Calendar of Events; Week of August 7th – August 12th

NATIONAL DANCE CLUBS WEEK OF EVENTS

Monday, 8.7:

Preliminary Bronze Class begins at 7:00pm in our Murfreesboro and Brentwoood studios

Advanced Bronze Class begins at 7:00pm in our Murfreesboro and Brentwood studios

Bronze Elements Class with Kristin begins at 7:00pm in our Belle Meade studio


Tuesday, 8.8:

Social Ease Class begins at 7:00pm in all studios

Style & Technique Class begins at 7:00pm in our Murfreesboro and Brentwood studios

 

Wednesday, 8.9:  

Showtime Elements Class begins at 11:00am in our Brentwood studio
International Bronze Class begins at 11:00am in our Murfreesboro studio
Stretch and Strength Class with Rachel begins at 11:00am in our Belle Meade studio

International Bronze Class begins at 12:00pm in our Brentwood studio

Intermediate Bronze Class begins at 7:00pm in our Murfreesboro and Brentwood studios

Bronze and Above Class with Bryanna begins at 8:00pm in our Belle Meade studio

 

 

Thursday, 8.10:

It is, once again, the MOST important night of the week! GUEST NIGHT!!! Now is the time to share what you love with those you love.

As a thank you from your staff, each guest will earn you points towards FABULOUS gifts!! Please see your instructor about sponsorship.
Be all you can be by helping someone else be all that they can be through dance.

Newcomer Class begins at 7:00pm in all studios
Guest Night Party begins at 8:00pm in all studios

 

Friday, 8.11:

Hey, Yogi! Pack up your dancin’ shoes and your favorite picnic basket and join your NDC family for the ultimate picnic party! Food, dancing, and friendship! What more could you want in an evening?!

Group Classes begin at 7:00pm
Open Dancing begins at 8:00pm

 

 

Saturday, 8.12:

Ballroom Cardio Class begins at 11:00am in our Brentwood and Murfreesboro studios

Ladies Group Class with Elizabeth begins at 11:00am in our Belle Meade studio

 

The Saturday Night Dance Party will be held in our Brentwood studio!
Brentwood Studio
5714 Edmondson Pike
Nashville, TN  37211

Group Class begins at 7:00pm
Open Dancing begins at 8:00pm



 

Contact and Location Information:

NDC Murfreesboro:   (615) 849-1155
710 Memorial Blvd. Suite 122
Murfreesboro, TN  37129

NDC Brentwood:   (615) 277-1155
5714 Edmondson Pike
Nashville, TN  37211

NDC Belle Meade:  (615) 352-1155
5133 Harding Pike
Suite A12
Nashville, TN  37205

NDC Franklin:  (615) 861-1142
209 S Royal Oaks Blvd
Suite 124
Franklin, TN 37064

~photo credits to Donna Duda, Caroline Brown-Rutland, and Stephen Marino~

National Dance Clubs First Annual Championships Winners

Congratulations to all of our competitors! This weekend was full of energy and excitement and we couldn’t have done it without all of our hard working students. We hope you all enjoyed the 2017 NDC Championships as much as we did!

NDC Amateur Silver Champion

Betsy Bradley

 

NDC Gold Female

Dorris Ziehr

 

NDC Amateur Gold Champion

Dorris Ziehr

 

NDC Bronze Solo Male

Dr. Jim Calder

 

NDC Bronze Solo Female

Marianna Perratta

 

NDC Silver Solo Female

Sonia Smithson

 

NDC Amateur Solo Champion

Sonia Smithson

 

NDC Bronze Spectacular Male

Ken Holbert

 

NDC Bronze Spectacular Female

Pat Houseman

 

NDC Bronze Spectacular Amateur Couple

Dr. Jim & Beverly Calder

 

NDC Silver Spectacular Male

Ken Holbert

NDC Top Amateur Grand Champion

Pat Houseman

 

NDC Top Junior Male

Aiden Carbine

 

NDC Top Junior Female

Natalya McCaskill

 

NDC Top Youth Male

Josiah McCaskill

 

NDC Top Youth Female

LindaGail Rutland

 

NDC Newcomer Male

Tony Martin

 

NDC Newcomer Female

Brenda Davis

 

NDC Newcomer Amateur Couple

Greg & Mary Sample

 

NDC Bronze Male

Dr. Jim Calder

 

NDC Bronze Female

Beverly Calder

 

NDC Bronze Amateur Couple

Dr. Jim & Beverly Calder

NDC Amateur Bronze Champion

Pat Houseman

 

NDC Silver Male

Ken Holbert

 

NDC Silver Female

Betsy Bradley

 

NDC Silver Spectacular Female

Betsy Bradley

 

NDC Gold Spectacular Female

Dorris Ziehr

 

