Dance Entertainment for Corporate Events and Fundraisers, Cynthia Glinka, Dance Instructor, San Francisco Bay Area

Corporate Events, Fundraisers, Luncheons, and Lectures

Get your company on the dance floor for team building, celebrations, and entertaining education

Successful corporate events include

  • Google+ Holiday Party - San Francisco Design Center
    Headline featured dance showcase for 3,000 Google+ employees. 30 minute Dance Showcase - Around the World with Google.
  • Google Holiday Party - Palace Hotel, San Francisco
    Phantom of the Opera themed evening, and the Grand Ballroom was filled with Googlers, dancing and being entertained by top notch pros. Oh boy, did we dance!

  • LinkedIn Pan Pacific Rim - Hilton Hotel, San Francisco
    International gathering of LinkedIn managers visiting the Bay Area. Got them dancing up a storm, creating their own lyrics and dance moves in teams. All were winners during their performances.
  • de Young Museum - Golden Gate Park, San Francisco
    For 16 years, Glinka had Wilsey Court all to herself, along with a cast of dancing characters, featuring the Bay Area's finest dance bands and orchestras. It was a thrill to be invited back year after year. And the best part, it's free and the crowd swells to the thousands.

  • Lincoln Benefit Life Conference of Leaders Cruise through Alaska aboard the Silver Shadow luxurious cruise ship
    LBL's Conference of Leaders joined the dance fever sweeping the nation and participated in the So You Think You Can Dance Showcase. Glinka coached, choreographed and produced the finale on board for the So You Think You Can Dance Showcase featuring LBL’s cruise guests.

    Become the dancer you’ve always wanted to be – Guests learned and experienced the dynamics and fundamentals of social partner dancing during onboard workshops and were featured in the showcase finale.

    Performances were judged by a panel of judges and audience applause. Criteria included overall presentation, enthusiasm, creativity, and humor. Dance categories included Disco, '50s Rock 'n Roll, Merengue, and Fox Trot.
  • Intuit Northern California Region
    In preparation for Intuit's Winter Celebration at San Francisco City Hall, Intuit's staff were invited to become the dancers they've always wanted to be and experience the dynamics and fundamentals of social partner dance at workshops sponsored at two Silicon Valley campuses.

    The goal:  To captivate staff and their partners to "showcase and unleash their inner dancer" and perform for their peers with Salsa, Ballroom, '50s Swing, and Disco styles. Sizzling performances were accompanied by band leader Dick Bright's SRO. Winners in each category were determined by a panel of judges and audience applause and were awarded a voucher to donate to their favorite charity for their entertaining efforts. This unique opportunity was a rousing team-building experience. On-campus rehearsals were conducted a week prior to the celebration. Cynthia emceed the ‘Showcase’ to an enthusiastic standing ovation.
  • Pixar Animation Studios
    Apple CEO and Pixar Animation Studios co-founder, Steve Jobs, hired Glinka to teach Pixar employees how to Viennese Waltz as an incentive to participate at the company's themed wrap party for its official release of "Toy Story." Glinka arranged three Bay Area locations for employees and their partners to attend sessions where they mastered the Viennese Waltz prior to the wrap party celebration which took place at the Garden Court of the Sheraton Palace Hotel, San Francisco.
  • 2010 New Year's Eve Gala Putting on the Glitz at the Ritz
    Produced by J'La Chic Entertainment Productions, Ritz Carlton Hotel, San Francisco
  • 2009 New Year's Winter Wonderland
    Produced by J'La Chic Entertainment Productions, Claremont Resort & Spa in Berkeley
  • 2008 KRON TV New Year's Eve Live
    Glinka choreographed and produced the spotlighted dance segments for the 2008 KRON TV New Year's Eve Live from the Palace Hotel. This live television broadcast featured sports anchor Vern Glenn dancing with professional Silke Heleine, and Bay Area entertainment reporter Jan Wahl dancing with pro Johnny Lee. Glinka performed a spotlight dance with partner Zalman Sher and was joined by news anchors Gary Radnich and Catherine Heenan as commentator on this hour-long broadcast viewed by millions in the greater San Francisco Bay Area.

Corporate Events and Fundraisers

  • Young Presidents' Organization (YPO) Treasure Island, Hearst Castle, St. Francis Hotel
  • Palace Hotel Earthquake 100th Anniversary Gala San Francisco
  • Legion of Honor Museum Art Deco Exhibit San Francisco
  • Grace Cathedral Annual Fundraiser Fairmont Hotel San Francisco
  • Friday Nights at the de Young Museum San Francisco
  • Pixar Animation Studios Emeryville, California
  • Intuit Holiday Celebration San Francisco City Hall
  • The Annual Fur Ball Columbia, Tennessee
  • Beverly Hills Hotel Gala Beverly Hills
  • GTE MobilNet Convention Kauai
  • Sun MicroSystems Silicon Valley
  • World Trade Club San Francisco
  • Art Deco Society of California San Francisco
  • The Navy League Fleet Week San Francisco
  • Marin General Hospital Foundation Marin County
  • International Networking Association San Francisco
  • Pan Pacific Hotel Annual Wedding Showcase San Francisco
  • Top of the Mark Mark Hopkins Inter-Continental Hotel San Francisco
  • and many more

Special Appearances

  • Bay Area Wedding Network Gala (BAWN)
  • Dancing with the Wedding Planners Julia Morgan Ballroom San Francisco
  • Marin League of the San Francisco Symphony San Rafael
  • Thunderbird Lodge - Castle in the Sky Lake Tahoe NV
  • Throckmorton Theater Starduster Sundays Mill Valley
    Emcce and intermission entertainment
  • Larkspur Centennial Rose Bowl Larkspur 
  • de Young Museum San Francisco
  • Black & White Ball San Francisco
  • Red & White Ball Sonoma
  • West Coast Ragtime Festival Sacramento
  • Mt. Diablo Symphony Orchestra Walnut Creek
  • Metropolitan Club's 90th Gala San Francisco
  • Mardi Gras at Falkirk Cultural Center San Rafael
  • Sonoma County Showcase and Wine Auction Sonoma

Lectures and Luncheons

  • RejuveDance® nationwide health & wellness campaign
  • Choreographer to the Stars Metropolitan Club San Francisco
  • Joslyn Center Dancing & Wellness Palm Springs
  • History of Social Dance and Demonstrations various locations
  • Dance On Your Wheels Diablo Lodge, Danville

Cynthia continues to perform, coach, educate, and choreograph nationwide

Call to enjoy dance at your next event.
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415-485-5500 land 
415-310-1875 cell 

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