Cotillion Dance Club ready for new season

Keith and Lyn Kenner arrive at the November, 2016, Moon Dance Soiree

Keith and Lyn Kenner arrive at the November, 2016, Moon Dance Soiree

Rob Spade

Among the new members who joined the Cotillion Dance Club last season were Keith and Lyn Kenner. Keith is a retired U.S. car manufacturer executive, and Lyn is a performing artist. You may recognize her as Lyn Jackson, the lead vocalist in the Lyn Jackson Ensemble. Lyn is from Chicago and began her career as lead singer of the Sequins at the age of 14. The group’s song, “Hey Romeo” was a Top 40 hit on the Billboard R&B charts. Lyn went on a national tour, performing at New York’s famed Apollo Theater and other major venues. Audiences are captivated by Lyn’s smooth and sultry voice and her compelling stage presence. Lyn has performed with such renowned artists as James Brown, the Staple Singers and Al Green. She has opened for Lou Rawls and is an accomplished studio singer, songwriter and recording artist. Keith and Lyn are wonderful people and have been a great addition to the Cotillion Dance Club membership – Keith is also a great golfer!

The 2017-2018 season opens with Havana Nights on October 14, 2017. This will be a semi-formal affair where Cuban sunset fine dining/dancing attire from the ‘50s is appropriate. The Lyn Jackson Ensemble will be presenting a themed performance. They were a smash hit last March. Lyn’s vocals were truly memorable. Be sure to mark your calendars and register early. Lyn packs the ballroom, and guest seating will undoubtedly be limited.

The event dates for the 2017-2018 season are shown below. Mark your calendars.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Saturday, March 10, 2018

Saturday, April 14, 2018

One of our dance studio sponsors is Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Chandler. This is their third season as a Cotillion Dance Club sponsor. We appreciate their continued service to the club. The Fred Astaire Studio will be providing six group lessons for the 2017-2018 season. Over the course of the season, these two-hour lessons will cover East Coast Swing, Foxtrot, Waltz, Rumba, Tango and Cha Cha instruction. All residents of the Sun Lakes communities are welcome to attend these lessons. Please visit our website or contact us for more information about lesson availability, dates and other services.

The annual newsletter has been mailed to members. Be sure to review all the club status details. A copy of the newsletter is available for viewing on the website.

If you are interested in becoming a club member or attending a dance as a guest of the club, please call, text or email us. Lots more information is available to you on the website, including next season’s group dance lesson and event schedule. Annual dues should be paid by now. Please visit our website to facilitate payment, or give us a call.

Contact information: Phone or text the club at 602-529-6829 or visit our website at