Current Events

Midweek Swing, Blues, and Fusion
When: Wednesdays* 8:30p following our West Coast Swing classes. Song requests taken to enjoy WC Swing, Blues, Fusion, and more to! Open to all!
Cost: $5 or included with tuition to one or more of the classes the same evening

Tango Practica
When: Fridays 7:30p
Details: Tango practica with teacher available to answer questions
Cost: $10 or $15 for Tango Practica & Latin Night

Latin Nights, Fusion, Ballroom & More*
When: Fridays 8:30p
Details: 8:30p sign-in, 8:45p Latin mini lessons, 9:15p party lights go on! Open to all! Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Cha Cha, Rumba, Cumbia, Swings.... We take song requests! 
Average attendance details: up to 3/4 attend without partner and around 1/4 or more couples choose to stay together for the lesson.
Cost: $10 or $15 for Tango Practica & Latin Night

Scottish Country Dance
When: Sunday twice a month - April 9, 23, and 30, May 14, June 11 and more!
Details: 4-6p Scottish Country Dancers Tacoma
Cost: $7

 
 

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Thurs, March 16
Soul Review - 70's Edition 
Details: Fabulous musicians plus Studio 6 Ballroom dancers! 7:30p https://www.facebook.com/events/376202402750776/
Come out and support local talent! Join in 6:30-7:30p for dj'd dancing in the foyer!
Cost: $35 and up (get your tickets ahead!)
Location: Pantages Theatre, Tacoma

Sat, Apr 8
Grey Sky Blues Festival 
Location: Swiss, Tacoma

Sun, Apr 9
Dinner Tour & Live Tango Music 
Details: 6thAveDinnerTours.com for tickets to Dinner Tour & Live Music combo
OR
Live Music only available to purchase ahead or at the door ($15)
Location: Studio 6 Ballroom and local restaurants, Tacoma

May 26-29
Folklife Festival 
Details: Cultural festival weekend of live music, performances, dancing, and more! Lots of participatory fun! 
Cost: no charge - be sure to donate or buy merch!
Location: Seattle Center House grounds

Sun, July 9
Art on the Ave 
Details: 6th Ave's annual street fair with booths, participatory fun, and live music!
Cost: no charge, support local artists!
Location: Our business district

 

 

 
 

Jan 
Belly Dance Horrific Show
Details: Annual sold out show produced by our very own Kat Tacoma Belly Dance

Feb
Valentines Dinner Tour
Details: 6thAveDinnerTours.com
Location: Studio 6 Ballroom and more 6th Ave businesses and restaurants

March/April - Easter Weekend
Easter Swing
Details: WC Swing immersion weekend! Workshops, Practice, Open Dancing, Competitions including Jack & Jill Competitions, and performances/entertainment by world champions and finalists! http://easterswing.seattlewcswing.org/
Cost: Can pay per day or weekend pass. A few events can be paid individually.
Location: Bellevue Hyatt

Sat, Apr
Grey Sky Blues Festival 

May
Folklife Festival
Location: Seattle Center

June
Dance Camp 
Location: Las Vegas

July 4
Maia Santell & House Blend Live
Location: "Freedom Fair" Tacoma's Ruston waterfront

July - 2nd Sun
Art on the Ave
6th Ave's street fair. Indoor market & live music to dance to at Studio 6 Ballroom

July - 3rd weekend
Vashon Island festival

August - First Weekend
Seattle Star Ball
Details: Washington's largest competition weekend. Compete or watch & learn! Social dancing during evening sessions.

