Dance with us every Tuesday!

Experience and learn Lindy Hop and other swing dances in Washington DC.

What We Offer

New Columbia Social

Our weekly social dance. Free for first timers with email signup.

Tuesday, September 24th

Drop-in Lesson 8pm, Dancing 9pm

2437 Fifteenth Street NW
Washington, DC 20009

DJ:
Sommer Gentry
Michael Quisao


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Classes

Current Classes

Swing 1: Intro to Lindy Hop
with Lee Tucker and Sarah Garr
Aug. 20th, Aug. 27th, Sept. 3rd, Sept. 10th, Sept. 17th, Sept. 24th

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Swing 2: Charleston
with Gretchen Midgley and David Lee
Aug. 20th, Aug. 27th, Sept. 3rd, Sept. 10th, Sept. 17th, Sept. 24th

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The Big Apple Routine part 1
with Annabel Quisao and Jason Niesz
Sept. 10th, Sept. 17th, Sept. 24th

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Coming Up Next

Swing 1: Intro to Lindy Hop

Begins October 1st

Learn the fundamental rhythms, movements, and partnering integral to the swing dance style invented in the ballrooms of 1930s/40s Harlem, the Lindy Hop!

Instructors:
TBD

Swing 2: Lindy Hop Moves and Partnership

Begins October 1st

​​​​​​​Expand your Lindy Hop move library and continue working on how to communicate effectively, comfortably, and receptively with your partner on the social dance floor.

Instructors:
Lee Tucker
Heather Jenkins

The Big Apple Routine part 2

Begins October 1st

Choreographed by Frankie Manning for Whitey’s Lindy Hoppers, the Big Apple routine is a solo dance choreography inspired by a 1930s dance craze. You can see Whitey’s Lindy Hoppers perform it in the 1937 movie, Keep Punchin’. Learn this piece of lindy hop history and practice a variety of solo jazz movements in the process!

Instructors:
Annabel Quisao
Jason Niesz

Glen Echo Dances

Dance to live bands in the historic Glen Echo Spanish Ballroom.

November 16th, 2019

Enjoy a night of dancing in the historic Spanish Ballroom to the beloved swing dance veterans, the Boilermaker Jazz Band!

7300 MacArthur Boulevard
Glen Echo, MD 20812

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Our Next Dance:

New Columbia Social at Josephine Butler Parks Center

When:
Tuesday September 24, 2019
8 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Where:
2437 Fifteenth Street NW
Washington, DC 20009

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