December 3, 2017 - Dances

Fusion Dance - Zouk and West Coast Swing

Saturday, December 2, 7:00 pm - 2:00 am

Presenter: District Zouk

Recommended Ages: 18 and older

Location: Ballroom Back Room

Admission: $20 before 9:30 pm / $10 after 9:30 pm

https://www.facebook.com/DistrictZouk/

 


 

Come join us for another night of Brazilian zouk & West Coast Swing! This time, we are fortunate to have internationally renowned artist Marc Brewer teaching our special intermediate zouk workshop with plenty of techniques that are easily applicable across all dance styles.

 

CLASSES:
7:00pm-7:45pm Beginner Zouk & West Coast Swing class
Crash course for those new to these dances
Brazilian Zouk with District Zouk
West Coast Swing with Helen Chao


7:45pm-8pm Zouk/WCS Mixer
We encourage advanced dancers to come early and practice/dance with newcomers! Let's show them the love in our communities :)


8:00-9:30pm Workshop with Marc Brewer
Technique for Brazilian zouk that you can apply to ALL of your dancing 


DANCING:
9:30pm-2:00am Zouk & WCS with DJ LOJYK (James Kong) and DJChuky
Most music will be danceable for both dances, so we'll keep you dancing all night!


COST:
$20 Before 9:30pm (includes workshop/classes)
$10 After 9:30pm (just the social!)


WHO IS MARC BREWER?

As featured on America's Got Talent, internationally renowned artist Marc Brewer, based in Michigan, is one of North America's most sought after Afro-Latin Dance instructors, performers, and choreographers. Certified in 9 American competitive ballroom dances and proficient in Ballet, Modern, Jazz, and Hip-hop, dances in the Afro-Latin genre are his specialty and main focus with extensive training and experience in Kizomba, Salsa, Bachata, Theater Arts (Lifts, Dips, and Tricks), and Brazilian-Zouk. He is rapidly leaving his mark on the competitive Afro-Latin dance world with recent finalist placements at the American Kizomba Open Championship (1st) and International Kizomba Open (3rd) in 2013 and the 2014 Toronto Bachata Congress Kings of Bachata Competition (2nd). 

 

Swing Dance | Music Unlimited Big Band

Saturday, December 2, 8:00 pm - midnight

Presenter: Glen Echo Park Partnership

Recommended Ages: All ages welcome

Location: Spanish Ballroom

Admission: $15 advance / $20 general at-the-door / $15 students & Partnership members at-the-door

Contact Email: reitan@glenechopark.org

http://www.glenechopark.org

 


 

The Glen Echo Park Partnership presents a swing dance with live music in the historic Spanish Ballroom. Tonight we have the Music Unlimited Big Band, directed by James Bazen. You'll enjoy dancing to classic Big Band tunes from the likes of Glenn Miller, Artie Shaw, and Tommy Dorsey - and don't be surprised if you hear a few swingin' holiday songs!

 

Tom & Debra of Gottaswing will be on hand to teach the beginner dance lesson and DJ the band breaks.

 

A beginner dance lesson runs from 8 - 9 pm and is included in the cost of admission, followed by dancing from 9 pm - midnight. No partner or prior experience needed.

 

For a calendar view of all the December dances, visit the December "Month-at-a-Glance Calendar."

Waltz Dance

Sunday, December 3, 2:45 pm - 6:00 pm

Presenter: Waltz Time

Recommended Ages: All ages welcome

Location: Spanish Ballroom

Admission: $10

Contact Email: info@waltztimedances.org

http://www.waltztimedances.org

 


 

Waltz Time presents a beginning waltz lesson from 2:45 to 3:30 pm, followed by an afternoon of waltzes and other couples dances to live music.  Dancing runs from 3:30 to 6 pm.  As always, no partner is required for this dance in the Spanish Ballroom, and the cost is $10, including lesson. 

 

Today's band is RHAPSODY with Marty Taylor (winds, concertina), Alexander Mitchell (fiddle, mandolin), Dave Wiesler (piano, guitar), Ralph Gordon (bass).

 

For a calendar view of all the December dances, visit the December "Month-at-a-Glance Calendar."

Argentine Tango

Sunday, December 3, 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Presenter: Tango Brillante DC

Location: Ballroom Back Room

Admission: $15/one lesson, $20/both lessons, or $10 "dance only" at 8:30 pm

Contact Name: René Davila

Contact Email: rene_f_davila@yahoo.com

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tango-Brillante-DC/191689437524052

 


 

Tango Brillante DC is happy to offer Argentine Tango lessons followed by a Milonga most Sunday evenings. Dancers can choose either the beginner lesson from 6:30 - 7:30 pm or the special Milonga lesson from 7:30 - 8:30 pm, or both. Cost is $15 for one lesson or $20 for both lessons  - both options include the Milonga that follows. For dancers who wish to attend just the Milonga, cost is $10 and the open dance runs from 8:30 - 11:00 pm. René will DJ a mix of traditional tango with a little alternative added. No partner required.

 

Live music tonight with Emmanuel Trifilio and Ramon Gonzalez!

 

For a calendar view of all the December dances, visit the December "Month-at-a-Glance Calendar."

Contra and Square Dance

Sunday, December 3, 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Presenter: Folklore Society of Greater Washington

Location: Spanish Ballroom

Admission: $13 nonmembers/$10 FSGW members/$5 ages 17 and under

http://www.fsgw.org

 


 

The Folklore Society of Greater Washington presents traditional American contra dancing. The evening can include square dances, mixers, waltzes and other couple dances. All Contras and Square dances are taught, no partner is necessary. There is a lesson at 7 p.m., followed by the dance with caller and live music from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.

 

Ann Fallon calls with Rhapsody.

 

For a calendar view of all the December dances, visit the December "Month-at-a-Glance Calendar."