Washington DC is home to some wonderful Competitions in the area. here are a few. Break out your tanner and get your shoes ready!
Capital Dancesport Championships
One of Summer’s best competitions, Capital Dancesport Championships is held every fourth week-end of August. Organized by John DePalma and Marianne Nicole, be prepared for an amazing experience.
The Washington Open DanceSport Competition is a 3 day competition featuring American and International Ballroom Styles organized by Dan and Silke Calloway, Robert Woods. The 2014 event featured a professional performance by Riccardo Cocchi & Yulia Zagoruychenko!
The Yuletide Ball Championships
Garry and Irina would like to invite you to Yuletide Ball Dance Sport Championships on January 8-11, 2015! Save the NEW dates! Proud to partner with Dance For The Cure-non profit Charitable Foundation.
These are a few of the great local studios in DC! There are many more, so don’t hesitate to tell the world about your favorite studio. How? Simply by registering it on our mobile app. It’s free! Check the link at the end of the article.
Chevy Chase Ballroom
Chevy Chase Ballroom has a palpable, positive energy, thanks to the people who move across its floors. The moment you step inside, you feel at home
Avant Garde Ballroom Dance Center
Avant Garde Ballroom continues to make great strides in the Greater Washington DC dance community. There is an immediate positive energy to the place. Their dance floor is first-rate.
Dance is life…it is like breathing. It helps us be the best versions of ourselves on and off the dance floor
You practiced, you competed… now how about a night out at some of these marvelous spots? Dancing in DC has never been hotter!
The Salsa Room
The DC area’s #1 Salsa Venue. Straight up…the swankiest Pajama Bachata part of the summer (and maybe the only one). You should make room in your schedule and check out The Salsa Room. Good times.
The Jam Cellar
The Jam Cellar Tuesday is a weekly dance party hot-spot held in a posh, turn of the century mansion in Northwest Washington, DC. “If I’m in DC on a Tuesday night, you can bet I’ll be at Jam Cellar.”
Located in Columbia Heights is Zeba bar. Awesomely, Zeba offers Bachata night on Wednesdays. Bachata ends (officially) @ 10pm, but then the floor just opens up for all lovers!
Check out some of the local up & comers! Support the future of competitive dancing by familiarizing yourself with these teams:
George Mason University
George Washington University
Here are few People/Places/Things that make this place beautiful:
The American Embassy of Dance
“At American Dance Embassy, we seek to inspire, cultivate, and evolve artistic expression. Our mission is to not only serve the dance community, but to serve visionaries, pioneers, and patrons of the arts. We’ve concentrated our efforts to create a safe space for artists to be free to create, collaborate with other artists, laugh, and feel at home.”
Pilgrim Observation Gallery at the National Cathedral
Take an elevator to the Pilgrim Observation Gallery at the Cathedral west end (near the Wisconsin Avenue entrance) offering a 360-degree view of the city of Washington and its environs. The Cathedral sits on one of the highest points in Washington. Best view in the city….and it’s free!
The Kennedy Center
Well…of course, but here is the official skinny: Since opening in 1971, the Kennedy Center has continued its efforts to fulfill his vision—presenting the greatest performers and performances from across America and around the world, nurturing new works and young artists, and serving the nation as a leader in arts education.