Intercollegiate Formal Dance

The Ballroom Dance Club at UVa is hosting our first Intercollegiate Formal Dance, welcoming colleges from the East Coast and DC areas.

Attendance is absolutely free! There will also be a free Argentine Tango lesson at the beginning of the event, taught by Edwin Roa. Semi-formal or formal attire, please.

There will likely be an afterparty – details will be announced at the dance.

If you need a place to stay, club members will gladly provide housing. Please contact our secretary Jennifer Hursh ( by Nov. 3rd (but the earlier the better) with your requests.

Dancing with the Professors

Location: Alumni Hall

Admission: $5

Come see your very own UVa professors and faculty dance with Ballroom Dance Club members to compete for the title of “Best Dancing Professor”! There will also be special performances by the Formation Team and individual couples.

Family Weekend Showcase

Date: Friday 10/24, 8pm
Location: Newcomb Hall Ballroom, 3rd Floor

Lots of performances from club members, Formation Team, and guests (University Salsa Club). The famous Mario routine returns for an encore showing!

There will also be some social dancing during intermission and afterwards.

Admission is free, but donations are very much appreciated.

Invite your friends to come see what ballroom dancing is all about! Facebook link.

Costume Exchange

Saturday 10/18, 7:30 pm

Come check out some of the club’s costumes from the closet, get advice about what to wear at the upcoming competition and showcase, and just try on lots of fun dresses.

Please bring your own as well, in case someone else may use it, and we can also let you know if it would be a good outfit for dancing.

Please RSVP! Email Elise ( for location and directions.

Potential movie watching afterwards. Guys are welcome to come as well!

Social Dance

Lessons by Edwin of Zabor Dance Studios: 8:00-8:45 PM
General Dancing 8:45-11:00 PM
Where: The Forum @ O’Hill
What?: Dancing your heart out with all your club members. Show off what you know and pick up some new moves while you’re at it!

Post-Dance hang-out will ensue at the Italian Villa

Social Dance

When?: Friday from 8:00-11:00 PM
Beginner Swing Lessons: 8:00-8:30 PM
Where: The Forum @ O’Hill
What?: Dancing your heart out with all your club members. Show off what you know and pick up some new moves while you’re at it!

Cost: FREE!

AFTER PARTY – ask us for more details.


Interest Meetings

Come and find out more about the club!

Thursday 8/28 and Friday 8/29

4 pm

Kaleidoscope Room, Newcomb 3rd Floor

Pizza Night

Thursday, Sept. 18th

There will be FREE PIZZA outside the AFC at 7:30 P.M. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED YOU MUST EMAIL KEVIN AT so that he can gauge interest and know how much pizza to order. Afterwards, we’ll proceed to Bronze Latin lessons at 8:30 P.M.

Second Week of Free Lessons

Come try ballroom for free this week!


9:30-10:15 pm – Beginner American Social (Cha Cha)

10:15-11:00 pm – Beginner Bronze Standard (Waltz)

11:00-11:45 pm – Intermediate Silver Standard (Waltz)


8:30-9:15 pm – Beginner Latin (Rumba)

9:15-10:00 pm – Intermediate Latin (Rumba)

There will be a performance by the club’s Formation Team during Wednesday’s lessons, so don’t miss out!

September USA Dance

Lessons: 7:15 – 8:00 PM  intermediate waltz, and west coast swing
Dancing: 8:00 -10:30 PM
Students $6

UVA Ballroom Club members will be performing during the intermission show.

Municipal Arts Center
1119 5th Street SW
Charlottesville, VA

Barbara Haskins is looking for volunteers to work the desk this weekend. For 30 mins of working the register, you get to go to the dance for free! If you are interested, please email Barbara at

If you need a ride (i.e. you don’t have a car), please email Kevin at and he will arrange carpools.