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November 14, 2017

OPEN AUDITION NOTICE - Sunday, January 7th, 2018 - 7:00PM


8&1 Dance Company is currently seeking:

Professional jazz and modern dancers with a strong classical background. We are Looking for dancers who are dedicated and
have a passion for performance. We will be preparing for upcoming performances in the Spring. Please arrive early with your head shot and resume. Ages 17+

WEEKEND AVAILABILITY A MUST


Rowlett Dance Academy
8405 Lake View Parkway,
Rowlett, TX 75088.

Contact Us for more information or if you have any questions.

May 18, 2017

HEART AND SOUL FESTIVAL - CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

To benefit children and families affected by cancer.

Attention dancers, companies, choreographers, singers, musicians, ensembles, and performers! Submissions for the 2017 Heart and Soul Fest are opening soon!

Submissions will be accepted June 1-July 15, with notification via email by Aug. 15. Submissions should be emailed to 8and1Submissions@gmail.com. Please include a video of your work along with the name of the piece, name of choreographer, title of song(s) used and length of the piece. Must be available for tech/rehearsal on the evening of Wed. Sept. 27 with evening performance on Saturday, Sept. 30.

Contact Us for more information or if you have any questions.

March 1, 2017

MASTER CLASSES - MARCH 5th, 2017


MASTER TEACHER - JILL S. RUCCI
Returns to Dallas!

8&1 Dance Company will be hosting Master Classes
SUNDAY MARCH 5TH

2:00PM - Leaps, Turns, Technique and Drill Prep.
3:15PM - Condition, Strengthen and Revive

ADMISSION: 
$20.00 for 1 Class or $30 for Both Classes

CLASSES WILL BE HELD AT:
Rowlett Dance Academy
8405 Lake View Parkway,
Rowlett, TX 75088.

Contact Us for more information or if you have any questions.

March 1, 2017

HEART AND SOUL FESTIVAL - COMING 2017

To benefit children and families affected by cancer.

Submissions will be accepted
April 15th- May 15th

Notification will go out via email by June 1st.

Contact Us for more information or if you have any questions.

March 1, 2017

OPEN AUDITION NOTICE - Sunday, August 6th, 2017 - 6:00PM


8&1 Dance Company is currently seeking:

Professional jazz and modern dancers with a strong classical background. We are Looking for dancers who are dedicated and
have a passion for performance. We will be preparing for upcoming performances in December. Please arrive early with your head shot and resume. Ages 17+

WEEKEND AVAILABILITY A MUST


Rowlett Dance Academy
8405 Lake View Parkway,
Rowlett, TX 75088.

Contact Us for more information or if you have any questions.

December 19, 2016

OPEN AUDITION NOTICE - Sunday, January 8th, 2017 - 6:15PM


8&1 Dance Company is currently seeking:

Professional jazz and modern dancers with a strong classical background. We are Looking for dancers who are dedicated and
have a passion for performance. We will be preparing for upcoming performances in December. Please arrive early with your head shot and resume. Ages 17+

WEEKEND AVAILABILITY A MUST


Rowlett Dance Academy
8405 Lake View Parkway,
Rowlett, TX 75088.

Contact Us for more information or if you have any questions.

April 22, 2016

OPEN AUDITION NOTICE - Sunday, August 7th, 2016 - 6:15PM


8&1 Dance Company is currently seeking:

Professional jazz and modern dancers with a strong classical background. We are Looking for dancers who are dedicated and
have a passion for performance. We will be preparing for upcoming performances in December. Please arrive early with your head shot and resume. Ages 17+

WEEKEND AVAILABILITY A MUST


Park Cities Dance
7979 Inwood Road,
Suite #201, Dallas, TX 75209.

Contact Us for more information or if you have any questions.

October 10, 2015

OPEN AUDITION NOTICE - Sunday, January 10th, 2016 - 6:30PM


8&1 Dance Company is currently seeking:

Professional jazz and modern dancers with a strong classical background. We are Looking for dancers who are dedicated and
have a passion for performance. We will be preparing for upcoming performances in December. Please arrive early with your head shot and resume. Ages 17+

WEEKEND AVAILABILITY A MUST


Park Cities Dance,
7979 Inwood Road,
Suite #201, Dallas, TX 75209.

Contact Us for more information or if you have any questions.

September 16, 2015

8&1 Dance Company Presents: LINES - OCTOBER 9, 2015


Join 8&1 Dance Company and Vissi Dance Theater as they combine their passion and creativity to bring you their newest collaboration “Lines”.
This dance performance is sure to promise you an evening full of soulful dancing and inventive imagery. Director Jill S. Rucci of 8&1 and director
Courtney Ffrench of Vissi Dance Theater touch on similar topics and creatively show how a choreographer’s voice is uniquely personal, yet communication
and declaration can parallel artistically at times. Rucci and French's history goes back many years and they are looking forward to reuniting and bringing
this powerful evening to the Dallas Community. One night only.


