Ballroom Dancing in Baton Rouge


                                                                         Parties Just Ahead

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

Saturday Night Ballroom offers first-Saturday dance party  August 3,   7:00-10:00.   Exhibition dances.  $10/person. Theme: Tropical Islands. Wear your island colors.   Active professional dance teachers admitted free.  Venue:  American Legion Post.  Next party:  Sept. 7.

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

 LSU Ballroom Dance Club is hosting a ballroom party August 24 at the Cotillion Ballroom, Student Union, 7:00--10:00. Free admission. A new ballroom club (not yet named) is co-hosting the party with the goal of providing another dancing opportunity for the Baton Rouge community. The organizers invite all dancers to attend, and to send an email note to to advise that you plan to come.  

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.