“Atlantic Shores’ Dancing with the Seniors” Kicks off Feb. 6 at 2 p.m.

Annual free series culminates with “Senior Prom” on May 22

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

The Sandler Center for the Performing Arts announces the 2017 Season of "Atlantic Shores' Dancing with the Seniors" program. This bi-weekly series spans from Feb. 6 through May 15 on Mondays from 2 to 3:30 p.m., and "Senior Prom" on Wednesday, May 22 from 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Atlantic Shores Retirement Community returns as the title sponsor for the fourth year in a row to offer this free program to seniors ages 55 and up. The series is also sponsored by the Sandler Center Foundation and Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia. The program is led by Marquita Bianca, one of Hampton Roads' most renowned dance instructors and owner of BailaFuzion Dance Company in Virginia Beach. Participants will learn ballroom, Latin, cultural, line dances, and more throughout the eight instructional sessions. The series will conclude with a "Senior Prom" on May 22 to allow participants the opportunity to demonstrate their newly developed dancing dexterity.

To register log onto www.bailafuzion.com or for more information call 757-328-3151.

The Sandler Center's Education and Outreach Program has been designed to provide unique opportunities for Hampton Roads seniors to interact and learn about the arts. Programs have included exclusive pre-show meet-and-greet opportunities and master classes with performing artists.  More information about "Dancing with the Seniors," including schedules and registration information, is available at www.sandlercenter.org/seniors.