NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Nashville Dance Congress welcomes more than 34 world champion dancers from nine different genres May 5-7 to the Millennium Maxwell House Hotel.
Award-winning dancers scheduled to perform include U.S. Open Opus Showcase champions Benji Schwimmer and Nicole Clonch, 2016 UCWDC World Cabaret Exhibition Champions Clyde Harris and Summer Elkin, NBC’s World of Dance contestants Luka Wolf and Jenalyn Pacheco and many more.
In addition to world-renowned dancing, this special cultural event includes rising stars, live music, daytime classes, an exclusive auction and social dancing. Featured dance genres include Salsa, Bachata, Ballroom Cabaret, West Coast Swing, Kizomba, Tango, Zouk, Lindy Hop and Balboa. Various special musical offerings take place throughout the hotel over the course of the weekend and all classes are complimentary to attendees, as space permits. Friday and Saturday show tickets are sold separately.
Spotlighted on the three-day agenda is Friday night’s Cinco de Mayo World Champion Dinner Show, which is hosted by former Saturday Night Live cast member Victoria Jackson. With purchase of tickets to this event, guests are lavished with a formal three-course dinner prepared by world-class chef Kevin Randolph as well as access to the Global Fundraiser Auction and performances by the world’s dance elite. Live and silent auction items include VIP dance experiences, cosmetic services and lunches with international champion performers. Proceeds benefit Nashville’s Global Education Center, which seeks to embrace the oneness of all people through multicultural arts programming.
• May 3-4 - Pre-parties at various locations
• May 5-7 - Daytime workshops from 11a.m. to 5p.m.
• May 5-6 - Parties, Socials, Milongas from 10p.m. to 4a.m.
• May 5 - Cinco de Mayo World Champion Dinner Show & Auction at 7:30p.m.
• May 6 - Saturday Night World Champion Spectacular at 8:30p.m.
To purchase tickets to a show or to view a detailed schedule of events and performances, visit www.nashvilledancecongress.com.
About Nashville Dance Congress
The Nashville Dance Congress, aka Nashville Salsa Congress, is a nonprofit 501(c)3 with the mission to provide dance enthusiasts, regardless of their economic status, access to world champion, world-class and legendary dance performers, instructors, and musicians through live presentations and instruction in an atmosphere promoting ethnic diversity, social tolerance and equality.
For more information, visit www.nashvilledancecongress.com.
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For media credentials, more information or to request an interview with one of the performers, contact Sara Shannon at 615-327-0100 or firstname.lastname@example.org.