National Dance Day

Celebrate with Ballet Austin!

Ballet Austin joins the Dizzy Feet Foundation, and choreographers from the popular FOX TV show So You Think You Can Dance (SYTYCD), to celebrate dance and movement.

Make plans to attend Ballet Austin's annual celebration of National Dance Day. This is your chance to dance all day and have fun. Individual classes in a variety of dance styles and levels will be held all day long in addition to the dance routines created just for National Dance Day by SYTYCD choreographers. 

Available classes include:

Arms & Abs  |  Ballet Remix  |  Modern Dance  |  Afro-Brazilian Dance  |  Ballet Fit Workout  |  Ballet  |  Videodance  |  and more.

National Dance Day 2016


Date & Time:
Saturday, July 30, 2016: 9:00am–4:00pm

Open to adults, teens, and children ages 10 and up.


  • $10 per class –or– $22 to Dance All Day!

Classes on National Dance Day often fill to and will close if they reach capacity. Signing up ahead of time is strongly encouraged. 

*Regular class purchases/packages/series do not apply on 07/30/16.

Official National Dance Day 2015 Routines

The Dizzy Feet Foundation is proud to present the official 2015 "Everybody Dance" beginner routine, choreographed by SYTYCD alumni and current "Team Street" leader Twitch. Watch and learn as Twitch demonstrate this fun, simple routine choreographed to the song "Shut Up and Dance" by WALK THE MOON.

Ballet Austin Instructor Lauren Parra will lead dancers in the Everybody Dance Beginner Routine at 1:15pm–2:30pm.

The Dizzy Feet Foundation is pleased to present the 2015 "Advanced" routine, choreographed by SYTYCD alumni, choreographer, and mentor of this year's "Team Stage", Travis Wall. Watch and learn as Stage demonstrates this more challenging routine featuring the song "Shut Up and Dance" by WALK THE MOON.

Ballet Austin Instructor Lauren Parra will lead dancers in the Advanced Routine at 2:45pm–4:00pm.

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

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.
  • Austin City Hall parking garage offeres 2 hours FREE parking weekdays, Saturdays and Sundays between 8am–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. $3 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 from 8:00am–10:00pm. $3 parking passes do not expire.

Meter's also reside around the building (allow for 3 hours of parking at the rate of $1.00 per hour via credit/debit cards or coins). Click on the additional parking options available below.

Bikes and Buses

  • Bike racks are located directly outside the building at the corners of 3rd & San Antonio St and 3rd & Nueces St.
  • 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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