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Disney Trip 2022

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on November 23, 2021

https://vimeo.com/352175716 The goal for the performance trip is to offer the dancers an approximately 25 minute long performance onstage at Walt Disney World.  As well as a workshop with a Disney dancer and a group photo inside the park. The performance is organized through Disney Performing Arts – a division of Disney Youth Programs at Walt Disney World.  They are the people at Disney that organize the […]

Giving Tree

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on November 15, 2021

Dear families, Over the years, during the holidays, my staff and I have received many beautiful gifts from all of our thoughtful students. We truly appreciate the gifts we have received. The Dance Connection Christmas Tree is always a reminder of these past gifts. The entire tree is decorated with ornaments given to me over […]

Costume Worksheets

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on November 1, 2021

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Who’s in What Recital?

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on October 28, 2021

Click here for Recital Dates and Information Dress Rehearsals Dress Rehearsal is basically a trial run of the recital.  All dancers come in full costume, make up, hair, etc., as if it was the real recital.  Dancers get the chance to see if all their velcro, snaps, hook and eyes stay in place. Also, does […]

2022 Performance Company Auditions

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on October 27, 2021

About the Company The Dance Connection Performance Company is for dancers who want more performance opportunities than the once-a-year annual recital. The team competes locally 2-3 times per year and travels nationally once a year. This company offers professional training in all genres of dances and exposes young aspiring dancers to opportunities that will enhance […]

Halloween Party Week

It is no ordinary party week – it is a DC party week!  From the moment you step through our lobby doors, we have set the stage for a dramatic, fun and theme-filled dance week! Monday, October 25 to Saturday, October 30, all students should wear any kind of costume to class – EVERY AGE, no one is too old to […]

Holiday Show Auditions

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on August 20, 2021

Holiday Show Auditions are Friday, September 10 In December 2021, Dance Connection will produce its fourth annual Holiday Show, Step into Christmas: A Musical Holiday Spectacular, by the Boston-based playwright, Colleen M. Hughes.  Click Here to Signup to Audition Performance Information Tech/Dress Rehearsal:  Sunday, December 5Performance:  Sunday, December 12 at 7PMat CM Performing Arts Center Dances and Class Requirements Dances […]

Edge Regionals 2021 Results

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on April 14, 2021

Competition Results The Dance Connection Performance Company competed at their first regional competition of the 2021 season last weekend.  The company attended Edge Talent Competition in Flanders, NJ, which marked their first competition since 2019 after last season’s in-person competitions were cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Nyomi Jurado won the title of Teen Miss […]

2021 Trophy Recipients

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on March 11, 2021

Four Year Trophies Ruby Nicole Almendarez Evangeline Altunis Nataly Arevalo India Arrillaga Bayla Bogolubsky Breanna Bolger Lynette Burga Susanne Bradley Madairy Cappellan Scarlett Skye Caraballo Isabelle Carelus Zoe Carranza Kaylie Castro Milani Clendaniel Valentina Cruz Bobbi Ell Davis Julianna Doran Addisyn Fernandez Aryah Fernandez Sienna Franz Julia Freisem Emily Garcia Carole Gratzer Mikaela Brooke Houlihan Jade Sky Jacques Emely Joya Olivia Ketcham Dianne Kinnear Lily Kirby Savannah Lopez Sophia Maeder Carly Rose Martinez Sadie Mathers Juliet Fae Mcenaney Eleanor Angelina McRedmond Kamila Grace More Grace Niles Noelle Eve Noonan Lily […]

Recital Name Contest

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on February 26, 2021

Recital Name Contest IT IS TIME ONCE AGAIN FOR OUR 32nd ANNUAL RECITAL NAME CONTEST! Click Here to submit your ideas online! (Or fill out a form at the studio) ENTER AS MANY NAMES AS YOU LIKE USING THE CONTEST SLIP. WE WILL BE DATING ALL ENTRIES EACH DAY. IN THE CASE OF DUPLICATE ENTRIES […]

Dad’s Company Signups

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on February 16, 2021

Sign ups for Dad’s Company will be on Monday, March 1 at 6:00pm Click Here to sign up online or come by the studio and fill out the form! Dad’s Company rehearsals will be held: Tuesday, April 6 9:00-9:45PM Tuesday, April 13 9:00-9:45PM Tuesday, April 20 9:00-9:45PM Tuesday, April 27 9:00-9:45PM Tuesday, May 4 9:00-9:45PM Tuesday, May […]

Spirit Week

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on January 11, 2021

January 18-23 Ninth Annual Spirit Week is Next Week! Are you ready? Dance Connection is holding its eighth annual spirit week next week and we want EVERYONE to get involved!  Wear your Dance Connection Dancewear and/or studio colors (pink, black, blue, and purple).  Style yourself with crazy hair, headbands, bows, ribbons, etc.  (Remember the studio colors!) Check Dance […]