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The Year's Most Magical Dance Event!

Join us at the Walt Disney World® Resort in 2016: June 17-20, June 22-25, June 27-30 (3-Night Event), June 27-July 1 (4-Night Event)!

NEW FOR 2016 - REDUCED MINIMUM AGE FOR PARADES (See Below)

Dance The World is a unique opportunity for dancers to perform in front of thousands of people from around the world at the Walt Disney World® Resort in Florida. This event is a performance festival, not a competition, and allows families to make this 'the' family vacation, with the added benefit of watching their son or daughter perform in America's Number One Destination. This international event features professionally choreographed parades at Magic Kingdom® Park and Epcot®, Stage Shows in Disney's Hollywood Studios®, Parade Rehearsals in Disney's Fantasia Gardens, Farewell Gala Dinner Celebration in Epcot's World ShowPlace, plus much more!

To see how much fun your group can have at Dance The World, view our Memories video on the Gallery Page

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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • New For 2016 - Parade in Epcot® (Ages 8 & Up; at time of performance)

      Professionally Choreographed Parade starts at the United Kingdom area of Epcot's World Showcase of countries and ends in Future World by Journey Into Imagination.

  • Day or Night Parade in the Magic Kingdom® (Ages 10 & Up; at time of performance)

      Professionally Choreographed Parade through the park and down Main Street U.S.A. in front of Cinderella's Castle

  • Dance The World Parade Costume & Signature Ruby Red Dance Shoes to keep included (Illuminated Costumes for Night Parade)

  • Dancers also perform in a stage performance in Premier Theater at Disney's Hollywood Studios® (Ages 7-22)

  • Disney's Fantasia Gardens Parade Rehearsal with Dance The World choreographers

  • 4-Day Disney 'Park Hopper' Pass to all four Disney parks

  • 3 Nights at Disney's Pop Century Resort, Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort or the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin with an option to extend your stay

  • Disney transportation throughout stay, plus chartered buses for rehearsals and parades for performers

  • Dance The World Event Memories DVD for each performer

  • All taxes, gratuities and services of the Dance The World staff

  • Option to Attend Farewell Gala Dinner Celebration in Epcot's World ShowPlace

  • Join us for 'Celebrity Week', June 22-25, 2016. (Celebrity TBA; Chelsie Hightower in 2015)

The Most Memorable Performance of Your Life!

Dance The World is a non-stop whirlwind of performance, fun, and Disney magic.

Dance The World is all about putting on the performance of a lifetime, but beyond the parades, rehearsals, and the fantastic gala dinner, our itinerary is designed to provide plenty of free time to enjoy Disney with your friends and family.

ITINERARY
Day 1
Check In

Check in to your hotel. Arrive early and start enjoying the park—Disney will store luggage until your room is ready!

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Get ready to perform!

  • Each performer attends one 2 hour rehearsal coordinated by Dance The World Choreographers.
  • Performers rehearse parade dance with other studios from around the world.
  • Friends & Family enjoy Disney Theme Parks while Performers rehearse or just enjoy the resort facilities.
Day 2
Parade Option 1

Day or Night Parade at Magic Kingdom® Park (ages 10 & Up)

  • Professionally Choreographed Parade through the park and down Main Street U.S.A. in front of Cinderella's Castle
  • Performers will be outfitted with Ruby Red Character Shoes & One of a Kind ‘Parade’ costume!
  • Chartered Buses provided for Performers/Directors to Rehearsal and to Backstage Disney for Parade. Friends & Family can take Disney transportation to Magic Kingdom® Park.
Parade Option 2 (NEW FOR 2016)

New For 2016 - Parade in Epcot® (ages 8 & Up)

  • Professionally Choreographed Parade starts at the United Kingdom area of Epcot's World Showcase of countries and ends in Future World by Journey Into Imagination.
  • Performers will be outfitted with Ruby Red Character Shoes & One of a Kind ‘Parade’ costume!
  • Chartered Buses provided for Performers/Directors to Rehearsal and to Backstage Disney for Parade. Friends & Family can take Disney transportation to Epcot®.
Day 3
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Performance Time TBA)

Disney’s Hollywood Studios® Premiere Theater Performance Festival open to dancers age 7 & up.

