Performing Arts

Introduction to Flamenco Workshop

Flamenco

Introduction to Flamenco Workshops

Oct 7-Nov 11 | 3:00 PM-4:00 PM  

Back by popular demand, instructor Ana Maria Barcelo will teach a six-week Introduction to Flamenco Workshop October 7 through November 11 at 3:00 PM-4:00 PM.

Students will learn basic movements of hands and arms (braceo), body alignment, compass, as well as the first combinations of footwork techniques (zapateo). In addition students will learn the basic variation of body turns (giros) and the rhythm and the structure of the different flamenco styles. They will learn a short choreography using all these elements.

Students should wear comfortable clothes (gym clothes). Women should bring a long skirt and students need flamenco shoes. A link will be provided to buy shoes. The class is designed for people with little or no previous Flamenco experience.

About the Instructor

Ana Maria Barcelo began taking ballet classes when she was 3 years-old in her native country Puerto Rico. As her passion for dance grew, she began flamenco classes with Antonio Santaella, a renowned Spanish dancer from Granada. She performed in his company “Mosaico Almudejar.”

To improve her flamenco skills, Barcelo has been frequently traveling to Spain to take classes in prestigious flamenco schools. With over 15 years of performing and teaching experience, her energetic and joyful dance is the culmination of extensive training under the guidance of expert flamenco figures such as Alfonso Losa, Maria Juncal, and El Farru among many others.

$54 Members | $81 Public

When:
Oct 7, 2018 to Nov 11, 2018
Cost:
$54 for members and $81 for public.
Time:
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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New American Voices Play Reading Series

From August 1 - September 30 The Landing Theatre Company accepts full-length plays for the New American Voices Play Reading Series. Four plays will be selected for staged readings during the Landing Theatre Company's Spring Festival in Houston, Texas. Selected playwrights must attend the readings.  A stipend of $100 will be awarded to each winning playwright. Playwrights must cover their own travel expenses.

Due Date: Sep 30, 2018
Contact Name: Stevie Michelle Aycock
Fee: $17
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Within These Walls: Landing Micro Theatre Project

Only 18 Seats Per Performance!

WITHIN THESE WALLS is a collection of new works commissioned by The Landing Theatre Company from local playwrights Brendan Bourque-Sheil and Esme Wu for a site-specific micro theatre project set in a working BnB in the Heights. Performances are presented for audiences of only 18 people at a time. 


Audiences sit on chairs, stools and cushions, while the play takes place around them.  The experience is up-close and wholly immersive for a personal and intimate view into these fascinating and original stories.

Tickets sold online only. Prices subject to change. Cannot be purchased by phone or at the door.  Landing box office can be accessed at www.landingtheatre.org. No Performance on Halloween. 

 

Shows run 7 days a week (except for Halloween night) in rotation throughout the run.

 


When:
Oct 11, 2018 to Nov 4, 2018
The Plays:   BETWEEN TWO CAVES By Brendan Bourque-Sheil Directed by Benito Vasquez   A comedy about modern conspiracy theory culture.  Alex is the content creator and host of a successful self-produced podcast, and she is currently adjusting from being a poor nobody to being someone with a little bit of money, celebrity, and influence. Despite her growing success, ratings are still precarious. Parker, a friend of Alex, would like to be some kind of high-profile celebrity investigative journalist, maybe the next Julian Assange, but as of right now, he's living with his mom.  At this very moment of podcast uncertainty, Parker visits with a story he feels will send him and her show into the national spotlight. His controversial proposal puts Alex in an uncomfortable dilemma. Does she satisfy her need for edgy content or pull back to save her slipping audience base?   THE VISIT By Esme Wu Directed by Sophia Watt   An intense drama about family treasures.  It’s been six months since Sharona died.  Her husband Scott is at home waiting for the visit of Suze, Ro’s sister, who is coming to collect some of her sister’s belongings. The two have personalities and points of view at polar opposites, and are prone to clashing on ideas.  When a valuable necklace passed down from their grandmother is missing from her sister’s possessions, tempers flare, and through the conflict the importance of the true jewels of the family are uncovered.
Cost:
Starting at $25. Prices subject to change.
Time:
8:00 pm
Monday Time & Price:
8:00 pm, $25
Tuesday Time & Price:
8:00 pm, $25
Wednesday Time & Price:
8:00 pm, $25
Thursday Time & Price:
8:00 pm, $25
Friday Time & Price:
8:00 pm, $25
Saturday Time & Price:
3:00 pm & 8:00 pm, $25
Sunday Time & Price:
3:00 pm & 8:00 pm, $25
Location:
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Free Intro to Improv Class

You have what it takes to be an improviser – and Station’s FREE Intro to Improv Class is the best way to prove it!

Station’s FREE Intro to Improv Class is offered every Friday at 7:00pm – just before our Supernova Armando show. All first-time Intro to Improv students are invited to stay and enjoy that night’s Supernova Armando show for free. Feeling brave enough to get on stage? Intro students are also invited to play in Station’s Lotería show that very night!

Station Theater | 1230 Houston Avenue, Houston, TX 77007
Class time 7:00pm | Doors open at 6:45pm | All shows BYOB

Street parking is available on Dart Street or at the neighboring Montalbano Tire & Auto Service after 7pm. Please be mindful when parking in front of of area homes as some driveways are difficult to see.