August
Studio 6 Ballroom Event Hall & Studios - anniversary

October
Halloween Zombie Crawl Dinner Tour
Location: Studio 6 Ballroom, 6th Ave restaurants & stores

November
Sea to Sky WC Swing weekend
Salsa and more weekend

November
Trans Siberian Orchestra Concert

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Past Events
2014-2015

Monday, Jan 13
Jazz Jam
Details: Looking for something to do? Live Jazz music jam is a fun way to spend a Monday night.
Cost: No cost listed
Location: New Frontier Lounge (Tacoma)

Saturday, Jan 25
Ben Potter live
Details: Food & beverage for purchase. This time it's indoors so will be smaller space to dance in but we sure had a fun time last time!
Cost: No cost listed
Location: Treos Cafe, Old Town (Tacoma)

Saturday, Feb 8
Chocolate Stroll on 6th Ave
Details: Simply purchase your $10 map to collect your unique chocolate pieces from 6th Ave businesses! Tour open noon-4p. Let's Dance Mob it!
Cost: $10
Location: 6th Ave (Tacoma)

Sunday, Feb

Valentines Dinner Tour & Live Band Night
Details: Join a couples tour or a singles tour or just come out for the fabulous music!
Cost: prices tba for full event pass (pre-pay) or "band only" (pre or atd)
Location: Studio 6 Ballroom (live music) and surrounding restaurants

Saturday, March 8
Fundraiser with Live Music
What a blast of a night this week's Friday night dance was! Couldn't stop laughing! Thanks for coming out and making so fun! Looking for something to do tonight? We think it would be fabulous to support this event (link bellow) which is a fundraiser for a guy who's life was just saved with emergency surgery (only to get the shock of the bill).
https://www.facebook.com/events/406138332849391/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming

Sunday, March 9
Belly Dance Show
Details: 6:30p featuring our very own Kat Ross! Food & drink available for purchase.
Cost: No cover
Location: B Sharp Cafe (Tacoma)

Monday, March 10
Maia Santell & House Blend
Details: 8p Live music dancing. Concrete floor. Food & drink available for purchase.
Cost: No cover
Location: The Swiss (Tacoma)

Saturday, March 22
Orchestra Cambalache 
Details: mini lesson 9:30p with Live music for dancing following. Be sure to make a reservation! Can also make a reservation through Studio 6 Ballroom & carpool!
Cost: $12
Location: Club Sur (Seattle)

 

Saturday, April 5
Grey Sky Blues Festival
Details: Lots of fabulous live music! Click here for schedule: http://www.tacomaevents.com/schedule-blues-festival.html
Cost: Most bands free. Cover charge at 1 venue $8-10
Location: Harmon, Swiss, and Stonegate

April 17-20
Easter Swing
Details: WC Swing immersion weekend! Workshops, Practice, Open Dancing, Competitions including Jack & Jill Competitions, and performances/entertainment by world champions and finalists! http://easterswing.seattlewcswing.org/
Cost: Can pay per day or weekend pass. A few events can be paid individually.
Location: Bellevue Hyatt

Saturday, April 26
Puget Sound Platinum Showcase
Details: Perform or watch. Social dancing and dinner also available. Day Session features all levels, ages, and styles. Dinner/Evening Session features Shows & Open Dancing. http://theverveballroom.wix.com/theverveballroom
Carpool leaves S6 at 11a to return after the event is over.
Cost: Full pass $65, Day only $20, Dinner/Eve only $45
Location: The Verve Ballroom (Lynnwood)

Sunday, May 4
Visiting Coach Michael Kielbasa
Details: Exciting news! WC Swing (& more) favorite Michael Kielbasa will be visiting Studio 6 Ballroom Sun, May 4th! Here's a fun video of an improv performance with a dancer in Hungary https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5OoamoA7zk
Here's the link to more info on his visit:  https://www.facebook.com/events/822824637744878/

12p Open to the public WC Workshop, 1p & 1:45p Current S6 students WC Workshops
Cost:
 Only $20 for 12p workshop! $25 ea for 1p & 1:45p workshops or only $60 for all 3 if paid by 4/28. MUST PRE-REGISTER!
Location: Studio 6 Ballroom

Saturday, June 7
"Let's put this puppy to bed" animal fundraiser with live music
Details: "Purple Heart Rescue," live music with Maia Santell and House Blend
silent auction, delicious app's and bev's, raffle and doggie fashion moments.  https://www.facebook.com/events/619359078132463/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming
Cost: $35 - pre-purchase online only
Location: Northwest Costume's "Avalon Ballroom" 2nd floor (6th Ave-couple blocks from Studio 6)

