Social and Partner Dance in Northern Michigan

This studio is committed to bringing dance to non-dancers and to anyone who would like to make dance a part of their life, but might not  know where to start. 

We love working with beginning dancers of all ages and we sincerely believes that anyone can learn to dance. Let us show you how! 

Contact ZoeDance regarding package deals for wedding couples and social dancers or to find out more. 

Find our current and upcoming group class schedules here and don't forget to claim Your Free Class Pass!


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The Last 5 Years- A Musical at ZoeDance

Join us for our first ever musical! This tiny masterpiece, by Tony award winning composer and lyricist Jason Robert Brown, follows the love story of Jamie and Cathy. It is a musical deconstruction of a relationship from conflicting perspectives taking place over a five year period. Brown’s funny, poignant, and devastatingly honest two-person production has enraptured audiences around the world with its spellbinding and emotional score and libretto.

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Thursday June 1st, 7pm

Friday June 2nd, 7pm

Saturday June 3rd, 7pm

Sunday June 4th, 3pm

All tickets are $12. 

Due to strong language, this show may not be suitable for young audience members.

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5:00 PM17:00

Dance Party Fundraiser!

Join us for a dance party at the studio to help raise money for a spacial project at ZoeDance! In June we will present the musical The Last Five Years for one weekend only. The money raised at this event will go towards production costs and payment to guest artist. 

We thank you in advance for your support of the arts, live theatre, and small local business. 

5pm- KIDS Dance party and events

6pm- Performance

6:30- Swing Lesson

7:30- Raffle

Open Dancing Until 9pm

$10 in advance

$12 at the door

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2:00 PM14:00

Waltz Workshop

2-3:30- Injecting technique into your dancing

half hour break

4-5:30- Advanced Patterns

$25 per person, $45/ couple

This workshop will be for intermediate and advanced dancers. Due to the size of the space, we will be limited to 7 couples (14 dancers). Please register early. 

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5:00 PM17:00

Workshop with Vladimyr Derisier

Join guest instructor Vladimyr Derisier for this fun 2 hour cha cha workshop! This class will focus on intermediate patterns and technique to help you stand out on the dance floor.

Contact Zoe for more information about private lessons with Vlad on Friday and Saturday.

Vlad has always had a love for dance and aspires to continue sharing his passion with others through teaching and performing. While attending the University of MA in Amherst, he joined the school’s competitive Ballroom Dance Team and hasn’t stop since! His pursuits brought him back home to Boston where he continued to perform with successful showdance/formation teams, the Boston based Hip-Hop company “Unyted Stylz”, as well as competing in the American Rhythm division as an amateur and later, professionally.

Some of his greatest accomplishments thus far include: Ohio Star Ball Amateur American Rhythm Runner Up (2009), Manhattan Amateur Classic Rhythm Champions (2010), USA Dance National Amateur Rhythm Champion (2010) and the Yankee Classic Professional Rising Star Finalist (2012). He been featured on TLC’s “Bling It On” (2012) and music video “Luxe Lyfe” by Teddi Ci (2012). 

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3:00 PM15:00

Students Showcase

Join us for our latest student showcase at K of C Hall  on Charlevoix Avenue. Social Dancing will follow the performance. 

Tickets are $10.00 in advance or $12.00 at the door and $5 for those age 10 and under.  We thank you for your support of our students as well as your support of the arts and small business in Northern Michigan. 

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5:00 PM17:00

Argentine Tango Workshop with Rose Vierling

Rose Vierling is a graduate of the Ballroom Dance Teachers College (BDTC). She is DVIDA certified and continues her silver and gold certifications under Diane Jarmalow, the founder of BDTC. 

Rose started dancing ballet, tap and jazz as a child and began partner dancing in high school.   Upon moving to San Francisco, she became an avid salsa and Argentine tango dancer.

Since first starting Argentine tango 10 years ago she has studied with many Argentine Masters, such as Oscar Mandagaranda and Georgina Vargas, Carlos Gavito, Jorge Torres and others. 

She has performed at numerous events from the San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival to the 49er Half-Time Show.  Rose and her partner, Jesse Dishart, were both principle dancers in Christy Cote's LiberTango Dancers.

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