Mission: To promote the quality and access of ballroom dance in the Chicagoland area
Chicago DanceSport Challenge 2017
Dear USA Dance members and the wonderful ballroom community,
Saturday, April 13 is our Spring Dance. We will be introducing our next rotating DJ on the USA
Dance team this year: Brian Wong from the Chicago Dance Factory. His experience in dance and
music has enhanced the ballroom community for many, many years and at the present time he is
responsible for weekly and monthly lessons in west coast swing and elegant ballroom dancing.
Founder of the Chicago Dance Factory, Brian is a 5 time world champion dancer and actively
competes with his students nationally.
So dancers please join us for a fantastic WALTZ lesson with Champions
Anastasiya and Kharyton Khonmenko. Both from the Ukraine, they started dancing together in 2012.
Kharyton is a two time world champion in ten dance and together top 10 WDC World Professional
Champions. Then, after the lesson, welcome DJ Brian Wong for an evening of strictly ballroom
Remember, we have a beautiful dance floor, plenty of parking, delicious snacks and great volunteers.
Susie Johnson, President
USA Dance Chicago
Dedicated to Ballroom,
President, USA Dance Chapter #2001
Marc Mariboe from Chicago Dance
will be teaching West Coast Swing in May