FLAVA Dance Company is a Two Time National Award winning performing/competition team under the direction of Melanie Smith. The Company provides opportunities for serious dancers who desire more than the annual recital. It's members are comprised of dancers 5 - 18 years old. Members of FLAVA must be enrolled in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Contemporary and/or Lyrical classes at Dancin' Jazzi. Though membership in FLAVA is open, dancers must audition for Company placement and to perform/compete each routine. Membership is accepted annually. Dancers must commit to a full year of activities, performances and competitions. Parents/guardians are expected to participate actively in the parent booster organization.
Sounds of Blackness, A Celebration of Black History is our annual Black History production. This production features FLAVA Dance Company and includes dancers, non-dancers, singers, actors, spoken word artists and other talented members of Austin and surrounding communites. The production is held mid February and is one you shouldn't miss. Since it's inception it has quickly become an Austin favorite.