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Use your newly acquired dance skills on outings organized by Toronto Dance .

Toronto Dance on TV "Sexy Girl" Sun-Thurs Apr 2-7 updatedApr 5
Outing for Swing students Fri Apr 8
Movie Preview "Mad Hat Ballroom" Wed Apr 20 newMar 30
Montreal Salsa Convention Thu-Sun Apr 21-24 updatedMar 22
Outing for Swing students Fri Apr 29
New York Salsa Congress Thu-Sun Sep 1-4 newMar 31

Past Dance Events

Watch a Latin-Ballroom competition Sat-Sun Mar 26-27
Watch a Latin-Ballroom competition Fri-Sat Mar 18-19 updatedMar 17
Private Outing for Salsa-Nightclub students Thurs Mar 17 updatedMar 17
Outing for Latin-Ballroom students Fri Mar 11 updatedMar 12
Watch a Latin-Ballroom competition Sat Mar 5
Movie Outing for all students Sat Mar 5 updatedMar 5
Outing for Latin-Ballroom students Fri Mar 4 updatedMar 6
Miss Tourism World contest Sat Feb 26
Private Outing for Salsa-Nightclub 1-2 students Fri Feb 25 updatedFeb 28
Outing for Salsa-Nightclub students Fri Feb 18
Toronto Dance appearing in Ming Pao newspaper Fri Feb 11
Outing for Swing students Fri Feb 11
Watch a Latin-Ballroom competition Fri-Sun Feb 11-13
Watch a Latin-Ballroom competition Thu-Sat Feb 10-12
Outing for Salsa-Nightclub students Fri Jan 28
Watch a Latin-Ballroom competition Thu-Sun Jan 20-23

Older Dance Events

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Dance Events Fall 2002

Future Dance Events

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

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



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.

Movie preview "Mad Hot Ballroom" 2005-04-20 new

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 Apr 20 in the downtown Toronto area approximately 7-9pm.

Toronto Dance is giving out some free movie preview double-passes to our students. The official release date is May 13.

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

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

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

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 Swing students Fri 2005-04-29 updated

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.

New York Salsa Congress Thur-Sun 2005-09-01/04 new

There is a huge Salsa Congress in New York City Thursday to Sunday Sep 1 to 4. Click here for detailed information.

Congress Costs: There are separate event/workshop costs totalling US$305. However, you may purchase a full congress pass for US$245 before July 1 and qualify for a raffle. You may purchase it via credit card, PayPal, cheque, or money order. Check the above link for details.

Hotels: The congress is held at the Hilton New York (6th Ave and West 53rd St). There is a special rate of US$153/night but you must reserve before Aug 1.

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

Past Dance Events

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 updated

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

Private Outing for Salsa-Nightclub students Thurs 2005-03-17 updated

There is an official private outing Thurs Mar 17 to El-Rancho for students at all levels. Please check your emails for details. There are beginner lesson is taught by Sharon Galor from Toronto Dance. The lesson is 8:30-9:00pm. Dancing is 8:00-8:30 and 9:00-10:00pm. The cost is $2/p.

Outing report: Mostly level 1 and 2 students attended. We had 84 Toronto Dance members and 19 guests for a total of 103 people.

Outing for Latin-Ballroom students Fri 2005-03-11 updated

There is an official outing Fri Mar 11 to Westway Club for Latin-Ballroom students at all levels. 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 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: This was a fantastic outing. Many people enjoyed it, including being able to dress up for an elegant evening and dance the night away! We had 63 Toronto Dance members and 7 guests for a total of 70 people.

Watch a Latin-Ballroom competition Sat 2005-03-05

Come out and watch latin-ballroom competitors from around Ontario! The "Ontario Closed Championships" competition is in Toronto at the Rameses Shrine Temple at Keele and Sheppard. Contact us if you are interested in going.

Movie Outing for all students Sat 2005-03-05 updated

Shall We Dance?

Toronto Dance has the exclusive use of a movie theatre to show dance-related movies. On Sat Mar 5, 11:45am to 1:45pm, we are showing "Shall We Dance?", the 1996 Japanese version (with English subtitles). It is an excellent movie, better than the 2004 Hollywood version. It features Waltz, Quickstep, Rumba, Paso Doble, Mambo.

An email will be sent to all current Toronto Dance students inviting them to this exclusive showing. Click here for more details and reviews of the movie.

Outing report: There were 42 Toronto Dance members and 7 guests for a total of 49 people. We also decided to go across the street to Mariko Japanese Restaurant (same Japanese theme!) for lunch. We totally shocked the waitress because we had 23 people entering the restaurant for lunch!

Outing for Latin-Ballroom 2+ students Fri 2005-03-04 updated

There is an official outing Fri Mar 4 to Qssis for Latin-Ballroom students at level 2 and higher. Please check your emails for details.

Qssis Banquet Hall is located 3474 Kingston Rd (at Markham Rd) - click here for a map. It starts at 8:00pm. The cost is $12/p including a light hot meal at 9:00pm. 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 7 guests for a total of 32 people. The dinner served was roast beef and it was fabulous.

