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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 or choreographed parades/showstopper performance at Epcot®
  • Farewell Gala Dinner Celebration in World ShowPlace at Epcot®... plus much more!

*New* Dance The World Photo Pass - Unlimited Downloads from our Professional Photo Library—Includes Photos from Rehearsals, Parades, Stage Shows, Gala (Family Photos and Director Awards Presentation)

Join us at the Walt Disney World® Resort in 2019 for a Four (4) Night/Four (4) Day Event (additional days and nights can be added):
June 20-24 | June 28-July 2 CELEBRITY WEEK | July 5-9

Not able to attend one of our dates above? Contact us for additional dance performance opportunities any time of the year at Walt Disney World® and Universal Orlando® Resort
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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • OPTION 1: Parade/Showstopper in Epcot® (Ages 7 & Up; at time of performance)
    • Your Choice of All Dancers performing together in one performance or splitting your dancers between Options 1 and 2

  • OPTION 2: 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
    • Your Choice of All Dancers performing together in one performance or splitting your dancers between Options 1 and 2

  • Dance The World Parade Costume & Signature Ruby Red Dance Shoes - Yours to keep!
  • Dancers also perform in a stage performance in World ShowPlace (Ages 7-22) at Epcot® - Your Choreography!

  • Parade Rehearsal with Dance The World choreographers; transportation provided

  • 4-Day Disney 'Park Hopper' Pass to all four Disney World Theme Parks

    • Please note: Arrival Day is NOT included in base package. Park Hopper is intended to be used on June 21-24, June 29-July 2 and July 6-9
      Arriving Early? Ask us how to add an additional day of park hopping for your arrival day
  • 4-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 Dance The World Gala Dinner Event in World ShowPlace at Epcot®

  • Join us for 'Celebrity Week', June 28-July 2, 2019

    • 2019 Celebrity TBA | Previous celebrities include: Lindsay Arnold (2018), Witney Carson (2017, 2016), Chelsie Hightower (2015)

The Most Memorable Performance of Your Life!

See Sample Itinerary Below (Note: times and days are subject to change based on individual studio commitments)

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 World with your friends and family.

ITINERARY
ITINERARY IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE
2019 Itinerary All Venues and Times of scheduled events are subject to change. This itinerary is a sample. Each Dance Studio will have its own unique itinerary based on their performance schedule

Event schedule will be available more than 60 days prior to travel
ARRIVAL DAY
Check In

Check in to your hotel

  • Ask us how to add this day of park hopping onto your Disney World Park Hopper
EVENT DAY 1
9:00 AM-5:00 PM REHEARSAL DAY - 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
  • Choreography provided to be learned prior to arriving in Orlando
Option 1 - Parade at Magic Kingdom®

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 & Sequin Parade Costume!
  • Chartered Buses provided for Performers/Directors to Backstage Disney for Parade. Friends & Family can take Disney transportation to Magic Kingdom® Park
Option 2 - Parade or Showstopper at Epcot® Parade/Showstopper in Epcot® (ages 7 & Up)
  • Professionally Choreographed Parade or Showstopper performance in front of the famous Fountain of Nations with a picturesque backdrop that includes Spaceship Earth
  • Performers will be outfitted with Ruby Red Character Shoes & Sequin Parade Costume!
  • Chartered Buses provided for Performers/Directors to Backstage Disney for Parade. Friends & Family can take Disney transportation to Epcot®
EVENT DAY 2
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM (Performance Time TBA)

Epcot® World ShowPlace Performance Festival (Ages 7 & up)

  • Dance Schools choose their own music, choreography, and costumes. Stage Performance time allocated based on number of participants
  • This event is not a competition; it is about achieving your personal best and performing for the joy of it all
  • Each showcase is approximately 90 minutes long and will run consecutively throughout the day
EVENT DAY 3
TBA (Optional) Optional Master Class by Celebrity Dancer on Celebrity Week
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Performance Time TBA)

Epcot® World ShowPlace Performance Festival (Ages 7 & up)

  • Dance Schools choose their own music, choreography, and costumes. Stage Performance time allocated based on number of participants
  • This event is not a competition; it is about achieving your personal best and performing for the joy of it all
  • Each showcase is approximately 90 minutes long and will run consecutively throughout the day
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Optional Dance The World Gala Dinner Event

  • Dinner, Desserts, Dancing, Disney Characters, Award Presentation and so much more!
EVENT 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.

Parade Rain Date Each parade or showstopper performance has a scheduled rain date associated with it. See your final itinerary (you will receive this by the end of April 2019) for your scheduled rain date.