June 13-15
Dance N' Play
Details: Looking for a fun weekend to forget your stressful week? This is it! Dancing, lessons, dancing poolside, outdoor activities, and new friends! DanceNPlay.com
Cost: Daily & Weekend passes available
Location: Redmond, OR

Sunday, TBA
Dinner Tour & Live Band Night
Details: Tentative date for the next Dinner Tour & Live Band Night! Pre-purchase dinner tickets (6thAveDinnerTours.com) for a great way to get to know more people and the fabulous offerings of our neighborhood! Can also attend the live music without the dinner tour. Come foodies, come dancers, come stag to meet new friends or bring old ones! Meat & Vegetarian options as well as dietary needs considerations!
Cost: $10-$40
Location: Studio 6 Ballroom and neighboring restaurants

July 18
Puerto Rican Power live!
Details: One of our favorite Salsa bands from out of country! Tickets available at Studio 6 Ballroom. 9p-2a, 21 & over. Food & drink available for purchase.
Cost: $35, $50, $75
Location: Cultura, Tacoma

Saturday, Aug 16
Downtown Block Party with Live Music!
Details: 4-6p live Zydeco music, 6-8p Salsa to Cambalache!, 8p on dj Melanin. Dance help with Studio 6 Ballroom! Come out & join in the fun for all ages! More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/737402399650362/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming
Cost: Donation
Location: Opera Alley, Tacoma

Sunday, Aug 17
"Ballroom with a Twist" DWTS
Details: Featuring our very own Master Coach Natasha Thayer's old performance buddies, Karina & Maks plus Val & Sharna (all seen on Dancing with the Stars) plus featuring dancers from SYTYCD & singers from American Idol! Special discount for currently enrolled Studio 6 Ballroom students.
Cost: $30-80
Location: 5th Ave Theatre, Downtown Seattle

Tuesday, Aug 19
Business Examiner's "40 Under 40" award
Details: Our very own Master Coach Natasha Thayer nominated several times and caught one of this year's awards! Thanks everyone for nominating our Master Coach Natasha Thayer for this year's "40 Under 40" award from the Business Examiner! You got her in! The ceremony is Tues, Aug 19, 4:30-7:30p at PLU-Mary Baker Russell Music Center. Tickets are $40 if you would like to attend (or save $5 per ticket if there are 10 or more!-check with Studio 6) plus discounts for kids. "Enjoy networking and appetizers in the outdoor amphitheater and awards."
Cost: $35-40
Location: Pacific Lutheran University

Saturday, Aug 23
Kim Archer live
Details: 12p Stadium Fare (Stadium district), 7-9p Treos Old Town
Cost: free/donation
Location: 12p First Presbyterian Church of Tacoma (Stadium district), 7-9p Treos (2312 N 30th St, Tacoma)

Saturday, Aug 30
Stadium Fare
Details: 50's theme featuring Studio 6 Ballroom! Come out & dance with us! 10a-3p.
Cost: free
Location: First Presbyterian Church of Tacoma (Stadium district)

Aug 31
Studio 6 Ballroom's 7 Year Anniversary!
Details: See S6 for details
Location: Studio 6 Ballroom

Sept 1
Free Dancing-Open House!
FREE EVENT TONIGHT! Thank you everyone from the bottoms of our hearts for being part of celebrating the 7 year anniversary of Studio 6 Ballroom! We’ve had a blast dancing with you every day this weekend, plus the fabulous live music-thank you O!, and we have one more event for you today! Every Monday Jaima & Kat take over the ballroom with Blues, Fusion, and Belly Dance! In honor of the anniversary weekend, Jaima is offering a by-donation Blues/Fusion lesson followed by a “come one, come all styles of dance” (heavy on Blues & Swing as usual) free dance from her, Wes & I—it all starts at 6p & goes til ya drop! Kat is offering a $5 special for newcomers to try out her Belly Dance class at 8p in one of our other dance rooms! Excited to see you and kick up our heels together!
Location: Studio 6 Ballroom

