Events Archive

December 8 Social – Swingin’ in the Snow

Who: Open to the public

When: Saturday, 12/8/2018

7:30PM Swing Lesson
Beginners welcome!
No experience or partner necessary!
8PM General Dancing
11:59PM Last Dance

Where: Morss Hall, 1st floor of Walker Memorial

Tickets:

Free for MIT students with student ID
$5 for other students with student ID
$8 for MIT affiliates with ID
$10 for others

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October 13 Social – Monster Mash

Who: “For you, the living, this mash was meant too.”

When: Saturday, 10/13/2018

7:30PM Tango Lesson
Beginners welcome!
No experience or partner necessary!
8PM General Dancing
11:59PM Last Dance

Where: Lobdell, 2nd floor of the Student Center (W20).

Tickets:

Free for MIT students with student ID
$5 for other students with student ID
$8 for MIT affiliates with ID
$10 for others

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Bonus! For your listening pleasure:


Dance Camp 2018

The MITBDT is announcing its annual Dance Camp this September! Come to our free ballroom lessons, enjoy some fantastic performances, and have all your questions about the team answered! You will also be paired up with team members for a taste of friendly competitive ballroom dancing in the Saturday team match.

Dance camp is open to the MIT & Wellesley community. No partner or dance experience is required. People who cannot make it to dance camp can still join the team by simply showing up to classes, which start on Monday, September 10.

Schedule:

Wednesday, September 5

7:30pm-9:30pm, Lobby 13

Foxtrot and Waltz classes taught by our professional Standard coach, with performances by team members

Info session following class

Thursday, September 6

7:30pm-9:30pm, Lobby 13

Rumba and Swing classes taught by our professional Latin coach, with performances by team members

Ice cream social with team members following class

Saturday, September 8

1:30pm-5:00pm, Lobby 13

Free pizza with performances by team members; Chacha, Tango, and Team Match!




August 11 Social – Watermelon

Theme: Watermelon

Who: Open to the public

When: Saturday, 8/11/2018

7:30PM Chacha Lesson
Beginners welcome!
No experience or partner necessary!
8PM General Dancing
11:59PM Last Dance

Where: Sala de Puerto Rico, 2nd floor of the Student Center (W20).

Tickets:

Free for MIT students with student ID
$5 for other students with student ID
$8 for MIT affiliates with ID
$10 for others

Bonus! For your listening pleasure:


2018 SidPac Summer Social Series

Save the dates for our summer social series, starting July 30 and running through the end of August. Keep dancing in September by attending our professionally-taught Dance Camp!

All classes are from 7-8pm in the multipurpose room of SidPac.

Here are the tentative dates of the classes. Please check for updates at the start of each week.

  • Week 1: Tuesday 7/31 & Thursday 8/2 – Learn the cheerful Samba!
  • Week 2: Tuesday 8/7 & Thursday 8/9 – Learn the elegant Waltz!
  • Week 3: Monday 8/13 & Tuesday 8/14 – Learn the sassy Chacha!
  • Week 4: Monday 8/20 & Thursday 8/23 – Learn the sultry Tango!
  • Week 5: Monday 8/27 & Tuesday 8/28 – Learn the festive Mambo!

No experience or partner needed! The event is free and open to MIT students – please be prepared to show student ID.

To get reminders of future events, sign up for our mailing list. If you have questions about our beginner classes or how to dance more with the team, feel free to email our Rookie Coordinator.


July 14 Social – Flower Power

Theme: Flower Power!

Who: Open to the public

When: Saturday, 7/14/2018

7:30PM Foxtrot Lesson
Beginners welcome!
No experience or partner necessary!
8PM General Dancing
11:59PM Last Dance

Where: Sala de Puerto Rico, 2nd floor of the Student Center (W20).

Tickets:

Free for MIT students with student ID
$5 for other students with student ID
$8 for MIT affiliates with ID
$10 for others

Check out our event on facebook!


May 19 Social: Beach Party!

Theme: Beach Party!

Who: Open to the public

When: Saturday, 5/19/2018

8PM Swing Lesson
Beginners welcome!
No experience or partner necessary!
8:30PM General Dancing
11:59PM Last Dance

Where: Sala de Puerto Rico, 2nd floor of the Student Center (W20).

Tickets:

Free for MIT students with student ID
$5 for other students with student ID
$8 for MIT affiliates with ID
$10 for others

Check out our event on facebook!


April 7 Social: Superheroes & Supervillains

Theme: Superheroes & Supervillains

Who: Open to the public

When: Saturday, 4/7/2018

7:45PM Quickstep Lesson
Beginners welcome!
No experience or partner necessary!
8:15PM General Dancing
11:59PM Last Dance

Where: Sala de Puerto Rico, 2nd floor of the Student Center (W20).

Tickets:

Free for MIT students with student ID
$5 for other students with student ID
$8 for MIT affiliates with ID
$10 for others

Check out our event on facebook!


February 17 Social: Cupid’s Ball

Theme: Cupid’s Ball

Who: Open to the public

When: Saturday, 2/17/2018

7:30PM Rumba Lesson
Beginners welcome!
No experience or partner necessary!
8PM General Dancing
11:59PM Last Dance

Where: Lobdell, 2nd floor of the Student Center (W20).

Tickets:

Free for MIT students with student ID
$5 for other students with student ID
$8 for MIT affiliates with ID
$10 for others

Check out our event on facebook!


Spring 2018 Socials – Save the Dates!

Please save these dates for our three spring semester socials:

2/17/18 – Lobdell
4/7/18 – Lobdell
5/19/18 – Sala de Puerto Rico

Stay tuned for more information about the theme, lesson, and more!