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Dance Zone
1113 Lincoln Ave
Marquette, MI 49855

Phone: +1 906 2361457

E-mail: marge@ dancezonemqt.org

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ONGOING:

Sundays - Contras and Community Dance

Mondays - Square Dance class and Mainstream session

Tuesdays -

Salsa Exercise Class, International Folk Dance

Thursdays - Ballroom Class

Saturdays - Square and Ballroom Dances

CLASSES:

Square Dance

Ballroom

Belly Dance

 

 

 

Dance Zone The Place to Dance in Marquette County 1113 Lincoln Avenue Marquette, MI 49855 906-236-1457 marge@dancezonemqt.org Please bring clean-soled low-tread shoes to protect the floor and dancers' knees.
Dance ZoneThe Place to Dance in Marquette County1113 Lincoln AvenueMarquette, MI  49855906-236-1457marge@dancezonemqt.org Please bring clean-soled low-tread shoes to protect the floor and dancers' knees.    

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Ongoing:

     SUNDAYS:    Contra Dances – March 19,  April 2, May 7, 6:30 - 9 PM
4th Sunday Dances – 2-5 PM

   MONDAYS:    Square Dancing – 7:30 PM; Class beginning March 6 at 6 PM.

  TUESDAYS:    Salsa Workout – 5 PM
International Dance – 7:15 PM
 

WEDNESDAYS:    Belly Dance Class – 7 PM

THURSDAYS:   Salsa Workout – 5 PM
Ballroom Dance Class – 7 PM

SATURDAYS:    Square Dance Class now forming

 

 

Folk Dancing:

NMU International Dance Club – meets on Tuesdays from 7:15 PM at Dance Zone.  Contact:  Marge msklar@nmu.edu  Free international dance lessons.  Learn a new culture through movement. 

Marquette Folk Dancers:  Friday, 7 PM – 1500 W. Washington St. Marquette; same building as the Superior Dance Academy; enter from Washington St. at the Northern Michigan Bank & Trust.  Contact:  Bob Railey rmrailey@excite.com

Swing Dancing:

NMU Swing Dance Club – Fridays, 7:30 PM in the Superior Room of the University Center on NMU’s campus.  Contact:  esilva@nmu.edu  Meets regularly during the academic year.

Ballroom Dancing:

Steppin’ Out Ballroom Dance Club Sundays at 6 PM (except 1st Sundays) at Dance Zone.  Drop-in sessions each week.  Does not meet during NMU vacations.  Contact:  Marge.  Tango, Waltz, Foxtrot, Rumba, etc.  Free dance lessons.

Square and Round Dancing:

Square Dancing:

  • Mondays at 7:30 at Dance Zone, Marge Sklar calling.  Gil Martin cueing rounds; $5 per couple.  Pre-rounds 7-7:30 PM with Gil.
  • Saturdays at 7 PM in the Rec Hall of the Jacobetti Veterans’ center on Fisher Street at 7 PM: Dances called by Paul Williams usually on the first and third Saturdays of each month, September through May.  $10 per couple. 

Morris Dancing:

Morris Dancing is a highly aerobic, traditional dance style from England, dating from over 500 years ago.  Although this is traditionally done as a street performance, no one in this group will be required to perform.  No experience is necessary; just wave your hankies or clash your sticks and join in the fun! Dancing is Free.  Contact Carolyn ecprovencher@gmail.com for location and schedule.

Contra Dancing:

Dance to the traditional music by All Strings Considered.  January 12 then first Sunday of the month, February through May; no experience necessary.  A caller will lead you through the steps.  6:30 PM.  Donation requested for the band.  Come at 6 PM for lessons.

 

Dance Classes:

  • Hula Dance Class:  TBA Fridays.  $2 per session. Learn the basic movements for hula and some easy Polynesian dances that will help you practice the basics.  Hula is a nice, quiet, low-impact way of working your whole body.  Instructor:  Marge Sklar, formerly of the Mahealani dance troupe.
  • Square Dance Class:   (12 lessons) learn the basics of modern western square dancing.  This 12-week course will prepare you to dance at the basic level anywhere in the world. Saturdays, 2-4 PM.  Now forming; $20 per person for class or $2 per person per session.   Try it Free TBA.
  • Basic Ballroom Dance Class: Thursdays, 7-8:15 PM.  Ongoing; $5 per couple per session.   NOTE:  In April we will be working on the Latin dances, Rumba, salsa and cha cha.
  • Salsa Workout: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5-5:45 PM.  Don’t just exercise.  Learn the basics of the different Latin dance styles while toning your body and get yourself moving.  $2 per session (drop-in basis).
  • Belly Dancing:  Wednesdays, 7 PM.  Learn belly dance basics and a few beginning-level choreographies in this 6-week class.  Taught by Cecelia (C) Wilkinson.

Sunday Senior Dances:

  • Rock Senior Center; 1-5 PM; lunch available:
    • 2nd Sunday of the Month
  • Trenary (3rd Sunday) and KI Sawyer (1st Sunday) to begin again soon.
  • Dance Zone (4th Sunday);  2-5 PM, lunch available:
    • April – Red River Band
    • May – Just the Two of Us
    • July – Blue Champagne
    • August – TBA
    • September - TBA
    • October – Angels & Outlaws

 

 

Events Schedule:

april

  • Saturday, April 9 – Open dance with Black Pearl playing at Dance Zone. 7:30; $10 per person; $2 for FT students.
  • Saturday, April 16  – Square Dance with Paul Williams calling at Jacobetti Veterans’ Center on Fisher Street.  Mainstream and plus dances with rounds between squares.  7 PM.  $10 per couple.
  • Sunday, April 24 - Open dance with The Red River Band playing at Dance Zone. 2 PM; $7 per person; $2 for FT students.

May

  • Sunday, May 1 – Contra and Old Time Square Dance with All Strings Considered playing at Dance Zone, Marge Sklar calling.  6:30-9 PM.  Donation requested for the band.
  • Saturday, May 7 – Square Dance with Paul Williams calling at Jacobetti Veterans’ Center on Fisher Street.  Mainstream and plus dances with rounds between squares.  7 PM.  $10 per couple.
  • Saturday, May 21 – Square Dance with Paul Williams calling at Jacobetti Veterans’ Center on Fisher Street.  Mainstream and plus dances with rounds between squares.  7 PM.  $10 per couple.
  • Sunday, May 22 – Open dance with Just the Two of Us  playing at Dance Zone. 2-5 PM; $7 per person.

June

  • Saturday, June 4 – Open dance with Blue Champagne playing at Dance Zone. 7:30; $10 per person; $2 for FT students.
  • Wednesday, June 22-Sunday, June 26 National Square Dance Convention in Des Moines.

July, etc.

  • Sunday, July 24 – Open dance with Blue Champagne  playing at Dance Zone. 2-5 PM; $7 per person.
  • Thursday, August 11-Sunday, August 14 Wisconsin Square Dance Convention.
  • Sunday, October 23 – Open dance with Angels & Outlaws  playing at Dance Zone. 2-5 PM; $7 per person. 
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