“Dancing is about connections … to our friends, to our families, to our neighbors. It is one of the most expressive ways we celebrate and communicate our cultures and communities. With Dancing Classrooms, we are able to reach children in existing classroom settings and address fundamental issues of mutual respect and self-esteem – issues that social dance puts into practice. We hope to inspire children through dance to do well, to respect one another, to be proud. This program is about more than dance, it is about teaching children to take a bow.” - Pierre Dulaine & Yvonne Marceau


News & Media

Dancing Classrooms 2017 Celebration Gala
TV 20 Cleveland

2017 Celebration Gala
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2017 Celebration Gala
Currents News

In dapper ties and sequined mint green dresses, the waltzers whirled around The Orchid Ballroom at The Westin with confidence and style, welcoming patrons to the 2017 Celebration Gala.
We the People - Dancing Classrooms
WKYC Channel 3

Providing substance and culture in the lives of young children is only part of what Dancing Classrooms has in mind.
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Fifth Graders at Toni Morrison Elementary School in Lorain Learn Merengue and Manners
The Morning Journal

Teaching Artists say an amazing transformation happens within 10 weeks as fifth-grade students learn to step and twirl together at Toni Morrison Elementary School in Lorain.
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Dancing Classrooms Steps Up Social Skills

Noise from the otherwise boisterous students falls to a hush before they enter the gym, and they proceed quietly in two’s, arm in arm, and take their places to practice such traditional dance techniques as the waltz and the foxtrot.
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Using Dancing as a Tool
Romona's Kids

A popular program in northeast Ohio is teaching children important lessons of confidence and self-esteem in a way you might not expect: ballroom dancing!
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Dancing Classrooms Teaches More Than Dance
WKYC Channel 3

"Dancing Classrooms" teaches more than dance.
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Harrison Students Learn Dance Moves & So Much More
Lakewood City Schools

Harrison Elementary Culminating Event... Check out the photos!
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Fifth Grade Ballroom Dancers Compete At Sixth Annual Colors of the Rainbow Team Match

Pictures from our Colors of the Rainbow Team Match!
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Three dancing teams from Euclid Schools will compete in Grand Finals of competition
The News Herald

Bluestone Elementary, Chardon Hills Magnet School and Shoreview Elementary all advance to the Grand Finals!
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