DBJ Summer Dance Intensive

July 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 2021

July 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 2021

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


with Mr. Keith Cross

and guest instructor Lavanya Rajagopalan

Intensive training in Modern, Ballet, Jazz, Improvisation, Hip Hop, Dance History and Bharatanatyam

Register by June 1, 2021

$450 – 2 week session

$250 – 1 week session

$50 late fee after June 2, 2021

Dancers bring a sack lunch daily.

Pizza lunch will be provided on July 30, 2021.

Instruction will be given in Modern, Ballet, Jazz and Hip Hop. Students will be taught improvisation techniques as well as dance history.

Instructor: Keith Cross

Mr. Keith Cross believes great dancing is a blend of good training in all the elements of dance. Together ballet, modern and jazz dance training has helped him to create a new and fresh way of utilizing choreography.

Keith is the founder of Teundu Inc., Artistic director of Texas Dance Theater, and Master teacher for Cross Jazz Tours. His television credits include Houston Grand Opera’s “Tremonisa” and NBC Chicago Emmies. He has worked with such talents as Debbie Allen, Maurice Hines, James Brown and Gus Giordano. He was named one of Houston’s Movers and Shakers of 2011.


Classical Indian Dance Technique

Students will be exposed to the concept of gestures, storytelling, rhythm, flexibility, strength and balance.


Instructor: Dr. Lavanya Rajagopalan is the founder and Artistic Director of Silambam Houston, an academy of Indian classical arts in the Houston area, and of the Silambam Houston Dance Company, a pre-professional company that aims to convey contemporary themes through classical Indian art forms. Dr. Rajagopalan studied Bharatanatyam under the tutelage of the legendary Sudharani Raghupathy. She has performed extensively and to critical acclaim all over India and the US. 

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