  • Dance Schools choose their own music, choreography, and costumes. Stage Performance time allocated based on number of participants (age 7 & up).
  • This event is not a competition; it is about achieving your personal best and performing for the joy of it all
6:00PM

Optional Dance The World Farewell Gala Dinner Event

  • Dinner, Desserts, Dancing, Disney Characters, Award Presentation and so much more!
9:00PM

Must-see fireworks, lasers and light extravaganza!

Day 4
11:00 AM (Check Out)

Resort Room check-out time on Standard Package (additional nights can be added). Baggage can be stored at hotel during the day.

 

  • Complimentary Disney Transportation available to enjoy all Disney Theme Parks.

TBA (Optional)

Downtown Disney Waterside Stage Performance (Disney Performing Arts Program).

  • Disney Dance Workshop (Disney Performing Arts Program).
TBA (Optional) Optional Master Class by Celebrity Dancer on Celebrity Week.
All Times Subject To Change

Packages and Options

Customize your Dance The World experience to meet your needs.

Choose meal plans, extra workshops, or even an additional performance with your group.

PACKAGES

Performers Package includes:

  • Disney Hotel Accommodations (3 nights) at Disney’s Pop Century Resort, Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort or the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin
  • Four(4) Day Disney 'Park Hopper' pass
  • All Transportation in Orlando (private transfers for rehearsal and performances)
  • Parade Performance Rehearsal with "Dance The World" staff
  • Dance The World Event Memory DVD
  • Parade in Magic Kingdom® Park OR Epcot® , plus Disney’s Hollywood Studios® Premier Theater Stage Performance
  • Parade Costume & Ruby Red Character Shoes to keep
  • Services of the Dance The World Staff.

Call for Special Prices for Your Dance School—additional days can be added!

Friends & Family Package includes:

  • Disney Hotel Accommodations (3 nights) at Disney’s Pop Century Resort, Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort or the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin
  • Four(4) Day Disney 'Park Hopper' pass
  • Disney Transportation for the length of your stay
  • Services of the Dance The World Staff
  • Valuable updates and event information provided

Optional Farewell Gala Dinner Event includes:

  • Dinner, Dessert & Beverages
  • Photo Opportunities with Disney characters
  • "Dance Thru the Decades" confetti finale — you don’t want to miss this!
  • Studio award presentation by Mickey and friends! All studio directors attending the Gala receive a Participation Award & group photo with Mickey & friends

Only $84 per person

The Dance The World Meal Deal:

  • Five (5) Disney Quick Service Meal Coupons (Entree, Beverage & Dessert)
  • One (1) Dance The World Farewell Gala Dinner
  • One (1) ‘Refillable’ beverage mug valid at hotel food court for entire stay!

Total Cost: $199.00 per person

View our full meal options (includes an example of the Disney Meal Coupon).

Optional Downtown Disney Waterside Stage Performance:

  • Round-trip charter motorcoach travel between hotel and Downtown Disney
  • Based on a minimum of 24 dancers
  • $40-$60 per person - based on number of participants.

 

Optional Disney Workshops:

  • $32 per performer (Disney requires a minimum of 24 dancers at this cost)

The Performances ...

From rehearsals to the big parade, you're going to be busy!

Dance The World is all about having fun and soaking up your time on the big stage. This event is not a competition—it's about doing your personal best and performing for the joy of it all!

PERFORMANCES

Parade Rehearsal in Disney’s Fantasia Gardens

Performers will rehearse the parade dance for the Magic Kingdom® Park & Epcot® Performance

Parade Performance at Magic Kingdom® Park OR Epcot®( NEW FOR 2016)

Performers will learn the dance from the DVD and will be provided with a pair of ruby red character shoes and either a day or night costume to keep!

Performance Festival at Disney’s Hollywood Studios® Premier Theater

Each school will be allowed an appropriate amount of time to perform on stage (based on the number of performers), to their own choreography.

Optional Performance at Downtown Disney Waterside Stage Performance

Each school will be allowed up to twenty minutes to perform their own choreography, if they choose.

The Costume...

Every performer will receive a pair of ruby red character shoes and a costume, which is being designed right now!

Music and DVD...

Each school will receive a copy of the parade choreography DVD. It consists of a complete step-by-step breakdown of the parade performance.

Photo Gallery

Take a look at some great images from past Dance The World events!

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