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Why Our Dads Love to Perform

By Erin Sforza in In Step With DC on February 22, 2019

Our Dad’s Company is easily the most anticipated number of the recital (besides your dancer’s of course) and every year we all look forward to seeing what they have in store for us. This crazy-talented and hilarious group of guys never cease to amaze us with their routines. They are taught by our very own […]

The Many Lives of Our Studio Space

By Erin Sforza in Uncategorized on February 19, 2019

Our studio was specifically made to be comfy and inviting. It’s a place that we hope you find relaxing and enjoyable both as parents and students, and we’re really proud of how we get it all dressed up for holidays during the year. Of course, this space wasn’t always our studio, and we’ve found out […]

Getting to Know You: Student Teachers!

By Joe Naftal in In Step With DC on February 15, 2019

Today we are featuring our Student Teachers in our latest edition of “Getting to Know You”!  The student teachers are part of Dance Connection’s Teacher Training Program and student teach in our classes each week. Dance Connection believes in providing a warm, safe, and professional atmosphere where each student is cared for within the Dance […]

Miss Molly’s Top 10 DC Memories

By Molly Zitterman in In Step With DC on February 12, 2019

Recital Company Audition– As I dance into my 24th year with Dance Connection, I can’t believe how time flies. Recital company rehearsals have just started and every year I still think of my first year of junior company auditions. It was Step In Time from Mary Poppins and I was so nervous! I remember the […]

Getting to Know You: Miss Tiffany!

By Joe Naftal in In Step With DC on February 8, 2019

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. What is your hometown? […]

Recital Company Rehearsals Are Underway!

By Erin Sforza in In Step With DC on February 5, 2019

This week our Recital Company dancers met in the studio for their first rehearsal and it was so exciting to see how many fantastic dancers will be taking the stage this year! To celebrate Dance Connection’s 30th Anniversary Miss Mary and our teachers have brought back a crowd favorite opening number…The Lion King! This is […]

Dance Health: Nutrition

By Erin Sforza in In Step With DC on February 1, 2019

Dancers, like all athletes need a well balanced diet to perform at their very best. Cutting out anything completely, unless you have a medical reason to is never a good idea as an athlete. It can also be tempting during these cold winter months to load up on those comfort foods that keep us cozy, […]

Getting to Know You: Miss Ginny!

By Joe Naftal in In Step With DC on January 29, 2019

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. What is your hometown? […]

Taking Corrections From Your Teachers

By Erin Sforza in In Step With DC on January 25, 2019

Let’s be honest. No one really enjoys being corrected. Having someone, no matter what their level of expertise, point out the things that you aren’t doing right or haven’t yet perfected can be difficult. Throw in a room full of your dance peers and you’ve got all the makings of a less than ideal day […]

DC History Trivia – Answers

By Joe Naftal in In Step With DC on January 22, 2019

What year was Dance Connection Founded? A. 1972B. 1989C. 1999D. 2004 Dance Connection opened September 12, 1989. We’re celebrating our 30th anniversary this year! When Dance Connection began, it was actually two businesses, dance and ________? A. GymnasticsB. ActingC. KarateD. Musical Instruments When Dance Connection opened, it shared its space with a martial arts studio […]

Getting to Know You: Miss Melissa!

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. What is your hometown? […]

DC History Trivia

By Joe Naftal in In Step With DC on January 21, 2019

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Getting to Know You: Miss Donna!

By Joe Naftal in In Step With DC on January 18, 2019

Today we are featuring Miss Donna 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. What is your hometown? […]

Record-breaking Recital Company Auditions, Once Again

By Joe Naftal in In Step With DC on January 15, 2019

On Sunday, January 13th, fifty nine dancers auditioned for the 2019 Recital Company – once again, 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 […]

4 Ways to Show Us Your DC Spirit!!

Every year in January we add some fun and crazy into the winter by celebrating how proud we are to be Dance Connection Dancers. It’s no secret that the teachers and staff are super proud of what we do here, and that we are so happy that you’ve chosen to be a part of our […]