March Masquerade

Second Saturday Ball

Come out to the Dance Connection's MARCH MASQUERADE themed Second Saturday Ball.

121 E Market St in downtown Mabank

March 11, 2017 @ 7-10 PM

Dress to impress, don a mask, and join other mysterious masked dancers as you twirl around our elegant setting and beautiful wood floor.

No prior skill required—the included dance lesson from 7:30-8:30 pm will teach you the lilting style of the waltz, perfect for your evening masquerade!

* $10 per person
* Water provided, BYOB encouraged
* Dress to impress
* Mask required; contact us by March 1 to purchase one for $2.50

Call 903-880-9999 to reserve your space and/or mask.

February 2017 Events at The Dance Connection:  Tutu Day, Learn to Tango, Second Saturday Ball, Daddy-Daughter Valentines Dance.  Please see below for more info.

These are Community Events and open to All!

 

Groundhog on TUTU DayTUTU DAY

Thursday 2/2 is not only Ground Hog Day, but TUTU Day (2, 2).  Don a tutu and join us for a photo in celebration of this special day!  If you have a groundhog, bring him and we'll dress him up in a tutu for the photo too!  :)  Photo will be @ 4pm in front of The Dance Connection, weather permitting.  If you need a tutu, we have plenty!

 

LEARN TO TANGO

You don't want to miss this opportunity to learn an elegant and simple dance style: American tango!

Thursdays @ 6:30 pm starting Feb. 9

Each progressive class costs $15 / $25 per couple

It takes two to tango, but no partner or experience is required.

Pay for all four American Tango sessions up front and get free admission to our Tango & Valentine's themed Second Saturday Ball!
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SECOND SATURDAY BALL - VALENTINE TANGO!

Saturday, 2/11 7pm-10pm

 

An intimate event perfect for an adult night out.


Bring a bottle of wine to share with your valentine, or

Come out for a pleasant evening where you can meet others while dancing with them. No, it doesn't take 2 to tango—singles welcome!

Glide across our beautiful wood floor amidst elegant decorations.
No prior skill required—the included American tango lesson from 7:30-8:30 will give you a set of moves to last all night as the DJ plays a variety of tunes.

* Water provided, BYOB encouraged
* Cocktail attire
* $10 per person

To reserve your space or 

Buy Tickets:  http://squareup.com/store//thedanceconnection  or Call 903-880-9999

 


   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SWING Lessons Thursdays @ 6:30 pm

Four progressive lessons in Western Swing starting May 11.

Each progressive class costs $15 / $25 per couple

SPECIAL:  Pay total classes upfront and get a complementary reservation to our Second Saturday Ball on May 13!

 

 INTRODUCING Second Saturday Ball
 

at Mabank's Dance Connection on Market Street

7 pm - 10:00 pm

An intimate event perfect for an adult night out,
Come experience the pleasure of dance on our beautiful floor.

No prior skill required—the included dance lesson from 7:30-8:30 will teach you the night's dance style.

  • January 14: Snowflake Salsa

  • February 11: Valentine Tango

  • March 11: Masquerade Ball

Water provided, BYOB encouraged

Cocktail attire

Cost: $10 per person - Call 903-880-9999 to reserve your space!

 

 

 

 

From "Mary Poppins"  June 2015:

SURE WAS FUN!!  GREAT JOB STUDENTS AND VOLUNTEERS!

 

Teddy Bear's Picnic  Teddy Bears get Sleepy  Micheal and Clown Dolls Dance with Balloons  Arabesque with Balloons  

Micheal about to Pop his Balloon!  Ballerina Dolls Dance with Jane  Curtsey means "Merci" (Thank You in French)  Micheal Dances with his Toy Soldier

Toy Soldier Selects a Ballerina Doll  Mary Poppins Arrives - "Please close your Mouths - We are not Cod Fish"  Garden Roses  Garden Roses  Garden Roses Dance  Storybook Princeses Come to Life  come Little Children  Children in Trouble

 

Mary Poppins to the Rescue   Feed the Birds - Tuppence a Bag  Feed the Birds  Feed the Birds

  Dance with the Moon    The Constellations Dance with the Moon

 

    Constellations Dance with Ribbons of Stars  

 

Conversation Sweets  It's Supercalifragilisticexpialidtious  Supercalifragilisticexpialidotious  Lucky Ladybugs       Ladybug Dance  Baby Bumblebees  Bumblebee Dance  Tea Party Under the Dandelions  Tea for Two  Topsy Turvy  London Skyline  Burt

Step in Time  Statue Dance  Chimney Sweeps  Blow me a Kiss and that's lucky too

 

Finale Bows

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Photos from "Musicals on Parade

Shadow Waltz

Sadow Waltz in Blacklight

 

     Daddy Take a Bow

 

 

 

 

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amazing Grace

 

 

 

 

 

 

Awards Ceremony

 

 

 

 

Photos from Fall 2013 performances

Who Let the Dogs Out - Jubille 9-28-13   Who Let the Dogs Out - 9-28-13   Amazing Grace - Competition Team - Jubilee 9-28-13  Amazing Grace  9-28-13   Amazing Grace - Competition Team - Jubilee 9-28-13

Cats - Competition Team - Jubilee 9-28-13 Cats 9-28-13

This Summer we held our first "Ballerina Princess" Birthday party at the studio!

So much Fun!  We can provide the space and a trained dance instructor/hostess for any kind of dance party you would like.  For kids, some ideas are Princess/Ballerina, Disco, You're a Star, Hip-Hop Happening.  For adults perhaps Dancing with the Stars, Hot Salsa Party or Speak Easy Jazz.  Reserve your dates and times now for your very own custom dance party!  Contact us to find out how!  Please call 903-880-9999 for more information.

Here are pictures from our first party!  

The birthday girl

gets help with

pinning the Sparkle Tiara

to her hair.  

Ballert Class

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Dance choreographed just for the special guests:

  More photos from the party: