AFRICAN DANCE. Learn the movements of dance from Guinea, Senegal, Nigeria and Afro-Brazilian and Cuban regions with teacher Denise Hawthorne Bey. You'll also learn the intricacies of the music, and the traditional songs and their meanings. Classes meet at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Cost is $10 general, $8 for students, and $5 for kids grades K through 12. The location of the classes has recently changed. Call 623-8231 for new location information.
AUDITION NOTICE. The Isis Dance Theater Company is holding auditions for intermediate to advanced ballet, jazz and/or modern dancers over age 30 for forthcoming fall and spring productions. The company is also looking for actors and singers over age 30 for an original, one-act musical production. Auditions are by appointment only, and will continue until all positions are filled. Contact Rosemary Tindall-Gibson at 323-8437 for information.
BALLROOM DANCING. Dance to live music from 8 to 11 p.m. Wednesdays at Let's Dance Club, 6245 E. Bellevue. Singles and couples of all skill levels are welcome. Experience a touch of sophistication and romance with theme-dress occasions and a large, decorated ballroom. Cost is $7, $5 for members, which includes a free, professional dance lesson from 7 to 8 p.m. Annual membership is $25. Call 885-4599 for information.
CONTRA DANCES. The Tucson Friends of Traditional Music present old-time contra dances to live string band music for singles and couples, beginning and advanced. Open dance is from 8 to 11 p.m., with an introductory session at 7:45 p.m., on Saturday, June 20, in the Armory Park Recreation Center, 220 S. Fifth Ave. Call 327-1779 for information.
DANCE AND DRUMS. The Barbea Williams Performing Company offers classes in Pre-African and Pre-Ballet for children; African Brazilian/West African, African Cuban/West African, and West African drum lessons for teens and adults. Registration is on-going. Call 628-7785 for information.
KIDS DANCE CLASSES. The Little Temple. 721 N. Second Ave.
A wiggle and stretch creative movement class for kids ages 3 to
6 meets from 10:15 to 11 a.m. Saturday mornings, with enrollment
ongoing. Cost is $25. Call
MODERN DANCE. NEW ART Loft. 61 E. Congress St. NEW Guest
artist Charlotte Adams teaches a six-week workshop. Call 320-7844
for class times and information. Jennifer Pollack teaches intermediate
modern dance classes to help find and strengthen your center,
improve placement, and explore and develop individual style from
ORTS CLASSES. 121 E. Seventh St. Orts Artistic Director Anne Bunker teaches low-flying trapeze and modern dance classes for adults and children of all abilities. Call 744-4004 for information.
RELEASING DANCE CLASSES. The Little Temple. 721 N. Second Ave. Join anytime for this fun and powerful form of play. Classes are from 7 to 8:45 p.m. Monday evenings. Call 887-1603 for information.
WEST AFRICAN DANCE. Zenith Center. 330 E. Seventh St. Learn
songs and dances of West Africa and the West African Diaspora
from master dancer Donald Eno Washington. Mixed-level classes
meet from 7:15 to
WEST COAST SWING. Tucson Swing Dance Club. 6245 E. Bellevue St. 573-3732. Get in the swing of things at the Tucson Swing Dance Club every Thursday evening. Lessons are from 7 to 7:45 p.m. for beginners, and 7:45 to 8:30 p.m. for intermediate dancers. General dancing continues until 10:30 p.m. No partner necessary. Cost is $3, $2 for members. Call 573-3732 for information.
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