USA Dance Houston TX Chapter #5003

Welcome to the Houston Chapter 5003 of USA Dance! ......................

USA Dance is a national nonprofit organization of thousands of volunteers who love ballroom dancing. USA Dance members have many things in common, such as an appreciation for the social and health benefits of dance as well as the excitement and romance that ballroom dancing brings into their lives.

At a grassroots level in communities, colleges and secondary schools all over the country, USA Dance volunteers provide opportunities for the public to engage in affordable social ballroom dancing and competitive DanceSport activities. Beginners are welcomed, helped to get started and then assisted in achieving their goals. The core goal of USA Dance is for everyone to enjoy a life filled with dance!

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Red Hot Ballroom Gala Was A Big Success!!!

We had a great time at our Red Hot Ballroom Gala on Saturday, September 28.

Our biggest annual fundraiser in support of our stated mission is the Red Hot Ballroom Gala.  For many reasons, the Gala was not held in 2017 or 2018.  The 2019 Board of Directors is proud of the fact that we brought the gala back, and that so many people in the greater Houston dance community supported the event. 

From a financial standpoint, it was a "break even" event, which was a bit disappointing.  On the other hand, we found a terrific venue, a great band, and know that people still support the Chapter's efforts.  In years to come, we know that we can get the event organized and advertised earlier so that many more people will support this wonderful event so that it can raise the money needed to do all the things the Chapter hopes to provide in our dance community.

We cannot tell you how much your help with setting up and tearing down after our Red Hot Ballroom Gala meant to us.  We truly, truly TRULY appreciate that you were so giving of your time in helping us prepare for the event and clean-up afterward.  Thank you from the bottom of our collective hearts!

We thank Dr. Bruce Levy for taking photos and videos during RHB.  We are still awaiting copies of everything he captured on film so watch this space for pictures and video of the event.

We truly do appreciate the support so many of our members and area dancers provided for our 2019 RHB Gala.  Thank you.  We look forward to seeing you at our monthly dances and at future galas.

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Come Enjoy our Second Saturday Social on October 12

After all the effort of putting on the Red Hot Ballroom Gala, most of us feel like ghosts of our former selves.  So who knows what we'll look like Saturday night?  We look forward to seeing y'all in your Halloween "finery", so come on over to The Dance Place on October 12 and show us how the good folk living in Houston and surrounds celebrate Halloween.    

Workshop

Mr. Rabih Timani will be teaching a workshop on Waltz on October 12.  Rabih is an excellent instructor who has won many competitive events with many of his students.  Rabih and his wife, Susan, run a small but lovely dance studio on Bellaire Blvd named DANCE EZ.  

We're also happy to announce that Bob Ward and Ruò Lán will be dancing an exhibition for us Saturday evening, and a formation group headed up by Ruò will also be performing.  
DANCE LOCATION
THE DANCE PLACE, 6609 W Sam Houston Parkway South, Suite 202, Houston, TX 77072. 
Please see the Calendar page for more details.

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Meetings of the Board of Directors

Meetings of the Board are open to the public. If you would like to attend please let us know by contacting the President Phillip Stephens at 713-248-2299 or alternately Phyllis Baker at 713-823-4768. Meetings are generally from 1:30 - 4:00 p.m. on the second Sunday of each month.  The location varies and occasionally the date is changed as well, so calling in advance is required.

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