When:
Sep 28, 2018
Cost:
Free
Time:
7:00 pm
Friday Time & Price:
7pm, Free
Location:
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Rutland Venue

Address:
1520 Rutland Street
77008 Houston , TX
United States
Texas US
Hours:


A multi-use facility for non-profit business, hospitality, yoga, ayurvedic medicine, and the arts.

Trouble at the Tropicabana: Interactive dinner theatre production of Old West Melodrama Friday, Oct.5 through Friday, Oct. 19

Contact Name:
Lindsay Peyton
Contact Phone:
281-636-1361

Old West Melodramais preparing for its next presentation – “Trouble at the Tropicabana,” which opens on Friday, Oct. 5 and continues 
Friday and Saturday evenings through Friday, Oct. 19.
 
The play will be held at Puffabelly’s Depot Restaurant, 100 Main St. in Spring, with dinner and a pre-show starting at 7 p.m. Purchasing dinner is required to attend the show. The murder mystery begins at 8 p.m.
 
The story was written by Tony Schwartz and Marylou Ambrose and produced byspecial arrangement with the Lakeside Players from Tafton, Penn.
 
“You’ll hear Ricky sing some Latin favorites, watch the Cabana girls dance and join in a conga line,” producer Jeannine Cole said.
 
Besides Lucy, Ricky, Fred, and Ethel, audience members will meet movie mogul heiress Celia B. DeMilo, the notorious gangster Mr. Big and Ricky’s cousin Rosita, a Cabana girl. 


The plot thickens as attendees question what escaped convict Mr. Big is doing at Ricky’s club and if Celia is even who she claims to be.
 
“Will Ricky sign a movie contract? Will Lucy and Ethel ruin Ricky’s big chance with another harebrained scheme to get into show business? It’s going to be a fun ride with a lot of interesting twists and turns,” Cole said. 
 
The dinner theatre is an interactive experience – and audience participation is encouraged. 
 
Gift certificates are available. Tickets may be reserved by emailing reservations@oldwestmelodrama.comor calling 713-364-9190. 
 
Old West Melodrama, stationed at 100 Main Street in Old Town Spring, is the only performing group in the greater Houston area that offers melodramas and murder mystery dinner shows year round. The troupe, founded by Joe Cole, is comprised of experienced actors and performers who enjoy interacting with the audience. To purchase tickets or for more information, call 713-364-9190, email reservations@oldwestmelodrama.com or visit www.oldwestmelodrama.com.
 

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The Actual Dance


Theatre Special Event* The Actual Dance

Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 | 8:00 PM
Sunday, Oct 14, 2018 | 3:00 PM
Written and Performed by Samuel A. Simon
Presented in partnership with Congregation Beth Yeshurun Sisterhood and Houston Chapter of Hadassah

The Actual Dance is a moving, insightful one-act play performed by its author, Sam Simon, as he tells the story of his wife’s successful battle with breast cancer from a unique point of view – that of a husband and caretaker supporting his spouse and ultimate cancer survivor through her difficult journey.

Houstonian Susan Kalmans and Sam Simon were married in the J.B. Greenfield Chapel at Congregation Beth Yeshurun in 1966. In Simon’s performance of “the dance,” he is accompanied by two live on-stage musicians, Marc Garvin (guitar) and Sonya Matoussova (cello). Talkback with Susan & Sam Simon follows each show.

Meet the cast reception follows the Saturday night performance.

Not included in Patron of the Arts offering.

$25 Per Person

When:
Oct 13, 2018 to Oct 14, 2018
Cost:
$25
Time:
8:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Saturday Time & Price:
$25
Sunday Time & Price:
$25
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Master Class and Informal Studio Showing with Ido Tadmor


Saturday, Oct 13, 2018
2:00 PM-3:30 PM Class  
4:00 PM-5:00 PM Showing                   
In collaboration with the Israeli Office of Cultural Affairs, Ido Tadmor, former Artistic Director of Israel’s Ballet and an internationally acclaimed dancer/choreographer will teach and practice, classic ballet technique or contemporary dance skills based on works from his repertoire.

Fee: $15 

Free | Informal Studio Showing of Ido Tadmor’s Work

RSVP to msilberstein@erjcchouston.org to make your reservation.


In collaboration with the Consulate General of Israel to the Southwest and Houston Ballet.

When:
Oct 13, 2018
Cost:
$15
Time:
2:00 pm
Saturday Time & Price:
$15
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Introduction to Bollywood Workshop


Introduction to Bollywood

Thursday, Oct 4 | 7:00 PM-8:30 PM
Instructor: Nabeel Jawad

Nabeel teaches a fun Bollywood dance routine. No Bollywood dance experience required. Be ready to move your body and sweat, we’re gonna have fun!

Wear comfortable clothes you can move around in, just like going to a gym!

Nabeel JawadAbout the Instructor

Nabeel Jawad is an enthusiastic dancer from Houston who is trained in Bollywood dance. He has danced across the nation performing competitively and loves to be on stage!

Some of his hobbies include playing piano, kickboxing, and hiking. Nabeel is known for his fun, energetic way of teachings Bollywood and loves to encourage everyone to have a good time!

$12 pre-registered online | $16 at the door

When:
Oct 4, 2018
Cost:
$12 pre-registered online | $16 at the doore
Time:
7:00 pm
Thursday Time & Price:
$12 pre-registered online | $16 at the door
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PO BOX 66494
Houston, TX 77266-6494


713.868.1839


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