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It’s Time for Our Dads to Shine!!!

By Erin Sforza in Latest News on February 23, 2018

We are edging ever closer to this years recital! On March 1st at 6:00pm all of our Dads (or brothers, boyfriends, and significant others) are welcome to sign up to be a part of this year’s Dad’s Company! Our Dad’s Company performance is easily the most anticipated performance at the recital (outside of everyone’s own […]

Make-Up Class or Tutoring: Determining What Option is Best

By Erin Sforza in In Step With DC on February 20, 2018

It’s inevitable that a dancer will miss class. Everyone gets sick or has unexpected conflicts and obligations that may interfere with making it to class. When that happens you are always able to make up your missed classes in another class that is convenient for you. There is always a chance though, that your dancer […]

Getting to Know You: Mr. Joe!

By Erin Sforza in In Step With DC on February 17, 2018

Today we are featuring Mr. Joe in our latest edition of “Getting to Know You”!  The “Getting to Know You” series helps us get to know each of the Dance Connection teachers and staff we get to see at the studio every week and learn a little bit more about them.   When not at […]

Getting to Know You: Student Helpers (part 1 of 2)!

By Joe Naftal in In Step With DC on February 13, 2018

In today’s edition of “Getting to Know You”, we are beginning the first set of a two part series on our Student Helpers!  The student helpers are part of Dance Connection’s Teacher Training Program and assist in our classes each week. Dance Connection believes in providing a warm, safe, and professional atmosphere where each student […]

Getting to Know You: Miss Christina!

By Joe Naftal in In Step With DC on February 9, 2018

Today we are featuring Miss Christina in our latest edition of “Getting to Know You”!  The “Getting to Know You” series helps us get to know each of the Dance Connection teachers and staff we get to see at the studio every week and learn a little bit more about them.   In her free […]

Recital Company Rehearsals Are Underway!

By Erin Sforza in In Step With DC on February 6, 2018

  We are one step closer to Recital Time! This weekend our Recital Company met to rehearse for the first time, and everyone jumped right in prepping this year’s performances of a Beauty and the Beast Medley, and our Petite Company’s performance of “It’s A Hard Knock Life” from the musical Annie. Rehearsal on Saturday […]

What Inspires Our Teachers?

By Erin Sforza in In Step With DC on January 30, 2018

Have you ever watched a recital performance and wondered, “Where do they come up with all of that choreography? How do they put together so many different dances?” Today we’re going to find out what inspires our teachers to choreograph, to teach, and to dance!           Miss Donna: Over the years […]

Getting to Know You: Miss Melissa!

By Joe Naftal in In Step With DC on January 26, 2018

Today we are featuring Miss Melissa in our latest edition of “Getting to Know You”!  The “Getting to Know You” series helps us get to know each of the Dance Connection teachers and staff we get to see at the studio every week and learn a little bit more about them.   In her free […]

57 Students Auditioned for Recital Company

By Joe Naftal in In Step With DC on January 23, 2018

On Sunday, January 21st, fifty seven dancers auditioned for the 2018 Recital Company – the largest number of auditionees in Dance Connection history! Each year, the Recital Company performs a featured production number for our Annual Recital Production (usually opening the show). The company offers members a fantastic additional performance opportunity, teaching them commitment and […]

Our Teacher’s Museum Doppelgängers

By Joe Naftal in In Step With DC on January 19, 2018

The Google Arts and Culture app allows users to access artwork from over 1,600 museums across the globe and includes a feature to analyze the user’s face and find similar faces in paintings.  It’s artsy, fun, and informative! Check out which paintings came up for our Dance Connection Teachers below.  Who’s museum doppelgänger do you […]

The Benefits of Dancing

It’s not secret that dance benefits the body physically, keeping those who dance agile, flexible, and well-toned, but the true benefits of dance far exceed the feeling of physical well-being it provides. Here are a few of the multitude of positive effects dance has on every dancer: An agile mind: There have been several studies […]

Let’s See That DC Spirit!!!

By Erin Sforza in In Step With DC on January 16, 2018

Spirit Week is fast approaching and it is definitely one of my favorite times of year at Dance Connection. I love being able to celebrate our studio and our students and staff! If you’ve never experienced it, you are definitely in for some fun surprises! The whole studio is decked out in the DC colors […]

Checking In On Your Progress

By Erin Sforza in In Step With DC on January 12, 2018

January is a time when most people are starting to work on all of those resolutions that they made at the end of last year. They have new goals to reach and are trying to put together a plan to see them through. For dancers at our studio, January is the perfect time to check-in […]

Getting to Know You: Miss Victoria!

By Joe Naftal in In Step With DC on January 9, 2018

Today we are featuring Miss Victoria in our latest edition of “Getting to Know You”!  The “Getting to Know You” series helps us get to know each of the Dance Connection teachers and staff we get to see at the studio every week and learn a little bit more about them.   In her free […]

Getting to Know You: Miss Erin!

By Joe Naftal in In Step With DC on January 5, 2018

Today we are featuring Miss Erin, our Public Relations Coordinator,  in our latest edition of “Getting to Know You” for our 2017-2018 dance year!  The “Getting to Know You” series helps us get to know each of the Dance Connection teachers and staff we get to see at the studio every week and learn a […]