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Our Mission Statement: We are a competitive, collegiate ballroom dance team that seeks to share our love of dance by fostering a fun and supportive environment while striving for continuous improvement.
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It starts with YOU! Every year, hundreds of students who want learn how to ballroom dance join our team. Most people who join have no dancing experience. The team, along with our professional coaches, will teach you to dance from the very first step.
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Who can join the team? The only requirement to join our team is that you are a student in a degree-seeking program at any university. We welcome undergraduates and graduate students from the University of Michigan and other schools in
Congrats to all the team members who competed at Illinois this weekend! (feat. a divine ray of light?!)
Hope you’re all enjoying a well-earned break, and have recovered from Illinois if you competed there yesterday. Here’s this week’s announcements:
Join this squad with your very own ballroom track jacket!
A fantastic moment from last year’s pro show at the Ohio Star Ball, perfectly captured by our team photography expert Lizzy Xiong!
And now the schedule…
No Newcomer Review Lesson, BUT DTS will be open!
10-12pm: Open Practice at DTS
Deadline to sign up and pay for the Corn Maze trip!!!
9.30-11.30pm: Open Practice at DTS
9-11pm: Newcomer jive mini-lesson/guided practice! We’ll start with a brief introduction to a new dance, the fun and energetic JIVE, and then move into guided practice time where you can have your questions answered by experienced team members. Location: CCRB 3275
10-12pm: Open Practice at DTS
4.30pm: Corn maze trip! Meet by where the Cube used to be (North side of the Union) to ride to the maze!
3-5pm: Newcomer lesson in CCRB 3275! Please note the time change for this week only 🙂
The Ballroom Dance Club is having a Halloween Costume Party!
Location: Phoenix Center, 220 South Main St
7.30-8pm: Hustle Lesson
8-10pm: Social Dance
Mike and Sydney rocking it while competing in the Newcomer category last year! If you’re new to the team you can sign up for your first competition below 🙂 PC: Lizzy Xiong Hi team, It’s the last week before we
Team members at last year’s Illinois competition! Hi team! Hope you’re feeling energized for another week of dancing! Let’s start with announcements: Some things if you’re new to the team: Lessons this week: This is our first week on our regular