2016 Provincetown Dance Trophy
Director- Kalin Mitov; Organized by Boston Open DanceSport with the support of Provincetown Business Guild, Boston Dance Alliance, Provincetown Chamber of Commerce, Provincetown Tourism Board and North American Same-Sex Partner Dance Association
Saturday, October 1, 2016 from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM (EDT)
Тhe Boston Open DanceSport dance contests are not only competitions, but also a public declaration of the need for equality at all levels of our lives.
The 2016 Provincetown Dance Trophy is a showcase of the ballroom dancing talent. It is outlining the grace and skills of the ballroom dance contestants.
For 2016 we have planned many events, starting with the S.K.I.P. Charitable Dinner hosted in Tin Pan Alley Restaurant (5:30-7pm) followed up with the Showcase and Dance Competition (from 7pm at The Town Hall). The competition will be accompanied with intervals of social dancing, games for the audience, raffles and auctions.
Featuring this year will be the live performance by The Mood Swings Orchestra, Boston's all woman big band.
The Charitable Pre-show Dinner at Tin Pan Alley will donate funds to support The Soup Kitchen In Provincetown (S.K.I.P.) a non profit organization preparing and serving hot meals to sick or in need community of Outer Cape.
We are the organizers of the only same-sex ballroom dance contest in New England. The featuring are disciplines from the passion Argentine Tango and the hot Salsa to the disco Hustle. Country Western as well as the Waltz, Foxtrot, Cha-cha, Rumba and many more. Contests are divided by level, age and style. Mainstream, male-male and female-female couples are competing by their own proficiency with new division of ladies lead and man follows!
Provincetown Dance Trophy tentative schedule:
Tin Pan Alley- Dinner 5:30-7pm
Provincetown Town Hall- Doors opening at 6:30pm
The MoodSwings Orchestra First half Show
Starts at 7:00pm with Reverse role, mainstream, sam-sex and Pro-Am couples. Single dances division in all styles.
The MoodSwings Orchestra Second half Show and social dancing for spectators.
Dress code - casual and up (no shorts, jeans, flip flaps, tank tops)
Kalin Mitov is the Director of the third annual Same Sex Ballroom Dance Competition in New England. In 2015 we will host the United States Same Sex Ballroom Dancing Championship and the Provincetown Dance Trophy.
Kalin and his former professional dance partners have beeing awarded two national titles (American Smooth Dance Champions, and American Nine Dance Champions) at the April Follies 2013 competition in Oakland, CA and are two-time North American Champions in the American Style of Ballroom Dancing.
He believes that DanceSport and social dancing bring people together, uniting people under the shared belief that tolerance of one another’s differences is not enough: diversity must be celebrated!
This Project is made possible in part of the Provincetown Tourist Fund, Eastern Bank, Fenway Health, Fidelity Charitable Fund by the recommendation of the James K Spriggs Foundation, a donor- advised fund. Full list of Sponsors can be found on our website www.bostonopendancesport.com
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