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Capture the Magic

Charlotte's First and Most Elegant

Grand Ballroom 

3920 Sharon Road Suite 110 - Charlotte, NC  28211 - Phone (704) 541-5440

Capture the Magic




Top Studio Award - Charlotte, NC

North Carolina Classic - 2008 - 2016

North Carolina Classic - 2001 - 2006

Best of Charlotte - Dance Instruction

US Commerce Association - 2009 - 2013

Top Studio Award - Boston, MA

The Yankee Classic - 2008

Top Studio Award - Ashville, NC

The Heritage Classic - 2003

Top Studio Award - Roanoke, VA

Virginia Star Ball - 2001

Top Studio Award - Las Vegas, NV

Viva Las Vegas - 1999













Competition, Ballroom Dancing, DanceSport, International Style, American Style, Ballroom, Standard, Rhythm, Smooth, /H1>

The Spectrum Award - City Beat News

Excellence in Customer Service - 2016


Jun. 24 - 29, 2014 - Millennium 2000 DanceSport Championships - Marriott Waterside - Tampa, FL

World class coach and organizer Michael Chapman does it again with one of the premier DanceSport events in the world.  Every year is a star-studded, glamor-filled celebration of music, culture and dance.  For 2014, Millennium has chosent the theme of "The 4 Elements."  With special performances by ballroom dance stars every night, this event is sure to be unforgettable.

Jul. 26 - 30, 2017 - Can-Am DanceSport Gala - Toronto, Ontario

The Great White North awaits!  Toronto, Canada is the Broadway of the North.  Summer in Canada is mild and fresh.  Niagara Falls, winery tours, magnificent shows and walks along the promenade of Lake Ontario.  The hotel for this event offers magnificent views of the lake in one of the finest dining districts of Canada.  You don't want to miss an international dance experience that is just a short flight from Charlotte!

Sep. - 24 - 29, 2017 - Cuba International Ballroom Championships - Havana, Cuba

The times have changed, and U.S. citizens are once again allowed to visit the island paradise of Cuba.  World Champions Michael Chapman and Ana Llorente become partners once again, this time off the dance floor to bring you the most anticipated event ever -- a ballroom competition and cultural exchange event in Cuba.  Experience Cuba with the natives!  Dance Salsa until dawn, enjoy the beach, the music, and the true feel of the island.

Jun. 19 - 24, 2018 - Millennium Classic DanceSport Championships - Orlando, FL

Another heart-stopping event by World Champion and Master Organizer Michael Chapman.  This crown jewel among dance shows is the home of the now historic Show of Shows.  Every year is a theme, and this year is no exception with over 20,000 entries, the event promises to be the largest in the world of dance today!  Don't miss it!

Aug. 3 - 6, 2017 - Empire Dance Classic - Marriott Marquis Hotel - Manhattan, NY

In its fifth year this jewel in the crown of dance competitions brings dancesport to the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square.  Beginning with the unbelieveable Empire Gala on Wednesday night, this event is a described by Dance Beat Magazine in one word... FABULOUS.  Join us for summer in The City in the heart of the Big Apple!

Aug. 16 - 20, 2017 - Killick Klassik - Waldorf Astoria - Boca Raton, FL

World Class Latin dancer Paul Killick joins with the Queen of Latin, Shirley Ballas to set a new standard for luxury and entertainment with the Killick Klassik.  Our own Tony Prado is the emcee for this event!  The Waldorf Astoria in Boca Raton is a premier five-diamond resort.  Enjoy the best food, the best service and a weekend of dancing with your instructor among the greates dancers in the world!  You will want to return again and again.

Sep. 17, 2017 - The North Carolina Classic - The Westin Uptown - Charlotte, NC

The North Carolina Classic has established itself as a "must attend" competition in the Queen City.The largest ballroom event in Charlotte - it attracts dancers from New York to Florida.   The quality of dancing in the Carolinas is fantastic and the scholarship and championship divisions bring in some intense competition.  The event is consistently SOLD OUT, and this year looks like no exception.  The Westing ballroom is always bursting with dance action and the best music you will ever hear at a Ballroom event.  Come on down and join the action - or just cheer on your favorite dancer.  There is something for everyone at this elegant, action packed event.

Sep. 25 - 29, 2017 - BBC&C - a Legendary Celebration - Park Plaza Hotel - Boston, MA

The Back Bay Competition and Conference is a new event on the QCB calendar.  Held at the historic Park Plaza Hotel, the event combines the elegance of ballroom dancing with the color of Autumn in New England.   The magnificent decor of the Imperial Ballroom is reminiscent of the grand balls of the 1920's.  Take yourself back to the jazz and pizzaz of the Great Gatsby era.  Enjoy a dance weekend in the city desinated as one of the year's top travel destinations.  See what Boston has to offer with this "Ivy League" dance experience.

Feb. 27 - Mar. 4, 2018 - Heritage DanceSport Classic - Grove Park Inn - Asheville, NC

Celebrating its 29th year, The Heritage Classic has been voted "Competition of the Year" three years in succession!  The setting for this amazing event is The Grove Park Inn nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Asheville, North Carolina.  The resort is the capstone of luxury with a completely renovated Great Hall that preserves the hundred year heritage of this historic landmark.  Both massive fireplaces are in operation to bring a log cabin feel to guests year round.  The Spa at the Grove Park is rated among America's Top Ten and the new Sports Bar is sure to keep guests in tune with the game while enjoying casual dining.

