California Balboa Classic 2024


Book your ticket for our special 10 year celebration: The CalBal Cabaret



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10 Year Anniversary

January 12-14, 2024

Jan. 11: Live music, pre-party at the HOTEL!
Jan. 12-14: Main Events- Classes, Competitions & Dancing
Jan. 15: Beach dance at the Venice Beach, weather permitting

Location: Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel

Welcome to the 10th anniversary of the California Balboa Classic! Here are some the great features of our 10 year anniversary event: 

  • New hotel with more dance floor space than we’ve had to date!
  • Large classrooms
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Affordable and walkable food options
  • Easy access to food and dining in Pasadena
  • 6 tracks of classes for experienced Balboa dancers, including an expert track
  • Beginner Crash Course
  • Special 10 year anniversary show
  • 3 nights of live music with big bands and swing orchestras

Instructor Line-up:

  • Sylvia Sykes & Nick Williams
  • Kelly Arsenault & Mickey Fortanasce
  • Heather Ballew & Javier Johnson
  • Matt Mitchell & Jenn Lee
  • Mia Halloran-Goldsmith & Jeremy Otth 
  • Shani Brown & Bobby White
  • Olga Marina & Andreas Olsson


  • Thursday: Keenan McKenzie and The Riffers
  • Friday: Jonathan Stout and His Orchestra featuring Hilary Alexander
  • Saturday: The Extended Jonathan Stout and His Orchestra featuring Hilary Alexander
  • Sunday: Michael Gamble and His Rhythm Serenaders
  • Special guest musicians including: Gordon Au, Laura Windley, Lucian Cobb, Charlie Halloran

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