DANCEEvents This Week
FALL DANCE PRODUCTION. Tucson Center for the Performing Arts. 408 S. Sixth Ave. The Isis Theatre Dance Company presents Third Time's a Charm Friday, November 6 and Saturday, November 7. There is a children's matinee at 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 7. Tickets are available in advance at Creative Ventures, 522 N. Fourth Ave. and are $8, $6 for students and seniors, and $3.50 for the children's matinee. Call 323-8437 for information.
UAPRESENTS. UA Centennial Hall. 1020 E. University Blvd. Ballet Arizona presents Dias de Muertos at 8 p.m. on Saturday, November 7. Ticket prices range from $16 to $28 and are available at the Centennial Box Office. Call 621-3341 for information.
WINE, TAPAS AND DANCE. 61 E. Congress St. NEW ARTiculations perform at 6 p.m. on Sunday, November 8 at a wine tasting benefit dinner. Heart-Five hosts the evening. Tickets are $20. Call 408-1172 for reservations.
WEST AFRICAN DRUM AND DANCE WORKSHOP. International Arts Center. 516 N. Fifth Ave. Karamba Diabate and Youssouf Koumbassa teach drum and dance classes on Sunday, November 8 and Monday, November 9. Cost is $15 for each lesson. Call 206-9250 for information.
ARGENTINE TANGO. Dave and Shelli Little teach beginning Argentine Tango classes from 6 to 7 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday. Intermediate classes are from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. Monday classes are at the Tango Zone, 1517 W. Prince Road, Tuesday classes are at the Arizona Ballroom Company, 5536 E. Grant Road. Milonga is offered the first and third Fridays monthly from 8:30 to 11 p.m. at the Tango Zone. Cost is $5 per person. Call 749-0266 for information.
MILONGA. Suenos Tangos invites you to come dance Tango, Milonga, and Waltz from 7 to 10 p.m. the first Sunday of every month at the Heart 5, 61 E. Congress. The cost is $5. Call 622-5095 for information.
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
ARGENTINE TANGO. Mara Carlson teaches Argentine tango,
Milonga and Vals, for beginning to advanced students. Beginning
classes meet 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays at the On Broadway Dance
Studio, 7036 E. Broadway, and 3 to 4:30 p.m. Sundays in Room 4
of the Ina Gittings Building on the UA Mall, West of Campbell.
Intermediate/Advanced classes meet Sundays
ARGENTINE TANGO. John Dahlstrand and Kathe Miller teach Argentine tango from 3:30 to 5 p.m. every Saturday. Classes meet on the UA campus in the Ina Gittings Building, Room 130. All experience levels are welcome and private classes are available. Call 622-5095 for cost and information.
BALLET LESSONS. 61 E. Congress St., upstairs. Ballet classes for all levels meet at 7 p.m. Wednesdays and cost $7. Beginning ballet classes meet at 6 p.m. Thursdays starting on November 12. Call 408-1172 for information.
BALLROOM DANCING. Dance to live music from
CONTEMPORARY/BALLET DANCE. Orts Movement Warehouse. 121 E. Seventh St. Flor de Liz Alzate offers a class for students age 10 and up in both Ballet and Modern disciplines. Advanced classes and private instruction are also offered. Call 670-9162 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.
DANCE TRAINING. Zenith Center. 330 E. Seventh St. The new Zuzi, Move It Dance Lab, founded by Nanette Robinson and Nancy Mellan, provides dance training for children and adults. Classes are offered in Modern Dance, Creative Movement, Skinner Releasing, Dance Midrash, and Aerial Dance. Call 743-9353 for information.
INTERMEDIATE MODERN DANCE. 61 E. Congress St. On-going
classes in Intermediate/Advanced Modern Dance are offered from
6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays, and 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays.
Cost is $8.50 for a single class, $7 per class, monthly. Intermediate
Modern Dance sessions are offered at
JITTERBUG AND LINDY HOP SWING. Armory Park Senior Center. 220 S. Fifth Ave. L. Perez and Spider teach Jitterbug and Lindy Hop for all levels on Saturday, October 17. Classes are from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. for beginners and from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. for intermediate/advanced dancers. Cost is $7 per person, $10 per guy/girl couple, per class. All ages welcome and no partner is required.
MODERN DANCE. The Movement Arts Warehouse. 121 E. Seventh St. Session II, a six-week session, meets from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, November 24 through December 9. Fees are $70 for 12 classes; or $8 for a single class. Call Orts Theatre of Dance at 624-3799, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, for information.
REHEARSAL SPACE. Rehearsal space is available for $5 per hour at 61 E. Congress St., upstairs. Call 320-7844 or 408-1172 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.
LINDY HOP, JIVE AND CHARLESTON. On Broadway Dance Studio.
7036 E. Broadway. Kris Shaw and Mara Carlson offer these
swing classes from 8 to
SWING NIGHTS. The following venues offer swing nights, including lessons: The Boondocks Lounge, 3306 N. First Ave. Dance lessons are offered at 8 p.m. Monday evenings with Kings of Pleasure and Hurricane Carla performing. Cost is $3. Call 690-0991 for information. The Keys, 5900 N. Oracle Road (888-8361). Swing lessons are offered from 8 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, with the King Swing Orchestra taking the stage from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Gentle Ben's, 865 E. University Blvd. (624-4177). Lessons are offered from 9 to 10 p.m. Mondays, with dancing continuing until 1 a.m. The World Famous Rock, 136 N. Park Ave. (629-9211). Ska/Swing lessons are offered at 9 p.m. Thursdays.
TAP/BALLROOM CLASSES. The Dancer's Studio, home of the Sophisticated Seniors Tap Dance Team, offers tap and ballroom classes. The studio is located at Wrightstown and Pantano roads. Call 546-0675 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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