Miss Tourism World contest Sat 2005-02-26

Bree and Sarah Bree - Miss Tourism Canada

Toronto Dance wishes the best of luck to Bree Honey and Sarah Vandermeer (representing North West Territories) in the up-coming "Miss Tourism World" contest held at Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe on Sat Feb 26. She is the 2005 Miss Tourism Canada and she is a student in our Salsa 2 class. She was also our student in Salsa 1 back in Spring 2003.

There are 82 contestants from around the world. This event will be streamed live to a live audience via the Internet and TV stations across the world. Stay tuned for further updates.


Private Outing for Salsa-Nightclub 1-2 students Fri 2005-02-25 updated

There is an official private outing Fri Feb 25 to Sage for students at levels 1 and 2. Please check your emails for details. There are level 1 lesson taught by Chuan Chee from Toronto Dance. The lesson is 9:45-10:30pm, included in the discounted price.

Outing report: There were approx 100 dancers attending this private outing.

Outing for Salsa-Nightclub students Fri 2005-02-18

There is an official outing Fri Feb 18 to Acrobat Lounge for students at all levels. Please check your emails for details. There are level 1 lesson taught by Caryl Cuizon and a level 2-3 lesson taught by Sharon Galor, both from Toronto Dance. The lessons are 8:45-9:45pm, included in the discounted price.

Outing report: There were 138 Toronto Dance members and 55 guests for a total of 193 people! By 10pm, there were 160 people, making up 80% of all the people there!

Toronto Dance appearing in Ming Pao newspaper Fri 2005-02-11

Ming Pao, the Chinese newspaper, has a special Valentines edition. There is an article about Toronto Dance and Wedding Dance choreography.

Outing for Swing students Fri 2005-02-11

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.

The schedule is:

  • Dance lesson - intermediate: 8:00-8:45pm
  • Dance lesson - beginner: 8:45-9:30pm
  • General dancing: 9:30pm to midnight
During the general dancing, a variety of Swing music is played: West Coast Swing, East Coast Swing, Hustle, Balboa, Lindy Hop. Feel free to ask anyone (beginner to advanced) to dance.

The location is: The Lithuanian House, 1573 Bloor St. W, just west of the Dundas West subway station. Parking is available until midnight on Bloor St and on side streets. The Lithuanian House has it's own parking lot 50 yards north of Bloor St on Dorval Rd. Click here for a map.

The costs are:

  • $13 for non-TSDS members
  • $8 for TSDS members
  • $7 for those under 21 and over 60
Dance lessons are included in the cost.

Watch a Latin-Ballroom competition Fri-Sun 2005-02-11/13

Come out and watch latin-ballroom competitors from around the world! The "Snowball Classic" competition is in Vancouver. It is the biggest annual competition held in Canada. Click here for details. Contact us if you are interested in going.

Tickets must be purchased through Ticket Master. Tickets go on sale Dec 1 but they do sell out so order early.

Fri Feb 11:
IDSF International Open Latin
Latin Formation Team Competition
All Adult Latin Events
Sat Feb 12:
IDSF International Open Standard
IDSF North American Latin Championship
All Adult Standard Events
Showcase of Champions
Sun Feb 13:
IDSF Senior Standard Open
Senior Latin & Standard Events
Juvenile, Junior & Under-21 Events
Children's Festival

The following are confirmed world-class competitors (more will be confirmed later) and their world rankings:

  • Ballroom: Arunas Bizokas and Edita Daniute (lithuania) #2
  • Ballroom: Paulo Bosco and Silvia Pitton (Italy) #4
  • Latin: Klaus Kongsdal and Viktoria Franova (Denmark) #2
  • Latin: Peter Stokkebroe and Kristina Juel-Stokkebroe (Denmark) #3
  • Latin: Andrius Kandelis and Egle Visockaite (Lithuania) #11
  • 10-Dance: Misa Cigoj and Anatasia Novojilova (Slovenia) #2

Watch a Latin-Ballroom competition Thu-Sat 2005-02-10/12

Come out and watch latin-ballroom competitors from around Canada! The "La Classique Du Quebec" competition is in Montreal at the Hilton Bonaventure Hotel. Click here for details. Contact us if you are interested in going.

Outing for Salsa-Nightclub students Fri 2005-01-28

There is an unofficial outing Fri Jan 28 to Acrobat Lounge for students level 2 and higher. Please check your emails for details. There are beginner, intermediate and advance lessons 8:45-9:45pm included in the price.

Watch a Latin-Ballroom competition Thu-Sun 2005-01-20/23

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

Older Dance Events

Dance Events Fall 2004
Dance Events Summer 2004
Dance Events Spring 2004
Dance Events Winter 2004
Dance Events Fall 2003
Dance Events Summer 2003
Dance Events Spring 2003
Dance Events Winter 2003
Dance Events Fall 2002


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