General Dance Discussion > Theme Dances

Discussion in 'General Dance Discussion' started by Spitfire, Apr 15, 2003.

  1. Spitfire

    Spitfire Well-Known Member

    We've all been to theme dances I'm sure - Halloween, Valentine's Day, 50's sock hop, Hawaiian Luau.

    Just wondered what other variety people have experienced.

    The owner of the studio I attend is a fan of James Bond movies so there have been a few James Bond theme dances. We've had an Alice in Wonderland, Arabian Nights, Super Hero and the last USABDA dance here was Mardi Gras. I attended a swing dance that was a god bless America theme; this just after 911- I'll bet there have been a lot of these. I suggested having a frontier saloon night recently. :D
  2. pygmalion

    pygmalion Well-Known Member

    Hot Latin Nights, Pajama Party, Disco (with period costumes) Easter Egg Hunt, ...

    All dance parties.
  3. SwinginBoo

    SwinginBoo New Member


  4. Spitfire

    Spitfire Well-Known Member

    Ship wreck sailor. :)
  5. MissAlyssa

    MissAlyssa New Member

    I got my wish for a halloween party this year, there will be a halloween costume starlight (3 hr lesson/party with students) at another studio :]
  6. DanceMentor

    DanceMentor Administrator

    Here are some more themes:

    Brazilian, Carnivale, Mexican Fiest, 20's Gangter, Gong Show, 70's Disco Palace, Alien Invasion, Toga, Spy Party
  7. SwinginBoo

    SwinginBoo New Member

    THE GONG SHOW!!! Ha ha ha. You and I have very similar taste in television! :wink:
  8. DanceMentor

    DanceMentor Administrator

    I've actually never been to a Gong Show party. I saw it on a website, but...
    I would love to have a Gong Show party! That would be a blast! I wonder how one goes about obtaining a gong?
  9. pygmalion

    pygmalion Well-Known Member

    :lol: :lol:

    Trust you to think of that, DM! lol!
  10. SwinginBoo

    SwinginBoo New Member

    well maybe you could make one out of a tin garbage can top and suspend it from something.
  11. pygmalion

    pygmalion Well-Known Member

    Check this out. I already thought so, but I looked it up. A gong is just a musical instument, and you can buy one on the web for $59! :lol: Maybe we should take one to the DF family reunion? :lol: 8) :?
  12. SDsalsaguy

    SDsalsaguy Administrator Staff Member

    Yep, we can use it as part of a big DF mixer...every time the gong sounds, switch partners! :lol:

    Or, better yet, switch partners and dances! :lol: :lol:
  13. dancer_of_god

    dancer_of_god New Member

    hee hee you guys are very funny. I've been reading your posts, and it's quite amusing!

    ps: it depends on what size you want. huge, oriental ones are very expensive, like over $50,000 sometimes.
  14. SDsalsaguy

    SDsalsaguy Administrator Staff Member

    Shhhhhh!!! Don't tell anyone!!!
  15. jon

    jon Member

    An interesting range of themes can be found at the PEERS dances around here. There is considerable crossover between partner dance, folk dance, and historical recreation groups at these events.
  16. will35

    will35 New Member

    What about the broom dance? If there is one extra male or female, a person dances with the broom. When the music stops, the person throws down the broom and grabs a partner and everybody switches. The person left without a partner dances with the broom.
  17. SDsalsaguy

    SDsalsaguy Administrator Staff Member

    And think how much easier it is to finish cleaning up the floor at the conclusion of the evening... :lol:

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