Get to Know an UDC Dancer – Adrian Ciobanu

You watch Uptown Dance Company performs on stage or see the dancers on Facebook or Instagram, but how well do you REALLY know our dancers?

Starting in November, we will feature an UDC dancer each month… Find out what they do when they are not dancing, who they look up to, words to live by, and what they are REALLY like…

First up, it’s our resident Romanian… Ladies and gentlemen, meet Uptown Dance Company Co-Director, Adrian Ciobanu!

You Name:
Florin Adrian Ciobanu

Where Are You From?

Any Nickname?

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The Nutcracker Suite 2016

Join Uptown Dance Company for an evening of magic and dance!

claraprince-b-medIt’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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Seeking Dancers for 2016-2017 Season

Uptown Dance Company is looking for dancers age 18 and older with strong ballet and contemporary technique to join the company for 2016-2017 season.

Audition Details:

Saturday, February 27, 2016

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm (ballet class & rep)

Uptown Dance Centre

(7417 Shadyvilla Ln, Houston, TX 77055)


Please bring headshots and resumes to audition.  Pointe technique not required.

If you are unable to attend the audition but interested in joining UDC, please contact us to make other arrangements.

Please contact us via email to RSVP or if you have any questions or need more information.

More about Uptown Dance Company:

UDC Open Rehearsal – Dance Infusion 2015


Friday, September 25, 2015, 7:00pm


Uptown Dance Centre (map)



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!!!

Spring Fusion 2015 Gala

Saturday, March 7, 2015

  • 6:30pm Doors open for drinks, appetizers and silent auction
  • 7:00pm Pre-show by UDC II
  • 7:30pm Main show by Uptown Dance Company and The Jose-Miguel Yamal Jazz Quartet

Uptown Dance Centre
7417 Shadyvilla Ln, Houston, TX 77055


Featuring The Jose-Miguel Yamal Jazz Quartet

Pre-show by Uptown Dance Company II

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Dance Infusion 2014 Sneak Peek 2!

Dance Infusion 2014 Sneak Peek 2! from Uptown Dance on Vimeo.


Join us for the celebration of Uptown Dance Company’s 10th season!

Years In the Making – Uptown Dance Company Infusion 2014… 

Read Dance Source Houston’s preview on Dance Infusion 2014