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Tapestry Dance Company to Offer Free Day of Dance Classes, 9/29

Tapestry Dance Company to Offer Free Day of Dance Classes, 9/29

Tapestry Dance Company shares the power of dance with free classes for the public on Sunday, September 29 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The classes are welcome to those of all ages and experience levels.

Classes include tap, ballet, jazz, hip-hop, yoga, ballroom, lyrical, flamenco, Bharata Natyam and others. Tapestry offers over 90 classes per week for children, adults and teens.

To participate in the free classes, guests must register either online www.tapestry.org or call Tapestry Dance Company at (512) 474-9846.

ABOUT TAPESTRY Dance Company: Long Center Resident Company, Tapestry is a professional, non-profit dance organization founded in 1989 for the purpose of developing a foundation in multi-form dance performance and education and is home to the only repertory tap Dance Company in North America. Its expansive south Austin, TX facility is home to seven resident artists, an annual tap dance festival, educational outreach programs, and a pre-professional and adult training faculty sharing the unique training syllabus of founders Acia Gray and Deirdre Strand.

The events and programs of Tapestry Dance Company include seasonal multi-­?form concerts at Austin's Long Center, The Annual Soul to Sole Festival, community outreach programs such as Rhythm, Dance, Music & You!, numerous master classes and workshops in modern, jazz, ballet and rhythm tap as well as touring residencies throughout the world.

The most recent production of the company's NEA Masterpiece production of The Souls of Our Feet -­ A Celebration of American Tap Dance toured The People's Republic of China for 5 weeks in October 2011. Tapestry Dance Company is funded and supported in part by the City of Austin through the Cultural Arts Division and by a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts and an award from the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes that a great nation deserves great art.

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