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Robson Square Summertime Dance Series 2006, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Robson Square Summertime Dance Series 2006
DanceSport BC (DSBC) is proud to present the Robson Square Summertime Dance Series 2006. This free community event has been held every summer since 1979. It is open to the general public, and people of all ages and backgrounds are encouraged to join in the fun. Spectators and participants range from children to the elderly and ballroom enthusiasts to interested downtown passers-by.

Each week we start the night with a free dance lesson given by a local hand-picked dance instructor. Lessons will vary each week providing a fun, social atmosphere. Show-case dancers perform dressed in full competitive costumes, making the two twenty-minute show-cases the highlights of each night. Dance couples and teams have been chosen from local dance studios to perform. This is a chance to see ballroom at its best with performances which may include Standard, Latin or Social dances; such as Waltz, Cha-Cha, Tango, Jive, Swing and Salsa. During the general dancing, DJs will play a mixed selection of ballroom and social dance music for the audience to enjoy.

The Robson Square Summertime Dance Series 2006 follows the schedule listed below during the FREE 10-week community event – every Friday from June 30 to September 1:

8:00 pm – 8:30 pm: Professional dance lesson
8:35 pm – 9:00 pm: General Dancing
9:00 pm – 9:20 pm: 1st Dance Performance
9:25 pm – 10:00 pm: General Dancing
10:00 pm – 10:20 pm: 2nd Dance Performance
10:25 pm – 11:00 pm: General Dancing
11:00 pm – 11:10 pm: Contests & Give-aways
11:10 pm – 11:30 pm: General Dancing
11:30 pm: Last Waltz

2006 Weekly Schedule

Instructor & Lesson
9pm Show
10pm Show

June 30
Roanna Yapp
Rumba
DanceSport BC Standard
DanceSport BC Latin

July 7
Calvin Lee
Waltz
DanceSport BC Standard
DanceSport BC Latin

July 14
Kerry O’Donoghue
Ceroc (Jive/Salsa fusion)
Ceroc (Jive/Salsa fusion)
Ceroc (Jive/Salsa fusion)

July 21
TBA
North Shore
North Shore

July 28
Myles Munroe & Tessa Cunningham
West Coast Swing
Canadian Swing - Myles/Tessa
Canadian Swing - Myles/Tessa

August 4
Tim Mah
Jive
Jitterbug Junkies
TBA

August 11
TBA
Joel & Clara
TBA

August 18
Murray Schellenburg
Social Foxtrot
UBC Dance Club
UBC Dance Club

August 25
Joel Marasigan & Clara Shih
Tango
DanceSport BC Standard
DanceSport BC Latin

September 1
Diego Sanchez
Salsa
Grupo America
Grupo America



Location: Robson Square [beneath the dome], Downtown Vancouver between Robson & Howe
Sponsor: AM600

For more information, please contact Cindy at robsonsquare@hotmail.com