Dance Fever! Ouch! *Sizzle*

Reposting a Media Alert about Manhattan Amateur Classic – if you’re close enough, GO! I’ve heard it’s a fabulous competition.

New York City to Catch a Major Case of Dance Fever

During the 21st Manhattan Amateur Classic on Jan. 14-16, 2011

More Than 1,000 Dancers from Across North America Expected to Compete

The Manhattan Amateur Classic (MAC), sponsored by the Greater New York Chapter of USA Dance, is one of the largest dance competitions of its kind and one of the longest-running, now entering its 21st consecutive year. The competition will feature pre-bronze through open, Standard, Latin, Smooth, Rhythm, Cabaret and Theater Arts. Dancers in all age categories will compete in tango, waltz, cha cha, samba, swing, mambo and much more.

While this event is for amateurs, it has been the launch pad for many dance stars who represent the United States across the world, as well as those who go on to appear on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars,” Fox’s “So You Think You Can Dance” and NBC’s “America’s Got Talent.”

Grand Ballroom at The Manhattan Center
311 W. 34 Street (NYC)

Friday, January 14 to Sunday, January 16, 2011

Hanna Lee
Hanna Lee Communications /
(212) 527-9969 (O) / (646) 752-1526 (M)

USA Dance is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit organization run by volunteers dedicated to promoting ballroom dancing as a social and competitive activity at the grass roots level in communities, colleges, and secondary schools all over the U.S. The Greater New York chapter fulfills that mission in the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island and parts of New Jersey and Connecticut. For more information, please visit


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