Show 02 Tickets: The History of Black Dance in America - Friday, February 24, 2012

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Friday, February 24, 2012 - 11:30am

 Chester Whitmore 


Ron Parker

A Central Ave Dance Ensemble Production 


The History of Black Dance in America


Choreography by

Chester Whitmore

Ron Parker

 Join us for a performance of African and African-American inspired social dances popularly danced in the United States from the 1800s to today.  Click here to see our video.

Journey through time to explore the Black roots of dances such as:     

  • Urban Ballroom

  • Spirituals

  • Blues

  • Work Songs

  • Cake Walk

  • Black Bottom

  • Buck (Tap)

  • Shim Sham

  • Urban ChaCha

  • Charleston

  • Foxtrot

  • Lindy Hop

  • Swing

  • Samba

  • Mambo

  • Disco

  • Salsa

  • Hip Hop

  • Chicago Style Step

  • Candombe/Milonga

  • And much, much more...

This is an evening of both entertainment and education for the entire family.  

Santa Monica Bay Woman's Club

1210 4th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401

February 24, 2012


Tickets: $22.50 General Admission | $17.50 Seniors, Students, USA Dance, Dance Buddies and Smooth Dance Members
$27.50 Preferred Seating 
VIP Seating Available (Rows 1 & 2 and Balconey)

  Black History Month 2012!

Jitterbugging in Negro Juke Joint


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Seating Options - Friday, Feb 24, 2012

Please note special 12-Pack multiple ticket purchase rate: Buy 10 tickets and get 2 free.  That's 12 tickets for the price of 10.  Look for the "12-Pack" option on the pulldown above.

Valid ID is required for the following discounted admissions:

  • Senior (over age 60)
  • Student
  • USA Dance (valid membership card)
  • Dance Buddies (valid membership card)
  • Smooth Dancers (valid membership card)

Your receipt is your ticket.  Bring it with you to the show along with ID.  Thank you for your generous support, and enjoy the show!