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Save the Date!
Dance Planet 19
April 11 - 12 . 2015 . Booker T HSPVA
Performance registration begins early 2015 - Master Class registration February/March.
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Dance Planet 18
Razzled and Dazzled!
America's Oldest & Largest 
Free Dance Festival
took place
April 12 & April 13
Booker T. Washington HSPVA
in the
Dallas Arts District
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mThis Year's Headliner: Dylis Croman
Dallas Native & Broadway Star currently in Chicago The Musical
Find out more about Dylis by clicking here.

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AFTERNOON PERFORMANCE SHOWCASES

APRIL 12 & 13 . 1 - 5PM
Featured 80 Dance Troupes of all Styles
Montgomery Arts Theater . Booker T. WHSPVA
For more information, call 214.219.2290
30 Dance & Fitness Classes, Pilates Zone, Afternoon
Performance Showcase, Question & Answer with Dylis
Dance Planet 18 was the latest incarnation of a 18 year-old phenomenon that grew out of the DFW area and surrounding North Texas dance community. Hundreds of participants joined DCNT at Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing & Visual Arts in the Dallas Arts District for two days of exciting dance opportunities. Samba, mix in some mambo and jazz, Pilates, and Afro-Caribbean. Couple all that with a Special Appearance Hour and an afternoon Performance Showcase of dance styles from around the world. In a nutshell, this was Dance Planet 18. It had something for everyone. And it was ALL free!

18 Years of Fun, Food, Family

An alphabet soup of dance styles … 
from African to tap, and in between ballet, belly dance, Bharatha Naatyam,
Charleston,
folklorico, hip-hop, Lindy, modern and swing.

~ Margaret Putnam/Dance Critic

What was on the agenda for DP 18?
 Thirty different kinds of dance and fitness classes
such as Circus Aerial Silks, Hip-Hop Smash, Salsa, Flamenco, Folklorico, Afro- Caribbean, Belly Dance Rockin' Technique, Musical Theater, and more; all taught by renowned professionals from our region. A Performance Showcase of 80 dance groups offering a wide range of styles from African, Ballet, Cha-Cha, and more. A Pilates Master Teacher and Adaptive Dance Teachers Workshop designed for educators and physical/ occupational therapists provided insightful information on how to work with special needs children and adults through movement.
For more information, please contact Executive Director Pam Deslorieux at director@thedancecouncil.org or 214.219.2290.


Photos by Fermaint Photography www.FermaintPhotography.com


Thank YouSponsors/Angels/Dancers/Professionals/ volunteers Dance Planet 18 is made possible by the generous support of Title Sponsor of 18 years, Heritage Auction Galleries; online media www.theaterjones.com. Among the Sponsors are South Dallas Cultural Center, BookerT. Washington High School for the Performing & Visual Arts, Dallas Independent School District; Metroplex Pilates; City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, Ellen Kendrick Creative, Inc, Sarah Nesbit Creative, Shery Sughroue/ TPN; Sammons Center for the Arts, TITAS, The Town of Addison, The Downtown Business News, Texas Commission on the Arts in association with the National Endowment forthe Arts. The Performance Showcase is made possible by DCNT member organizations.Special thanks to the Planet Angels for their continuous gifts every year, and to thehundreds of volunteers who keep Planet up and running. It takes a village. We thankeveryone for your incredible support.

 

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