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6700 Fairview Rd.  #104

Charlotte, NC 28210

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Surrounded by the elite charm of Sharon Square, our studio is in the very heart of South Park on the corner of Sharon Road and Fairview Road.  An elegant village of shops and fine dining opportunities is mere footsteps away providing enough atmosphere for the perfect after-work escape.  Crystal Chandeliers, floating hardwood floors combine with complimentary WIFI and a state-of-the-art soundsystem for the perfect blend of old-world elegance and new-age comfort.


Our friendly staff takes guest treatment to a new level of exclusivitiy.  We invite you to enjoy a cup of espresso or glass of wine during your lesson as you Capture the Magic of dance for yourself.  Sharon Square is quickly becoming a favorite South Park destination for an indulgent afternoon or evening.  With dinner, drinks and dancing all in one picturesqe walking neighborhood, we invite you to park the car and stay a while.

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About Us...

Queen City Ballroom has the most successful history and the best reputation of any ballroom in Charlotte.  Winning ten consecutive "Best of Charlotte" awards and twenty Top Studio Awards in our 28-year history, we are proud to set the standard for dance instruction in the Carolinas.   Our instructors are recognized nationally and internationally holding the highest professional certifications in the state.

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Nerijus Jasaitis

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Dana Glandon

Dana Glandon

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Tony Prado

Founder Dana Glandon is known nationwide as a championship level ballroom dancer and a leading business woman.   Since 1989, she has designed and built five successful ballroom dance studios.  Thanks to her outstanding leadership, many dance instructors in Charlotte have built their careers and opened their own studios.  Her vision for the art of Ballroom Dancing has made Charlotte, North Carolina a leading DanceSport city in the United States.

Nerijus attained status as Lithuanian National Finalist many times before emigrating to the United States.  He is the four-time winner of Charlotte's Top Instructor Award.  He has been the United States Pro/Am Latin Champion as well as  World Open Amateur Latin Semi-Finalist and Finalist from 2003 - 2011.


He has coached celebrites for internatioinal televsion shows Dance Eurovision, Passion at the Beach, and Dancing With the Stars European Edition.  He has also served as a judge on many DanceSport panels in Lithuania.  


He holds a Master's Degree in Sports Psychology and  many certificates of achievement from DanceSport events across Europe.

Tony is a the only DVIDA Certified Master Examiner in the Carolinas, and an NDCA Championship Certified Adjudicator.  He is also a well-known emcee on the NDCA Pro-Am Ballroom Dance Circuit.  He can be seen and heard often in broadcast coverage of DanceSport events on Ballroom Backstage.  He earned distinction as a United States Cabaret Finalist and as WDC World Pro-Am Finalist in American Smooth,


He has over 25 years of competitve dance experience in Europe, South America and the United States with over 12 Top Instructor awards and 18 Top Studio awards.