Dance Infusion 2016 PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
August 11, 2016

CONTACT:
Beth Gulledge­Brown
713.­686­.0334
info@uptowndance.org

HOUSTON DANCE COMPANY PREMIERES WORKS BY
INTERNATIONALLY CELEBRATED ARTISTS
ANDRE SILVA AND CHET WALKER

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HOUSTON, TX – On Friday September 23rd, 2016, Uptown Dance Company will kickoff its 17th Season with “Dance Infusion,” the company’s annual mixed bill that presents diverse choreographic voices from around the world, performed by one of Houston’s premiere contemporary dance companies.

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Dance Infusion 2016

DATE & TIME:
Friday, September 23, 2016
Saturday, September 24, 2016

7:00pm – Pre-Professional Show
8:00pm – Professional Show

PLACE:
MATCH (Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston)
3400 Main St, Houston, TX 77002

TICKETS:
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Featuring guest choreographers Andre Silva and Chet Walker.

Returning to Uptown Dance Company for “Dance Infusion 2016” is Chet Walker, the Tony-Award-Winning creator of FOSSE the musical, and choreographer of Broadway classics such as Pippin, Annie Get Your Gun, Chicago, A Chorus Line, and many more. This will be Mr. Walker’s third work for Uptown Dance Company.

Texas Ballet Theater principal dancer Andre Silva also returns to create a new work on Uptown Dance Company. Mr. Silva set a work on the Uptown Dance Company II last season. An accomplished dancer, Mr. Silva was the first recipient of the Booz Hamilton International “Rising Star Award” for excellence in dance, and was a Silver Medalist at the International Ballet Competition in Shanghai, China.

Uptown Dance Company’s pre-professional students will be featured in their own show, one hour before the main company performs.

Be sure to also check out our Summer Master Class Series with Andre and Chet. Click links below to find out more and to register:
Andre – July 30, 2016
Chet – August 26-27, 2016

Dance Infusion 2016 Press Release

Dance Source Houston’s Preview on Dance Infusion 2016

Summer Master Class Series – Andre Silva


WHEN
Saturday, July 30th, 2016
9:30am – 11:00am

WHERE
Uptown Dance Centre
7417 Shadyvilla Ln, Houston, TX 77055 (map it)

CLASS STYLE
Ballet

COST
$25

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Cash, check or credit card payments are accepted at UDC office on the day of master classes.
You may also call UDC office to pay with credit card over the phone.


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The Nutcracker Suite 2015

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Due to popular demand, two extra shows added! It’s that time of the year again… What better way to celebrate the holidays than spending it with Clara, her Nutcracker Prince, and The Sugar Plum Fairy for an adventure in The Land of Sweets. You will be sitting at one of the tables at the Christmas Eve dinner party where Drosselmeyer delights the children with magical dolls. Watch the snowflakes dance amongst you, and participate in the celebration of sweets from around the world.

There will be refreshments, treats and raffle drawings at each show, and audience members are encourage to dress up for the festivities.

Featuring UDC pre-professional division dancers as well as Uptown Dance Centre students, make this event your new holiday tradition and come join us for a family-friendly, fun-filled evening at Uptown Dance Centre.

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UDC Open Rehearsal – Dance Infusion 2015

WHEN

Friday, September 25, 2015, 7:00pm

WHERE

Uptown Dance Centre (map)

COST

FREE

Go behind the scene with Uptown Dance Company and its pre-professional division as the companies prepare for Dance Infusion 2015. Watch the creative and rehearsal process of the choreographers, meet with the dancers and see the making of a show. You even get a sneak peek of the new works premiering at the show. And it’s all FREE!!!

Dance Infusion 2015 Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
September 7, 2015
CONTACT:
Beth Gulledge-Brown
713-686-0334
info@uptowndance.org

Uptown Dance Company
Presents
Dance Infusion 2015

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Uptown Dance Company opens the 2015-2016 season with Dance Infusion 2015, a two-night event at the brand new Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston (MATCH), on Friday, October 2, 2015 and Saturday, October 3, 2015.  Dance Infusion 2015 will be the inaugurating event that marks the grand opening of MATCH, featuring contemporary and classical works by Artistic Director Beth Gulledge-Brown, co-director Adrian Ciobanu, guest choreographers Alex Pandiscio and Krissy Richmond, and Uptown Dance Company dancers Lindsay Cortner, Eric Glenn and Emily Roy.

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