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Resident Ballroom Champions to Perform at Knoxville’s Got Talent!

Three-time, Triple Crown American Ballroom Champions, Sam Gordon & Tamsyn Devilliers, will bring ‘Stars’ dazzle home to Knoxville

KNOXVILLE, TN – Nov. 11, 2012 – Go Dance, Knoxville’s premier ballroom dance studio since 1984, today announced the studio’s resident ballroom dance champions, Sam Gordon & Tamsyn Devilliers, will perform in ‘Knoxville’s Got Talent!’ The event is sponsored by the Youth Leadership Academy of Knoxville and will be held on Sunday, November 18, 2012 from 3 – 5 p.m. in the Knoxville Center Mall. Admission is free.

Three time, Triple Crown, American Ballroom Dance Champions Sam Gordon and Tamsyn Devilliers

Three time, Triple Crown, American Ballroom Dance Champions Sam Gordon and Tamsyn Devilliers. ©2011 Paulette Pierotti Photography.

Knoxville’s Got Talent! Event Info

WHO:  Sam Gordon and Tamsyn Devilliers of Go Dance

WHEN:  Sunday, November 11, 2012

WHERE:  Knoxville Center Mall
3001 Knoxville Center Drive, ‪Knoxville, TN 37924‬

STAGING:  Ground floor; Inside entrance of the former Dillard’s Department Store

TIME: 3 – 5 p.m.

COST: FREE; Donations are encouraged

Knoxville’s Got Talent is sponsored by the Youth Leadership Academy of Knoxville, a non-profit tutoring and mentoring program for Knoxville area youth ages five and up. While admission for Knoxville’s Got Talent is free, the Youth Leadership Academy of Knoxville will be accepting donations at the event. Audiences’ generosity will help ensure the Youth Leadership Academy of Knoxville continue to provide Knoxville area youth, local artists and professionals a platform to garner visibility and showcase their talent, live, in front of audiences across Knoxville and the East Tennessee Region. For more information on the Youth Leadership Academy of Knoxville and Knoxville’s Got Talent!, please visit the Academy’s Facebook Page by clicking here.

About Sam Gordon and Tamsyn Devilliers, America Ballroom Dance Champions

Sam Gordon and Tamsyn Devilliers are a nationally renowned, competitive ballroom dance couple. Both dancers bring a combined total of over forty years dance experience with nearly ten years together as a competitive dance partners onto the dance floor. Tremendously talented, ever elegant and sometimes spicy, these award-winning, ballroom dancers were crowned champions three times over in the highly competitive Triple Crown American Ballroom Championship series in 2006, 2007 and 2008. While national champions, both Sam and Tamsyn continue to have deep, local roots in Knoxville. Sam Gordon is the owner of Go Dance Ballroom Studio, a full service studio that provides ballroom dance lessons. Tamsyn Devilliers is a former resident of Knoxville. Currently residing in Marietta, GA, Tamsyn remains an Adjunct Coach at Go Dance and has numerous family members living in Knoxville.

To view pictures and video of Sam and Tamsyn Dancing, please visit the Go Dance website at http://www.GoDanceKnox.com or Facebook Page at http://www.facebook.com/GoDanceKnox.

About Go Dance

Go Dance is Knoxville’s premier ballroom dance studio. The longest running ballroom dance studio in Knoxville, the studio is dedicated to teaching the art of social and ballroom dance with acute attention to customer service, experience and results. Go Dance’s a mission to enrich students lives through premiere dance instruction. Go Dance Knoxville provides instruction in all styles of Ballroom and Latin dances such as: Cha-Cha, Foxtrot, Rumba, Salsa, Swing, Tango and Waltz. The studio is staffed by award-winning, professional dancers and trained, ballroom specialists. Go Dance is the only studio in Knoxville owned and operated by professional dance instructor, choreographer and three-time, American Smooth, Triple Crown Champion, Sam Gordon. For more information and to learn more about Go Dance Knoxville, please visit the studio’s website or the studio’s Facebook Page.

Source: Go Dance

Knoxville’s Got Talent! Contact
Becky Booker, Youth Leadership Academy of Knoxville, Inc.

Media Contact
Brandon Belcher, Strategé Communications

Go Dance Contact
Sam Gordon, Owner

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Cupcakes & Cocktails

Join us for a sophisticated evening of fun, food and excitement for everyone!

Go Dance Knoxville will be attending and providing special, live performances during “Cupcakes & Cocktails” hosted by West Town Mall. The studio will also offer mall goers ballroom dance lessons, group activities and the opportunity to register for prize drawings.

“Cupcakes & Cocktails” Event Details


WHEN: Thursday, March 8, 2012

TIME: 5:30 – 8:00 p.m.

WHERE: West Town Mall: Amphitheater, located in front of JC Penney’s.

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