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Melba's Dance School students dazzled large audiences in their first-ever recital to be held at the McAllen Performing Arts Center!

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Our fearless leader, Melba Huber, was chosen by The Monitor as one of "11 Woman Who Inspire Us." This appeared as part of a lengthy article in the Festiva section on 3/31/17. 

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In order to meet the extra expenses of performing in the brand-new McAllen Performing Arts Center (since the old theater is now gone), Melba's began a Patron Program to rasie the needed funds. The Monitor published our special recognition of those who stepped up. 

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Melba's McAllen Dance Theatre will perform the classical ballet "Swan Lake" and other dances at 2 p.m. Sunday, February 19, at the McAllen Performing Arts Center.

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Don't miss this exclusive event with professional stage makeup demonstrations at Melba's! 

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Ballerina Balm foot cream will raise funds to help Laurin Huber with her medical expenses. Read how Laurin's childhood friend was inspired to launch this labor of love.

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On Sunday, February 21 at 2pm, Melba's McAllen Dance Theatre will perform two classical ballets at the McAllen Civic Center (on 10th Street). This marks the 35th consecutive year for this annual performance.

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Melba H. Stewart, born May 15, 1909 in Dallas, Texas, lived to the astonishing age of 106. On December 13, 2015, she passed peacefully at home surrounded by loving family members into the presence of her savior, the Lord Jesus Christ. 

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Melba Huber's mother, Melba Stewart, played a big part in the history of Melba's Dance School. Today, she celebrates her 106th birthday! 

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The preschool dancers at Melba's Dance School are preparing for the big recital. Here's why they are sure to steal the show. Both the McAllen Monitor and the South Padre Parade ran this wonderful article.

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On April 11, 2015, Broadway star and true "triple-threat" Gabrielle Ruiz will teach a master class at Melba's that includes audition techniques. 

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The McAllen Chamber of Commerce recently named Melba's Dance School & Dance Shoppe one of its Top 5 Small Businesses. 

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Melba's McAllen Dance Theatre will perform excerpts of the classical ballets Paquita and Aladdin at 2 p.m. February 8 at the McAllen Civic Center Auditorium (1300 S. 10th St.). 

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The FIRST Christmas show produced by Melba's Triple Threat Theatre opens on Sunday.

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Melba's School of Dance is honored to be chosen as one of McAllen's Top Five Small Businesses. 

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Don't miss this Chamber of Commerce event: Open House and Ribbon Cutting at Melba's Dance School and Dance Shoppe. 

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Why would Gregory Hines, a star of Broadway and Hollywood donate his time to teach a master tap class in McAllen at Melba's Dance School? It's all a part of Melba's Dance Legacy. 

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We all know Melba's is the best. Now we know Monitor readers agree! Once again, Melba's Dance School is voted Best Dance School. 

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Check out this wonderful article in the Valley Town Crier about Melba's dancer Matthew Sparks: his past challenges and accomplishments and his future hopes and dreams.

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The Monitor featured a wonderful article about Laurin's experience at "Annie." 

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On May 10, a team of volunteers made a special presentation prior to intermission at each of two Melba’s Dance School recitals. 

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Today, the Rio Grande Valley is invited to watch a young boy teach his friends how to fly. Matthew Sparks plays Peter Pan in Melba's Dance School's annual show.

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Matthew Sparks and Tiffany Espericueta, recipients of Melba's Dance School scholarships, traveled to New York City for an exciting and educational musical theatre experience.

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The RGV Hispanic Chamber Women's Committee has chosen Melba Huber as one of their 2013 Women of Distinction.

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Framed needlepoints of ballerinas line a wall above a piano in a sun-soaked family room at Melba Huber’s home. The art was hand-stitched by Huber’s mother Melba Stewart, who recently celebrated her 104th birthday. Photos of Melba Laurin Huber, the youngest of the three Melbas, striking perfect dancer’s poses, hang on many walls throughout the house. Music and dance have played important roles in the lives of all three women, who have been side-by-side throughout the highs and lows of life.

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The NavyArmy Community Credit Union has named Melba Huber their May 2013 Community Hero of the Month! If you haven't seen the TV spot about it on...

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If you don't like the photos you initially see from Melba's Dance Theatre Performance at the Civic Center on February 9, 2013, keep looking. Photograp...