Sept 6
Salsa fest
Details: All ages event. Info from the organizer:
Salsaholics Fest! "Salsa for your hips & Salsa for your chips!
8 hours of live salsa!
Salsa taste testing tent provided by Las Margaritas, 
Free Salsa lesson tent provided by Studio 6 Ballroom
Kids Zone, Beer Garden
Music line up
1:00pm Free Salsa lessons on main stage
2:00pm Live mixes by DJ Gera
3:00pm Fusion 
4:30pm Charly Hernandez y su Orquesta Priemere
6:00pm Salsa Rosa Orquesta
7:30pm Directly from Colombia 'Hermit MC"
8:30pm 2 Time Grammy Award Winner "Carlos Cascante" y su Tumbao!
10:00pm Official After party inside with an exclusive set from Carlos Cascante

Admission: Before 3:00pm $10, After 3:00pm $15
VIP: $25 (includes 1 drink ticket and admitance into vip area and after). Children 12 and under Free

More info: www.salsaholics.com

Cost: $10 pre (See Studio 6 ), $15 day of, $25 VIP
Location: Tacoma 

Mon, Sept 22
Deaf Awareness Week free class!
Details: FREE "Silent" dance class with Melanie Gladstone on Sept. 22 from 7:30-8:15pm, in coordination with Tacoma's Deaf Awareness Week! No experience Necessary-intro Jazz solo dance moves easy for anyone! Tell your friends! Deaf, Hearing, Hard of Hearing, any hearing or none, any and all abilities alike, come on down! Mark your calendar! Stay tuned for more events on twitter @MelanieRachel22 and at deaffriendlyTacoma.blog.com
Location: Studio 6 Ballroom

Sept 25-28
Bridgetown Swing
Details: See S6 for details
Location: Portland, OR

Saturday, Sept 27
Stadium Fare
Details: Mardi Gras theme featuring Studio 6 Ballroom! Come out & dance with us! 10a-3p.
Cost: free
Location: First Presbyterian Church of Tacoma (Stadium district)

Oct 7
Visiting coach Nadia Eftedal
Details: World renown coach of champions, including our Master Coach Natasha Thayer, and adjudicator, Nadia Eftedal also has many top world titles of her own! More details on our Facebook page.
2 Cha Cha workshops 7p & 7:45p. Registration for current students first, registration for the general public opens Fri, Oct 3 for any remaining spots. 
Cost: $40 per workshop or only $50 for both! Must attend the 1st workshop in order to attend the 2nd workshop.
Location: Studio 6 Ballroom

Oct 18
Grupo Niche Live
Details: Live Salsa band from Columbia
Cost: $40-50
Location: King Hall, Seattle

Oct 18
Folsom Prism Live
Details: Live Johnny Cash style band - Blues/Swing
Cost: $8
Location: Jazzbones, Tacoma (block from S6)

Oct 25
Verve Showcase & 2 Year Anniversary Party
Details: See S6 for details
Cost: http://verveanniversary.weebly.com/
Location: Verve Ballroom, Lynnwood

Oct 31
Halloween Zombie/Thriller Crawl Dessert Tour
Details: Meet at Studio 6 at 7p. Guided tour includes food, dance lesson, and dancing!
Cost: $15 pre-paid - (Online or at Studio 6), $20 atd if space available 
Location: Studio 6, Ice Cream Social, and more!

Nov 1
Fundraiser Ball - Rainbow Center
Details: featuring dancing with Studio 6 Ballroom
Location: Tacoma Convention Center

Nov 1
Day of the Dead 6th Ave 
Details: TBA
Location: 6th Ave Tacoma

Nov 6-9
Sea to Sky West Coast Swing Weekend
Details: Workshops, practice, dances, competitions, shows! Cost: Early bird special ends at the end of Wed, Oct 15! Youth & Student specials. Order passes online: SeaToSkyDance.com 
Location: SeaTac Doubletree (airport area)

Nov 10
Kim Archer live!
Details: Live music with Kim Archer. Looking forward to dancing! 
Location: Smoke + Cedar

Nov 15
Live Music: Ben Potter
Details: Live music with Ben Potter in cafe. He does enjoy dancers! 
Location: Treos - Old Town

Nov 17
Live Music: Kim Archer
Details: Live music with Kim Archer. Looking forward to dancing! 
Location: Smoke + Cedar

