Exclusives

Past Champions Parade - USDC 2021 (updated)

This is the 50th Anniversary of the US Dance Championships and as part of the celebration, we are being presented with many of the past champions. Here are the photos of these past champions on parade.

Saturday night it was the turn of the Latin and Ballroom past champions

Latin Past Champions

Quite a few of our past champions were here.

Ballroom Past Champions

Not too many of our past champions were in attendance.

Friday night we met the past champions in the the Theatre Arts, Smooth and Rhythm

American Rhythm

As with the Smooth, the Rhythm began in 1984 when the American Styles were split into 2 events.

American Smooth

The American Smooth division began in 1984.  Before that the American Style had been a combined event.

Theatre Arts

Champions going back to 1971

Last night we were introduced to some of the Pro-Am Champions, Pro Showdance Champions and Pro 9 and 10 Dance Champions.

Past Pro-Am Champions

All these were present last night.  If you look closely, you'll notice several of the adjudicating panel were once pro-am champions!

Past US Professional 9 and 10 Dance Champions

US 10-Dance Champions

US 9-Dance Champions

Past Professional Showdance Champions

The Showdance divisions began in 2006

Blackpool Dance Festival 2021 - Top USA Results

The Blackpool Dance Festival was re-scheduled this year, due to the Covid 19 pandemic and is ongoing right now.

Champions' Ball 2021 - Moscow, Russia

One of our favorite pro-am competitions from around the world is the Champions' Ball, organized by Alexey Mindel and his wonderful team in Moscow, Russia.

Emerald Ball 2021

Change is known to be the only constant in the universe and our Ballroom world is no exception, as it is living through a new awakening resulting from the pandemic effects.

What Technique Means to Me (Part 2)
More from BASE (Body for Artistic Standards of Excellence)

B.A.S.E. is a body of comprised of some of the most respected names in Ballroom and Latin American Dance from the last half century. In this article, 3 more of their members tell us “What Technique Means to Me!”

B.A.S.E. (Body for Artistic Standards of Excellence)

B.A.S.E. is a body of comprised of some of the most respected names in Ballroom and Latin American Dance from the last half century.

Ballroom’s First Lady! An interview with Doreen Freeman

Last year at the Blackpool Festival we were fortunate to speak with one of the living legends of the Ballroom world – Ms. Doreen Freeman. (This interview first appeared in Dance Beat in April 2009)

Dance World Mourns Passing of Ron Montez

The dance world is in mourning today following the death of US Icon, Ron Montez.

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