Ballroom Dancing in Baton Rouge


                                                                         Parties Just Ahead

Ric Seeling Studio hosts public dance parties each Friday in September .   8:00-10:00, $7/person.  

Saturday Night Ballroom offers first-Saturday dance party  Oct. 5,   7:00-10:00.   Exhibition dances.  $10/person. Theme:  Halloween.   Active professional dance teachers admitted free.  Venue:  American Legion Post 38.  Next party:  Nov. 2. 

BREC hosts a tea dance on Tuesdays at BREC building on Florida and Ardenwood, 11:30 am to 3:00  pm, $5/person.  

Gumbo Chapter 5031 of USA Dance invites everyone to their annual fundraising gala, Nov. 23, 8:00-11:00 , at Belle Chase Auditorium.  Dancing, food, exhibitions, and  pay-to-dance events.  $30/person in advance, $40/person after Nov. 16.  Semi formal.  Proceeds benefit the Chapter's

 programs promoting ballroom dancing.  Purchase tickets from Wayne LeBoeuf, Dolores Dufour, Yvonne Pecoul, Ben and Gwen  or any 

 chapter board member.


Competitions and Showcases

Duo Dance Studio hosts their annual Team Match Sept. 27-28 at St. Martin Community Center.  Open to all styles of ballroom, Latin, and swing dancing, and all levels from beginner to advanced.  For details see the Duo Dance section in the Venues page. 

  Bernadette and Joey Tanksley won honors at the 2019 Gumbo of Ballroom Championships, competing in American Style, Silver Level events.  Photo by Bogdan Oporowsky.