Grove Theatre, inside the Luhrs Center.  Registration for classes begins Monday, December 5, 2011by calling the Luhrs Center box office at (717) 477-SHOW (7469).


Three different classes are offered, based on experience level; Beginner (5:30- 6:30 p.m.), Advanced (6:30-7:30 p.m.) and Third Timers (7:30- 8:30 p.m.).  Classes are taught by seasoned dance instructor, Frank Hancock.

Classic dance lessons are taught based on skill and experience level.  Beginner classes include Swing, Foxtrot, Cha Cha Cha and Tango.  Advanced classes include the Waltz, Mambo, Two-Step, Rumba and Advanced Swing.  Third Timers classes include advanced levels of the Junior Waltz, Rumba, Hustle, Merengue, Polka and Cupid Shuffle.

It's a unique opportunity to learn ballroom dance moves on the same stage where Broadway dancers from Gypsy, Annie and Grease have performed.  This is a great way to learn the basics as a beginner or brush up on your skills as a refresher.  Both singles and couples are welcome to register.

The cost is $35 per person for the entire six session course.  For additional information or to register for classes, contact the Luhrs Center box office at (717) 477-SHOW (7469) beginning Monday, Dec. 5, 2011.

About the H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center at Shippensburg University

The mission of the H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center at Shippensburg University is to support and enhance the University's role in academic and cultural enrichment for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The Luhrs Center's 1,500-seat state-of-the-art Grove Theatre is where programs to educate, enlighten and entertain are presented. Benefits of the Center to the region include expanding opportunities to participate in a wide range of cultural programming including full-scale Broadway companies, musical groups, symphonies, dance troupes and internationally known speakers. In addition, it adds options for professional training programs, youth programs and senior citizen programs; attracts regional and national business conferences, professional meetings and planning sessions; and additional visitors to the area which will result in a positive impact on the local and regional economy.