Annual Come Dance Day

Come Dance! Ballet Austin's Annual Free Day of Dance

Make plans to attend Ballet Austin's annual Come Dance!—our gift to the city of Austin! 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 dance classes to find your fit! 

Free dance classes during Come Dance include:

Afro-Brazilian | Ballet | Bollywood | Cardio Dance | CardioFUNK | Contemporary | Flamenco | Fosse Jazz | Hip Hop | Hula | POPJazz | Jazz Funk | Modern | Piloxing® | Videodance™ | Zumba®

The day will also include kid-friendly dance classes for children ages 5–10. Classes include:

Kids Disney Song & Dance | Kids Hip Hop | Zumba® Kids

Sunday, August, 28, 2016

1:00pm to 5:45pm

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 day! 

  • Doors open at 12:30pm
  • Classes* start at the top of every hour.
  • First classes begin at 1:00pm and last classes begin at 5:00pm.
  • Several choices each hour. *Some classes may fill to capacity but plenty of options.
  • Drawings for Great Prizes such as Dance & Fitness Classes, tickets to Ballet Austin performances, and more!
  • Huge sale on classes to keep you dancing all year!
  • FREE PARKING at the State Garage N direclty across 3rd Street to the north of Ballet Austin

*Classes offered are subject to change. The final schedule will be posted the week of Come Dance! 

This is a FREE event and signing up ahead of time is NOT required but RSVP is encouraged. 

Come Dance! Schedule

Shiflet Studio will remain open from 12:30–6:00pm for rest and water breaks! 

TIMECLASSINSTRUCTORSTUDIO
1:00-1:40pm
1:00-1:40pmHip Hop (introductory)Erick YanezAustinVentures StudioTheater
1:00-1:40pmBollywood DancePrakash MohandasArmstrong/Connelly
1:00-1:40pmFosse JazzMadison PinerAdlerLand
1:00-1:40pmZumba Kids® (ages 5-10)Rebekah FowlerStudio D
1:00-1:40pmIntro to FlamencoDefne EncKodosky
1:00-1:40pmZumba®Phil AmadorHerman/Verastique
1:00-1:40pmIntro to Beginning Ballet for AdultsSara PaulMills/Ruiz
2:00-2:40pm
2:00-2:40pmHip Hop (intermediate-advanced)Erick YanezAustinVentures StudioTheater
2:00-2:40pmContemporaryHannah BrightwellArmstrong/Connelly
2:00-2:40pmBrazilian SambaRebekah FowlerAdlerLand
2:00-2:40pmTapMadison PinerKodosky
2:00-2:40pmZumba®Phil AmadorHerman/Verastique
2:00-2:40pmIntro to Beginning Ballet for AdultsSara PaulMills/Ruiz
3:00-3:40pm
3:00-3:40pmVideodance™ NYSYNC's "Bye Bye Bye"Jenny AlperinAustinVentures StudioTheater
3:00-3:40pmJazz FunkLauren ParraArmstrong/Connelly
3:00-3:40pmContemporaryHannah BrightwellAdlerLand
3:00-3:40pmDisney Song & Dance (ages 5-10)Madison PinerStudio D
3:00-3:40pmIntro to FlamencoDefne EncKodosky
3:00-3:40pmCardioFunk FitnessRamsay WallHerman/Verastique
3:00-3:40pmHula (Hawaiian Dance)Vivian KawMills/Ruiz
4:00-4:40pm
4:00-4:40pmAfro-Brazilian DanceRebekah FowlerAustinVentures StudioTheater
4:00-4:40pmHip HopAminya HoustonArmstrong/Connelly
4:00-4:40pmPOP JazzJenny AlperinAdlerLand
4:00-4:40pmKids Hip Hop (ages 5-10)Lauren ParraStudio D
4:00-4:40pmTapMadison PinerKodosky
4:00-4:40pmCardioFunk FitnessRamsay WallHerman/Verastique
4:00-4:40pmHula (Hawaiian Dance)Vivian KawMills/Ruiz
5:00-5:40pm
5:00-5:40pmVideodance™ Justin Beiber's "Sorry"Lauren ParraAustinVentures StudioTheater
5:00-5:40pmCardio DanceJenny AlperinArmstrong/Connelly
5:00-5:40pmBollywood DanceDivya DinakarAdlerLand
5:00-5:40pmPiloxing®Erika HolguinHerman/Verastique
5:00-5:40pmJazzAminya HoustonMills/Ruiz

