Tyson’s Strauss Ball 2023

Metro accessible Capital One Hall, McLean, VA- home of the Tyson’s Strauss Ball

On 11 Mar 2023, come experience a real Viennese Ball at an elegant metro accessible venue in McLean, VA! Dress up and join us at the prestigious Capital One Hall for an elegant evening of dancing on a 2500 sq feet floating wood dance floor in the first ever Tyson’s Strauss Ball! The ball features live music by con Brio and the famous Fledermaus Quadrille #6 led by Carol Traxler! Light refreshments/snacks available for purchase, as well as a cash bar.

Attire: Formal encouraged; semi-formal allowed.

Music: Featuring exquisite live Strauss and other music by the con Brio orchestra and a selection of Waltzes and other partner dances

Prices (Early Bird til 14 Feb)

Regular: $60 ea/ $110 couple + ticket fees ($70/$130 after early bird special)

Student w/ID: $30 ea + fees ($35 after 14 Feb)

Military w/ID: $50 ea + fees ($60 after 14 Feb)



6 pm- art viewing in entry area

7 pm- Ballroom opens up

720- con Brio live music begins

8pm- announcements and Snowball waltz

9pm- Fledermaus Quadrille #6

1045 pm- Ball concludes

Capital One Hall, McLean, VA (metro accessible)

Other Information

Public parking is available in the same garage as the Wegmans in the basement of the same building. Also, the event is metro accessible at the McLean metro stop on the silver line.

The Tyson’s Strauss Ball will take place in the Capital One Vault, part of Capital One Hall. The Ball is part of a larger dance festival happening all day, beginning with an Argentine Tango Milonga with lessons (see separate event page for information on the milonga). It is also part of a multi-day festival by IASPAW.

Capital One Hall- over 2,500 sq ft of floating wood dance floor

If you would like to eat before the ball, the roofdeck above Capital One Hall, called the Perch, features outdoor options for dining.

The Perch on top of Capital One Hall, McLean, VA (metro accessible)

Also, there will be a light snack and drink provided at the ball, and additional snack items available for purchase in the reception lounge area.

Capital One Vault Lounge/Reception area

Hosts: Todd Borzych and Migle Gineityte from Dance Sport Endurance and Cecelia Tabois/IASPAW. Todd and Migle have been performing at and attending Viennese Waltz Balls for twenty years. They have performed solo at the Hofburg Palace in Vienna, the Austrian Embassy, French Embassy, Kennedy Center, Melon Auditorium, and other prestigious venues. They are excited to bring their love of Waltz to area dancers!

Todd and Migle (hosts) Performing Viennese Waltz

Tyson’s Strauss Ball Committee 2023

Todd Borzych and Migle Gineityte

David and Irina Schuman

Dr. Aleyda Kasten

Cecelia Tabois

Vienna, Austria’s Hoffburg Palace- the heart of Viennese Waltz