October 9th
Doors Open 7:30 PM - Show starts at 8:00PM

Courtyard Theatre
1509 H Ave.
Plano, TX 75074


Click Here to reserve your seats today.

April 14, 2015

OPEN AUDITION NOTICE - Sunday, August 9th, 6:30PM


8&1 Dance Company is currently seeking:

Professional jazz and modern dancers with a strong classical background. We are Looking for dancers who are dedicated and
have a passion for performance. We will be preparing for upcoming performances in December. Please arrive early with your head shot and resume. Ages 17+

WEEKEND AVAILABILITY A MUST


Park Cities Dance,
7979 Inwood Road,
Suite #201, Dallas, TX 75209.

Contact Us for more information or if you have any questions.

April 14, 2015

8&1 Dance Company Presents: Exchange Street - JULY 18, 2015


The 8&1 Dance Company proudly presents “Exchange Street.” A full length dance drama sure to have an impact on you.
Watch as this story unfolds the life of a professional boxer and the sacrifices he makes along the way. What would you exchange
for your dreams and aspirations? If you’re in the mood for something different and truly entertaining don’t miss out. One night only.


July 18th
Doors Open 7:00 PM - Show starts at 7:30PM

Courtyard Theatre
1509 H Ave.
Plano, TX 75074


Click Here to reserve your seats today.

February 3, 2015

OPEN AUDITION NOTICE - Sunday, February 8th, 2:15PM


8&1 Dance Company is currently seeking:

Professional jazz and modern dancers with a strong classical background. We are Looking for dancers who are dedicated and
have a passion for performance. We will be preparing for upcoming performances in December. Please arrive early with your head shot and resume. Ages 17+

WEEKEND AVAILABILITY A MUST


Park Cities Dance,
7979 Inwood Road,
Suite #201, Dallas, TX 75209.

Contact Us for more information or if you have any questions.

January 26, 2015

OPEN AUDITION NOTICE - Saturday, January 31st, 1:30PM


8&1 Dance Company is currently seeking:

ACTORS: Who are physically fit & can move well portraying amateur and professional boxers. Looking for speaking and non- speaking roles.
DANCERS: Who move well and who can be trained to emulate professional boxing styles
BOXERS & MMA FIGHTERS:Who are comfortable working on a stage and featuring their skills in the spotlight. Jump rope skills a plus.
Ages 18+ only. Please arrive early with your head shot and resume.

WEEKEND AVAILABILITY A MUST


Park Cities Dance,
7979 Inwood Road,
Suite #201, Dallas, TX 75209.

Contact Us for more information or if you have any questions.

October 22, 2014

IN THE SPIRIT - 12/7/14

We invite you to come and enjoy our Holiday celebration. Get in the spirit with an evening filled with great dancing, music and other goodies!
Start a new holiday tradition. Eat, Drink & Be Merry with 8&1.

December 7th
Doors Open 6:30 PM - Show starts at 7PM

Quixotic world
2824 Main St, Dallas, TX 75226

CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS

October 22, 2014

8&1 TRAVELS TO NEW YORK - 12/14/14

8&1 dance company heads to NYC! Our third season in a row performing with Vissi Dance theatre in their annual December production Suite Sunday.

December 14th

St. Marks in the Bowery
131 E 10th St, New York, NY 10003

August 27, 2014

OPEN AUDITION NOTICE - Sunday, September 14th, 5:00PM


8&1 Dance Company is seeking professional jazz and modern dancers with a strong classical background. We are Looking for dancers who are dedicated and
have a passion for performance. We will be preparing for upcoming performances in December. Please arrive early with your head shot and resume. Ages 17+

WEEKEND AVAILABILITY A MUST


Park Cities Dance,
7979 Inwood Road,
Suite #201, Dallas, TX 75209.

Contact Us for more information or if you have any questions.

July 6, 2014

OPEN AUDITION NOTICE - Sunday, August 10th, 4:00PM


8&1 Dance Company is seeking professional jazz and modern dancers with a strong classical background. We are Looking for dancers who are dedicated and have a passion for performance.
We will be preparing for upcoming performances in November and December. We are also seeking dancers for our Fall Apprentice Program: September - January. Dancers must have weekend availability.
Please arrive early with your head shot and resume. Ages 17+ for professional company - Ages 12+ for apprentice program.


Park Cities Dance,
7979 Inwood Road,
Suite #201, Dallas, TX 75209.

Contact Us for more information or if you have any questions.

