A Cuban bandleader named Perez Prado is credited with starting the Mambo dance craze in the mid-1950s. The Mambo is a Rumba with a break on 2 and 4 in 4/4 time, danced according to the individual dancer’s temperament. While conservative dancers can maintain a closed position, daring dancers can perform breakaway steps and completely separate themselves from each other.
Holiday Show Tickets Are On Sale Now!
Enjoy Great Dance Performances Dec. 8 Tickets are on sale now for the Ninth Annual Holiday Show & Dinner Dance. You’ll enjoy dancers twirling through performances set to holiday music, then feast on a lovely dinner and dance the evening away. The event runs from 6-10 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8 at Pine Ridge Country […]
Get FREE Lessons During Festival at Fred Astaire Willoughby!
Theme Parties, Free Lessons, Prizes & More! It’s time for Winter Festival, three weeks of bigger, better and badder parties. Festival runs from December 1-20, and you won’t want to miss a minute of it. And The Themes Are: Every Friday, we hold a party — THEME PARTIES. Best costume the first […]