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.
An Urgent Message from the President - March 13, 2020
All Project Dance group classes for the months of March and April, are CANCELLED, effective immediately. The monthly dances scheduled for Saturday, March 21, and Friday, March 27, are also CANCELLED, effective immediately. These actions are necessary due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), with the recommendations from the Minnesota Department of Health and the Center for Disease Control. Thank you for understanding.
~ President Joyce Thompson
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 Folkdance Center.
- Coordinate foundation and progressive ballroom dance instruction, Sunday afternoons with rotating locations/instructors and styles.
- Support local collegiate programs.
- Perform dance demonstrations and showcases.
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, use the login to the right or visit https://usadance.org/login.aspx.
Find a comprehensive list of Minneapolis-St Paul area dance events and resources at https://www.lynnesdancenews.com/
Special Events: Annual Tea Dance - cancelled for 2020. Hope to see you there next year!
wrote on the Chapter: Minnesota, MN - #2011
wall: Sunday afternoon, March 1st join us for Progressive Cha Cha Foundations with Jay Larson and Amy Hanson! Six one-hour lessons with 30 minutes for practice time. No need to commit to full session.
Location: Duende Dance Studio, St Louis Park.
Posted Sunday, February 23, 2020
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