March 25, 2014

SHAZAAM - Richland College - April 11th & 12th


8&1 is proud to be a guest artist for Richland College's "SHAZAAM". The event is free and open to the public. “Shazaam” will showcase innovative and diverse
student and faculty performances that include contemporary modern, ballet, jazz, tap and hip hop dance styles. Richland College Dance Director Gina Sawyer describes
the show as “a kaleidoscope of stimulating and electrifying dance, created and performed by student and professional artists".

April 11th & 12th at 7:30 PM
Fannin Performance Hall

Richland College,
12800 Abrams Road,
Dallas, TX 75209.

For more information, call Richland College at 972-238-3775.

February 26, 2014

OPEN AUDITION NOTICE - Sunday, March 16, 12:00PM


8&1 is currently seeking professional dancers who are passionate and committed to the art of dance ages 17+.
Weekend availability is a must. Please bring your head shot and resume and arrive early to check in.


Sunday, March 16th at 12:00 PM

Park Cities Dance,
7979 Inwood Road,
Suite #201, Dallas, TX 75209.

Contact Us for more information or if you have any questions.

January 14, 2014

OPEN AUDITION NOTICE - Saturday, January 18, 1:00PM


8&1 is currently seeking professional dancers who are passionate and committed to the art of dance ages 18+.
Weekend availability is a must. Please bring your head shot and resume and arrive early to check in.


Saturday, January 18th at 1:00 PM

Park Cities Dance,
7979 Inwood Road,
Suite #201, Dallas, TX 75209.

Contact Us for more information or if you have any questions.

November 10, 2013

8&1 TRAVELS TO NEW YORK - 12/14/13 - 12/15/13

It's that time of year again! We are excited to be performing with our friends Vissi Dance Theatre in New York City.

December 14th - Jamaica Performing Arts Center

December 15th - "Suite Sunday" at St. Marks in the Bowery

November 9, 2013

WINTER INTENSIVE WORKSHOP - 1/10/14 - 1/12/14

Come and experience dancing at its best with three full days of classes taught by 8&1 dance company members and friends.
Some of DFW's most innovative teachers gather for a weekend full of disciplined technique classes and inspiring choreography.
Bring your passion and energy! Get ready to work and sweat with 8&1.

There will be an open Audition following the company rep/choreography class on Sunday at 630pm. This class is a prep class for this audition
and is only available to dancers who attend the workshop. This audition is open to both students and public but is not required. We are currently
casting for company members and our spring apprentice program. If accepted details and rehearsal schedule will follow.

January 10th, 11th, & 12th

Workshop Fee: $175
Drop In Fee (if space permits) $22 per class
Ages 8 through Adult

Park Cities Dance,
7979 Inwood Road,
Suite #201, Dallas, TX 75209.

Click Here for more information.



OPEN AUDITION - 1/12/14

We are seeking apprentices ages 12-18 to study with 8&1 dance company. Dancers must have strong technical background.
We are also
seeking professional , classically trained, jazz & modern dancers ages 18+ . Dancers must have a strong work ethic. Weekend availability is a must.


Click Here for more information.

October 14, 2013

July 15, 2013

UPCOMING PERFORMANCES


July 27, 2013 - We will be performing one of our favorite pieces, "Answer Back" from our Feb 2013 show at:

Diffusion Dance Festival

WHEN:
Jul 27, 2013 - 7:00PM

WHERE:
Cox Building Playhouse, Plano Texas




August 3, 2013 - Join the Nasher Sculpture Center & DCNT for a FREE dance performance!

The Dance Council of North Texas and the Nasher Sculpture Center are excited to announce their partnership for a FREE dance event.
At 1pm on Saturday, August 3, the Nasher Sculpture Center will be offering free admission as part of their monthly Target First Saturdays.
On this date, the Dance Council will be providing dance entertainment!

Join 8 &1 Dance Company for an exhilarating modern dance routine, complete with demonstrations and props for kids! Audience participation is encouraged.
Spectators and dancers alike, join us for a fun afternoon of dance!

WHEN:
Aug 3, 2013 - 1:00PM

WHERE:
Nasher Sculpture Center,
2001 Flora St, Dallas, TX 75201

For more information, please visit www.thedancecouncil.org or contact Executive Director Pamela Deslorieux at 214.219.2290.
Photos available upon request. The Dance Council of North Texas, a 501 c (3) non-profit founded in 1973, promotes and supports dance.
The Council provides artistic, educational and cultura opportunities to people of all ages, cultures and abilities through dance performances,
festivals, scholarships, master classes, and additional activities, collaborations and partnerships.


July 4, 2013

OPEN AUDITION NOTICE - Sunday, August 4, 6:30 PM


8&1 is currently seeking professional dancers who are passionate and committed to the art of dance ages 18+.
We are also casting for our Fall apprenticeship program ages 12-18. We are seeking dancers who are technically trained
and looking to study in a professional atmosphere with possible performance opportunity.