Nov 22
Trans-Siberian Orchestra Concert
Details: Annual holiday concert (Key Arena-8p) & dinner trip. Carpool leaves S6 5:30p
Location: Key Arena, Seattle

Nov 30
Dinner Tour & Live Music
Details & Tickets: Our famous dinner tour! Enjoy a guided tour and full meal plus live entertainment by "The Human Jukebox" Steve Stefanowicz! 6thAveDinnerTours.com
Location: Studio 6 Ballroom, Half Pint, Wild Orchid, Ice Cream Social, and Legendary Doughnuts

Nov 30
Live Music: Steve Stefanowicz "The Human Jukebox"
Details: a fun mix of live music to dance to with Steve Stefanowicz 
Location: Studio 6 Ballroom

Sun, Dec 7
Happy Sinner Sunday Swing
Details: Weekly live & dj'd Vintage Swing & Blues dance by "The Happy Sinners!" We are honored to be the dance hall for The Happy Sinners! Starts with mini beginner Lindy lesson 2p followed by dancing 2-5p. Get your Lindy, Blues, WC & more on! All ages.
Cost: $10
Location: Studio 6 Ballroom

Mon, Dec 8
Kim Archer live
Details: In restaurant. Carpet around tables, non-carpet in entrance. Food & drink available for purchase. All ages.
Location: Smoke + Cedar

Wed, Dec 10
Maia Santell & House Blend live
Details: Live annual holiday show 7:30-10p. 
Cost: $8
Location: Jazzbones (a block away from S6)

Sunday, 
Specialty workshops with Raeli Clontz
Details: 12p-10p multiple workshops including "Stretch & Strengthen," Ballet Tech, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Contemporary, and Jazz. See Raeli's page under Special events for more info or visit our Facebook event .
Cost: $15 per class or $10 per class when taking multiple classes
Location: Studio 6 Ballroom

Sun, Feb 22
Dinner Tour "Day & Night Grub on The Ave" & Live Music
Details: Featuring tour & food at multiple food venues plus Maia Santell & House Blend. 6thAveDinnerTours.com
Cost: Dinner tour tickets available at 6thAveDinnerTours.com / Dance-only admission at the door
Location: Studio 6 Ballroom

Sun, Feb 22
Maia Santell & House Blend live!
Details:  Maia Santell & House Blend play a wonderful mix of Swing to Waltz. Includes mini lesson
Cost: $10 atd or included in Dinner tour ticket
Location: Studio 6 Ballroom

Thurs, Feb 26
Visiting Coach: Michael Kielbasa
Details:  Michael Kielbasa is one of today’s top Champions on the West Coast Swing circuit. West Coast Swing dancers and spectators know Michael for his unique and smooth style of choreography and freestyle dancing. Kielbasa has won several 1st place titles travels across the national, as well as internationally, competing and teaching.
Workshops are scheduled for 6:30p, 7:15p, and a special currently enrolled students at S6 8:15p.
Cost: 1 workshop $30, 2 workshops $50, 3 workshops (must be currently enrolled in WC Swing at S6) $60 - pre-paid online 
Location: Studio 6 Ballroom

Sat, Mar 7
Live music
Details: 9p
Cost: No cover
Location: Rock the Dock

Sat, Mar 14
Live Salsa
Details:  Cambalache. Carpool from S6.
Cost: $15 cash atd
Location: Seattle Club Sur

Sun, Mar 15
Maia Santell & House Blend
Details:  Mix of dances! All ages.
Cost: No cover
Location: Johnny's Dock

Sat, Mar 21
WC Swing on the town
Details:  Carpool from S6. All ages.

