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General Information

Who are the Dance Instructors?

Community Dance instructors are TWU dance faculty and dance major students who perform with the university’s dance companies and have acquired a solid background in dance theory and technique.

The instructors are:

  • skilled and knowledgeable in dance technique
  • competent and enthusiastic
  • concerned about each student’s growth and development, especially in regard to bone development and function of the feet and back

About the Director of the Community Dance Center
Gladys M. Keeton, professor of dance at Texas Woman’s University, has been director of the TWU Community Dance Center for over thirty years. She is active in promoting and providing dance in the Denton community and schools as well as throughout Texas. Gladys has received University Dance Educator awards in the state and southern district.

Where are the Studios?

The dance studios are located on the TWU Denton Campus in the Dance and Pioneer Hall Buildings (on Bell Avenue). The dance studios are air conditioned and fully mirrored with resilient wood flooring.

Where do I Park?

Parking passes will be distributed the first night of your class. Parking is available in the visitor parking lot across from the Dance Building.

What Should I Wear?

Shorts, bodysuits or leotards with no shoes or socks are required for Creative Dance and Movement classes. Any color leotard, tights, and ballet shoes are required for the Ballet classes. Jazz or tennis shoes are needed for the jazz classes. Information about shoes for other classes will be provided the first day of class.

Refund Policy

Tuition is payable in advance of the first class day. A minimum of 6 students is required for each class. Registrants who find it necessary to cancel will receive a refund, less a $25 processing fee. To receive a refund, you must submit written notification seven days prior to the event start date.
Refunds will not be issued once the program begins.
TWU Conference Services reserves the right to cancel this event if minimum enrollment is not met or other events beyond our control occur. In doing so, Texas Woman’s University’s liability is limited to the registration fee.

Confirmation Letters

All event correspondence will be delivered to you by email. It is important to provide a current email address on the registration form or online. Check your spam box for information from Texas Woman’s University. Our goal is to provide you with up-to-date information regarding the event you have registered for in a timely and efficient manner.

Still have questions?
Call TWU Department of Dance at (940) 898-2085 or email

page last updated 6/15/2015 11:11 AM