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Dance Events Spring 2005

Outing for Salsa-Nightclub students Sat Jun 4
Outing for Latin-Ballroom students Sat Jun 3
Outing for Salsa-Nightclub students Fri May 13
Outing for Latin-Ballroom students Sat May 7
Movie Preview "Mad Hot Ballroom" Wed May 4
Watch a Latin-Ballroom competition Sun May 1
Outing for Salsa-Nightclub students Sat Apr 30
Outing for Latin-Ballroom students Fri Apr 29
Outing for Swing students Fri Apr 29
Montreal Salsa Convention Thu-Sun Apr 21-24
Outing for Latin-Ballroom students Sat Apr 16
Outing for Salsa-Nightclub students Fri Apr 15
Outing for Swing students Fri Apr 8
Toronto Dance on TV "Sexy Girl" Sun-Thurs Apr 2-7
Watch a Latin-Ballroom competition Sat-Sun Mar 26-27
Watch a Latin-Ballroom competition Fri-Sat Mar 18-19

Outing for Salsa-Nightclub students Sat 2005-06-04

There is an official outing Sat Jun 4 to El Rancho for students at all levels. El Rancho is at 430 College St. Please check your emails for details. There is a discounted price but you must be on a list to get the discount.

Outing for Latin-Ballroom students Fri 2005-06-03

There is an official outing Fri Jun 3 to Westway Club for Latin-Ballroom students at all levels. This is your end-of-term dance outing. Please check your emails for details.

Westway Club is located on 291 Evans St - click here for a map. It starts at 8:00pm. The discounted cost is $12 including a light hot meal at 10:00pm. Dress code applies - no jeans or T-shirts. Contact us if you are interested in joining us.

Outing for Salsa-Nightclub students Fri 2005-05-13

There is an official outing Fri May 13 for Salsa-Nightclub students at all levels. It is at Plaza Flamingo.

Outing report: There were 115 Toronto Dance members and 52 guests for a total of 167 people.

Outing for Latin-Ballroom students Sat 2005-05-07

There is an official Toronto Dance-only (private) outing Sat May 7 for Latin-Ballroom students at all levels. It is at the Eastminster United Church in the big gymnasium. Please check your emails for details.

Outing report: Jean taught a Merengue lesson 8:00-8:30pm with many partner rotations. People found the dance easy to learn and met many Toronto Dance students. Students fond the 8:30-10:30pm practice very comfortable and enjoyable. There were occassional demos by Chuan and Jean Chee.

Movie preview "Mad Hot Ballroom" 2005-05-04

Mad Hot Ballroom

There is a new movie about 6000 New York City 11-year-old kids who want to compete in Latin-Ballroom competitions. The movie preview is being shown on Wed May 4 in the downtown Toronto area (Cumberland Theatre) approximately 7-9pm.

Toronto Dance is giving out some free movie preview double-passes to our students. The official release date is May 20.

Click on one of the following links to view the trailer:

The kids appear to be competing in Merengue, Rumba, Tango, Foxtrot and Swing.

Report: The people who watched the movie preview absolutely loved it.

Watch a Latin-Ballroom competition Sun 2005-05-01

Come out and watch latin-ballroom competitors from around southern Ontario. The "Mississauga Open" competition is in Mississauga at the John Paul II Cultural Centre, 4300 Cawthra at Hwy 403. Click here for a map.

Ticket prices are $20 for first row and $15 for second row. Contact us if you are interested in going.

Outing for Salsa-Nightclub students Sat 2005-04-30

There is an official outing Sat Apr 30 to Acrobat Lounge for students at all levels. Please check your emails for details. There is a discounted price but you must be on a list to get the discount.

Outing report:

Outing for Latin-Ballroom students Fri 2005-04-29

There is an unofficial outing Fri Apr 29 to Westway Club for Latin-Ballroom students at level 2 or higher. Please check your emails for details.

Westway Club is located on 291 Evans St - click here for a map. It starts at 8:00pm. The regular cost is $15 including a light hot meal at 10:00pm. Dress code applies - no jeans or T-shirts. Contact us if you are interested in joining us.

Outing report: There were 25 Toronto Dance members and 6 guests for a total of 31 people. Westway Club even provided a nice cake for Jean while we all sang "Happy Birthday" to Jean (it was Jean's birthday).

Outing for Swing students Fri 2005-04-29

This is an outing for the Toronto Dance students taking Swing and West Coast Swing. One of our instructors, Lynn Wilsher, is teaching Hustle at a Toronto Swing Dance Society event.

Click on Argonaut Club to get location info, parking info, costs, and schedule.

Montreal Salsa Convention Thu-Sun 2005-04-21/24

There is a Salsa Congress/Convention in Montreal Thursday to Sunday Apr 21 to 24. It will in downtown Montreal (Holiday Inn Hotel and surrounding locations).

