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North American Imperial Star Ball Added to Spotlight – November 2017

  The Fordney Foundation is happy to announce that we have a new competition added to our November line-up of fabulous competitions already set to take place in November.  The North American Imperial Star Ball was very successful in Cherry Hill, New Jersey for many years and now has changed their location to Chicago, Illinois.  We look […]

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Spotlight – November 2017 (Special Edition)

    This month is packed to the brim with exciting events to attend or compete in.  If you are in the California area, it doesn’t get any better than the Hollywood Dancesport Championships.  Come see Mary Murphy at her best and be part of the “California dream” dancesport competition experience.  They are giving away […]

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Hot vs. Tepid

It’s a fact, if you are going to participate in ballroom/dancesport, you must be prepared for anything. I thought I would share with you some pointers that are slightly not so obvious or you may be taking for granted. If you can grasp what I’m trying to point out, it can make all the difference […]

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Spotlight – October 2017

    It’s getting exciting, as we embrace fall and get prepared for the Ohio Star Ball Championships coming in November.  October is filled with excellent competitions that the Fordney Foundation represents.  Two are on the East Coast on different dates in the same town and one is on the West Coast.  Besides racking up good […]

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“Come to the Cabaret”

  There is a song called “Cabaret” from the 1966 musical of the same name.  In 1972, the movie Cabaret came out, depicting the whole cabaret scene.  This movie is quite famous and the Director, Bob Fosse, won an Academy Award in 1973.  Bob Fosse also directed Pippin and Chicago. The incredible music and song from this movie made Liza […]

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Spotlight – September 2017

    As summer slightly takes a turn into fall while the weather is still nice and hot, so are our competitions for the month of September.  September has three great competitions all across the map.  So get your best dancing clothes and shoes out and come shine at one of these events.  Why not get picked […]

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Devotion to Motion

So readers, if I’m going to be honest and tell the truth, writing blogs for the Fordney Foundation is fun because I get to write about dance and everything about dance.  Our non-profit organization caters to dance and I’m delighted to be surrounded by people who are “all about dance.” Not everyone can be as […]

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Spotlight – August 2017

  It’s time to be part of the summer action and get your pro-am spirit going.  There’s no time like the present to get yourself on that dance floor and show everyone what you got.  For the month of August, we’ve got an East Coast thing happening and a West Coast event, so just maybe you’ll be […]

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What Is Dubstep?

By now you must know that we are all about Ballroom/Dancesport and we keep you posted in all aspects of events and subjects related to these areas hoping that they are helpful and useful to you in your dance journeys. The Fordney Foundation also has deep love for all other dances in this vast universe and […]

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First Annual DREAM Showcase – May 23, 2017

WOW! It sounded almost like a rock concert, the way people were carrying on. DJ Tom Mendola was on stage and set up lively dance music. Parents, students, and teachers were everywhere with standing room only. There was a place to take a picture of the stars of the show (Colfax and Woodlake students) with red […]

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