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Want to know what is going on in the dance world around Orange County and Los Angeles County?   You have come to the right place.  Find out where to dance and/or take lessons every night of the week.  Join our mailing list.  See an example of our weekly newsletter for This Week in Dance

Want to learn to dance?  West Coast Swing, Country 2 Step, Nightclub 2 Step, Hustle, Cha Cha, Salsa, Tango, Rumba, Samba, Lindy, Waltz, and other Ballroom dances.  We have the best instructors in the country right here in Southern California.  With names like Phil Adams, Michele Adams, Carrie Lucas, Martin Parker, Skippy Blair, Tom HyattPatty StraightLisa Narita, Eric Myers, Jerry Dawson, Sonny Watson, Mike Miller, Bernard and Sonyo you will be sure to get the best instruction for every level of dance whether you have never danced before or if you are advanced. 


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  • Thursdays  Ed Van Ornum is teaching some new classes at the Celebration Dance Studio in Tustin, 7pm hustle and 8pm Nightclub 2 step. The Celebration Dance Studio, 13931 Carroll Way, Tustin 92780 (Mimi's Plaza)

  • Every Thursday - WCS with Phil Adams and Mindia Robin at the Hacienda in El Segundo (21+)
    - Visit http://philandmindiadance.com 
    - 6:30pm WCS Int w/ Phil, $10
    - 6:30pm WCS Beginner 1 with Mindia FREE
    - 7:30pm WCS Advanced with Phil, $10
    - 7:30pm WCS Beginner 2 with Mindia Robin $10
    - 8:30 - 12:30 open dance with DJs Phil & Mindia
    - 1 drink minimum, although it can be a water
    - 21 and over

  • Thursday May 21 Open dancing for West Coast Swing at Khoury's in Long Beach 5-9pm.   Triple Play plays at 5:30  No cover, $5 dinners available

  • Friday May 22  Press Box in Westminster,   Michele Adams will now be teaching the 6 and 7pm classes.    6pm will be nightclub 2 step with Michele, 7pm New Fresh Style of West Coast Swing Intermediate Level with Michele  Open dance with DJ Bob Brewer at 8pm  (lessons and dance are separate prices). Admission for the night and every Friday... 1 or 2 dance classes and Bob Brewers Dance $15 pp, 2 dance classes NO DANCE $12, Dance Only $10

  • Friday May 22 4th Friday Country Dance with Mike Kluck at Avant Garde in Newport Beach. 7:15 Country Two Step lesson (included in cover). 8pm open dance

  • Saturday May 23 Int/Adv American Ballroom Workshop American Tango & Quickstep with Doreen Fineman at Atomic Ballroom in Irvine, noon - 4pm

  • Saturday May 23  Carrie Lucas at Avant Garde, WCS lesson at 7pm, open dance for WCS and more at 8pm.with DJs Lance Armstrong and Brian Sforzo.  $10 dance only/$12 for lesson and dance

  • Saturday May 23 Diamond Swing Dance,  is dark but returns June 27th

  • Saturday May 23 Lemondop Dance  Atrium Hotel, Irvine (across from John Wayne) 7pm to Mid. guest DJ Richard,  $10 cover,  Mostly singles and freestyle dancing.

  • Sunday May 24 OCWCSDC  at the Clubhouse in Placentia, is dark tonight

  • Sunday May 24 Lisa Narita's Dance Night Out.  WCS and more   Avant Garde in Newport Beach.  DJ Aaron Myers.  $8

  • Monday, May 25  FREE west coast swing dance at DanScene in Costa Mesa, 2 - 6pm.  Bring a dish to share or not. 

  • Every Tuesday Mindia Robin Tuesday west coast swing dance classes have moved to a new venue: El Segundo Woman's Club, 541 Standard Street (at Mariposa St.), El Segundo, Ca 90245. Great floor! Same times for classes: 6:30pm: Intermediate WCS 7:30pm: Beginner WCS; 1st timers FREE for Beginners! No partner needed for classes. This may be a temporary venue; check back soon for updates.

  • Every Tuesday, Join Jessica Cox, Torri Smith & Martin Parker at DanScene in Costa Mesa. WC Swing Classes & Social Dance. Jessica & Torri teach 6:30 beg/Int, 7:15 drills and 8pm Int/Adv. Martin teaches 7:15 beginner and 8pm intermediate. Social dance at 8:45

  • Wednesdays Michele Adams Golden Sails in Long Beach.
    6pm FREE beginner West Coast Swing taught by Andre Castillo
    7pm - Int. WCS with Michele
    7:45 - Int. Hustle with Michele
    8:30 rotating classes
    9:15pm - open dancing with DJ Mark Lester
    Please support the bar


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You can find the best places to dance like the Press Box, Hacienda, Avant Garde, Memories, Atomic Ballroom,  Golden Sails (PCH Club), DanceSport California,  Country Cowboy,  In Cahoots,  the Bea Hive


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