NDC Amateur Spectacular Champion

Dorris Ziehr

 

NDC Amateur Showcase Champion

Linda Brown

 

NDC Amateur Seasonal Champions

Sonia Smithson & Linda Brown

 

NDC Professional American Smooth Champions

Carl Madanchi & Christa Bacon-Madanchi

 

NDC Professional American Rhythm Champions

Vincent Ballard & Chelsea Knutson

 

NDC Professional Show Dance Champions

Vincent Ballard & Chelsea Knutson

NDC Professional Theater Arts Champions

Alfie Perratta & Sloan Cobb

 

Top Studio

Murfreesboro

 

Top Teachers Overall

 

Vincent Ballard – Murfreesboro Studio

 

Alfie Perratta – Brentwood Studio

 

David Westover – Franklin Studio

 

Carl Madanchi – Murfreesboro Studio

 

Chelsea Knutson – Murfreesboro Studio

 

Riley Wingate – Murfreesboro Studio

CONGRATULATIONS!!!

Get to know the coaches of NDC; Meet Jennifer ‘JT’ Thomas

Jennifer “JT” Thomas has been dancing in various forms since the age of 5. Her studies include ballet, jazz, tap, acrobatics and all forms of partnership/ballroom dance, making her one of the most well-rounded instructors and competitors in the industry. She earned a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree with an emphasis in dance at the University of Arizona in 1996 and has since competed and performed throughout the United States and Great Britain. Since late 2013, JT has been a dance Director for one of the top studios in the nation, National Dance Clubs.

 

 

Professional Competitive Experience:

 

 (2007) World American Ballroom Champion

 (2007) U.S. National American Ballroom Champion

(2007) North American Smooth Champion

(2006) World American Ballroom Finalist

(2005) U.S. National Rising Star American Ballroom Champion

(2005) U.S. Representative at Blackpool Invitational Exhibition – 3rd place

 (2005) U.S. Theatrical Runner-up

(2004) Holiday Dance Classic Showdance Champion

(2002) Hawaii Star Ball Rising Star Latin Champion

(2002) Ohio Star Ball Rising Star Latin Finalist

(1999) Fred Astaire National Rising Star Rhythm Champion Pro-Am Teacher/Competitor

 

  • 18 years dance instruction experience in ballet, jazz and ballroom
  • 14 years Pro-Am competition experience in all four styles – (Standard, Latin, Smooth and Rhythm) as well as theatrical 2002

Partnered U.S. National Overall Top Male Student

 

 

Performance Experience:

 

2007-2008 Featured Entertainers for competitions including:

Heritage Classic, Mexico Open and Sapphire Ball

2007-2008 America’s Ballroom Challenge (PBS) – featured competitor

2007 Enchanted (Disney) November release – featured dancer

2007 Dancing with the Stars (ABC) Oct 2 – featured performer

2005-2006 Featured dancer in ABC promotions for Dancing With the Stars including Good Morning America and Times Square

2000-2005 Featured dancer in numerous Wendy Johnson productions 2005 Featured dance instructor/performer in Elimidate’s Elimidance

2003 Gracie Allen Awards Show performer

1998-2000 Guest dance instructor on local major network news programs

Millennium DanceSport 2017 Winners

All of the competitors from National Dance Club family trained for months, day in and day out. Everyone stepped onto the Millennium dance floor, and left their sweat, tears and heart. A round of applause from all of us to EVERYone who braved the heats!! 

To our winners; it is, indeed, your time to shine! Each of you deserve every medal and trophy that you took home.

We could not be more proud to have had you all represent NDC at Millennium 2017!!!!

 

NDC Murfreeboro:

Top Large Studio

 

 

NDC Brentwood:

Top Small Studio

 

 

Dorris Zeihr:

Top Gold Female

 

 

Linda Brown:

1st Place Spectacular
1st Place Champion of Champions Showcase
3rd Place Smooth Championships

 

 

Connie Jones:

Grand Finalist

 

 

 

Dr. Jim and Beverly Calder:

1st Place Novice Championships (Couple)
1st Place Duet
1st Place Solo Spectacular (Dr. Calder)
Top 20 best student competing within Millennium DanceSport (Dr. Calder)
Finalist 3-Dance  (Beverly Calder)
1st Place Solo Spectacular (Beverly Calder)

 

 

Pat Houseman:

1st Place Multi 2-Dance Smooth
2nd Place 2-Dance International
2nd Place 3-Dance International
1st Place Spectacular

 

 

Sam and Mary Zutter:

1st Place 3-Dance Rhythm
1st Place 3-Dance Smooth
1st Place Solo Spectacular (Sam Zutter)

 

 

Bobby Dial:

1st Place Solo Spectacular

 

 

Stephanie Donithan:

13th Overall Best Student competing within Millennium DanceSport