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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
Who’s that mysterious girl? If you’re lucky you might spot her at our Welcome Week events this week!
Hope you had a good first week of classes, and it was great to see so many of you at our first newcomer lesson on Saturday! Here’s our announcements for this week:
Here’s how you can help:
Step 1: Share our Welcome Week events on Facebook and invite all your friends here.
Step 2: Sign up to help out for an hour or two at Winterfest on Monday here.
Step 3: Attend our welcome week events on Tuesday and Saturday (details below) to cheer on your friends performing their showcases and dance with the newcomers and tell them why ballroom is the best club on campus!
ValpoComp (January 26th)
Registration deadline: January 22nd
MSU (February 2nd)
Registration deadline: January 19th (this Saturday)
4.30-7pm: Help us recruit the next generation of the MBDT by flyering at Winterfest!
9.30-11.30pm: Open Practice at DTS. Please note Studio A will be used for showcase practices 11.10-11.30pm
9-11pm: Free Welcome Week lesson/showcases!!!
No DTS, come to our Welcome Week event instead!
10pm-midnight: Open Practice in the League Ballroom! We can only get this space a few times per semester, so come and practice your standard!!!
No DTS, come to the League instead!
9-10pm: Practice rounds for tryouts in CCRB 3275
10-11pm: Open practice in CCRB 3275
10-12pm: Open practice at DTS
Only one day until tryouts…
2-2.30pm: Warm up for tryouts in CCRB 3275
2.30-4.30pm: TRYOUTS in CCRB 3275! Dance your hearts out and don’t forget to cheer on your fellow teammates! Best of luck to everyone!
4.30-6pm: Free newcomer lesson in CCRB 3275, with Steve and Susan!!! Wear your apparel, dance with the newcomers and tell them all about how awesome ballroom is!
Club is in the League Ballroom this week, check out their website here for more info.
|5-6pm:||International Waltz 3|
|6-7pm:||American Rumba 2|
Best of luck at tryouts everyone!
Winter recruitment starts this Saturday with our first free lesson! Hi team, I hope you all had a refreshing break and are ready for a jam-packed semester full of dancing shenanigans with your ballroom family! Here’s our announcements for
A-team are coming soon to a blue bus near you! Here’s our last WAG for the semester! Thanks so much to everyone who came out to celebrate our semester together last night at EOS. I can’t believe we have