Cleveland’s Dancing Wheels and Radio Station Mix 97.1 Join Forces for Community Virtual Dance Party on April 30

Matt Bowman and Tanya Ewell of The Dancing Wheels Company in Od.yssey choreographed by Marc Brew. Photo credit Robert Howard.
Matt Bowman and Tanya Ewell of The Dancing Wheels Company. Photo by Robert Howard.

The Dancing Wheels Company has teamed up with Jeremy James and Mix 97.1 to host a city-wide virtual “Dancing Wheels DisDance Party” to be held in your own space on Thursday, April 30 at 3:30 p.m.

FIRST: Learn a simple and easy dance for all abilities to the song “Dancing in the Street” by David Bowie & Mick Jagger as demonstrated by Dancing Wheels company rehearsal director Sara. Access the tutorial video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5iOdl2GUTU&feature=youtu.be

HAVE FUN: Rehearsing your moves with the Dancing Wheels Company dancers (and guest artists). Access the practice video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nWgklfUj-bI – Keep practicing…and sharing…and practicing…and sharing.

THEN: On April 30 3:30 p.m., tune into Mix 97.1 FM or listen live online at www.mix971fm.com and dance with Dancing Wheels and fellow Northeast Ohio residents.

As you rehearse the easy-to-learn movement to “Dancing in the Street,” share photos and videos of your dance party on social media tagging @dancingwheels and @mix97.1 and use the hashtags: #DWDisDanceParty. #DancingWheelsInTheStreet♫,  #DancingAloneTogether, #InThisTogetherOhio.

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