New York City is home to some of the World’s greatest competitions. Here are a few. Break out your tanner and get your shoes ready!
Golden Star Dancesport Championships
Golden Star is Ballroom Dance Competition located in the heart of New York. Organizers-Delyan Terziev & Boriana Deltcheva.
The Golden Star Dancesport Championships will also play host to “A Night to Remember”! This dinner/dance/gala of festivities will include a world class show of performances and four hours of party dancing. Proceeds collected will be donated to the Ballroom Dancing Cancer Foundation to help Beata Onefater.
New York Dance Festival
This will be Edward Simon’s last year directing NYDF. The will be an unveiling ceremony to pass the torch to the new organizers on Friday evening.
Manhattan Amateur Classic
The Manhattan Amateur Classic (“MAC”), the only annual DanceSport event that has been regularly held in New York City since 1991, provides an outlet for the wealth of dance talent in and around the New York metropolitan area. The MAC is the second longest running all amateur competition and has grown from a 1-day event to 3 full days of non-stop dancing.
With the MAC’s explosive growth in recent years, especially among youth dancers, MAC has become a dance mecca, taking its place among the nation’s leading competitive events. MAC 2008 proudly hosted over 1000 competitors, and we have continued growing ever since, with over 1100 each of the past two years!!
These are a few of the great studios in New York! 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.
Brooklyn DanceSport Club
Brooklyn DanceSport Club is the home of Eugene Katsevman and Maria Manusova, 11 times Undefeated US National Champions, World Games Gold Medalists, Professional British Open and World Championship Finalists. Coaches to numerous US National Champions and World Finalists.
Manhattan Ballroom Dance Studio
Manhattan’s Largest Ballroom Dance Studio opened in April of 2009. It was our dream to provide students, teachers, social dancers and performance dancers with an elegant, functional space that could accommodate the growing need for teaching and training future ballroom dancers of every age.
Paul Pellicoro’s DanceSport
The best dance instruction in Manhattan. Learn to dance Salsa, Mambo, Argentine Tango, Swing, Ballroom, Latin and more at New York’s largest Latin and Ballroom dance studio! Located in the heart of Manhattan right next door to the Empire State Building. DanceSport offers you the best dance instruction from the finest instructors.
You practiced, you competed… now how about a night out at some of these marvelous spots? Dancing in New York City has never been hotter!
Swing 46 Jazz Club
Swing46 Jazz and Supper Club offers Dining, Dancing and Cocktails, A Dance Lesson, A Swing DJ and Awesome Live Bands Every Night! The venue features music & dance styles from the Fabulous Swing Era. You can Lindy Hop, Jitterbug, Waltz, Foxtrot, or freestyle! Each night you will find the most talented, professional musicians from all over the world with charts and arrangements that are impeccable and true to the genre we celebrate.
The Edison Ballroom
The Edison Ballroom is an elegant private event space in the heart of Times Square, New York. This historical venue originally opened in the 1930’s as the Grand Ballroom of the adjacent Edison Hotel. It reopened in 2008 after a multi-million dollar renovation that preserved its original style and art-deco flair. With its award-winning executive chef and personalized service, the Edison Ballroom continues to provide the perfect environment for all occasions.
The night is just beginning when you head downstairs to our intimate dance lounge. Dance your night away with the greatest dance music of today and yesterday. House, hip-hop, reggae, r&b, disco, freestyle & more. Visit our new Latin Dance Club located upstairs. The Latin Room features the hottest salsa, merengue & bachata music.
Check out some of the local up & comers! Support the future of competitive dancing by familiarizing yourself with these teams:
New York University
Along with some of the World’s greatest competitions, comes some of the World’s greatest Dancesport Companies. Here are a few of our favorites!
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