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Metropolitan Ballroom Brings the Finest Ballroom Dancing to Charlotte, NC - 4 Major Events including a Celebrity Packed "Dancing with the Stars" Concept Fundraiser


The Metropolitan Ballroom, which supports many key community events in Charlotte, is pleased to be an integral part of this year's YMCA's "Ballroom Battle" Fundraiser, a special Symphony event in January 2013 (Dedicated to Ballroom Dancing), plus two other exciting Ballroom programs.

Charlotte, North Carolina (PRWEB) November 01, 2012

The Metropolitan Ballroom, is pleased to be an integral part of 4 major events in the next three months in Charlotte North Carolina. The Charlotte studio takes it to the next level as they announce "4 On The Floor". Four not to be missed opportunities to see ballroom dancing at it's finest! Events start November 3, 2012 and go through to the new year.

Owners Jim Manly, Monette Manly, and Clement Joly are passionate about bringing top notch ballroom dancing to the city of Charlotte. “These exciting events are great examples of that commitment,” proclaims Manly. "We just had an authentic Argentinian Tango Quartet in our facility last weekend, he continued, and now we have four more opportunities to introduce Dancing of All kinds to the people who have interest in the Charlotte area."

"The Metropolitan Ballroom is the studio where we practice before our competitions. We travel extensively throughout the US and the world, the friendly atmosphere, the excellent instructors, and the quality of the experience is exceptional. It is also one of the most beautiful studios on the east coast, altogether placing it on par with many of the best studios in any major city we visit. Whether you plan to compete yourself or just want to have fun dancing, we highly recommend the Metropolitan Ballroom!" - Gianni Caliandro and Arianna Esposito

Event 1. November 3, 2012. "Ballroom Battle, Dancing for a Cause" The YMCA raises money every year for Under-priviledged Kids in a "Dancing with the Stars" type competition.The Metropolitan Ballroom's staff has been training 10 City dignitaries to compete against one another in a fun filled event the evening on Saturday, November 3, 2012 (some tickets still available). Metropolitan Ballroom's own professional instructors Clement Joly, Tatiana Kazakova, Nickolai Keanov, Barbie Petrea , Ranko Bogosavac , Darinka Divljak have coached and expertly choreographed each contestant in several Dance routines including: Foxtrot, Quickstep, Jive, Samba, Tango, American Rumba and International Cha-Cha. The city leaders then compete for the grand prize at an elegant formal dinner and dance. Proceeds benefit the YMCA Community Support Campaign.

Event 2. November 29, 2012. "Dancing with the Stars" celebrity Jonathan Roberts demonstrates his own amazing talent while providing a special coaching and instruction session for select members of the Dance Community.

Event 3. December 21, 2012. Twice a year Metropolitan Ballroom showcases their students. These are always wonderful events featuring not only the professional instructors, but inspired students as well. This year the showcase features the music and dances of the decades, from the Roaring 20s to today. A holiday treat!

Event 4. January 25, 2012. Jacomo Rafael Bairos Conducts the Charlotte Symphony as Metropolitan Ballroom dancers waltz, rumba, samba, and tango in this high energy concert at the Knight Theatre. Concert goers are encouraged to wear their fancy shoes and move their fancy feet at a post-concert dance party. Come at 6:30pm for light hors d'oeuvre catered by DEAN & DELUCA. Stay after the concert for an impromptu dance party and mingling with other concertgoers! These concerts are frequently sold-out so get your tickets now.

Find out more about these exciting events by visiting the Metropolitan Ballroom Website (see below) or sign up for a fee or low cost introductory program. With so many opportunities, you can dance, socialize, or just watch great dancing.

About The Metropolitan Ballroom
The Metropolitan Ballroom located in Charlotte, North Carolina, features over 3,000 square feet of gleaming ballroom floor, a contemporary bar and lounge, a state of the art sound system and a private dance studio. It is not typical of a Southern Dance Studio in either activity or quality. A staff of professional instructors teaches International and American-style ballroom dances, including cha-cha, jive, tango, waltz, shag, and salsa. With private lessons for singles or couples, group classes, dance parties, and special occasion lessons, the Metropolitan Ballroom offers something for everyone. For more information about specific events, or dance instruction please visit or call 704-364-1871.

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