Dance Lessons

Unleash your passion for dance and elevate your skills with Arthur Murray Hillsborough’s Competitive Dance Lessons. Whether you’ve dreamt of dazzling on a stage akin to ‘Dancing with the Stars’ or you’re driven by the thrill of competition, our expert instructors are here to guide you every step of the way. With a rich history of competing both nationally and internationally, our team is dedicated to pushing your boundaries and helping you shine in the competitive dance arena. From in-studio showcases to grand off-site events, embark on a transformative journey that not only enhances your dance prowess but also boosts your confidence both on and off the dance floor.

In-Studio Events

These are intimate competitions held within the dance studio’s premises, offering dancers a familiar environment to showcase their skills. Whether it’s a demonstration during practice parties, open houses, or studio showcases, in-studio events provide an excellent opportunity for beginners to get a taste of competition and receive feedback in a supportive setting.

Off-Site Events

Held outside the studio, off-site events often present a larger scale and broader audience, ranging from regional to national competitions. These events challenge dancers to adapt to new environments and perform under varying conditions, making them essential for those looking to compete at higher levels and gain broader exposure in the dance community.


Dance Expectations

1. Intensive Training

Competitive ballroom dancing requires rigorous training and practice. Dancers often spend hours perfecting their techniques, routines, and synchronization with their partners. Regular lessons, practice sessions, and rehearsals are essential to ensure peak performance during competitions.

2. Costume and Presentation

Presentation plays a significant role in competitive ballroom. This includes not only the dance moves but also the attire, makeup, and overall appearance. Additionally, understanding the specific requirements and standards for each dance style’s presentation is crucial.

3. Understanding of Dance Etiquette and Rules

Each competition will have specific rules and guidelines, from dance techniques to timing and presentation. Dancers should familiarize themselves with these rules to avoid any penalties. Additionally, understanding and adhering to dance floor etiquette, such as respecting other competitors and the adjudicators, is essential.

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At Arthur Murray, we’ve developed a fool-proof teaching method to help you achieve your goals and learn to dance the quickest way possible.

We’re so confident in the Arthur Murray approach that we offer new student’s first lesson FREE!