Butler Center for Dance & Fitness Staff and Instructors

Parking Information

Ballet Austin 501 West 3rd Street, Austin, TX 78701 The Butler Dance Education Center encompasses the AustinVentures StudioTheater, the Ballet Austin Academy, the Butler Center for Dance & Fitness, and the Pilates Center
Austin City Hall 301 West Second Street, Austin TX 78701 2 hours free parking weekdays, Saturdays and Sundays between 8am–5pm with Validation. Entrance located on Guadalupe St.
AMLI Downtown Garage 201 Lavaca Street, Austin, TX 78701 Entrance on Lavaca St b/w 2nd & 3rd St
AMLI on 2ND Garage 421 West 3rd Street, Austin, TX 78701 Entrance on San Antonio St b/w 2nd & 3rd St
Silicon Labs Garages 400 West Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX 78701 USA Open to the public after 3:00pm every day, entrance on San Antonio St b/w 2nd & 3rd St and Colorado b/w Cesar Chavez & 2nd St
State of Texas Garage N 300 San Antonio Street, Austin TX 78701
State of Texas Garage L 333 Guadalupe Street, Austin, TX 78701 aka William P. Hobby Building
Surface Parking Lot San Antonio Street in between 3rd & 4th Streets
Austin, TX
Austin, TX

Butler Dance Education Center  |  501 West 3rd Street  |  Austin, Texas 78701

Free Parking Spots

  • There are 23 FREE parking spaces surrounding our building which are accessed on a first-come first-served basis and turn over frequently throughout the day. We ask that you limit your use of these spaces to the time(s) you are in our building in order to ensure that as many people as possible have access to these spaces.
    • San Antonio Street is currently closed to southbound traffic. Guests, students and clients visiting the Butler Education Dance Center can access the free parking spaces around our building by taking San Antonio Street northbound, left on 4th Street to take Nueces Street south past 3rd Street and entering the alleyway for parking off of Nueces Street. 
  • Austin City Hall parking garage offers two hours FREE parking weekdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 8am to 5pm. Ballet Austin customers have access to two hours of free parking with validation. Bring your Austin City Hall garage ticket with you for validation at the front desk of the Butler Dance Education Center.

Discounted Parking

  • We've partnered with Hospitality Parking, which operates the Silicon Labs Parking Garage located at 400 W. Cesar Chavez, to provide Ballet Austin students and clients with parking spots for only $3 per visit with a pre-paid pass. Three-dollar parking passes for the Silicon Labs Garage are available for sale in our main lobby during normal business hours. Silicon Labs Parking Garage access is Monday through Friday after 4:30pm. Three-dollar parking passes do not expire.

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: Access to metered parking may be affected by ongoing construction projects near the Butler Dance Education Center.

Bikes and Buses

  • Bike racks are located directly outside the building at the corners of 3rd & San Antonio Streets and 3rd & Nueces Streets.
  • Various Capital Metro bus routes stop conveniently around Ballet Austin. The nearest stop is located at 2nd & San Antonio St.

Handicapped Spaces

  • These spaces require a proper permit. Violators will be ticketed at the owners expense.

Drop-in Classes

Ballet Austin's Butler Center for Dance & Fitness offers more than 70 Drop-in classes 7 days a week.

Adult Dance & Fitness Workshops

Workshops are designed to introduce you to principles and methods of a particular workout, in 4 or 6 weeks.

Family Dance & Fitness Workshops

Bring your family together with dance and discover family fun through music and movement!

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