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Costume Measurement Week – 3 Things to Know

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

It’s time to get everyone measured for recital costumes! Here are 3 things to know that will help make this process as easy as possible: Take a Tutu Break: If you have a plain leotard without a tutu or with a removable one that would be the best attire for Measurement Week. Our teachers will […]

Getting to Know You: Miss Nikki!

By Joe Naftal in In Step With DC on November 1, 2019

Today we are featuring Miss Nikki 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. Why do you love […]

It’s Been a Spook-tacular Week!

By Erin Sforza in In Step With DC on October 29, 2019

Halloween is serious business here at Dance Connection! We love everything about this crazy-fun holiday; the costumes, the candy, the decorations, and definitely getting to dance to “Witches’ Brew” which is a DC tradition. The week starts with Halloween decorations beginning to go up on walls here and there and then we have our big […]

Getting to Know You: Miss Jenn!

By Joe Naftal in In Step With DC on October 25, 2019

Today we are featuring Miss Jenn 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. Why do you love […]

On the Hunt For the Perfect Costume

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

Recital may seem really far away right now, but our teachers and staff are already preparing for June in a big way. A couple of weeks ago our teachers met to finalize the songs for each class and begin selecting possible costumes, and we are also working on our “Who’s in What Recital” listing that […]

Have Questions? A “Who’s Who” of Answers

By Erin Sforza in In Step With DC on October 19, 2019

When it comes to any of our kids’ activities there is a lot to remember. Dates, times, locations, pricing, equipment, do they need dinner before or after? When are they going to get their homework in? What did their coach/teacher say about that? Dance is no different than any other activity, so we want you […]

Getting to Know You: Student Teachers!

By Joe Naftal in In Step With DC on October 18, 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 […]

Getting to Know You: Miss Kellyann!

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

Today we are featuring Miss Kellyann 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. Why do you love […]

Performing with Dance Connection

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

Every year our students take the stage to showcase their talent and progress in our annual recital performance, but you may not know that there are a bunch of other performance opportunities throughout the year with our studio! We just wrapped up auditions for our second annual production of “Step Into Christmas”, our holiday show […]

Raising the Barre – Setting Goals for the Dance Year

By Erin Sforza in In Step With DC on September 27, 2019

Happy September everyone! I hope that this dance year has had a great start and that everyone is ready for all of the fun on its way. We’re going to take a minute right now to talk about how we make the most out of our dance year and the biggest part of that is […]

Getting to Know You: Miss Erin!

By Erin Sforza in In Step With DC on September 20, 2019

Today we are featuring Miss Erin 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. Why do you love […]

The Dance Connection Difference

By Erin Sforza in In Step With DC on September 17, 2019

Here at Dance Connection we are well aware that there are a ton of studios to choose from in our area. It is truly fantastic that there are so many opportunities for young dancers to find a “happy place” where they can develop their skills and their passion for dance. With that said, we are […]

How to Make This a Great Dance Year

By Erin Sforza in In Step With DC on September 13, 2019

Every year we open the doors of the studio with the anticipation of the fantastic dance year to come. We look forward to the fun of the party weeks, finding out what the songs are for recital this year, what the costumes look like, what the opening number will be, Dad’s Company, and much more! […]

Welcome back to the Dance Connection Performance Company!

By Erin Sforza in In Step With DC on September 11, 2019

We are so pleased to welcome the members of our Performance Company back into the studio! They met for their first rehearsal on September 4th, and brought both the returning and brand-new company members together to begin getting ready for another terrific year. As always, our amazing Performance Company will prepare for 3 Regional and […]