2004MICHIGAN CLASSIC DANCE CHAMPIONSHIPS
Venue: General Motors Global Center
Marriott Renaissance - Tallest hotel in America!
Location: Detroit Riverfront
Theme: "Swing Stars on the Red Carpet"
Hosts: Phillip Dorroll & Louise Seawright
Emcee: Robert Royston
Deejays: Victor Loveira & John Festa & Bob
Seminar: Skippy Blair Intensive & Judging
Divisions: WC Swing, Lindy, Hustle, Cabaret, Teams
Logistics: 13,000 sf Main Ballroom / 6,000 sf Lindy
Floor: 3,200 sf Champion Professional Dance Floor
Ballroom: Staging, backdrops, theatre lighting,
14-foot "Star Portal" for competitor entrances
Accents: Red carpeting surrounding entire dance
floor, Red Carpet Entranceway
Seating: Terraced theatre seating on 3 sides -
Platinum / Gold / Silver / Bronze
Two 9' x 12' Projection Video Screens
Video: Thumbs Up Video
Perks: Free Saturday Evening Dinner, Free Flashlight
for "Audience Flashlight Spectacular"
Dancers: More than 20 past and present US OPEN
Champions and Finalists
Prize Pool: $15,000 in Cash & Awards
- Robert Royston sings and performs special Tap
reprise of Gene Kelly's "Singin' in the Rain"
- Lacey Schwimmer performs Rhythmic Gymnastics
ribbon routine to "Somewhere Over The Rainbow"
- Torri Smith performs Lyrical Dance to
"When You Wish Upon A Star"
- Warner Brother's singer, Rachel Martin,
performs "America the Beautiful"
- Buddy Schwimmer hosts "Swing
Bandstand, a 100-year, decade-by-decade salute to Swing"
- National TV Finalists perform routines
to "Dance Fever" soundtrack furnished by ABC
- Entire audience participates in "Salute
to America" Flashlight Spectacular
- Audience celebrates Skippy Blair's "80th
- Lindy versus West Coast "Motor City
All-Star Swing Challenge"
Earlybird Weekend Pass = $90 with a Show on both Friday & Saturday &
Dinner on Saturday
Earlybird Hotel = $89
Sponsors: NBC-TV Detroit, Miramax
Films, Chevrolet, CompUSA
Don't miss this most unique
dance competition and entertainment production
Bob & Beverly