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Dance for Sat., Sept. 23
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    Aztlan Dance Company: Body Rituals

    This is "an experimental performance exploration that highlights the labor of love that dancers engage," providing a backstage glimpse of the rehearsal process and what the artists go through.
    Sept. 22-24. Fri.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 4pm. $12-16.  
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    Blue Lapis Light: Belonging Part One

    These performances by Austin's astounding gravity-defiers feature aerial and ground dancers and digital media highlighting the planet's beauty and the impact our actions have on the environment.
    Sept. 21-Oct. 1. Thu.-Sun., 8:15pm. $45-60.  
    Seaholm District Plaza, 211 Walter Seaholm.
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    Flamenco Under the Stars

    Here's a night of A’lante Flamenco’s most exciting music and dance repertory, with a spectacle of thundering footwork, chattering castanets, soaring vocals, and blazing guitars beneath the branches of Zilker Park’s oak trees and those bright Texas stars.
    Sept. 22-23. Fri.-Sat., 8pm. Free.
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    Revolve: A Movement Display

    NunaMaana and H/BABRI Arts present the second annual iteration of this dance, theater, and art festival, with more than 16 performance groups filling the rooms and outside lawns of the Johnson house, providing an array of shows throughout the venue, offering a choose-your-own wandering smorgasbord of kinetic delights. And here's what Chronicle reviewer Jonelle Seitz thought of last year's experience.
    Sept. 22-23. Fri.-Sat., 7:30pm. $25.  
    Charles Johnson House, 404 Atlanta St.
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    The Sparky Park Project

    In which VSA Texas and Body Shift present a site-specific work performed by dancers of all abilities, choreographed by award-winning artist Stephan Koplowitz.
    Sept. 23-24. Sat., 5pm; Sun., 1:30pm. Free, but RSVP.  
    Sparky Park, 3701 Grooms.
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      Afro Fusion Dance

      Afro-Caribbean folkloric dance styles, with an occasional shake of old-school Afro-American funk, led by Novuyo Masakhane.
      $10/class.
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      Austin International Folk Dancers

      Learn a variety of couples and line dances from around the world. All levels of experience welcome. No partner required. Saturdays, 7:30pm (lessons); 8:15-11pm (open dance).
      $5.
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      Austin Parks and Recreation: Classes for Kids

      Dance Associates presents classes for kids ages 2 years and older in a variety of locations. (Dance, gymnastics, and movement classes are taught at three locations.)
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      Ballet Afrique: Open Registration

      Our classes start on Sept. 8; registration is now open for this new dance studio. See website for details.
      8011 Cameron #500
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      Ballet Austin

      Ballet Austin offers a wide variety of dance classes throughout the week all year long. Workshops for the absolute beginner adult include Ballet, Modern, Classical Indian Dance, Samba, and Hula. See website for details.
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      Bollywood Dance Classes

      Learn Bhangra, classical Indian style, and more. 10700 Anderson Mill #208,
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      Brass Ovaries Pole Dancing

      Ongoing classes for aerial hoop and static/spinning pole dance will add a tint of Eros to your Terpsichore.
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      Esquina Tango

      A variety of tango classes and live music-enhanced performance awaits you in this bastion of social dancing goodness, led by Gustavo Simplis. See website for details.
      Fridays, Saturdays
      209 Pedernales St.
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      Flamencura Music and Dance: Flamenco Classes

      Flamencura is dedicated to teaching flamenco dance (and music) for all ages. Classes forming now for adult beginners, kids, and teens. Some youth scholarships available. Check out the full schedule of classes on the studio's website. Flamencura Music and Dance, 7113 Burnet, #111.
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      Hawaiian Dance Classes

      The Hula Hulau Kaepa Polynesian Dance Academy is accepting students for beginning hula and Tahitian dance classes. Hawaiian Tiki Imports, 3500 S. Congress.
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      Lucila Dance Productions: Classes

      Classes are forming now in belly dancing (all levels), flamenco, salsa/merengue, creative movement for kids, and tai-chi. See website for details. Lucila Dance Studio, 7 Carriage House.
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      Tapestry Dance Company

      North America's only professional tap company offers classes for adults and teens and even younger. Tap and ballet are just part of what's on offer. 2302 Western Trails.
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