KENILWORTH, NJ – Saturday, November 23, Continental Dance Club held their student showcase and Havana Nights party. Continental celebrated its third-year anniversary in November, since relocating from Bloomfield. The company has been in the dance business for 59 years.
The event which began at 8 p.m. started with dancing, eating, and socializing. At around 9 p.m. the performances began. There were six performances that night. Two bachata’s, a tango, a salsa, a rumba/salsa mix, and a foxtrot/swing mix. Some of the highlights of the teacher-student showcases included seven-year-old Linette who performed an electrifying bachata with lifts, spins, drops, and splits with her teacher Yan. Christina, who never had danced before, performed a fiery salsa with her teacher Fernando. Melody, who has been with Continental for ten years since she was fifteen years old, performed a beautiful fox trot/swing with her teacher Bob and an exciting rumba/salsa with her teacher Yan. Rachel, made her Argentine Tango debut with her teacher Fernando to the delight of her proud parents, family and friends in attendance. Sharon and Peter wowed the crowd with their sassy rendition of Bachata Complete with dips, drops, spins, and more spoons.
After the performances the social resumed the rest of the night with dancing and mingling until 12 a.m. “The party was a huge success with 70 people in attendance” owner of Continental Felicia Lee Banks said. “The performances were fabulous.”
Please enjoy the online photo gallery from the eventful night.
Continental Dance Club is located at 501 Boulevard. To learn more about Continental and the classes they offer please call 908-2-SALSA-8/908-272-5728.