Category Archives: Dance Tips and Ideas

Lunchtime Jams!

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Creating amazing ticket sales: Lunchtime Jams! The challenge with middle school dances is demonstrating to the students that Dance will be worth their time and money.   So, the stugo needs to be able to prove to the students that they will have a good time. One of the ways to demonstrate is through a Lunchtime […]

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New Years Top 10 Songs

10. Europe: The Final Countdown. 9. Uptown funk. Bruno Mars 8. Happy New Year – ABBA 7. AULD LANG SYNE – Traditional 6.Taylor Swift – Shake it Off 5. Fireball – Pitbull 4. I don’t like it, I love it – Flo Rida F./ Robin Thicke 3. Yeah – Usher 2. Turn down for What […]

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Middle School Events Specialist School DJ at Cocopah Middle School

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We had an amazing time at Cocopah Middle School in Scottsdale AZ.  It was a lot of fun hanging out with the students.  1st Dance Entertainment does more than just DJ, we help you create an amazing event.  This includes: Promotion, Production, and Publication.  We are your Middle School Events Specialist who will help you […]

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Middle School Dances: Will they show up?

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The art of promoting a dance and getting the youth to attend takes time and patience. There are a couple of suggestions to help you when it comes to promoting your next middle dance. Two key points to remember: · With middle school there is a lot of competition with their schedules · A Dance […]

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Middle School Dance Part 1

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Middle School Dance:  1st Dance Entertainment Process!   Middle school dances are very different form the high school events.  The youth are in a very different place in physically maturity, emotional maturity, and social skills.  In addition, parents still want to be involved in their child’s life.   It is essential to factor in the parent […]

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Making an Entrance: Your Grand Entrance!

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The Grand Entrance is the first event that the Guest of Honor participates in.  It a great opportunity for family and friends to support the guest of honor.  This sets the tone for entire night.   It is essential that the event is timed correctly. 1.) Scheduling:  Decide what time you want the dancing to begin […]

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Wedding in Hawaii

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I had an amazing time in Hawaii with my family as we celebrated Scott & Karlie’s Wedding.  The location was amazing, the food was great, and service was awesome.  But…there are two things I would encourage you as event professionals to education your clients on their great day.  Lesson number 1 was that the event […]

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Valentines Day Playlist

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Valentines Day Playlist 10) Cheerleader – OMI 9)    Shut up and Dance – Walk the Moon 8)    The Way you look tonight – Frank Sinatra 7)    Hey Pretty Girl –Kip Moore 6)    Best Song Every –One Direction 5)    Party for Two! –Shania Twain 4)    Marry you  –Bruno Mars 3)    You & I –One Direction 2)    […]

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Father/ Daughter Dance Tips and Ideas

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Father/ Daughter Dance: Creating a Fun and amazing Experience! Father/Daughter dances have grown in popularity and are a lot of fun events.  Most Father Daughter dances range from Kindergarten to 8th grade girls and their dads.  A couple of tips to keep in mind: Create a fun theme!  Choose a theme that it is easy […]

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