New Year's Eve Dinner Dance
Dec
31
to Jan 1

New Year's Eve Dinner Dance

  • Long-Steps Ballroom Dancing (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Dance in the New Year with a night of music, food, and good company. Enjoy a spectacular dance card of all your favourite dances, sequences and games, accompanied by a delicious buffet meal with champagne at midnight, and a view of the Hobart fireworks display.

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The Autumn Dance
Mar
16
8:00 PM20:00

The Autumn Dance

Seasonal Social

The Autumn Dance


Join us in the beautiful Huon Valley for a seasonal occasion of dancing, games, socialising, supper, and bit of bubbly too. Come along and dance, dance against the dying of the light as the days begin to grow shorter. There will be all your favourite Standard, Latin, New Vogue, and Social dances, set to all the best music, and requests taken after supper.

No need to book, doors open at 7:45pm.


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Weekend Workshop - Tango for Beginners
Apr
13
11:00 AM11:00

Weekend Workshop - Tango for Beginners

Weekend Workshop

Tango for Beginners


The Tango is a passionate South American dance full of fire and drama. Over the course of the day we'll take you through all the steps from scratch. By the end of the day you will know the basics of Ballroom Tango and have some flair as well.

You don't need any special equipment and you don't need dance shoes. However, soft soled comfortable shoes are recommend. Boots and strong gripping shoes are not advised.

Instruction starts at 11am, so be sure to arrive a little earlier if you need to change shoes or general attire. The day is broken into 4 sessions with short breaks in between and lunch at the half way point.

A buffet style lunch and a bottle of water is included in the ticket price. Vegetarian, gluten free, and dairy free options are available with sufficient prior notice. Refreshments will be available during break times and additional bottles of water will be available for $1.

Spaces are limited, so book early to avoid disappointment.


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Mid-Year Dance Displays
Jun
21
8:00 PM20:00

Mid-Year Dance Displays

Special Social

Mid-Year Dance Displays


Tonight some of Long-Steps’ students will take to the floor to show you what they have been learning over the first half of the year. In an event similar to the Long-Steps medal displays, without the added pressure of being examined by a judge, these brave souls will perform just for pleasure and self fulfillment.

The dance performances will be spread throughout the evening at different points in the social program. Lindsey and Ian will be performing a special display and the Advanced Freestyle Jivers will also be taking to the floor with Mick and Muriel.


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Marvellous Moon Dance
Jul
19
8:00 PM20:00

Marvellous Moon Dance

Special Social

Marvellous Moon Dance


That's one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind.

Blast off with us tonight as we celebrate 50 years since Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon. We’ve prepared a fantastic playlist of all things moon and space, and will positively floating around the floor as we dance with the stars. With a space themed version of Knights, Lovers, and Statues, and some Apollo trivia as well, this is going to be one marvellous moon dance.


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Weekend Workshop - Jive for Beginners
Aug
17
11:00 AM11:00

Weekend Workshop - Jive for Beginners

Weekend Workshop

Jive for Beginners


The Jive is a fun and energetic dance originating in America. Over the course of the day we'll take you through all the steps from scratch. By the end of the day you will know the basics of Jive and have some flair as well.

You don't need any special equipment and you don't need dance shoes. However, soft soled comfortable shoes are recommend. Boots and strong gripping shoes are not advised.

Instruction starts at 11am, so be sure to arrive a little earlier if you need to change shoes or general attire. The day is broken into 4 sessions with short breaks in between and lunch at the half way point.

A buffet style lunch and a bottle of water is included in the ticket price. Vegetarian, gluten free, and dairy free options are available with sufficient prior notice. Refreshments will be available during break times and additional bottles of water will be available for $1.

Spaces are limited, so book early to avoid disappointment.


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Spring Medal Display
Sep
13
7:30 PM19:30

Spring Medal Display

Special Social

Spring Medal Display


THIS. IS. IT!

The culmination of many months work for our dedicated medal contenders is put to the test tonight and we’d love you to come along and cheer for them as they go for Bronze, Silver, and Gold.

Medal Exams will start at 7:30pm and run until all contenders have completed their exams. The regular social dance will commence at the conclusion of the examination. You are invited and encouraged to attend the medal performances free of charge. Admission to the social dance is the regular price. Doors will be locked while dancers are performing, admittance will be given in between dances.


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The Spring Social
Sep
14
8:00 PM20:00

The Spring Social

  • Ranelagh Soldiers Memorial Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Seasonal Social

The Spring Social


Join us once again in the Huon region for another seasonal social of dancing, games, mingling, supper, and plonk. Come dance the spring vibe in with more of your favourites. There will be Standard, there will be Latin, there will be New Vogue, and of course there will be some Social and progressive dances as well. Requests will be taken after supper.

No need to book, doors open at 7:45pm.


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Weekend Workshop - Engagement Waltz
Oct
5
11:00 AM11:00

Weekend Workshop - Engagement Waltz

Weekend Workshop

Engagement Waltz


The Engagement Waltz is a lovely Modern Waltz sequence. Over the course of the day we'll take you through all the steps from scratch. By the end of the day you will know the entire Engagement Waltz sequence and the basics of Waltz too.

You don't need any special equipment and you don't need dance shoes. However, soft soled comfortable shoes are recommend. Boots and strong gripping shoes are not advised.

Instruction starts at 11am, so be sure to arrive a little earlier if you need to change shoes or general attire. The day is broken into 4 sessions with short breaks in between and lunch at the half way point.

A buffet style lunch and a bottle of water is included in the ticket price. Vegetarian, gluten free, and dairy free options are available with sufficient prior notice. Refreshments will be available during break times and additional bottles of water will be available for $1.

Spaces are limit, so book early to avoid disappointment.


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Spooky Halloween Social
Nov
1
8:00 PM20:00

Spooky Halloween Social

Special Social

Spooky Halloween Social


It’s back, the annual Long-Steps Halloween Social Dance is on again.

Tonight we transform the dance hall into a dungeon of dancing delight, and then delve into the underworld. With a monster mash-up of music, ghoulish games, the Time Warp, and a supper to die and then be resurrected for this is an evening not to be missed.

The top three costumes will be awarded a choice prizes as described below. Chocolate prizes will be awarded for the dancing games and the lucky door. Dance games will include a Monte Carlo (Quickstep), and a round of Witches, Vampires, and Zombies (Slow Rhythm).


Prizes for best costume

First Place

either:

a $60 Fullers Bookshop Voucher;

OR

a FREE 60 minute
Long-Steps private lesson;

OR

3 bottles of wine.

Second Place

either:

a $35 Fullers Bookshop Voucher;

OR

a FREE 30 minute
Long-Steps private lesson;

OR

2 bottles of wine.

Third Place

either:

a $15 Fullers Bookshop Voucher;

OR

a FREE Long-Steps
class or social admission;

OR

1 bottle of wine.


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Christmas Party & Dance Display
Dec
13
to Dec 14

Christmas Party & Dance Display

  • Lenah Valley Community Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Special Social

Christmas Party & Dance Displays


Tonight we’re mixing Christmas carols and other seasonal festivities with more dancing displays from our hardworking and talented students. This time round we’re performing just for pleasure it. There will be dancing games, prizes, a Christmas themed supper, and Mr Claus will pop by with his stocking as well.

The dance performances will be spread throughout the evening at different points in the social program. Lindsey and Ian will be performing a special display and the Advanced Freestyle Jivers will also be taking to the floor with Mick and Muriel.


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