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 Melba's McAllen Dance Theatre will perform the classical ballet "The Sleeping Beauty" at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at the McAllen Civic Center Auditorium, 1300 S. 10th Street. 

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Melba's Dance Theatre Performance 2013 will take place on February 9, 2013 at 2:00 p.m.

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Melba’s Dance School company members will be performing for the McAllen Junior League’s Dias Festivos on Thursday, November 29th at the McAllen Conven...

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 Fall classes have begun at Melba's Dance School, but it's not too late to register!

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"The Jo Rowan Experience" is how a flyer described the two-day ballet master classes and dance discussions held at Melba's Dance School on June 26 and 27. For members of Melba's McAllen Dance Theatre and pre-company dancers, the experience went beyond what many had expected.

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Louise Longoria, the late mother of Deanna Longoria Ramirez, grew up in Laredo and became a dance teacher in that area. She once commented to her daughter, "You can lose the ability to sing and dance, but you never lose the rhythm." She felt that rhythm until she died at the age of 84. Each year, Melba's School of Dance awards a scholarship in her name.

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The Zonta Club of West Hidalgo County will be honoring Melba Huber for her professional contributions to the community. The 2012 Shining Stars of Hidalgo County Dinner will be held at 6:30 p.m. on April 24, 2012 at McAllen Country Club. Call 821-5223 for reservations.

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This is the 31st consecutive year that Melba's McAllen Dance Theatre will perform a ballet at the McAllen Civic Center Auditorium.

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When Melba Huber found out that the city is considering the sale of its only full-size performing arts theatre, she knew that would be a bad move for McAllen's future, both culturally and economically. Please read this article, and call if you would like to help save the Civic Center: 956-686-1411.

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Gabi Ruiz and Liz Ramos, two former Melba's dancers, were visited by Melba Huber and Julie Doyle Wilson on trips to New York City. Ruiz is a dancer and understudy in In The Heights, and Ramos is dance captain for The Addams Family.

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Melissa Lenz of the Radio City Rockettes and former Melba's Dance student taught a Bob Fosse style class at Melba's School of Dance in June 2010.

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The staff at Melba's McAllen dance school know that for many parents, finding the appropriate environment for their young child can be quite a challenge. Assortments of questions come into play when tackling such a difficult decision. Is this the best time for my child to begin stepping away from the home? Are the teachers qualified and will they serve as suitable influences on my impressionable youth? Is this new environment safe and productive for my child?

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I have learned from 50 years experience at Melba’s McAllen dance school what to do and what not to do in planning a children’s dance curriculum. In my early years as a teacher, I always let the parents choose the type of dance for their children, as I wanted to please and include the parents. Years later, I realized my mistake. Most parents don’t realize what subjects in dance will most benefit their children throughout their lives.

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At Melba’s Dance Studio, our hip hop dance classes focus on grooving to the beat of the music and having a good time. Students are exposed to all types of hip hop music and dance ranging from krumping and hyphy moves, to breaking and “pop and lock” moves.

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Classical ballet training at Melba’s School of Dance is the underlying technical basis for all other forms of dance. It is the most demanding and most disciplined of all dance forms, but it can be the most rewarding. With a solid ballet foundation, classically trained dancers can transfer their skills into jazz, tap, hip-hop and many other dance forms.

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This jazz dance class at Melba’s School of Dance and Gymnastics is designed for the students’ enjoyment and allows our young students to get down and get groovy. We use upbeat and funky, kid-friendly music to get us moving.

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Melba Huber is the founder of the McAllen Dance Theatre Company that performs every February at the McAllen Civic Center. The February Showcase features a full act of ballet followed by a second act of show-stopping tap, jazz, lyrical, hip-hop, musical theatre, and variety dance numbers. Auditions are held each year for three levels of company.

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Since 1958 Melba's has been dedicated to teaching the technique, poise and discipline required in dance, which allows the students to feel pride in their personal accomplishments. This developmental training will last a lifetime.

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McAllen of Chamber supports the arts by giving Melba Huber a grant.

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Melba Huber hits the cover of a national dance magazine.

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Savion Glover Honors Melba

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St. Louis Tap Festival

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2006 Flo-Bert Awards and Tradition in Tap

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