Sun, Mar 22
Portage Fill Big Band
Details:  Mix of dances! Carpool from S6. All ages.
Cost: $10
Location: O Space, Vashon Island

Mon, Mar 23
Kim Archer live
Details: Live music in restaurant. Both carpet & smooth floor available to dance on. All ages.
Cost: No cover, food and drink available for purchase.
Location: Studio 6 Ballroom

Sat, Mar 28
Live Mississippi Blues
Details:  Carpool from S6 (check in before the 28th to join the list). 21 & over.
Cost: $20 online
Location: Seattle Club Sur

Apr 3-5
Easter Swing
Details: as we receive them. All ages.
Location: Bellevue

Apr 11
Gray Sky Blues Festival
Details: Maia Santell & House Blend 2:30-3:30p (no cover). Multiple artists at multiple locations. 
http://www.tacomaevents.com/schedule-blues-festival.html
Cost: Some free, some cover
Location: Tacoma

Apr 18
Live Music 
Details: Brian Fiest Band 8p
Location: Penny's on the Boulevard Restaurant & Bar (Lakewood)

Mon, Apr 20
Visiting Coach: Michael Kielbasa
Details:  Michael Kielbasa is one of today’s top Champions on the West Coast Swing circuit. West Coast Swing dancers and spectators know Michael for his unique and smooth style of choreography and freestyle dancing. Kielbasa has won several 1st place titles travels across the national, as well as internationally, competing and teaching.
Workshop schedule 6:30 and 7:15p plus 8:15p for currently enrolled students! Be sure to enroll in our Wednesday WC Swing classes &/or private coaching to prepare! 
Cost: 1 workshop $30, 2 workshops $50, 3 workshops $60 Pay online link:  https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/home?studioid=218102
Location: Studio 6 Ballroom

Thurs, Apr 23
Belly Dance Student Recital
Details: 5p at Studio 6 Ballroom 

Sat, Apr 25
Chocolate Stroll on 6th Ave
Details: A Free University fundraiser fun event! 

Apr 25
Live music 
Details: Cover band. Carpool from S6 
Location: Great American Casino

 

Sun, May 17

Visiting coach Nadia Eftedal
Details: World renown coach of champions, including our Master Coach Natasha Thayer, and adjudicator, Nadia Eftedal also has many top world titles of her own! More details on our Facebook page. Cha Cha & more workshop details coming soon! Be sure to enroll in our Thursday classes or private coaching to prepare! Currently enrolled students get first dibs on limited enrollment. 1:30p, 2:15p, 3:00p break, 3:30p, 4:15p
Cost: 1 workshop $30, 2 workshops $50, 3 workshops $65, or all 4 workshops only $80!
Location: Studio 6 Ballroom

May 22-25
Folklife Festival 
Details: Multi-cultural - Live music, dancing , and shows. All ages. Carpool from S6 (more details as schedule comes out)
Cost: Donation &/or purchase memorabilia
Location: Seattle Center

May 30
Platinum Showcase 
Details: Day session for showcase entries, Buffet dinner, Evening session with shows and social dancing. All ages. More details as we receive them. 
Location: Verve Ballroom, Lynnwood

 

July 31 - Aug 2
Seattle Star Ball
Details: Ballroom dance competition. Details as they arrive.
Location: SeaTac Hilton

Aug 15-16
World Swing Champ & SYTYCD Champ Benji Schwimmer
Details: Our friend, Benji returns to Studio 6 Ballroom to teach workshops & private coaching!
Cost: Online registration
Location: Studio 6 Ballroom

Aug 30
8 Year Anniversary
Details: Contact S6
Location: Studio 6 Ballroom

 
 

Sept 15
Dinner Tour & Live Music
Details: Our famously fun dinner tours! This tour, "Old, Tween & New," will feature the always entertaining Champagne Sunday for live music, 6th Ave's new Table restaurant, Cork, Gateway to India and more! Menu available on website bellow! Organized by Studio 6 Ballroom since the beginning 7 years ago.
Cost: Tickets available NOW but they sell out so hurry! 6thAveDinnerTours.com
Location: Studio 6 Ballroom Event Hall & Studios, The Table, Cork! A Wine Bar, Gateway to India and more

Sept 25
Live Blues Infused Tango Music 
Details: 7:30-9:30p, Studio 6 Ballroom has been asked to teach,  https://www.facebook.com/events/1638029676479476/
Cost: $15
Location: Madera Furniture Company

