ETDS is the only professional ballroom dance competition held in East Tennessee, attracting dancers from across the country to Knoxville.
KNOXVILLE, TN, February 19, 2020 /Neptune100/ — Go Dance, Knoxville’s highest awarded ballroom dance studio, today announced it will host the eleventh annual East Tennessee Dancesport Showdown (EDTS,) the only professional ballroom dance competition held in East Tennessee. Dancers from across the country will compete in all forms and styles of ballroom dance, as they vie for top awards and cash prizes. ETDS will also feature a professionally produced dance show, “Arabian Nights,” starring world champion dancers and showcasing the best in professional dancing.
“I started ETDS to give local students the experience of a true professional ballroom dance competition, right here in Knoxville. I believe access to events like this get new students excited about dancing and encourage anyone interested in ballroom dance to step onto the dance floor. Students and professionals alike tell me how much they look forward to this event every year, and every year we continue to grow. In fact, we expect the largest number of studios outside of Knoxville visiting this year’s event, ever.”
“Arabian Nights,” is a fantastical journey through ancient Arabia. It tells a mystical tale of a magic lamp passing from one person to another. Through the eyes of those who discover it, we learn what happens when a person’s greatest desires come true. Starring World Champion dancer Eric Luna and Three-time, Triple Crown, American Ballroom Champions, Sam Gordon and Tamsyn DeVilliers, “Arabian Nights” is sure to delight and entertain. “Arabian Nights” is open to the public. Tickets are $50 per person and can be purchased on-site at Hotel Knoxville.
“Arabian Nights” is open to the public. Tickets are $50 per person and can be purchased on-site at Hotel Knoxville, 501 East Hill Avenue, or online at www.godanceknox.com/etds.
About East Tennessee Dancesport Showdown
East Tennessee Dancesport Showdown (ETDS) is an annual ballroom dance competition hosted and produced by Go Dance Ballroom Studio. ETDS is the only professional ballroom dance competition held in the East Tennessee. The event is unique in that offers amateur and professional dance competition often found in larger, national dance competitions, right here in East Tennessee. ETDS also attracts professional dancers from across the United States to compete and perform. To learn more, please visit www.godanceknox.com/etds.
About Go Dance
Go Dance is Knoxville ultimate dance experience. As the highest awarded ballroom dance studio in the region, we offer first-in-class private lessons, group classes and exclusive social events. Our mission is to provide world-class dance instruction designed to enhance learning and enrich all aspects of students’ lives. We are owned by Knoxville’s only, three-time, Triple Crown Dancesport Champion, Sam Gordon. Our instructors are highly talented, full-time, dance professionals, who train daily in all forms and styles of ballroom dance. Popular dances taught include, but are not limited to: Foxtrot, Salsa, Swing, Tango and Waltz. For information, please visit www.godanceknox.com.