Events

We’re surrounded by lots of fabulous and award wining restaurants, pubs, and bars plus craft ice cream! Park once and make a night of it! Check dates for our famous Dinner Tour & Live Music Nights!  All on-going events and mini lessons are drop-in or you can avoid the line and pay ahead online! All ages welcome unless otherwise stated. What are mini lessons? They are a fun way to meet people before the rest of the evening dancing begins. They are beginner friendly learn-a-move style lesson built to be easy to pick up and to allow you a chance to get to know others to dance with, or learn some fun moves for you and your partner if you brought one, once the party lights and music turn on. No partner necessary to attend!

Midweek Swing, Blues, and Fusion
When: weekly Wednesdays 8:00p following our West Coast Swing series classes. WC Swing, Blues, Fusion, and more! All ages.
Cost: $5 or included with tuition to one or more of the series classes the same evening*
*No dance Dec 26

Tango Practica
When: weekly Fridays 7:00p
Details: Tango practica 7:00-8:30p with mini beginner intro to Tango mini-lesson 7:15-7:30p
Cost: $10 or $15 for Tango Practica & Latin Night

Latin Night – Salsa, Bachata & more
When: weekly Fridays 8:30p
Details: 8:30p sign-in, 8:45p mini lesson, 9:15p party lights go on! Open to all! Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Cha Cha, Rumba, Cumbia, Swings….Mini Lesson/Learn-a-move in Merengue, Bachata, or Salsa depending on the week. Make a song request by taking a photo & checking-in online.
Average attendance details: 3/4 attend without partner or to rotate partners and around 1/4 are couples who choose to stay together for the lesson.
Cost: $10 or $15 for Tango Practica & Latin Night

All Inclusive Dance Styles (Ballroom)
When: Check with us on dates
Cost: $10
December’s event was fabulous fun 6 hours of dancing & demos! Thank you to all who attended and brought your fun to share!

 

More regular drop-in events:

Conscious Dance
When: 1st & 3rd Sundays, 5:30-7p
Details: Click here for more information
Held by: Tacoma Conscious Dance Collective 
Cost: $12

Scottish Country Dance
When: 2nd & 4th Sundays, 3-5:30p, Click here to check dates
Details: no partner necessary to join in (will be rotating through partners).
Held by: Tacoma Scottish Country Dancers
Cost: $7

Tai Ji Quan by Amon
When: 1st Sunday of each month, 12:30-2p
Details: Join Amon’s email list for updates
Held by: Amon Greene
Cost: suggested donation

December
Celebrity Workshops
Details: Zouk & WC Swing Champions from Brazil, Diego & Jessica enjoyed the wonderful energy of our students and wanted to return to do it again! More info as we get closer.
Location: Studio 6 Ballroom Event Hall & Studios

December 21
Tinnsel in Tollefson 
Details: Live musicians, story telling, and dance show featuring Studio 6!
Time: 3-6p
Location: Tollefson Plaza, Downtown Tacoma

December 31
ReLive New Years Eve Celebration 

Details: Live music!
More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1134842803342722/
Time: 6p-12:30a
Location: Tollefson Plaza, Downtown Tacoma

Sat, Jan 12
Live Music 
Details: Beale Street bound benefit for youth showcase duo featuring our very own super talented Miranda Kitchpanich at 1p! More details: https://www.facebook.com/events/124201915188968/
Time: 1-6p
Location: Louie G’s Pizza in Fife

Sat, Jan 18-19
Ballroom Dancesport Competition 
Details: Super welcoming & inclusive event! Competitions to watch or do in all ages, levels, and styles. Social Dancing, Jack n Jills, mini lesson, finale show. Ask us for more info.
Location: Vancouver, BC

Sat, Jan 24-27
Swingcouver 
Details: WC Swing convention
Location: Richmond, BC

Feb TBA
Roaring 20’s Party 
Details: Live big band music!
Location: Tacoma – mystery location

May
Denmark 
Details: Tours, dancing, lesson, competition, show, and more! Check with us for info. Our Master Coach Natasha Thayer was the US rep judge at this event last year and it was a fabulous trip!
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

 

2019
Vancouver, Denmark, Las Vegas, Cuba, Calgary, Paris, and more!

January 18-19
Vancouver, Canada
Details: Super welcoming & inclusive event! Competitions to watch or do in all ages, levels, and styles. Social Dancing, Jack n Jills, mini lesson, finale show. Dancing, Touring, Competitions, Shows, Workshops. Ballroom (All dance styles) competition with socials and more. Also “Dine Out Vancouver!” Ask us for more info.

May 2-6
Copenhagen, Denmark
Details:
Dancing, Touring, Competitions, Shows, Workshops

May 10-11
Portland, OR
Details: Dancing, Touring, Competitions, Shows, Workshops

June
Vancouver, Canada
Details: Saturday tour of live music, Sunday Competition with JJ’s, social, mini lesson and more. Optional dance cruise trip following.

June
Montreal, Canada
Details: Dancing, Touring, Competitions, Shows, Workshops

July 13-14
Las Vegas
Location: Caesar’s Palace

July 20-21
Delta Dancesport Competition
Location: Delta, BC, Canada

Aug 16-19
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Details: Dancing, Touring, Competitions, Shows, Workshops

Cruise to Cuba

Oct 4-6
Seattle Star Ball
Details: Dancing, Competitions, Shows, Workshops

Oct 18-20
Rocky Mountain Dancesport Competition
Details: Competitions am/am, pro/am, and pro/pro. Fabulous workshops.
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Nov 
Instep Showcase
Details: 1-3p
Location: Lakewood Elks

Dec 
Dancing in Paris