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2022 Trophy Recipients

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on March 9, 2022

Four Year Trophies Ashlynn Belechto Heather Boschen Samantha Campanella Alice Champion Lily Champion Amanda Clareen Ameena Din Laylah Sanai Dogan Malia Drayton Alejandra Estrada Tessa Fasano Lily Rose Flores Alyanna Garcia Venera Carmen Garcia Brianna Hennessy Elianny Jimenez Omairy Jimenez Encarnacion Hailey King Anderson Klein Kennedy Klein Olivia Klemm Loralei Lamneck Waverly Lamneck Ariana LaMonica Scarlett Lopes Emma McKinley Julissa Rose Moeslinger Aaliyana Montanez Thaneesha Narain Noelle Eve Noonan Amanda Onubogu Ava Isabel Pagan Leanna Penelope Peña Hailey Philips Hazelle Riccio Emily Rios Berrios Treasa Sforza Mia E. Sieusankar Sophia Solares Mya […]

Recital Volunteers

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on March 3, 2022

Volunteers are what make the high quality of our productions possible!  Volunteering to help with our show cuts additional cost and fees that would be necessary if hiring additional outside workers.  If you volunteer, you will also be able to see your child perform without purchasing a ticket for that performance. It is a delight […]

Recital Tickets

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on March 2, 2022

Tickets for our 33rd Annual Recital can be purchased online from our website starting May 2, 2022 at 8:00AM. Tickets can also be purchased at the studio during office hours starting at 4:00PM on May 3. Tickets will be available at www.lidanceconnection.com/tickets Ticket Presale Our Recital Presale Period begins May 2 at 8AM.  This presale period […]

Dad’s Company Signups

By Rose Ryf in Latest News on February 18, 2022

Sign ups for Dad’s Company will be on Tuesday, 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: Thursday, April 7th  9:15-10:00PM Thursday, April 14th  9:15-10:00PM Thursday, April 28th  9:15-10:00PM Thursday, May 5th  9:15-10:00PM Thursday, May 12th  9:15-10:00PM Thursday, […]

Holiday Party Week

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on December 9, 2021

Holiday Party Week! To be held during class time the week of Thursday 12/16 through Wednesday 12/22. There may be a surprise guest in Terrific Twos, Preschool and Combo classes….SHH!!! ATTENTION TERRIFIC TWOS, PRESCHOOL AND COMBO CLASS PARENTS These classes will have a Santa’s grab bag instead of the traditional grab bag. PURCHASE A GIFT FOR […]

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 […]