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For the Love of Dance – Celebrating National Dance Week!

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

Every year our nation devotes a whole week to celebrating our love of dance. National Dance Week is from April 20th – 28th, and this year the National Dance Foundation is asking “What Will You Dance For?” focusing on three specific initiatives of inclusion, kindness, and community through dance. The inclusion initiative focuses on “A […]

What It’s Like to Volunteer at Recital

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

Our Annual Recital is truly a production! It takes dozens of man-hours to set up and prepare for a weekend full of dancing and celebrating everything our students and staff have accomplished during this year. While we are “all hands on deck” as far as the staff is concerned, and there are people that we […]

Are You Ready For Costumes?

By Erin Sforza in In Step With DC on April 13, 2018

Happy April everyone! Our costumes have been steadily coming in for all of our classes, and we are finally ready to begin trying them on in class! If you are new to recital costumes (or need a refresher, it has been a year since we did this!) here are some tips on making the most […]

Getting to Know You: Miss Molly!

By Joe Naftal in In Step With DC on April 10, 2018

Today we are featuring Miss Molly 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 time, […]

Your FAQ’s Answered!!

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

In the next few months there will be A LOT going on at our studio, and we know that there will be a lot of questions, especially from our first-time recital parents. We rounded up some of the most frequently asked questions and broke them down into different subjects for you!   Summer Registration Q: […]

Thinking About 30…

By Erin Sforza in In Step With DC on April 3, 2018

It may sound a little bit crazy, but even though we haven’t even started trying on costumes for this year’s recital we are already planning for next year’s classes, holiday parties, and recital! There is one BIG difference about the plans for next year though…Dance Connection will be celebrating our 30th Year!! Thirty years is a […]

Getting to Know You: Miss Tiffany!

By Joe Naftal in In Step With DC on March 30, 2018

Today we are featuring Miss Tiffany 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.   Besides dancing, Miss […]

Getting to Know You: Miss Melissa!

By Joe Naftal in In Step With DC on March 27, 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.   Miss Melissa doesn’t […]

Spring Playlist: Tunes to celebrate the season!

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

Spring is a great season to celebrate!  The flowers blooming, the warmer weather, and the bright and beautiful colors all around us are just a fraction of the reasons spring is great! Take a walk outside, smell the flowers, and enjoy some of our spring-themed recital songs throughout the year at Dance Connection:   

Getting to Know You: Miss Ginny!

By Joe Naftal in In Step With DC on March 20, 2018

Today we are featuring Miss Ginny 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 […]

Who Had the Biggest Impact on Our Teachers?

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

Our wonderful teachers at Dance Connection are why we shine as a studio. Their passion for dance and their ability to share that and inspire our students to excel is definitely second to none. But who was their inspiration? They were good enough to share with us the very important people in their lives and […]

Time to Get Cozy in the Studio!

By Erin Sforza in Latest News on March 9, 2018

Next week is the most comfy time of year here at the studio. It’s Pajama Week!! We are so looking forward to arriving in our coziest pj’s for class and can’t wait to see all of the crazy patterns and colors that everyone arrives in! If this is your first Pajama Week, just make sure […]

Getting to Know You: Miss Emily!

By Joe Naftal in In Step With DC on March 6, 2018

Today we are featuring Miss Emily 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. Miss Emily is our […]

First Paint Night: 2018 Scenery Underway

By Joe Naftal in In Step With DC on March 2, 2018

On Friday, March 2nd, a dozen volunteers attended our first Paint Night of the year.  The volunteers worked on the glittering the dancers for “DJ Get the Party Started”, glittering and painting the peppermints and peppermint columns for “Peppermint Twist”, and doing some touch up paint for the barn for “5678” and the telephone booth […]

Our Recital Needs a Name!

Right now the music is set, the dancers are rehearsing their choreography, the costumes are ordered and we are busily working behind the scenes on all manner of props, scenery, and untold numbers of details but one thing is still missing…a name for our program covers! Every year our studio holds a contest to name […]