Oct 16
Puyallup Festival of Books Swing Dance Social
Details: http://www.cityofpuyallup.org/library/events/library-events/puyallup-festival-books-swing-dance/
 WWII Memories of Valor. Includes lesson with Studio 6 on-location! Meet there or carpool from S6.
Cost: Tickets for this event are $5.00 and are available at Brown Paper Tickets, or can be purchased at the Library.
Location: Pioneer Park Pavilion 330 S. Meridian (Puyallup)

Oct 17
Live music: Champagne Sunday
Details: Entertaining duo to dance around to! Food & drink available for purchase.
Location: The Spar (Tacoma)

Oct 24
Cuban Experience
Details: Dinner, auctions, live music & dancing
Cost: $40 - tickets available at Studio 6
Location: Asian Cultural Center (Tacoma)

 

Oct 30
School music fundraiser
Details: 5-6p Swing lesson with Studio 6, live music dance 6-8p
Cost: $10
Location: St. Patrick's School

Oct 30
Halloween Dance with Live Music!
Details: Maia Santell & House Blend live! Live music 9:30-11:30p with dj taking requests during break and after the band. Pre-dance lesson: sign in 8:30 - WC Swing
Cost: $10, add just $5 for lesson
Location: Studio 6 Ballroom Event Hall & Studios

Nov 2
Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) / Celebration of life of loved ones lost - Let's celebrate!
Details: Procession and entertainment! Prepare some artwork/paper mache with workshops by local artist Di Sat 10/17 & 24 noon-2p and Wed 10/21 & 28 4-6p. Doors open 4p, procession 6p, live music and more 7p.
Location: Studio 6 Ballroom Event Hall & Studios and down 6th Ave

Nov 6-8
Sea to Sky Swing 
Details: Weekend of workshops, competitions, shows, and dancing
Cost: varies
Location: Seatac Doubletree

Nov 13
Maritime Heritage Swing Dance "Hollywood by the Sea"
Details: A holiday heritage swing dance in commemoration of Tacoma's cinematic past when Tacoma film producers dreame3d of creating a Hollywood at Titlow beach. Live music by Pierce County Community Big Band, lesson with Studio 6 Ballroom, refreshments from STINK Cheese-Meat and a no-host bar.
Cost: Suggested donation for entry goes to support events for 2016 Historic Preservation Program. RSVP on the Tacoma Historic Preservation Facebook page or (253) 591-5254 or purchase at Studio 6 Ballroom.
Location: Titlow Lodge (Tacoma)

Nov 20
Champagne Sunday live
Location: Half Pint 6th Ave

Nov 21
Kim Archer live
Details: Food available for purchase
Location: Treos Old Town on N 30th

Nov 28
Live music around town
Details: Feel like hitting the town for some live music? Here's what we've found for you in Tacoma...
Austin based singer AJ SEIDNER at the Madera showroom 8p $10
Vicci Martinez at Jazzbones 8:30p
Velocity at B Sharp Cafe 8p
Cody Raymond at Harmon 6p

Nov 28
Trans Siberian Orchestra holiday rock concert
Details: annual outing including dinner, check in at S6 for details and tickets starting now!
Cost: varies
Location: Key Arena, Seattle

Dec
Holiday Dance Party 
Details: 
Location: Studio 6 Ballroom

 2016

Jan 4-9
January class series begins with a variety!
Details: Ballroom, Latin, Swing, Country, Belly Dance, Hip Hop, Jazz, Ballet, Youth & Teen programs and more! Register the week before class begins to score a Friday pass!
http://studio6ballroom.com/lessons/classes/

Jan 5
Ukulele Sing-a-long Circus
Details: 6-8p Monthly get-together (1st Tues of each month). Bring your Uke, your voice, feet or hands for tapping and/or another instrument! Song sheets given at beginning of event and early notices on https://www.facebook.com/UkuleleSingalongCircus/?fref=ts
Cost: $8
Location: Studio 6 Ballroom

Jan 15
Live music: All In Tour
Details: Northwest favorites Kim Archer and Champagne Sunday kick off their Pacific Coast tour! Help them celebrate and fund raise for their trip!
Cost: https://www.facebook.com/events/867160413401690/ 
Location: Louis G's

