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Dancing With The Thousand Oaks Stars (DWTOS)

I bet you didn’t know that Thousand Oaks has its own, DWTS, or as they like to say it, Dancing With The Thousand Oaks Stars. That’s right, if you go to Thousand Oaks High School, then you already know about this exciting, fun, annual dance event. It just so happens that our Director of Fordney Foundation, […]

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Meet our DREAM Couple

  CONGRATULATIONS TO ERICA ARNOLD AND ARTEMI OKUNEV! It is with great pleasure that the Fordney Foundation announces the newly married couple, Erica Arnold and Artemi Okunev!  As you may know, Erica Arnold is our resident DREAM girl.  Last year the Fordney Foundation created a dance program called DREAM in the west valley area of Southern California […]

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The Best of the Best

    There’s been a lot of talk and postings lately on “The Best of the Best” and now I want to take the time and tell you exactly what “The Best of the Best” means in relation to you as a dancer. It still is a work in progress for us and we promise […]

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Are You Worth A Million

  It is very exciting when we see a new innovative dance show take center stage. There are two reasons for that, one, when you are a dancer you love to see other people dance and two, it just might present an opportunity for an unknown dancer to become an instant star! So we love […]

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Spotlight – May 2017

It is truly ballroom/dancesport competition time.  And, if you have “a thing” about performing in California, you are in luck.  The Emerald Ball is the ultimate place to showcase your dance wizardry in all the pomp and circumstance you can stand.  On the flip side, if the East Coast is “your thing,” the American Star […]

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Highlights of the Arnold Sports Festival – March 4 – 5, 2017

The Arnold Sports Festival held on March 4 – 5, 2017 in Columbus, Ohio has become one of the most prestigious dance competitions in the United States.  It has all the excitement a great dancesport event should have.  The competition level this year was off the charts; as the level of dancing was of the highest caliber.  The […]

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California Open Championships – February 15 – 19, 2017

    Nothing could be better for the Fordney Foundation, then to see the young dancers we know, represent and work with, grow in their ballroom dancing skills.  I take that back, there is one thing better than that, seeing them win at competitions!  If you were at the California Open Championships, February 15 – 19, […]

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Spotlight – March 2017

In March, get ready for one of our favorite, always exciting, fun-filled dancesport competitions.  That would be the Arnold Youth Dancesport Classic.  If you have never been a competitor in a competition or you’ve never seen a competition, as part of the audience, Ohio is the place to be in March.  “The Arnold” is always a great show.  The […]

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‘Ladies of Ballroom’…Let The Music Begin ANNOUNCEMENT

We’ve come a long way from where we once started. We are very proud to announce that our liaison with Brent Thomas Mills is seeing his brain-child come to fruition. Music and dance come together on a brand new CD, with a never been done idea. This CD is comprised of American style music with […]

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Spotlight – February 2017

Welcome back to our second month of Spotlight in our New Year.  In the next couple of months it is our hope that you will find a dance event that interests you.  If you wish to go further and take your ballroom dancing to a new level, the Fordney Foundation strongly encourages you to seek out a competition.  Entering a […]

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