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 – Chet Walker


WHEN
Friday, August 26th, 2016
4:15pm – 5:45pm

Saturday, August 27th, 2016
9:30am – 11:00am

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

CLASS STYLE
Jazz

COST
$25 per class

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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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Performance Announcement: Dance Infusion 2013

red_dancer_sliderFall may be approaching, but the summer heat is far from over. Join one of Houston’s hottest companies as Uptown Dance Company and Uptown Dance Company II present Dance Infusion 2013 on Saturday, October 5th, 2013, at 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., at the I. W. Marks Theater Center – Kaplan Theatre.

    Pre-shows by the Uptown Dance Junior/Senior Companies will be one half–hour before each show, at 2:30 p.m and 6:30 p.m.

Dance Infusion 2013 showcases contemporary and classical ballet, jazz, and modern works by Artistic Director Beth Gulledge-Brown, Adrian Ciobanu, Alex Pandiscio, Erik Sampson, and legendary broadway choreographer Chet Walker.

Cost

Tickets are $30 General Admission / $25 Senior/ $15 Student with College I.D.

Location

I.W. Marks Theatre Center – Kaplan Theatre, @ The Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center,
5601 South Braeswood Blvd, Houston, TX