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Irish Dancers

McTEGGART IRISH DANCERS OF SOUTH TEXAS
Offering classes in traditional Irish dance. Meeting every Sunday at North Harris Performing Arts (NHPA) Studio, 209 Rayford Road, in the Woodlands. 936-321-6583.

O'Maoileidigh Irish Dancers of Houston
Weekly classes in Houston taught by Colm O'Maoileidigh (TCRG) Sundays starting at 9:30 AM. For more information contact newmembers @ omaoileidigh.com

HIBERNIA SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCE
Erin Maureen Reid, TCRG. Classes forming in Tyler. 214/321-1200

TRADITIONAL IRISH DANCING FOR ALL AGES
Taught by Arlene Penrose. Saturdays 2 - 5:30 PM and Mondays 6 - 9:30 PM in the Gaelic Room at Slainte Irish Pub, 509 Main St., Houston. Monthly rate or pay per lesson. Email Arlene at Arlene647 @ cs.com or call 281/495-7313.

Scottish Dancers

THE ROYAL SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE SOCIETY OF HOUSTON
CENTRAL: DewAnn Cotten's Dance Academy, 9423 Glenfield Court (near South Braeswood & Hillcroft)
*Basic Class: Tuesdays beginning 9/10/02 7:30 - 9:30 PM
Contact Eileen Green 1-832-717-4300
*General Class: 2nd and 4th Thursdays beginning 9/12/02 7:30 - 9:30 PM
Contact Carol Palmer 713-776-8531 or carolhpalmer @ hotmail.com
*Social Dancing: Tuesdays beginning 9/10/02 7:30 - 9:30 PM
$4 branch members; $5 non-members
Contact Marilyn Johnson at mj @ marilynjohnson.info or Mary Plail at mland121 @ aol.com

*THE WOODLANDS: Payne Academy of Ballet, Panther Creek Shopping Center
General Class: Mondays beginning 8/19/02 7:30 - 9:30 PM
Contact Dave Davies 936-588-4274 or dldavies @ flex.net

* SUGAR LAND AREA: Fort Bend Family YMCA, 4433 Cartwright Rd, Missouri City, TX.
Class times: 12:30-1:15 - Level One; 1:15-2:15 - Level Two; 2:15 -3:30 - Level Three
Contact Moon Weiss at 713-465-9650 or mland121 @ aol.com or Eileen Green at 832-717-4300

* SPRING: Memorial Northwest Swim & Racquet Club, 17440 Theiss Mail Rt. Rd. (off Louetta)
12:30pm - 2:00pm Cost: $3.00 per student per class, ages 8 and up. New dancers welcome.
Contact Eileen Green at 832-717-4300 or Moon Weiss at 713-465-9650 or mland121 @ aol.com

*CLASS FEES: 13-week session for Basic and General Classes - $65
Additional sessions - $5 per person. 6-week session for General - $30. $10 off fee for the second class enrolled in by the same individual for the same session. Dance classes start the week of September 9th.

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING AND MORE
115 E. 14th Street (Heights)
Houston, TX
7 - 10 PM
(check website for current schedule
ceilidh once a month, beginner nights, and sessions for experienced dancers)
$5 adults, $2.50 children under 14 accompanied by parent. $15 max. per family.
NEWCOMERS WELCOME, NO PRIOR EXPERIENCE NECESSARY, NO PARTNERS NEEDED
For more information contact Dianna Shipman at
DIANNASHIPMAN @ WORLDNET.ATT.NET or 713-522-1212. Musicians wanted!

The Caldwell School of Highland Dance
Taught by Catherine Caldwell, 281-286-6641. Fridays 5:30 - 6:15 PM (beginner) and 5:30 - 7 PM (intermediate/advanced), Amy Blake's Academy of Dance, 2150 Bay Area Boulevard, Houston, TX

Loch Dhu Dancers
Scottish dance troupe with a sense of humour

JAIL (Jack's Advanced-Intermediate Level Scottish Country Dance Class)
Sundays 3 - 6 PM at Forcherís Dance Center, 2329 Rochelle, Irving, TX.

 

Breton Dancers

BRETON DANCE CLASSES
will be offered for the fall semester Continuing Education Program at the Houston Community College Central College beginning September 4 and ending December 18. The Wednesday evening classes will run from 8 to 9:30 PM and will be taught by Jan Zollars, who has been promoting Brittany and its traditional dance since 1987.

Registration begins August 20, on the second floor (sky bridge level) of the HCCS System Administration Building, 3100 Main at Elgin. Office hours are 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Cost of this 12-week course is $125. The Class Course Number is 95283. Classes will be held in Studio One at the HCC Central College.

For more specific information about the course, you can contact Jan at jan.zollars @ hccs.edu or at 713-718-8529.


Celtic Dancers in Louisiana And Mississippi

Irish Dancers

McTEGGART IRISH DANCERS OF LOUISIANA
Saturdays 8:30 - 11:30 AM at Studio 3, 4631 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie, LA.
Contact: Megan Morphy at 504/394-2340 or megan @ mcteggart-la.org

NEW ORLEANS SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCE
Maryann McGrath Swaim (TCRG). Ceili and stepdancing classes for adults and children, both in uptown New Orleans & on the West Bank. 504/283-6778, or Jan Gunter 504/885-2720, or Terry Bush 504/368-5183.

Joni Muggivan-- Inishfree School of Irish Dancing
Classes held in New Orleans, Kenner, Metairie, and Baton Rouge

Scottish Dancers

THE CALEDONIAN SOCIETY SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCERS
Baton Rouge, LA. Meets every Monday night from 7:30 to 9:30 at The Church of the Way Presbyterian Church. Ruby Campbell is the main contact.

THE SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCERS OF ACADIANA
Lafayette, LA. Meets every Thursday evening from 7 to 9pm at First Christian Church, Corner of Univerity and Congress. Instructor: Dr. Larry Clarke. Ph. 337-367-3595.


 
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