LÉON Dance Arts, Houston Repertory Dance Ensemble and 713 Dance Ensemble collaborate to create DANCE 3. DANCE 3 is a unique and diverse dance program that showcases three companies and their different dance styles. This two day dance event is definitely a show you would not want to miss. Dance works will be premier works from top New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles and Houston choreographers.
LÉON Dance Arts mission is to provide the highest level of professional dance training to a diverse group of talented pre-professional and young dancers by enriching them with the knowledge of historical and current dance styles.
LÉON Dance Arts will expose dancers to working choreographers and contemporary dance companies through classes, workshops, and performances. Students will be trained in a variety of dance styles including ballet, jazz, contemporary, modern, musical theater, partnering, improvisation, and more.
Students will also experience other art forms in order to prepare them to become well-rounded professional working dancers, and to inspire them to play a major role in the future of dance.
Houston Repertory Dance Ensemble is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non‐profit arts service organization. The ensemble is under the direction of Amy Blake, Artistic Director, Keith Cross, Rehearsal Director, and Judith Grywalski, Ballet Mistress. This ensemble was designed for the dancer seeking collaboration with exemplary worldwide professionals in the industry to help them obtain greater levels of achievement in the arts through classical training in Ballet, Jazz, Modern and Contemporary. Houston Repertory Dance Ensemble provides dancers a positive working environment and opportunities for master classes, private coaching, YAGP participation, and multiple international showcases and performance venues. The goal of Houston Repertory Dance Ensemble is to produce mature young dancers prepared for success in the career field of professional dance. By providing intense instruction and professional choreography alongside outreach projects in the community, dancers are given the ethical and artistic qualities needed for college and professional dance companies’ criteria.
713 Dance Ensemble was founded to provide a continuation of challenging opportunities and more advanced training for dancers who are ready to experience concert level choreography and performing.
Under the direction of Dorrell Martin, dancers work with nationally known artists as guest master teachers and choreographers. Mr. Martin has an extensive professional background and directs his own NYC Summer Program, Leon Dance Arts. The company rehearses at West University Dance Centre where Mr. Martin is on staff.
The company ‘s mission is to collaborate with other dance performance companies locally as well as nationally for mutual support, inspiration, and sharing as they come together to present interesting new works for their audiences.
For more about the company and its upcoming schedule of events, visit their website, hadance.com