Nashville's Top Performers 2014


Contest Rules

Scores & Videos


This is a local dance contest supported by Nashville's best dance instructors, community leaders and venues.  Special thanks to:

Kendra Murray Lucas & David Lucas of Nashville Rueda, Danny & Charlene Baye of Dance World, Francisco Nacion, Nicole Antoinette & Odie Joseph of Music City Dance Alliance, Alain Fokam & Carolyn Speegle-Merryman of Kizomba Nashville, Music City Salsa and Tango's Tonya Miller, Play Dance Bar and more!  


Welcome to Music City Salsa's 4th Annual dance contest!

How it works:

Each Thursday, contestants learn a 1-minute choreography taught by Nashville's TOP instructors! On Wednesdays, contestants perform and compete at Play Dance Bar at 8:30 pm.  Six judges are randomly assigned to score contestants both individually and as teams.  Contestants also receive points for sharing their success on Facebook and YouTube. 


Nashville's Top Performers 2013

Angie Reed &  Charles Mitchell

Schedule of Competition & Wednesday Classes

March 19th

Salsa w. Francisco Nacion

March 26th

West Coast Swing w. Dance World's Danny Baye

April 2nd

Cha Cha Cha w. Nicole Antoinette & Odie Joseph

April 9th

Lindy Hop! w. Jeffrey Bazile & Rachel Serkownek

April 16th

Kizomba w. Alain Fokam & Carolyn Speegle-Merryman

April 23rd

Bachata w. Kendra & David Lucas

April 30th

Awards Night!!


Awards Night!

Play at 8:30!

1519 Church Street


Nashville's Top Performers 2012

tricia williams & watson p.

 2014 Contestants!!

Shantanu Talukder Kurtis Ullein Renaldo Gomes

Reine Humeny

Dalia Cabral Jenny Hall
Timothy Cockfield Wael Alanazi Fred Gott
Susan Kohn (filling in!!)   Donna Rose Brown

Bachata Choreography!!  Finals


Nashville's Top Performers 2011

jullian l. conley & benji ingram

Nashville's Top Performer is 6 weeks of 6 different dances taught by 6 different teachers & choreographers.  

Contestants are randomly and selectively assigned a different partner each week.  Weekly costs are $15 for a total of $90.  

Thursday practices are held at Dance World's Junior Ballroom from 8:00pm to 9:30pm.  Optional Saturday practices are held at Tonya's house from 1:00pm to 3:00pm.

Contestants perform on Wednesdays at 8:30pm at Play Dance Bar in front of six judges and their peers.

Performance videos are posted on Facebook and emailed to the contestants.


50% = Individual

25% = Couple/Team

12.5% = Facebook likes

12.5% = YouTube views

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