Free NYC Classes, Ballet in the Desert, and More!

September 3, 2009

Brooklyn Ballet
is offering a weekend of free classes Sept.12-13. Take ballet, jazz, or modern in the school’s brand new location in the Schermerhorn House. If you’re up for something different, try the Afro-Modern class! 


Arizona is about to get even hotter with outdoor performances by Ballet Arizona! The company will be dancing Sept. 24-27 at various parks throughout the state as part of their annual Ballet Under the Stars series. The program ranges from classical to contemporary, including excerpts from Swan Lake. Visit for the complete schedule.


Need more heat? Check A Weekend of Texas Contemporary Dance, a free festival in Houston Sept. 25- 26. The line-up runs from contemporary ballet to mainstream urban dance. Performances include American Repertory Ensemble of Austin, Houston Metropolitan Dance Company, and HIStory Dance Company from America’s Best Dance Crew! Keep checking www. for schedule details. —Amanda Silliker