Music City Salsa presents the 6th Annual

Nashville's Top Performers

Nashville's Top Performers 2016 is a local dance contest supported by Nashville's awesome Latin & Rhythm dance instructors, community leaders and venues.  Special thanks to all the choreographers, contestants, Play Dance Bar, Global Education Center and other dance leaders!  

These precious dance memories last forever!

Contest Rules  Scores & Videos  

2011  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016

Nashville's Top Performers 2014

Jenny Hall & Raymond Gomez


Competition & Wednesday Classes

March 16th

Zouk w. Mimi Mariposa & Justin Henderson

March 23rd

Cha Cha Cha w. Kendra & David Lucas 

March 30th

BachaTango w. Shelby Hughes

April 6th

West Coast Swing w. Steven Black    

April 13th

Salsa w. Francisco Nacion 

April 20th

FINALS Bachata w. Michael Alexander  

April 27th



Congratulations to all of you!

Awards Night is April 27th!  

6:45 at Play Dance Bar

You accomplished lifetime bragging rights!!  See you dancing!!

Nashville's Top Performers 2013

Angie Reed & Charles Mitchell

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Troy Weiss

Kia Brown

Reinaldo Sanchez

Teresa Ross

Vidal Galvan

Sheila Vantrease

Alfredo Cortes

Roxana Loperena

Jim Khaitbaev

Keren Febres

Chuckie Beamon

Julia Rix

David Johnson

Kathrynn Briggs

Alex Orga

Jennifer Phelps

Weekly Choreography

Finals choreography!!  Woot!

Sensual Bachata w. Michael Alexander & Mimi Mariposa

(You might have to watch it on YouTube.)


Nashville's Top Performers 2012

Tricia Williams & Watson P.


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

Nashville's Top Performers is 6 weeks of 6 different dances taught by 6 different instructors.  

Contestants are randomly and selectively assigned a different partner each week.   

Weekly costs are $15 for a total of $90 over 6 weeks.

Thursday practices are held at Casa Azafran from 8:30p to 10:00p. Optional Saturday practices are at Dance World from 1:00p to 2:45p.  

Contestants perform on Wednesdays at 8:35p at Play Dance Bar in front of 6 judges and their peers.

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

50% Individual, 40% Couple/Team, 10% Facebook Likes

Contest Rules  Scores & Videos  See Last Year!

Nashville's Top Performers 2011

Jillian Conley & Benji Ingram


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