Get on Your Feet for National Dance Day - Newport Mesa Moms

In the words of Lady Gaga herself, “Just Dance!”  Put on your dancing shoes (sneakers work just fine too) and meet up at the Julianne and George Argyros Plaza for a special event celebrating National Dance Day, Saturday July 28th!  This FREE event runs from 1pm to 8pm and is meant for people of all ages and abilities.  With many live performances and interactive dance lessons in a variety of dance styles, the Dizzy Feet Foundation and Segerstrom Center for the Arts hope to “encourage everyone to embrace dance as a fun and positive way to maintain good health.”

The day’s line-up of events is as follows:

1:00 – 1:30pm Opening announcements & warm-up Main Stage
1:00 – 2:15pm Contemporary Master Class with Rochelle Mapes* Education Lab
1:30 – 2:00pm Tap performance & class with Kyle Van Newkirk Main Stage
1:30 – 2:15pm Learn “Thriller” choreography with Culture Shock LA Community Stage
2:00 – 2:15pm 5 Days of Broadway performance Main Stage
2:15 – 2:30pm Backhausdance performance Main Stage
2:15 – 3:00pm Viver Brasil – Afro-Brazilian dance workshop Community Stage
2:15 – 3:30pm Ballet Master Class with Amanda Cobb* Education Lab
2:30 – 2:45pm Relampago del Cielo Grupo Folklorico performance Main Stage
2:45 – 3:00pm Summer at the Center performance Main Stage
3:00 – 3:30pm Inifinite Flow: An Inclusive Dance Company workshop Main Stage
3:00 – 3:30pm DEA Youth Dance Program workshop Community Stage
3:30 – 4:00pm Backhausdance workshop Community Stage
3:30 – 4:45pm Ballroom Master Class with Koko Iwasaki & Kiki Nyemchek* Education Lab
4:00 – 4:30pm ABT William J. Gillespie School demonstration Main Stage
4:30 – 5:00pm Country Line Dancing class with Dev Edwards Main Stage
4:55 – 5:15pm School of Rock – The Musical workshop & class Main Stage
5:15 – 6:30pm National Dance Day Routine led by Allison Holker Main Stage
6:30 – 8:00pm Silent Disco Dance Party Main Stage

At 5:15 pm, join So You Think You Can Dance All-Star Allison Holker as she leads everyone in this year’s National Dance Routine.  If you want to practice the routine before-hand, you can watch the video HERE.


“Dance is for everybody and EVERY BODY!”

Argyros Plaza • 600 Town Center Drive • Costa Mesa • 92626

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