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January February 2012 Issue
USA Dance Members Audition for Shows - January 1, 2012
Shows like Dancing With the Stars obviously need dancers, but ballroom dancing appears on shows like America’s Got Talent as well. But what about shows like Oprah, Maury Povich, MTV’s Made and USA’s Burn Notice? Ballroom dancers are
Kiki Nyemchek & Ted Volynets Recaps Season 13 of Dancing With the Stars With American Dancer - January 1, 2012
USA Dance members Christopher “Kiki” Nyemchek and Teddy Volynets just finished their second season as part of the Dancing With the Stars professional troupe.
Musical Chairs - January 1, 2012
For dancers, injury is their greatest fear, but for the injured and disabled, Aubree Marchione believes their greatest hope is dance. Marchione has been teaching and participating in wheelchair ballroom for years, and is testament to its advantages,
USA Dance Greater NYC Chapter President Appears on Global Radio Show - January 1, 2012
Yang Chen, president of the Greater New York Chapter #3004, joined other dance representatives on Let’s Travel! Radio Oct. 20 to share—and further—the mission of USA Dance with people around the world.
Swarovski Elements Sponsored Designer Costumes Now For Sale - January 1, 2012
The absolutely gorgeous Swarovski/Designer-sponsored gowns and latin costumes created for 10 of the USA Dance championship-level couples are now for sale.
Ted Volynets: Student - Dancer - And Reality TV Star on Season 13 Dancing With the Stars - January 1, 2012
Ted Volynets began dancing at the age of 11. He studied under Maks and Val Chmerkovskiy. Four times a week he would make the hour and a half drive to their studio and then back home. Ted has competed in ballroom competitions all ove
WDSF World Championships - January 1, 2012
Thirty-four couples from over 40 countries took to the hardwood at the Luwan Stadium in Shanghai. The world’s all-around best dancers faced off in the competition, demonstrating highly-trained skills in both the Latin and Standard dances.
Are Dance Mixers Really Necessary? - January 1, 2012
In planning any chapter dance, several ingredients are necessary: music, sound system, venue, instructor, refreshments, and, of course, dancers. A friendly and relaxed atmosphere is a “must” to mark it as a successful dance where guests a
President's Report January 1, 2012 - January 1, 2012
I would like to report that the Governing Council had a very productive annual meeting in October, and with the New Year at hand, I thought I would take this opportunity to announce a major new initiative being undertaken by USA Dance...