Click on the MSC website for details. A full 4-day pass is $199 until Mar 31 (regular price is $229).

DateTimeEventCostLocation
Thurs
2005-04-21
10:00pm open
11:00pm show
Welcome Party
Performances
$8/$10 Cubano's Club
Fri
2005-04-22
8:00pm open
9:30pm-? show
Performances
Party
$15/$18Holiday Inn
Sat
2005-04-23
9:30am-5:00pm 18 different
lessons/workshops
$100 Holiday Inn
8:00pm open
9:30pm show
Performances
Party
$20/$25 Metropolis
Sun
2005-04-24
9:30am-5:00pm 18 different
lessons/workshops
$100 Holiday Inn
10:00pm open
11:00pm show
Performances$8/$10 Salsatheque

If any Toronto Dance students are interested in going, please contact us since we could plan to go together.

Outing for Latin-Ballroom students Sat 2005-04-16

There is an official outing Sat Apr 16 to Dance Cafe for students at level 2 and higher. Please check your emails for details. It is located on Danforth, west of Chester. There is a lesson in International-style Waltz 7:30-8:30pm and general dancing 8:30pm onward.

Outing report: There were 19 Toronto Dance members and 2 guests. That was a good outing. Everyone enjoyed the nice floor and it wasn't too crowded.

Outing for Salsa-Nightclub students Fri 2005-04-15

There is an unofficial outing Fri Apr 15 to Acrobat Lounge for students at level 2 and higher. Please check your emails for details. There is a discounted price but you must be on a list to get the discount.

Outing for Swing students Fri 2005-04-08

This is an outing for the Toronto Dance students taking Swing and West Coast Swing. One of our instructors, Lynn Wilsher, is teaching Swing at a Toronto Swing Dance Society event.

Click on Argonaut Club to get location info, parking info, costs, and schedule.

Toronto Dance on TV "Sexy Girl" Sun-Thurs 2005-04-02/07

Sexy Girl TV Show Life Network

Chuan and Jean Chee of Toronto Dance appeared in the new TV Series "Sexy Girl" on Life Network. They instruct the sexy Tango to Heather (the Sexy Girl) and her assistant Scott.

The episode (called "Heather") is aired on Life Network on the following times:

  • Sat 2005-04-02 4:30pm EST
  • Sun 2005-04-03 8:30pm EDT
  • Mon 2005-04-04 12:30am, 1:30pm, 9:00pm EDT
  • Thu 2005-04-07 2:00am, 1:30pm EDT



Watch a Latin-Ballroom competition Sat-Sun 2005-03-26/27

Come out and watch latin-ballroom competitors from around Canada! The "Canadian Closed Championships" competition is in Calgary at the Telus Convention Centre. Click here for details. Contact us if you are interested in going.

Watch a Latin-Ballroom competition Fri-Sat 2005-03-18/19

Come out and watch latin-ballroom competitors from around Canada! The "Crystal Leaf" competition is in Toronto. Click here for details. Contact us if you are interested in going.

Location: Doubletree Hotel, 655 Dixon Rd. Click here for a map and directions.

The following is a summary of the schedule and costs.

  • Latin: Cha Cha, Rumba, Jive, Samba, Paso Doble
  • Standard/Ballroom: Foxtrot, Waltz, Tango, Quickstep, Viennese Waltz
  • Levels: Pre-Bronze, Bronze, Silver, Gold, Pre-Champ, Championship/Open,
    Pro-Am (ie, one professional with one amateur)
Date
Time
Events
Click here for a detailed schedule
Cost
Fri Mar 18
evening
6:30pm-11:30pm
Standard
Levels: Pre-Champ/Championship
Age Groups: Junior, 16-21, Amateur (>16),
Senior I (>35), Senior II (>50), Professional
Also Pro-Am Latin
$50/45/$40
Sat Mar 19
morning
8:00am-12:20pm
Standard
Levels: Pre-Bronze, Bronze, Silver, Gold
Age Groups: Juvenile, Junior, Amateur (> 16),
Senior I (> 35)
$25 for
morning &
afternoon

save $5
if purchased
with evening
Sat Mar 19
afternoon
12:20pm-5:15pm
Latin
Levels: Pre-Bronze, Bronze, Silver, Gold
Age Groups: Juvenile, Junior, Youth (16-18),
Amateur (>16), Senior I (>35)
Sat Mar 19
evening
7:00pm-12:15am
Latin
Levels: Pre-Champ/Championship
Age Groups: Junior, 16-21, Amateur (>16),
Senior I (>35), Professional
Also Pro-Am Standard
$50/45/$40
$50 sold out


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