2025 FT. WAYNE DANCE FOR ALL…it’s going to be ELECTRIC! 

Mark your calendars for February 27th – March 2nd for the 2025 FT. WAYNE DANCE FOR ALL at the beautiful Grand Wayne Convention Center in historic downtown Fort Wayne, IN. 

The FT WAYNE DANCE FOR ALL is a one-of-a-kind dance event that offers all levels of workshops in LINE DANCE, COUPLES, BALLROOM, SHAG and PATTERN PARTNER.  All workshops are included in your VIP Pass for only $105 (prior to 1/1/2025).  Be sure to arrive on Thursday for the Welcoming Party, which kicks off the weekend’s fun with Friday’s demos and to allow a little extra time to shop our vendors.  The Welcoming Party is now included in your weekend pass.

INVITED “ELECTRICIANS”: JO Thompson-Szymanski, RACHEL Mercedes & ERIC Nava, JOHN Robinson, WILLIE Brown, JILL Babinec, DEREK Steele, NELSON Clarke, DONNA Caudill, ROB Holley, TINA Foster, BRACKEN Heidenreich, KAREN Mudge & ROBERT Hunt, BRADLEY Mather, RHODA Lai, JASON Turner, MELISSA Culbertson, ALICE Daugherty, MACHELLE Cook-Holloway, TIM Hand, LARRY Harmon, BETTY Moses, AMY Christian, PAM & EAGLE Lindsey, TOM & RENEA Brooks, DEBORAH O’Hara, ANSWORTH Robinson, CHRIS Highbaugh, TODD Longsworth, CAROL & PATRICK Tortorice,  TRISH  McElhinney, TOM & JANET Leazenby, GLENN Weiss & TANYA Evancio, WYLDMAN LOUIE and JP Potter!

CHARITY:  The 2025 FT. WAYNE DANCE FOR ALL charity is DANCE FOR THE CURE!  Jill Babinec and Julie Ellis are hosting their 22nd Annual Dance for a Cure in September 2025!  The proceeds go toward breast cancer research.  Jill is the guest instructor for our “Charity Workshop” on Saturday morning. ($5 donation) Please be sure to check out www.dance4acure.org for all the details for this fun day of dancing and fellowship.

CHOREOGRAPHY:  The FT. WAYNE DANCE FOR ALL hosts the largest choreography exhibition in the USA!  It’s known as the perfect “first time” opportunity to give choreography a try!  Three divisions are offered:  Beginner/Novice; Intermediate/Advanced; Phrased.  Cash prizes in each division and for one overall choreographer.

Brooke Graham (Flying C Records) is once again our official sponsor (https://brookegrahammusic.com).  Many met and loved Brooke at our 2024 event.  We’re so excited to have Brooke joining again in 2025! Brooke’s new “Dance Off” song is coming soon!

Complete choreography rules and details are available on this page.

PASSES:  The VIP Pass ($105 prior to 1/1/25) includes the Welcoming Party, dance workshops (except Charity Workshop), specialty workshops, open dance parties, choreography exhibition, dance fitness, yoga, NTA and the Saturday night show.  Several passes are available:  weekend, daily, nightly or spectator.

EVENT SHIRT & STEP DESCRIPTIONS: Don’t forget to pre-order your event shirt and step descriptions! (Limited extras available at the event!)  Step descriptions are available in printed book, jump drive or email via Dropbox.

HOTEL INFORMATION:  Hilton at the Grand Wayne Center (260-420-1100) – $139; Courtyard by Marriott (260-490-3629) – $144* (*2 Breakfast Tickets included with each room); Hampton Inn & Suites Fort Wayne Downton (260-247-6915) – $144 (Breakfast) (all rooms plus tax and discounted parking)

CONCESSIONS:  The lobby is perfect to take a break and grab a bit to eat at the concession stand, while looking at photo albums from past events, meeting new friends while working on a puzzle, playing cards or a game.

For additional information, please contact Jamie Marshall at 615-207-5207 or TheJamieMarshall@att.net.

Grand Wayne Convention Center – 120 W Jefferson Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46802


Jamie & Barney Marshall (615) 207-5207 – TheJamieMarshall@att.net