Dance events are some of the best ways to meet new people and get great dance knowledge on a large scale.
There are different types of dance events, each with its own special spin.
The Local Dance
This is basically a night out dancing. Sometimes a workshop is provided prior to the dance. Attendance can range between 20-100 people. The "Platinum Party" would be considered a local dance.
Benefit: Generally affordable ($10-30), simple format, 2-4 hours of social dancing.
The Workshop Event
Multiple workshops are presented by local or guest instructors during the afternoon with a dance party in the evening. These can either be intimate in attendance (10-40 people) or large (30-150 people). Some of these Workshop Events happen in your area, some happen regionally with either us or other nationally recognized instructors.
Benefit: Good economic value ($20-100), Good amount of dance education (2-4 hours), 2-4 hours of social dancing.
The Dance Event Weekend
Multiple days with many guest instructors in various rooms. Attendance ranges from 100-1500 people. There are workshops going on from 10am until 4pm (sometimes later). Social dancing is generally possible throughout the entire day, some competitions happen in the afternoon and evening with social dancing in between events. Late night social dancing frequently starts around 11pm and goes until 6am. Events such as Mid Atlantic Dance Jam, Boston Tea Party and Swingin New England are in our New England area.
Benefits: Best venue for dance education (10-12 hours), 20-30 hours of social dancing, many people with whom to dance. Pricing varies from $60 for a day pass to $500 for All-inclusive passes).