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Chapter: Minnesota, MN - #2011
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USA Dance Minnesota Chapter #2011 is a local chapter of the national organization of USA Dance, a nationwide nonprofit organization of thousands of volunteers who love dancing, and appreciate the excitement and romance, as well as the social and health benefits, that dancing brings into their lives.

Our mission is to improve the quality and quantity of dancing in the greater Minneapolis-St. Paul area, to promote dancing in the Twin Cities, and to help interested individuals connect with the dance community.

Activities we engage in to fulfill our mission:

  • Hold monthly social dances.
    • the 3rd Saturday - rotating location
    • the 4th Friday - Located at, and co-hosted, with Tapestry Ballroom.
  • Coordinate foundation and progressive ballroom dance instruction, Sunday afternoons with rotating locations/instructors and styles.
  • Support local collegiate programs.
  • Perform dance demonstrations and showcases.
  • Sponsor youth programs.

2020 Board Members

  • Joyce Thompson, President
  • Ben Nichols, Vice-President
  • Russell Alliev, Treasurer
  • Carol Post, Secretary
  • Suzi Blumberg
  • Stephanie Clausen
  • Gary Narducci
  • Gary Stroick
  • Leslie Whitney

The chapter board meets monthly on the the 1st Tuesday. All members are welcome.

We are a non-profit volunteer organization. For any of our activities to function, we need volunteers. If you would like to attend a meeting, volunteer, or support the organization in some way, contact us for more information. 

For information about joining USA Dance, please visit https://usadance.org/page/MemberPage.

To review or update your member information, please visit https://usadance.org/login.aspx.

Find a comprehensive list of Minneapolis-St Paul area dance events and resources at  https://www.lynnesdancenews.com/

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wrote on the Chapter: Minnesota, MN - #2011 wall: Join us this Friday for a re-boot of the monthly dance co-hosted with Tapestry Folkdance Center. Every 4th Friday - 7pm Foxtrot lesson; 8-11pm DJ dance. Tapestry Folkdance Center, 3748 Minnehaha Avenue, Minneapolis
Posted Sunday, January 19, 2020

Upcoming Events
USA Dance / Tapestry Monthly Dance
Friday, January 24, 2020
Project Dance: Rumba Foundations (progressive)
Sunday, January 26, 2020
Project Dance: Rumba Foundations (progressive)
Sunday, February 2, 2020
Project Dance: Rumba Foundations (progressive)
Sunday, February 9, 2020
3rd Saturday Monthly Dance
Saturday, February 15, 2020

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Photography on Home Page

Hero 1 - Mike & Rose-Ann Lynch - Nationals 2018 Photography by Lisa Dubinsky

Hero 2 - USA Dance Los Angeles Chapter Dance - Photography by Jerry Hernandez

Hero 3 - Nationals 2016 - Photography by Carson Zullinger

Hero 4 - Team USA - WDSF World Sr. IV Standard, Nagano, Japan Courtesy of Winston Chow

Carousel 1 - Adult Latin Nationals 2018 - Photography by Lisa Dubinksy

Carousel 2 - Nationals 2018 - Photography by Lisa Dubinsky

Carousel 3 - NCDC 2018 - Photography by Lisa Dubinsky

Carousel 4 - CFC 2018 - Photography by Calvin Long

Carousel 5 - Minnesota Chapter Flash Mob - Photography by David Chin