Packages and Options

Customize your Dance The World experience to meet your needs

PACKAGES

Performers Package includes:

  • Disney Hotel Accommodations (4 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 Parade/Showstopper in Epcot®, plus Epcot® World ShowPlace Stage Performance Festival
  • 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 and nights can be added! 1-800-222-4432

Family and Friends Package includes:

  • Disney Hotel Accommodations (4 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

  • EXCLUSIVE FAMILY AND FRIENDS VIP ALL-ACCESS PASS - AVAILABLE ONLY WHEN BOOKING THIS PACKAGE (Over $150 VALUE):
  • *New* DTW Photo Pass - Unlimited Downloads from our Professional Photo Library—Includes Photos from Rehearsals, Parades, Stage Shows, Gala (Family Photos and Director Awards Presentation)
  • Admission for Friends and Family to World ShowPlace in Epcot® for Stage Show performances
  • "Travel Guard" Travel Insurance - up to $1099 in coverage if deposited by May 18, 2018
  • Option to attend Gala Dinner Event with your favorite Disney Characters - $89 per person
  • Services of Dance The World Team, along with updates on Event Happenings!

Optional 'Dance Like A Star' Celebrity Master Class- WEEK 2 CELEBRITY WEEK - Learn professional choreography from our Celebrity Performer in a one hour workshop with Celebrity Meet and Greet opportunity - $39 per person

Optional 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 & photo with Mickey & friends

Price: $89 per person

The Dance The World Meal Deal:
  • Four (4) Disney Quick Service Meal Coupons (Entree, Beverage & Dessert)
  • One (1) Dance The World Gala Dinner Event
  • One (1) Stage Show Snack
  • One (1) ‘Refillable’ beverage mug valid at hotel food court for entire stay!

Price: $199 per person

Optional Disney Springs Stage Performance:
  • Round-trip charter motorcoach travel between hotel and Disney Springs for performers and director/teachers
  • Based on a minimum of 10 dancers
  • $60 per person - based on number of participants
Optional Disney Workshops:
  • Based on a minimum of 20 dancers
  • $33 per person - based on number of participants
  • Motorcoach transfers not included. Contact us for price quote on transportation
We Offer a Wide Range of Hotels (Value, Moderate, Deluxe)
PERFORMANCES
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort- Deluxe Headquarter Resort (or Same Disney Hotel Category if Deemed Necessary)

WDW Swan and Dolphin

    17 world-class restaurants and lounges, the luxurious Mandara Spa, and many special Disney benefits, including complimentary transportation to Walt Disney Parks and Attractions and the Extra Magic Hours benefit.

    In the heart of the Walt Disney World® Resort, the award-winning Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort is your gateway to Central Florida’s greatest theme parks and attractions


Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort- Moderate Resort (or Same Disney Hotel Category if Deemed Necessary)

Caribbean Beach
*NEW* This resort will be connected by Disney's Skyliner Transportation System with direct access to Epcot (via International Gateway) and Hollywood Studios (Opening in 2019)- See Image Below

    A tropical paradise built around 45‐acre Barefoot Bay, this Resort hotel brings the Islands to you with swaying palm trees, white‐sand beaches and colonial architecture. Enjoy “island hopping” as you explore the lushly landscaped grounds, or simply find a hammock and soak up the sun.


    Hold the fort at this old Spanish citadel with a zero-entry pool, 2 slides and water cannons. Climb a spiral staircase to the top of a turret for an 82-foot trip down the larger slide, which penetrates the fortress wall! A relaxing spa with the capacity for 12 allows for sweet surrender. Kids under 48 inches tall will love being marooned at the nearby shipwreck play area, where a barrel periodically dumps a deluge and 3 small slides delight little scallywags.

    Dining options at this re-imagined property include the all new Centertown Food Court and Shopping area at Old Port Royale, the re-location of Shutters Restaurant to a waterside location along with Banana Cabana Pool Bar/Lounge, the new Quick Service location Spy Glass Grille and so much more.


Disney Skyliner
Disney's All New Skyliner Gondola Transportation System

Disney's Pop Century Resort- Value Resort (or Same Disney Hotel Category if Deemed Necessary)

Pop Century
*NEW* This resort will be connected by Disney's Skyliner Transportation System with direct access to Epcot (via International Gateway) and Hollywood Studios (Opening in 2019)- See Image Above

    Experience the unforgettable fads of the 1950s through the 1990s all over again. From yo-yos and Play-Doh® to Rubik's Cube® and rollerblades, this Resort hotel salutes the timeless fashions, catch phrases, toys and dances that captivated the world through the decades.

    Immerse yourself in the spirit of the 1960’s at the sprawling Hippy Dippy Pool, which features flower-shaped water jets. For the little ones, a kiddie pool area with a pop-jet water fountain is located nearby. Two more pools, the smaller 1950’s Bowling Pool and the 1990’s Computer Pool, are also on hand for Guests looking to take the pop-culture plunge.

    Shop for Disney merchandise before or after you dine at this far-out food court that’s a blast from the past. Find food favorites like waffles, pasta, flatbread and salads in one of the 7 food stations. In-room pizza delivery is also available for those looking to dine in.

Photo Gallery

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

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