Thursday, February 26, 2009

Dancing For Variety Club in Buffalo, NY

From the Amerst Bee:

Tommy Radon, an instructor at Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Amherst, will present STORM, a fundraising event for Variety Club.

A nationally renowned ballroom dancer, instructor and choreographer, Radon and additional instructors will hold workshops from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, in the Millennium Hotel, 2040 Walden Ave., near the Thruway, Cheektowaga.

Additional instructors include Matthew Clark, a nationally renowned jazz teacher, choreographer and performer; Andrei and Anastasia Abrashin, three-time U.S. 9 Dance champions and Theater Arts champions; and Vera Chervin and Vladimir Kosarev, National Fred Astaire Smooth champions.

Workshops are 40 minutes each until 10:30 p.m. when there will be a professional show at 11:30 p.m.
Dance styles include jazz, hip hop, popping and locking, and ballroom. The day pass is $40 and includes snacks.

All proceeds go to Variety Club. For information or ticket sales, call 633-1866 and mention STORM.

Radon has reopened his choreography company, STORM, with fundraising as its primary goal. This is the first of many fundraising efforts STORM will be hosting.

He holds the record for most lessons taught within a seven-day period — 214.

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