Tweet Last night at our dance a young lady asked me how to buckle ballroom shoes. “I Googled it,” said the young lady, “and I couldn’t find anything!” She had a pair of shoes that had been sitting in her closet for at least a year, unworn, because she wasn’t sure how to operate the […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Tweet Great news, everybody: at our dance this coming Friday we’ll be raffling off a pair of tickets to Dancing Stars of Central Georgia. Buy a raffle ticket for $1 and be entered to win! The face value of these tickets is $75 each; your ticket admits you to the cocktail hour (open bar), dinner, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Tweet Check out NewsCentral’s profile of Ashley Copelan (1/2 of our own Team Dashley) and a member of the competition, Steve Welsh and Pilar Wilder: Also, in an awesome coincidence, this afternoon we got an email from the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame soliciting extras for a movie about Jackie Robinson that will be shooting […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Tweet Say it with me: Not really! But last night Daniel and I went to the Macon Shag Club (motto: “It’s Not What It Sounds Like”) for the first time and were very warmly welcomed. Shag is a much-loved dance in the Carolinas and the South more generally; we have not yet begun to learn […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Tweet Not really. Because there is no such thing as a famous English professor. But the External Affairs department at Macon State was kind enough to put a story about my participation in Dancing Stars of Central Georgia on the College’s homepage today. Now, in addition to “I saw you on TV!” I am hearing […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Tweet Well, sports fans, it’s spring break at the Madison Studio and my parents are in town this week (Hi, Mom & Dad! See you again in June!), so not much dancing going on here at DLDancers HQ. Nevertheless, because I am just that kind of hard-working bloggiste, I am bringing you some updates. With […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.
Tweet Not really. (Do you see a pattern developing here?) But it turns out that Team LaJack is prominently (albeit facelessly) featured in the TV ad for Dancing Stars of Central Georgia! Finally I understand why the DWTS pros go to the trouble of dressing cute and putting makeup on for rehearsals. Our friend Sheree’ saw […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Tweet Dear readers, I have a secret. I am not a professional dancer. In fact, because of USA Dance’s rules about amateur competitions, I am explicitly, stridently, and vocally Not A Professional Dancer. But lately I’ve been impersonating one for a couple of days each week and here’s what I’ve learned: being a professional dancer […]Continue Reading... No Comments.