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Dancin Newz - November 2015

Dancin Newz - November 2015

November Issue - 2015

Dancin' Newz is provided as a courtesy to the entire dance community. Anyone is welcome to submit info regarding a special, one-time event. Email:
Deadline is the 25th of each month.
USA Dance Phoenix Chapter

Hello, Dancers!

Our Next Chapter Dance is
Saturday, November 14th
, 7:00 - 11:00 p.m.

Location: Fatcat Ballroom
3131 E. Thunderbird, Suite 33
Phoenix, AZ 85032

A Nightclub 2-Step lesson by Sam Fisher will begin at 7:15 pm.
Performances, light refreshments, mixers, and dance hosts.

Click here to join USA Dance - Phoenix Chapter ##4033

Saturday, November 7th at approximately 3:15 pm
Dancers from our Outreach Program will be performing at the
Herberger Theater Center's Festival of the Arts.
For tickets, participating groups, performance schedule and more, visit
Interested in participating in events like these in the future?
~ Click Here for the Outreach Volunteer Form ~

Upcoming Dance Opportunities

Note: The following events are NOT USA Dance affiliated. For info on regularly occurring dance events, see "Ballroom at a Glance" on our website.

Ladies Routine class and new 5-Week Sessions with Jenell Maranto
Ladies Waltz Routine
The ladies Waltz class starts this Thursday evening at 7:45 pm. Learn a waltz routine to the song "Instrument of Peace". The class will run for six weeks.
Dates: November 5, 12, 19, December 3, 10, 17. (No class on Thanksgiving, Nov. 26)
Time: 7:45 pm Each class will be one hour long.
Cost: Pay $120 in advance for all six classes, or pay $25 each class.
Please RSVP if interested in joining.

5-Week Sessions:
Dates: Saturdays November 14, 21, 28, December 5, and 12
11:00 am - American Style Foxtrot - Learn some of the intermediate to advanced figures from the new DVIDA Syllabus.
12:00 noon - International Standard Waltz - Learn advanced technique using basic Bronze and Silver Syllabus figures. Starting with the basics we will define the technique using advanced concepts that will benefit all of your dancing, be it International or American Style. The importance of Lead, Follow, Positioning and Style will be covered in each class.

Classes are each one hour long. All five weeks of one style for $100. These are not drop in classes, we will progress each week. If you need to miss one and want to just pay for one at a time it will be $25 for each drop in class. Note - There is a discount if you sign up and pay for all ten classes at once. 10 classes for $175 when paid on the first day (Nov 14).

Location: Academy of Ballroom Dance
832 E Indian School Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85014

Contact: 602-285-1569

Devil DanceSport Invitational Competition
The largest collegiate/amateur ballroom dance competition in Arizona. New this year: Upper-division heats are open to all amateur competitors. Non-collegiate competitors can register for Gold single-dance heats, Novice, Pre-Champ and Championship multi-dance events, as well as our open Nightclub single-dance heats.
Date: Saturday, November 7, 2015
Location: Sun Devil Fitness Center at ASU Tempe Campus
Contact: info@devildancesport.comand
Cool Cat Charity Classic
Benefitting The Madison Street Veteran's Association.
Come by and support the charity and cheer on dancers from around the valley.
Date: Saturday, November 7, 2015
Time: 11:00 am - Competition begins
Location: Fatcat Ballroom, 3131 E. Thunderbird Road, ##33, Phoenix 85032
Contact: 602-324-7119 or email
Shall We Dance Off Broadway: Celebrating Broadway Musicals
Come dance to your favorite tunes from Broadway musicals. Dress as a character from your favorite musical. We will start off with a Waltz lesson, followed by open social dancing to a variety of music, all from Broadway shows. Playlist includes: Waltz, Foxtrot, Rumba , Cha Cha, Samba, Viennese Waltz, Quickstep, Tango, Merengue, Salsa, Hustle, East Coast Swing, Night Club, West Coast Swing, Polka and 2-Step. Prize for the best costume. Light refreshments, dance mixers and contests, too! No partner necessary. Everyone welcome!
Date: Friday, November 27, 2015
Time: 7:30 pm Waltz Lesson; Open Dancing 8:30 - 11:00 pm
Price: $10/person
Location: Apollo's Ballroom, 3002 N Arizona Avenue, Chandler
Contact: Mona Brandt, 480-491-2393,,

In addition to the special events and one-time events listed in the Dancin' Newz check the websites below for information on dances and classes that are open to the general public:

Studio Websites:

Instructor Websites:

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