The Dance Space

6004-A West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23230 - (804)594-5871 -

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The Dance Space News - July 20th

  • See our Announcements page for details!

  • Masks are now optional for fully vaccinated dancers attending our 7pm Sunday Night Dance and 6pm Group Class.

Sunday Night Dances

  • One two-hour dance every Sunday night:

    • Dances are from 7pm to 9pm

    • A reservation is still required (so we can plan food)! E-mail or call 804-594-5871 for a reservation.

    • Refreshments will be served.

    • $10 per person

    • Updated COVID Policy:

      • Upon entering the Ballroom for the dance party, fully vaccinated individuals may remove their mask if they feel comfortable. Masks are still required for non-vaccinated individuals (we are using the honor system).

      • When asking someone to dance, even if you are fully vaccinated, please be respectful of your partner and explicitly ask if they prefer dancing masked or unmasked.

  • Upcoming Dances:

    • 7/04 - Ballroom Mix with Mike Recant

    • 7/11 - California Mix with Jerry Scaglione

    • 7/18 - Ballroom Mix with Bill Irwin

    • 7/25 - Country Mix with Doug McRae

Need a dance lesson?

    • Check out our INSTRUCTORS page which provides a list of the independent instructors teaching at The Dance Space.


The Dance Space Halloween 2020 Dance:

$5 Beginner Dance Class!

  • $5 Beginner Ballroom/Latin/Swing Classes from 6pm to 7pm Sunday.

  • This is a class for non-dancers, new dancers and for current dancers interested in reviewing the basics of Ballroom/Latin/Swing technique and steps.

  • A dance partner is not required. The class is for singles, couples and same-sex couples.

  • Due to the close-contact partner dancing Masks are required for non-vaccinated individuals (we are using the honor system).

  • Class Schedule:

    • 7/04 - Beginner Waltz

    • 7/11 - Beginner Hustle/Disco

    • 7/18 - Beginner American Tango

    • 7/25 - Beginner Nightclub Two Step

  • $5/person - Lesson Only Sunday, 6-7pm
    Walk-in, no reservation required

  • $10/person - Lesson & Dance Sunday, 6-9pm
    E-mail or call 804-594-5871 for a reservation for the dance


Wedding Dance Preparation

If you are getting ready for a wedding, The Dance Space can set you up with a Wedding Dance routine that will make you feel like you are on Dancing With The Stars. We have several wedding prep packages available or we can build a custom program to meet your specific needs.

Email us or simply use the form on our CONTACT page to request more information and pricing.


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Welcome to The Dance Space

The Dance Space is a dance organization run by Ginny Engler and Mike Recant. We have been operating since April of 1992 and we are dedicated to promoting Ballroom Dancing in the Richmond, VA metropolitan area.

We are not a dance studio in the traditional sense. We hold dance events in a studio located on West Broad Street in Richmond, VA (Studio804). The Dance Space is an organization that does the following:

  • Holding public Ballroom Dances on a regular basis

  • Providing public Ballroom Dance Group Lessons on a regular basis for both non-dancers and experienced dancers


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The Dance Space events are held in a studio on the second floor of a small shopping center directly on Broad Street (Studio-804). It is located half way between Horsepen Road and Libbie Avenue on the North side of Broad. The studio is above the Mekong Restaurant with our entrance downstairs to the right of the Mekong.

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