Fordney Foundation

DanceSport, sport, competition, achievement, partnership

The Fordney Foundation is a non-profit foundation for dance sport that was established in May, 2002.
The Fordney Foundation provides young people with a gift for the sport grants that allow them to
train and compete in dance sport competition.


Interview with Karina Smirnoff – Emerald Ball May 3, 2015

If you were lucky enough to attend the Emerald Ball held at the Los Angeles Airport Hilton Hotel in early May, you would have seen this beautiful, elegant lady, one of the judges, on the fringes of the dance floor. That stunning lady turned out to be Karina Smirnoff and Fordney Foundation was very fortunate […]

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A Day At The Ball

For all my dancer friends and readers who ever desired to go to the Emerald Ball, one of the most prestigious ballroom/dancesport competitions in the United States; held in the Los Angeles area near LAX Airport, I’m here to fill you in and share details of this monumental event. Where else in dance can you see professional […]

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No Fear Here

That’s right…no fear here, only excitement. That is how you should feel! Wanting to be in dancesport and a professional ballroom dancer can have its anxious and even scary moments. But all in all, you studied and practiced dance, perfecting every dance move, so you could go out there and let the people see you. […]

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Loren Silverman and Gabriella Sigal at Colina Middle School  


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