Make plans to attend Ballet Austin's Annual Come Dance! Celebration—our gift of dance to the city of Austin! It's absolutely FREE!
Whether you have danced before, or have never danced a step in your life, Come Dance is designed for all dance levels and is your opportunity to sample a variety of our dance classes to find your fit!
Several classes will be offered during each time slot so there is always a place to dance or different style to try! All classes on the schedule during the day are first-come first-served and are FREE! Dance in as many classes as you'd like all afternoon!
*Classes offered are subject to change.
This is a FREE event and signing up ahead of time is NOT required but an RSVP is encouraged and will help us to plan. Those who do sign up in advance will automatically be entered into our Grand Prize Drawing!
We welcome families at Come Dance!
Classes are geared towards and open to adults and teens ages 14 and older. We welcome families with younger children on this special day when accompanied by a parent/adult.
Printable schedule of classes coming the first week of August 2019
Come Dance with our amazing instructors and experience the JOY of dance!
Be sure to visit our lounge upstairs to spin the prize wheel and visit our fun photo booth. Win great prizes and make fun memories!
SCHEDULE WILL BE POSTED IN AUGUST. The Schedule below is from last year (2018) but will give you an idea!
|1:00-1:40pm||Cardio Hip Hop||Lauren Parra||AustinVentures StudioTheater|
|1:00-1:40pm||Hip Hop Fusion||Amir Hammoudeh||Herman/Verastique|
|1:00-1:40pm||Intro to Beginning Ballet||Alexa Capareda||Mills/Ruiz|
|1:00-1:40pm||Tap Dance||Mia Moi||Kodosky|
|2:00-2:40pm||West African Dance & Drums||Jean Claude Lessou||AustinVentures StudioTheater|
|2:00-2:40pm||Bollywood Dance Fitness||Rohit Machandran||Armstrong/Connelly|
|2:00-2:40pm||Traditional Irish Dance||Emily Furillo||Kodosky|
|2:00-2:40pm||CardioFunk Dance Fitness||Ramsay Wall||Herman/Verastique|
|2:00-2:40pm||Intro to Beginning Ballet||Alexa Capareda||Mills/Ruiz|
|3:00-3:40pm||Videodance Michael Jackson's 'Beat It'||Jenny Alperin||AustinVentures StudioTheater|
|3:00-3:40pm||Jazz Funk||Lauren Parra||Armstrong/Connelly|
|3:00-3:40pm||Hip Hop Fusion||Amir Hammoudeh||AdlerLand|
|3:00-3:40pm||Tap Dance||Mia Moi||Kodosky|
|3:00-3:40pm||Bollywood Dance||Rohit Machandran||Herman/Verastique|
|4:00-4:40pm||Afro Brazilian||Rebekah Fowler||AustinVentures StudioTheater|
|4:00-4:40pm||Intro to Beginning Hip Hop||Amir Hammoudeh||Armstrong/Connelly|
|4:00-4:40pm||Jazz Contemporary||Hannah Brightwell||AdlerLand|
|4:00-4:40pm||Cardio Hip Hop||Lauren Parra||Herman/Verastique|
|4:00-4:40pm||POUND Rockout Workout||Stephanie Albrecht||Kodosky|
|4:00-4:40pm||Hula (Hawaiian Dance)||Vivian Kaw||Mills/Ruiz|
|5:00-540pm||Hip Hop (Intermediate level)||Lauren Parra||AustinVentures StudioTheater|
|5:00-540pm||Brazilian Samba||Rebekah Fowler||Armstrong/Connelly|
|5:00-540pm||Intro to Jazz||Jenny Alperin||AdlerLand|
|5:00-540pm||Hula (Hawaiian Dance)||Vivian Kaw||Mills/Ruiz|
|5:00-540pm||POUND Rockout Workout||Stephanie Albrecht||Kodosky|
Parking Guidance: Check out these convenient parking options near Ballet Austin!
FREE PARKING during the Annual Get Fit event and Come Dance event - FREE at the State Garage N directly across 3rd Street to the north of Ballet Austin - enter the white parking garage from San Antonio St between 3rd & 4th.
FREE PARKING - Available at two (2) locations
BALLET AUSTIN SURFACE LOT: Entrances located via alley coming northbound and southbound on San Antonio between 2nd and 3rd Streets or southbound on Nueces between 2nd & 3rd Streets | Available 24 hours, daily | 23 spaces available for FREE on first-come, first-served basis.
CITY HALL: Entrance located on Guadalupe between W. Cesar Chavez and 2nd Streets | Available every day, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Cost = First 2 hours FREE with validated parking ticket. (Only covers times parked between 8am and 5pm)
Bring your Austin City Hall garage ticket with you for validation at the front desk of the Butler Dance Education Center.
NOTE: Austin City Council meetings on Thursday may affect available parking in this garage.
$3 DOLLAR PARKING - Available at two (2) locations
SILICON LABS: You can purchase $3 parking vouchers for the Silicon Labs parking garages (Building 400 and Building 200) at Ballet Austin's reception desk, and both garages are offering discounted parking weekdays after 4:30 p.m. CT. Silicon Labs parking vouchers do not expire.
Silicon Labs 400 Building | Garage entrance located on San Antonio between W. Cesar Chavez & 2nd Streets | Available weekdays after 4:30 p.m. CT | Cost = $3 | Buy parking vouchers in advance at Ballet Austin.
Silicon Labs 200 Building* | Garage entrance located on Colorado between W. Cesar Chavez & 2nd Streets | Available weekdays after 4:30 p.m. CT | Cost = $3 | Buy parking vouchers in advance at Ballet Austin.
*Back-up garage if Silicon Labs 400 garage is full.
500 W. 2ND STREET (Google Building): You can park in the garage at 500 W. 2nd Street and then purchase $3 parking vouchers at Ballet Austin's reception desk to cover your charges. Parking in this location is available to Ballet Austin customers weekdays after 4:30 p.m. CT and all day on weekends. Each $3 voucher is good for TWO (2) HOURS.
500 W. 2nd Street Building | Garage entrance located on San Antonio between 2nd Street & 3rd Street | Available weekdays after 4:30 p.m. CT and all day weekends | Cost = $3 | Buy parking vouchers in advance or after parking at Ballet Austin.
Meters also reside around the building (allow for three hours of parking at the rate of $1 per hour via credit/debit cards or coins). Click on the additional parking options available below.
NOTE: Special events and festivals held in downtown Austin may periodically affect parking rates in the garages near Ballet Austin, while access to metered parking may be affected by ongoing construction projects near the Butler Dance Education Center.
Ballet Austin's Butler Center for Dance & Fitness offers more than 70 Drop-in classes 7 days a week.
Workshops are designed to introduce you to principles and methods of a particular workout, in 4 or 6 weeks.
Bring your family together with dance and discover family fun through music and movement!