Ballroom Dancing in Baton Rouge


                                                                         Parties Just Ahead

Ric Seeling Studio hosts public dance parties each Friday in October,  8:00-10:00, $7/person.  Halloween costume party Oct. 25.

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

Gumbo Chapter of USA Dance presents annual fundraising dance Nov. 23 at Belle Chase Auditorium, 8:00-11:00.  Dancing, food, exhibitions, and fundraising pay-to-dance events.  $30/person in advance, $40/person after Nov. 16.  Music by DJ Henry de los Reyes. Semi-formal. For info and tickets contact Ben and Gwen  Becnel, Wayne LeBoeuf at 985-803-9039 (text only), Dolores Dufour at 504-382-6813, or Yvonne at

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