South Campus Dance Program to Host World Dance Extravaganza

Oct 27, 2023Melissa Trevizo
World Dance Extravaganza

The San Jacinto College South Campus Dance Program will host World Dance Extravaganza week, Nov. 13-18. The events were made possible through Student Success Initiative Grants to celebrate a world of dance and culture. 

Throughout the week, there will be live demonstrations and dance classes in these worldwide dance styles:

  • Bachata
  • Ballet Folklórico
  • Bharatanatyam 
  • Bollywood 
  • Brazilian Zouk 
  • Indigenous Dance
  • Traditional Chinese
  • West Coast Swing 

Don’t miss the World Dance Extravaganza kickoff reception on Thursday, Nov. 16, from 12–3 p.m. in the atrium of the Marie Flickinger Fine Arts Building (S15). This is a free come-and-go event featuring a live painting by famed local artist Edgar Medina. Medina will create a work that captures the essence of dance and world cultures. There will also be a large display of student work and guest contributions for viewing, as well as light appetizers and refreshments.

The World Dance Extravaganza concerts are Friday and Saturday, Nov. 17-18, at 7 p.m., featuring student and guest performances of dance forms worldwide. There is also a VIP performance on Friday, Nov. 17 at 10 a.m. The department is anticipating more than 250 middle and high school students to attend. After the performance, there will be a Q&A session, lunch, then a dance party on the stage with a DJ.


World Dance Extravaganza


San Jacinto College South

Marie Flickinger Fine Arts Center

S-15, 13735 Beamer Road, Houston, TX 77089


Demonstrations: Nov. 13 and 15 at 12:30 p.m.

Kickoff reception: Thursday, Nov. 16, 12–3 p.m.

Free VIP Performance: Nov. 17 at 10 a.m.

Concerts: Nov. 17-18 at 7 p.m.


For questions about the event, contact Jamie Williams.




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