National Dance Day - DANCE ALL DAY!

Celebrate National Dance Day with Ballet Austin on Saturday, July 28!

Celebrate National Dance Day - DANCE ALL DAY!

Dance for PINK PILATES! #DanceForLife

Ballet Austin joins the Dizzy Feet Foundation, and featured choreographers to celebrate dance and movement on Saturday, July 28.

Established in 2010 by Dizzy Feet co-founder, Nigel Lythgoe, National Dance Day is an annual celebration dedicated to dance, that encourages Americans of all ages to incorporate dance into their lives. This aligns with the mission of Ballet Austin's Butler Center for Dance & Fitness. We want everyone to dance!  No barriers! This is your opportunity! 

Ballet Austin is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization and proceeds on National Dance Day go to support Ballet Austin's PINK PILATES Program, offered at no cost to breast cancer survivors!

DANCE ALL DAY includes individual dance classes in a variety of dance styles and levels held all day long on Saturday, July 28. In addition, the featured dance routine, created just for National Dance Day will be offered to give you the opportunity to dance the same class as everyone across the nation! Thanks Dizzy Feet Foundation! ALSO...we want everyone to take the #DanceMadeMeDoIt Challenge! So bring your cell phones and cameras and get ready to dance all day!

Classes on National Dance Day are $10 each* and will include:

60-minute Stretch | Afro-Brazilian Dance | Ballet (2 levels) | Cardio Hip Hop | Hip Hop | Rio-style Samba | Videodance Britney Spears' TOXIC | Zumba® | and the featured National Dance Day Choreography 

Sign up in advance!  These classes will fill!


National Dance Day 2018


Date & Time:
Saturday, July 28, 2018, from 9:45am to 3:30pm:

Featured choreography:  This year’s National Dance Day routine was created by Emmy-Award-winning choreographer Mandy Moore to Kylie Minogue’s song, “Dancing”.​

Class Schedule: Classes begin at 9:45am and are scheduled throughout the day. Sign up for one or as many as you'd like ($10 per class)

Ages: Open to adults, teens, and children ages 10 and up*
*Participants under age 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

Cost*: Classes on National Dance Day will be offered at $10 per class. Proceeds from National Dance Day will go to support Ballet Austin's PINK PILATES for breast cancer survivors.

Classes on National Dance Day often fill and will close if they reach capacity. Signing up ahead of time is strongly encouraged to ensure you have a place in a class. 

*Regular class purchases/packages/series do not apply on July 28, 2018. There is a $10 National Dance Day cost for each class.

National Dance Day 2018 Routine to Kylie Minogue's 'Dancing'

The Dizzy Feet Foundation official 2018 National Dance Day dance routine!

This year’s National Dance Day routine was created by Emmy-Award-winning choreographer Mandy Moore to Kylie Minogue’s song, “Dancing”.

The video features Dancing with the Stars troupe members Britt Stewart, Morgan Larson and Hayley Erbert along with Season 13 So You Think You Can Dance winner, Kida Burns and Season 11 contestant Nick Garcia, as well as The Rollettes founder Chelsie Hill.

Class is $10. Let's pack it out to have a huge dance party! All levels welcome!

Once you've learned the routine you will have the opportunity to take the #DanceMadeMeDoIt Challenge!

Each year The Dizzy Feet Foundation asks the public to share a video of themselves doing the National Dance Day routine.


We challenge your family, your neighborhood, your youth group, your dance team, your softball team...we challenge Austin, Texas to take the Dance Made Me Do It Challenge.

Ballet Austin will video the huge crowd dancing it out on the day of our event, but this year, we’re asking everyone to take on the #DanceMadeMeDoIt Challenge ahead of time!

So Watch It. Create It. Challenge It with your friends and family. Share It on your social channels tagging @BalletAustinCTR and @DizzyFeet on instagram and Ballet Austin' Butler Center and Dizzy Feet Foundation

And THEN...come dance it with us on July 28!

BEST video tagging @BalletAustinCTR on twitter or Instagram or BalletAustinBCS on facebook will get fun prizes!

Dance & Fitness 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

Ballet Austin's Butler Dance Education Center and AustinVentures StudioTheater
501 West 3rd Street  |  Austin, Texas 78701

Parking Guidance: Downtown Austin is constantly evolving, and Ballet Austin's Butler Dance Education Center, featuring the AustinVentures StudioTheater, is surrounded by exciting new development projects. Check out these convenient parking options near Ballet Austin!

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.

    • 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, so purchase as many vouchers as you need to cover your time at this location.

    • 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.

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.

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