In a news release, Dance Houston said:
Dance Houston, Presents its Annual City-Wide Festival featuring hundreds of Houston dancers at the Wortham Center, Saturday, August 29, 2009 at 8:00 PM.
Houston, TX – Dance Houston, Presents its Annual City-Wide Festival featuring hundreds of Houston dancers at the Wortham Center, Saturday, August 29, 2009 at 8:00 PM. Performances will feature some of Houston’s leading dance talent and will include traditional and innovative performances in hip hop, ballroom, contemporary and cultural styles. Dance Houston’s City-wide festival is unlike any other festival, this kind of performance presentation will highlight diverse styles of dance at the Wortham Center a highly respected and state-of-the-art theater with the best of the best performance artist who will certainly mesmerize their audience into a standing ovation. The mission of Dance Houston mission is to increase dance appreciation. The heart of this mission is presenting dance festivals that are for and by the people of Houston.
Andrea Cody, Founder and Executive Director of Dance Houston recently shared “Our goal of our City-Wide festival is to bring the best talent to one stage at affordable price levels where a community can build a deeper relationship of appreciation and love of the arts, we want people to see that their unique backgrounds make a significant contribution to the today’s culture. Dance Houston fans like the idea that for less than one person would spend at a place such as a local movie theatre, a person can invest in attending and experiencing a live performance featuring the best of the best talents which is guaranteed to bring everyone to their feet!
Dance Houston is for everyone who dances, wants to dance, or enjoys the spirit of the performing arts!
Dance Houston aims to present an ongoing season of high quality, popular festivals featuring Houston’s favorite dancers and companies. Engaging audiences in meaningful ways with thought-provoking programs and a multitude of ways to become a part of the art of dance. To educate audiences as to how to appreciate diverse dance styles and train young dancers for a new era in the field of dance-one that values tradition and innovation, individualism, and technical versatility. Please visit Dance Houston and follow them at www.dancehouston.org, myspace or facebook under search Dance Houston, and follow our blog at www.dancehouston/wordpress.com.