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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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Dragon Boat Music Festival – Cal Lutheran University, May 20, 2017

There is a sense of pride when the city you live in partakes in cultural events of a high stature.  This was the case on May 20, 2017, at Cal Luthern University in Thousand Oaks, CA.   Pacific Pearl Music Association, Center for Asian Performing Arts, and Department of Languages and Cultures at Cal Lutheran presented an outstanding, […]

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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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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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Unity Dance Day – October 26, 2016

Who among us has not experienced some sort of misunderstanding, disagreement or miscommunication with another person.  Life  is full of situations both good and bad and it is how we handle it that makes a difference in the quality of our lives.  The Fordney Foundation is a big supporter of anti-bullying and we want to give […]

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This One’s For You…You Know Who You Are

This one’s for all you dancers and would-be dancers too.  I know we all have a lot to do in our lives.  We have schedules, school, work, to-do lists and commitments galore.  There are people we depend on and people who depend upon us.  Sometimes when summer ends, things that are considered “just for fun” get […]

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