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Dance for Fri., Dec. 14
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    (UN)ROOTED

    Corps Multiple, the first artistic company created by French artists in Austin, unleashes a performance that "opens a discussion on humanity’s inherent need for belonging, roots, pairs, and marks." With moving bodies, sounds, text, and lights using the techniques of free improvisation. Bonus: live music.
    Dec. 13-15. Thu.-Sat., 8pm. $15-35.  
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    Ballet Austin: The Nutcracker

    You've heard of this thing? The Nutcracker, right? And here Ballet Austin brings it big and fancy and exquisitely staged, with hundreds of dancers embodying the choreography of Stephen Mills, extraordinary sets and costumes, and Tchaikovsky’s score performed live by the Austin Symphony Orchestra. Witness in wonder as a young heroine faces her fears, rescues her prince, and dreams big during the journey of a lifetime.
    Through Dec. 23. Fri., 7:30pm; Sat., 2 & 7:30pm; Sun., 2pm. $15 and up.  
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    Of Mice & Music: A Jazz Tap Nutcracker

    Here comes Tapestry Dance Company’s unique and highly popular take on the holiday classic, with live jazz music and a swinging sound, featuring an original score performed by Austin musicians. And, of course, some of the world’s best tap dancers.
    Through Dec. 23. Thu.-Fri., 7:30pm; Sat., 2 & 7:30pm; Sun., 2pm. $39 and up.  
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    The Watchmaker's Song

    Ventana Ballet and Red Nightfall present this interactive reimagination of The Nutcracker, featuring a live jazz ensemble playing a Nicholas Perry Clark remix of the Tchaikovsky score. Bonus: cocktails and hors d'oeuvres.
    Thu.-Fri., Dec. 13-14, 6:30 & 8pm. $20.  
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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! Fridays, 7pm (lessons); 8-9:45pm (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 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. Also, they have an ongoing series of VideoDance classes, based on songs by Janet Jackson, Rihanna, and more. 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

    The indefatigable Gustavo Simplis leads a variety of tango classes – and classes in salsa, samba, rumba, and more – with live music-enhanced performances. 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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