Whether you are a pure beginner and well-seasoned dancer, we have Lessons and good times for every level. Then stay and dance the night away to featured DJs or live music by some of the best local bands right on the stage! You will definitely have fun, get some exercise, and meet tons of new friends!
Lindy Hop, Jitterbug/East Coast, Blues Dance, Charleston, West Coast Swing, Collegiate Shag, Balboa & Carolina Shag.
Two left feet welcome. No partners required.

Come out and learn the dance that has keep people on their toes for over a century!
Our goal is to create Swing Dancers by teaching all forms of swing dance to help you keep adding chapters in your "Swing Book Of Tricks". ~SVa Staff

Thursdays at the Attucks Theatre, 1010 Church Street, Norfolk, VA.
(enter through Loading Dock Doors off Henry Street)
Doors open at 6:00p
(please get arrive early to check in)
7p-8p Swing Dance LessonsCOST: $10/$8 Students
8p-10:30p Dance -
COST: $5/$4 Students

LESSON for all levels • COST: $10/$8 Students • includes the Dance
Please try to get there BEFORE start-time, we like to start ON TIME. Thanks! ~Instructors

Come early to practice a little to get your feet all warmed up and rythm in your soul.

Ask an instructor for a few tips on how to improve your skills or a pointer or two to help what techniques you need to work on.


Learn the core patterns, connections, & combinations to give you a understanding of this smooth classic dance style.


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8p-10:30p SOCIAL DANCE • Cost $5/$4 Students ($10 if live music)

Come on out and dance the night away as featured DJs (or bands) keep the music playing to keep your toes a-tappin and you on the dance floor. Get ready for all sorts of tunes to keep you dancing all night!

The "first half" of the DJ Dance music is a mix of Vintage & Modern Swing Tunes, Jazz, Neo-Swing, Rockabilly, and Jump Blues.

Then the "second half" we groove it up a bit with some Blues, R&B, Soul, Funk, Pop and all sorts of in-between.

Attucks Swing Dance NIte

Crispus Attucks Theatre, 1010 Church Street, Norfolk, VA
During its heyday, the Crispus Attucks Theatre hosted some of top big bands during the swing era: Count Basie, Cab Calloway, Duke Ellington, Lionel Hampton, Etta James, Ruth Brown, & much more. Keep the history swinging!

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Sponsored by Crispus Attucks Cultural Center: Arts Incubator Series 2007 and SwingVirginia.

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