Jan 17
Forever Tango world tour
Details: Featuring DWTS Anna & Dmitry. Anna is one of the dancers our very own Master Coach Natasha Thayer used to perform with across the states! We're very excited to take you to see her! We will arrange tickets (start at $55 incl fees) & dinner plus carpool from Studio 6 Ballroom so just let us know if you'd like to join in!
Location: Benaroya Hall (Seattle)

Jan 22-24
Canada Ballroom competition & Swing weekend
Details: Vancouver Challenge Cup and Swingcouver. Details as we receive them. We will arrange tickets, housing, and carpool.
Location: Vancouver BC

Feb
Dinner Tour & Live Music
Details: 6thAveDinnerTours.com
Location: Studio 6 and neighboring restaurants

Sat, June 18
Live Big Band
Details: Pierce County Community Big Band 7-9p (mini lesson included at 6:30p)
Supporting community and the arts. Please help me support this wonderful community big band, that supports mentoring music to our community's youth, by coming out this Saturday to enjoy their music (all ages musicians, all ages dance!)! Lesson included or comfy couches to kick back and enjoy the music 🙂 Hope to see you there, pass it on, it really makes them feel good and play their best when they have a crowd
Cost: $15 (includes lesson) / $10 for youth & college students
Location: Studio 6 Ballroom Event Hall & Studios

July 5
Ukulele Sing-a-long Circus
Details: 6-8p Monthly get-together (1st Tues of each month). Bring your Uke, your voice, feet or hands for tapping and/or another instrument! Song sheets given at beginning of event and early notices on https://www.facebook.com/UkuleleSingalongCircus/?fref=ts
Cost: $8
Location: Studio 6 Ballroom 

Sat, Feb 4 2017
Valentines for Veterans 
Details: Organized by "Give and Grow" - community coming together to create Valentines cards for Veterans
https://www.facebook.com/events/391386234536093/
Cost: Space & supplies donated by Studio 6 Ballroom and Give & Grow. Bring extra supplies if you can 🙂
Location: Studio 6 Ballroom Event Hall & Studios

Sun, Feb 19 2017
Belly Dance Review

Details: Monthly Belly Dance Show including dancers from around the sound and beyond. Organized by our very own instructor, Kat! Contact Kat to be a performer. Located in the popular B Sharp Cafe featuring food & beverage for purchase.
Location: B Sharp Cafe, Tacoma
Cost: No charge. Tips and food/beverage purchases appreciated!

Sat, Feb 25
Zumba Fundraiser
Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/102366440275180/
Cost: suggested donation $10
Location: Studio 6 Ballroom Event Hall & Studios

Sat, Feb 25
Miss Pierce County
Details: 1p, we have a student competing! Vote "People's Choice" for Isabell online ahead!
Cost: $20-25 http://www.misspiercecounty.org/
Location: Curtis High School

Thurs, March 9
Tango theme fundraiser
Details: Fundraiser for Emergency Food Network including Tango lesson by Studio 6 Ballroom!

 
 
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January

Vancouver Challenge Cup 
Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada

Derby City Swing 
Location: Louisville, KY

Amateur Competition 
Location: Kent, WA

March/April

Easter Swing (WC Swing and more) 
Location: Bellevue Hyatt

May

Portland Open Dancesport 
Location: Portland, OR

June

Dancesport Dance Camp 
Location: Las Vegas

Dance and Play WC Swing 
Location: Redmond, OR

Sunday Funday 
Location: Vancouver, BC Canada

July

August

Seattle Star Ball 
Location: Seatac Hilton

September

Dancesport Nationals 
Location: Orlando, FL

Cuba Dancesport 
Location: Havana, Cuba

October

Rocky Mountain Dancesport 
Location: Calgary, Alberta Canada

Delta Dancesport 
Location: Delta, BC Canada

November

Sea to Sky WC Swing weekend 
Location: Seatac DoubleTree

Caribbean Dancesport 
Location: Puerto Rico

Ohio Star Ball (filmed for PBS) 
Location: Columbus, OH

December

Holiday Dance Classic Championships 
Location: Las Vegas

 
 
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