Weekend availability is a must.
Please bring your head shot and resume and arrive early to check in.


Sunday, August 4th at 6:30 PM

Park Cities Dance,
7979 Inwood Road,
Suite #201, Dallas, TX 75209.

Contact Us for more information or if you have any questions.

July 2, 2013

SUMMER INTENSIVE WORKSHOP - 8/2/13 - 8/4/13

Come and experience dancing at its best with three full days of classes taught by 8&1 dance company members and friends.
Some of DFW's most innovative teachers gather for a weekend full of disciplined technique classes and inspiring choreography.
Bring your passion and energy! Get ready to work and sweat with 8&1.

There will be an open Audition following the company rep/choreography class on Sunday at 630pm. This class is a prep class for this audition
and is only available to dancers who attend the workshop. This audition is open to both students and public but is not required. We are currently
casting for company members and our fall apprentice program. If accepted details and rehearsal schedule will follow.


August 2nd, 3rd, & 4th

Workshop Fee: $175
Drop In Fee (if space permits) $22 per class
Ages 8 through Adult

Park Cities Dance,
7979 Inwood Road,
Suite #201, Dallas, TX 75209.

Click Here for more information.

April 14, 2013

OPEN REHEARSAL 4.20.13


8&1 Dance Company is currently seeking strong, professional jazz & modern dancers for our upcoming shows.
Dancers must have weekend availability for rehearsals which will start immediately. Come and see what 8&1 is all about.
If you have the passion, energy and desire we're looking for, you could be in our next show!
Please arrive early with your headshot and resume.

Saturday, April 20th 4:30pm

Park Cities Dance,
7979 Inwood Road,
Suite #201, Dallas, TX 75209.

Contact Us for more information.


Mar 15, 2013

AUDITION NOTICE 4.13.13


8&1 Dance Company is seeking strong, professional jazz & modern dancers for our upcoming shows.
Dancers must have weekend availability for rehearsals which will start immediately.

Please arrive early with your headshot and resume.

Saturday, April 13th from 2pm-5pm

Park Cities Dance,
7979 Inwood Road,
Suite #201, Dallas, TX 75209.

Contact Us for more information.

Feb 21, 2013

Dec 7, 2012

AUDITION NOTICE 12.30.12


8&1 Dance Company is seeking strong, professional jazz & modern dancers for our February 10th show.
Dancers must have weekend availability for rehearsals which will start immediately.

Please arrive early with your headshot and resume.

Sunday, December 30th from 2-4pm

Park Cities Dance,
7979 Inwood Road,
Suite #201, Dallas, TX 75209.

Contact Us for more information.

Dec 3, 2012

WE LOVE NEW YORK


We will be in New York doing a guest performance on December 16th.
This annual show is entitled "Suite Sunday." We are thrilled to be a part of this production.



IN THE NAME OF LOVE


This is a new production, scheduled February 10, 2013. Please check back soon for details.

Oct 1, 2012

OCTOBER MASTER CLASS - COME AND DANCE WITH US!


Saturday, October 13th 4:30pm-6:30pm. $20 for RDA Students; $25 general public.

Rowlett Dance Academy
5000 Rowlett Rd, Rowlett, TX.
1 (972) 475-8269

Come and share your energy and passion for dance with us!
OPEN LEVEL...JAZZ, MODERN & AFRO FUNK INFUSION...
EXPERIENCE, SWEAT, WORK AND SHARE A FUN EVENING WITH 8&1...WE LOOK FORWARD TO DANCING WITH YOU.

Sept 10, 2012

Aug 11, 2012

8&1 IS NOW ON KICKSTARTER - PLEASE HELP US FUND OUR PROJECT




Click Here for more information, or to donate.

Jun 28, 2012

MASTER CLASS - COME AND DANCE WITH US! ENERGETIC PASSIONATE & FUN! FUNKY JAZZ, MODERN, WITH AFRICAN INFUSION.


Friday, July 13th 7:00pm-9:00pm. $20 for RDA Students; $25 general public.

Rowlett Dance Academy
5000 Rowlett Rd, Rowlett, TX.
1 (972) 475-8269

Come and share your energy and passion for dance with us!!! 8&1 dancers will be teaching lots of fun movements across the floor followed by choreography from our upcoming
Sept. show "ALL IN A DAY". We will also hold a Q&A session at the end to answer all your questions about what it's like to be in 8&1. You will get to experience first hand, the lifestyle
of a professional dance company!

COME AND SWEAT, WORK AND SHARE A FUN EVENING WITH 8&1...WE LOOK FORWARD TO DANCING WITH YOU!

Suggested levels are intermediate and above.

March 26, 2012

Click Here to read our "LIFE'S CANVAS" review in TheatreJones

March 26, 2012

Click Here to read our "LIFE'S CANVAS" review in Arts+Culture

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