Listed below, are upcoming social dance events, some with
workshops and lessons, just for you.
Please check the Instruction page for more lessons and workshops.
Contact information, and to join the Highland Park Dance mailing list:
Mailing address: P.O. Box 1463, Highland Park, NJ 08904
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classes and workshops are held at:
IM Gallery, 233 Raritan Avenue, (side entrance) Highland Park, N.J. 08904
(Located between 2nd and 3rd Avenues, behind Somewhere In Time)
GPS may bring you 1/4 block too far south.
Please Note: There is no on-premise parking, and vehicles should not use the driveway. It is a designated fire lane and it must remain clear at all times, or you could be issued a ticket. If you need to bring or pick up something or someone to or from the Gallery, we do have a back entrance you can bring your vehicle to. Please contact us if you need more information about it.
There is plenty of street parking. For directions, parking area map, and photos, click here: IM Gallery
Gallery is a smoke-free property.
Spectators are not permitted in the studio during classes, workshops or other events without paying a fee without prior arrangement. Videotaping during instruction is not permitted. You will have an opportunity to take a video of the pattern after the workshop is over.
Need a reservation or have a
question? Please call or text Marc at 201-320-9176.
Reservations are held for 30 minutes after event starts unless other arrangements are made.
Give the gift of fun! Gift certificates are now available!
note: If you are not feeling well, or you know you have been exposed to someone
with COVID-19 within the past 5 days, please do not attend. If you are showing symptoms at any event, you
will be asked to leave.
Unless otherwise noted, the music mix for the dance socials at IM Gallery is a broad ballroom-Latin-swing mix and includes Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango, Quickstep, Viennese Waltz, Swing, Hustle, Rumba, Cha Cha, Salsa, Merengue, Samba, Bachata, Night Club Two Step, Country Two Step. Requests and line dances when possible.
The Time Schedule for Saturday evening dance events at IM Gallery is:
8:10-11pm: Dance Social
Admission: Lesson and Social $20
Lesson only: $15
Social only: enter after 8:10pm - $15
Saturday, September 23, 2023 – Cancelled!
Saturday, September 30, 2023 – Dance social with West Coast Swing lesson taught by Alan Saperstein and Mary Capurso!
October 1, 2023 – Rutgers Fall Ball with DJ Marc Liebeskind!
At the College Avenue Gym, 130 College Ave., New Brunswick, N.J. 08901
Time; 12: 30 to 4:30pm
Beginner Waltz Lesson: 12:45-1:15p
Intermediate Bachata Lesson 1:15 to 1:45p
Instructor for both lessons: Michael Salvador
Social Dancing: 1:45 to 4:30pm
Student w/ID $10
Saturday, October 7, 2023 - Dance Social
with Cha Cha lesson taught by Tommy Kang!
Saturday, October 14, 2023 - Dance Social with Salsa Lesson taught by Roger St. Jean!
About the instructor: Born and raised in Haiti as a child, Roger was introduced to Salsa, Bachata and other latin dances in 2002 and in 2008 he started with Hotsalsahot Dance School where he has be teaching and has his own performance team. In addition, he has created choreographies for many dance performances and private dance events. With his unique way of teaching, he enjoys sharing his passion for dancing with his students and his team.
Saturday, October 21, 2023 - Dance Social
with lesson TBA taught by Alan Saperstein and Mary Capurso!
Saturday, October 28, 2023 - Dance Social with lesson TBA taught by Vitaly Novikov!
Dance and exercise, like any physical activity, may involve risk of injury, and your participation assumes that you are in good health and you take responsibility for any risk of injury that may occur.