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October 16

Grand Dance Extravaganza

Sunday, October 16 (1:00pm - 9:00pm)

Put on your dancing shoes and take a lesson, attend a workshop or two and improve your moves. Stay for dinner and dance the night away at the Grand Dance Extravaganza!

The event is organized by Metro Parks Tacoma and the Tacoma chapter of USA Dance.

STAR Center
3873 S. 66th St., 404-3939
STARCenterTacoma.org


Sign Up!
Call (253) 404-3939 starting Sept. 15

  • Early Bird Discount before Oct. 5:  $59 for entire event
  • Rates after Oct. 5:  Residents $74, Non-Resident $81
  • USA Dance Members and Star Pass Holder $64
  • Individual Workshops $15
  • Dance and Lesson Only $15 (students $6)

Dressy dance attire suggested

Schedule                                                                                                                       

  • 1:00 pm – 4:50 pm 11 Dance Workshops (3 choices every hour)
    • Ballroom                                         
    • Night Club 2 Step
    • Latin & Swing                                   
  • 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm                       
    • Catered Dinner & Dinner Show
    • MPT Youth Entertainment and Dance Driven Youth Solos
    • Dinner catered by Old Spaghetti Factory included in all day registration
  • 5:45 pm – 6:30 pm                     
    • East Coast Swing lesson by Christine Luders
  • 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm         
    • Social Dance, Competition & Live Band                                              
    • Live Band: Michael and Leslie
    • Jack and Jill Competition
    • Dance Performances Dance Driven Adult Solos, USA Dance Seattle
    • Dance Mixers
Workshop Schedule - Wear Smooth-Soled Shoes
Time Journey Hall
South
Journey Hall
North
Studio
1-1:50    Viennese Waltz
Basic - Intermediate   
Kaye Munro
Jean Milano
 
Cha-Cha
Beginning,
Steven Forbes     
West Coast Swing
Fun Whips
Intermediate
April Morrow
2-2:50 Cha-Cha
Intermediate
Kaye Munro
Jean Milano
 
Waltz
Beginning
John Yantis
Country Two Step
Laces
April Morrow
3-3:50 American Tango
Intermediate
Christine Luders
 
Rumba
Intermediate
John Yantis
East Coast Swing
Beginning
April Morrow
4-4:50 Samba
Intermediate
Christine Luders
N/A Night Club 2 Step
Smooth Moves
Basics and Beyond
April Morrow