - 4:00 pm SYTYCD “ADVANCED” CHOREOGRAPHY!

Cirque du Soleil is also collaborating with Austin Ballet during National Dance Day as the ballet company provides videodance classes in honor of Michael Jackson and the outstanding acrobatic and musical show, Michael Jackson the Immortal World Tour which performs live in Cedar Park on August 5 and 6.