Colors of the Rainbow Team Match & Festival, as documented in the Paramount Classics hit, Mad Hot Ballroom, is coming to over 100 elementary and middle schools all over Long Island, including both Great Neck North Middle School and Great Neck South Middle School.
This team-based ballroom dance competition is set for Sunday, April 27, from 1 to 6 p.m. (doors open at 12:30 p.m.), at the Sachem North High School, 212 Smith Road, Lake Ronkonkoma.
The Colors of the Rainbow Team Match & Festival pays tribute to the invaluable life lessons the children have acquired through dancing classrooms’ 10-week, 20-lesson in-school residency program. Coming together from across Long Island, the students will display the core values of Dancing Classrooms with elegance, partnership, and civility as they perform the following dances: Merengue, Foxtrot, Rumba (Elementary Level only), Salsa (Middle Level only) Tango, and the Swing.
Guest master of Ceremonies is Rodney Lopez, featured in Mad Hot Ballroom. He is national network program director for Dancing Classrooms.
The Colors of the Rainbow Team Match is an optional activity offered to all schools participating in a Dancing Classrooms first-year, 20-lesson residency.
For more information please visit www.dancingclassroomsli.org.