The Kats Korner is Proud to Present BadAZ Balboa IX –
March 9th – 11th, 2018.
WATCH THIS CLIP OF OUR INSTRUCTORS, NICK WILLIAMS & KATE HEDIN, AND AUGIE FREEMAN AND THEN GO REGISTER. TODAY. These clips are so good. Seriously...go watch them right now.
About Nick: swingnick.com/
About Kate: bobbykate.com/about-us/
About Augie: atomicballroom.com/dance-instructors/Augie-Freeman.php
This year we are doubling down on the big guns to show Arizona what Balboa dancing is really all about!!!
With EIGHT prior years of BadAZ Balboa under our belt we are ready to make this year the best yet!!! Live Music, Contests, Amazing Classes, and More!!! By the end of the weekend your feet are going to be exhausted and your mind melted from the amazing weekend that is in store for you!!!
WORLD Renowned instructor and champion dancer NICK WILLIAMS, of Orange County, & WORLD Renowned instructor and champion dancer KATE HEDIN will be our guest instructors this year and are ready to rock the house! We will also have the incomparable AUGIE FREEMAN headlining our beginning track Saturday! With Nick, Kate, and Augie teaching Balboa all weekend to expand your Balboa knowledge and vocabulary, this will be a weekend you won't want to miss!
There are only a limited number of passes at each rate, so you won’t want to wait around for these deals to pass you by! A Full Weekend Pass Includes admission to Classes ALL DAY Saturday and Sunday as well as the Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night dances.
EARLY BIRD RATE: $99 Full Weekend Pass, only available until Thanksgiving!!!
After Thanksgiving, tiers start at $120.
SOMETHING TOTALLY NEW AT BADAZ THIS YEAR: There will be two tracks on Saturday this year. Nick and Kate will be teaching an Intermediate/Advanced Track while the incomparable Augie Freeman from California will be teaching the Beginning Track.
Tentative Schedule (Schedule Subject to Change)
Friday March 10th at The Kats Korner $15
7:15 – 8:00pm Beginning Balboa Class with Gary and Evelyn
8:00pm – 11:00pm OPEN DANCING
11:30-1:30am Late Night at Star Dance
Saturday March 11th
Day Time Classes at Paragon Dance Studio ($20 Each)
*TWO TRACKS WILL BE AVAILABLE THIS DAY BEGINNING WITH AUGIE AND ADVANCED WITH NICK AND KATE*
10am — 10:50am Workshop 1
11:00am — 11:50am Workshop 2
1:00pm — 1:50pm Workshop 3
2:00pm — 2:50pm Workshop 4
3:00pm — 3:50pm Workshop 5
Saturday Night Dance at The Kats Korner ($20)
LIVE MUSIC with the 52nd St. Jazz Band
7:15 – 8:00pm Beginning East Coast Swing Lesson
8:00pm – 11:00pm OPEN DANCING with Open Balboa Mix and Match Prelims at 9:15pm Finals 10:15pm ($5 entry fee)
9:00pm – 11:00pm Dance to LIVE MUSIC
Saturday LATE NIGHT DANCE
11:30pm — ? Dance to DJ-ed music at The Party House of Nims!!!
Late Night Contest — Pure Balboa 12:30am (free to enter)
Sunday March 27th
Sunday Day time Classes at Paragon Dance Studio ($20 each)
11:00am — 11:50am Workshop 1
12:00pm – 12:50pm Workshop 2
12:50pm – 2:00pm Lunch
2:00pm – 2:50pm Workshop 3
3:00pm – 3:50pm Workshop 4
4:00pm – 4:50pm Workshop 5 (BadAZ Bal Combo)
Sunday Night Dance at Star Dance ($10)
7:30pm – 10:30pm Open Dancing With an «Any Shag Goes» Contest at 8:45pm! ($5 entry fee)