Feb. 14 - 18, 2018 - Florida SuperStars DanceSport Championships - St. Petersburg, FL

The best DanceSport event in 2018 is on Florida's sunny Gulf Coast.  The historic Vinoy Resort in St. Petersburg is the most welcoming host for the year's first major dance gathering.  Master Organizer Michael Chapman pulls out all the stops to make this event your perfect get-away from the winter doldrums.  Our own Tony Prado is this year's emcee, so be sure to join the QCB staff in sunny south Florida.

Aug. 30 - Sep. 3  - The Embassy Ballroom Championships - Irvine, CA

The Hotel Irvine Jamboree Center is home to the most intense and exciting DanceSport Competition on the west coast.  Who will be the next WDC World Champions of Ballroom.  Join us at this event and find out as the World Dance Council crowns the 2017 Professional and Pro-Am World Champions.  It is a guarantee that all of the greatest dancers in the world will be on hand.  Students and professionals alike will be showing off their best moves competing for top honors.  What a great opportunity to make new friends and see the best dancing anywhere in the world.  This competition will be unforgettable.

Oct. 14 - 16, 2016 - HOT-Lanta The Classic - W Midtown - Atlanta, GA

World Mambo Champion and US American Rhythm Champion Eddie Ares is once again on the DanceSport Circuit.  This event is the re-boot of the HOT-Lanta DanceSport events that created such a fever in the Southeast.  With the succss of their 2014 show "Ballroom After Dark" this competition raised the bar for entertainment.  Enjoy the comforts of the luxurious W Hotel in Midtwon Atlanta while shopping with the premier vendors of ballroom dance merchendise in the country.

Oct. 26 - 30, 2016 - Hollywood DanceSport Championships - Hollywood, CA

What a great way to celebrate as the year comes to a close.  Michael Chapman, Mary Murphy and Jonathan Roberts team up to create a luxury dance event that is second-to-none.  Shop with the stars on Rodeo Drive.  Visit the Hollywood Walk of Fame or take a day trip to the Santa Monica Pier.  The Hilton Universal City is a luxurious is a four star resort that is never short on comfort and style.  You may not want to leave!

Nov. 15 - 20, 2016 - The Ohio Star Ball - Hyatt Convention Center - Columbus, OH

The largest DanceSport event in the world is the famous Ohio Star Ball.  This competiion is the host event for the PBS hit show America's Ballroom Challenge.  All of the stars of ballroom in the U.S. and world wide congregate in Ohio in November for a full week of dancing that fills the convention center and turns the city of Columbus into the universal gathering spot for dancers everywhere.

Dec. 6 - 10, 2017 - Holiday Dance Classic - Tropicana Resort - Las Vegas, NV

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.  Unless it's on the dance floor at the beautiful and newly rennovated Tropicana Resort.  Then what happens in Vegas winds up on your social media pages everywhere as you show off your moves on the Vegas Strip.  This fabulous competition is owned by our good friends Michael Chapman and Mary Murphy.  Enjoy a weekend in the Entertainment Capital of the World while you dance your cares away.  What can we say... It's VEGAS Baby!

Jan. 27, 2018 - Team Match - Queen City Ballroom - Charlotte, NC

Start 2018 off with a great event right in Queen City Ballroom.  Ballrooms from the region will get together to dance as teams in front of a judge.  You will be able to work on your competition routines and get a judge's written evaluation of your solo routine.  Refreshments and snacks will be provided along with a fun team dance event that will involve everyone!

Dec. 16, 2017 - Holiday Ball - Charlotte, NC

This event is a chance to enjoy some general dancing, some student performances, and heavy hors d'oeuvres in an afternoon at the studio.  Three sections of general dancing for the party-goer in you.  Three sections of student-teacher performances to give you a challenge to help you prepare for the Spring solo performances coming up next year.  Follow it up with a champagne toast at the end of the evening to give your Holiday Season that dance flair that mkes the year truly complete.

Feb. 22 - 25, 2018 - New York Dance Festival - Roosevelt Hotel

Eugene Katsevman and Maria Manusova have taken the reins of the New York Dance Festival.  This event is located in the opulent Roosevelt Hotel just footsteps away from Rockefeller Center and Radio City Music Hall.  Join the Queen City Ballroom Staff for a weekend filled with amazing Pro-Am competition and evenings on the town.  Optional excursions can make this trip an experience tailor-made just for you!

Apr. 6 - 8, 2018 - The Ball at the San Francisco Open

A fabulous Ball awaits you on the shores of San Francisco Bay with a great competition and a live orchestra playing for the competition rounds.  Flashback is the name of the band, and the best times are on the dance floor.  Dance with the top dancers on the West Coast, and spend your weekend in the shadow of the Golden Gate Bridge.  The Fisherman's Wharf and Sausalito are only some of the attractions that await you at this magnificent event in the City by the Bay.


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