The 2012 MIT Open Ballroom Dance Competition will be held on March 17-18 2012. Mark your calendars and check out the competition website for updates!
Who: Open to the public When: Saturday, 12/14/2013 Beginner Dance Class at 7:30pm. Social dance starts at 8pm. Where: Morss Hall, Walker Memorial Tickets: $6 for students; $8 MIT affiliates; $10 for others.
October 28th, 2013
The MIT Ballroom Dance Team marked the beginning of their competitive season by busing, driving, walking, running, and dancing their way down to Harvard earlier this month to compete at the annual Harvard Beginners competition. Held for the second year in a row at Cambridge Rindge and and Latin School, Harvard Beginners hosted newcomer and [...]
September 6th, 2013
Despite the gloomy, chilly weather we were having, Lobby 13 was filled with the bright sounds of our Dance Camp attendees laughing and chattering as they learned some Latin moves from Coach Armin Kappacher. Armin taught two hour-long classes – one Rumba, one Swing – with the precision that he is known for. “I loved [...]
September 4th, 2013
Over one hundred MIT and Wellesley students and affiliates joined us for a magical night of ballroom dancing at Morss Hall. Larinda McRaven introduced some basic steps from American Foxtrot, and Mark Sheldon taught an hour-long class on International Waltz. Within minutes, everyone was dancing to music, jiving with Sinatra and swirling around the room [...]
August 5th, 2013
Hello Dancers! Get out your calendars! The MIT Ballroom Dance Team is thrilled to announce the 2014 MIT OPEN will be taking place on the weekend of April 25-27th, 2014 in Rockwell Cage on MIT Campus. Please stay tuned for more updates in the months to come. http://ballroom.mit.edu/comp/
June 14th, 2013
MIT’s Ballroom Dance Team was selected as one of the four finalists – and the only university ballroom dance team! – for the contest Quickstep for Kindness. Quickstep for Kindness encourages young dancers and teams/clubs to go out into their communities and spread goodwill and benevolence through ballroom dancing. The entries were 60 second original videos [...]