Events Archive

August Social Dance

Who: Open to the public

When: 8/13/2011 Beginner’s Class at 7:30pm. Social dance starts at 8pm.

Where: Sala de Puerto Rico, Student Center, MIT

Tickets: $6 for students; $8 for affiliates; $10 for others.


Summer Social Classes

The MIT Ballroom Dance team is proud to sponsor a series summer beginner social classes.  We will be offering these classes in collaboration with the Ballroom Dance Club.  The classes are open to the public.

No dance experience? No problem!  These classes are targeted at complete beginners.

No partner? It doesn’t matter!  We will rotate through partners in the classes.

No cash? Classes are FREE for MIT students with ID, $3 for MIT affiliates and other students with ID, and $5 for general public

Please note that these classes focus on learning fun social figures.  Our technique-based competitive training starts in the fall!  Sala is on the 2nd floor of the student center, W20-407 is on the 4th floor of the student center, lobby 13 is on the 1st floor of building 13, Morss Hall is the 1st floor of Walker Memorial, and 34-3xx is the 3rd floor of Building 34.

Tentative schedule:

* Note: all classes start at 7pm.

Session 1:

 

Monday 6/6 Lobdell American Foxtrot/Swing 1
Tuesday 6/7 Morss International Rumba/International Waltz 1
Monday 6/13 Lobdell American Foxtrot/Swing 2
Tuesday 6/14 Morss International Rumba/International Waltz 2
Monday 6/20 Sala American Foxtrot/Swing 3
Tuesday 6/21 Morss International Rumba/International Waltz 3


Session 2:

 

Monday 6/27 Sala American Tango/International Cha-Cha 1
Tuesday 6/28 Morss Samba/Viennese Waltz 1
Monday 7/11 Lobby 13 American Tango/International Cha-Cha 2
Tuesday 7/12 Morss Samba/Viennese Waltz 2
Monday 7/18 Morss American Tango/International Cha-Cha 3
Tuesday 7/19 Morss Samba/Viennese Waltz 3


Session 3:

 

Monday 7/25 Lobby 13 American Waltz/Hustle 1
Tuesday 7/26 Lobby 13 Salsa/Quickstep 1
Monday 8/1 Sala American Waltz/Hustle 2
Tuesday 8/2 Morss Hall Salsa/Quickstep 2
Monday 8/8 Sala American Watz/Hustle 3
Tuesday 8/9 Morss Hall Salsa/Quickstep 3

June Dance Social – Now in Morss!

The Campus Activities Office has just moved this event to Morss Hall. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Who: Open to the public

When: 6/18/2011 Beginner’s Class at 7:30pm. Social dance starts at 8pm.

Where: Morss Hall, Walker Memorial, 142 Memorial Drive in Cambridge

Tickets: $6 for students; $8 for affiliates; $10 for others.


May Dance Social

Who: Open to the public

When: 5/21/2011 Beginner’s Class at 7:30pm. Social dance starts at 8pm.

Where: Sala de Puerto Rico, Student Center, MIT

Tickets: $6 for students; $8 for affiliates; $10 for others.

 


March Social: Location Changed to Walker Memorial!

Who: Open to the public

When: 3/26/2011 Beginner’s Class at 7:00pm. Social dance starts at 8pm.

Where: Morss Hall, WALKER MEMORIAL

Tickets: $6 for students; $8 for affiliates; $10 for others.


February Social

Who: Open to the public

When: 2/19/2011 Beginner’s Class at 7:30pm. Social dance starts at 8pm.

Where: Morss Hall, MIT

Tickets: $6 for students; $8 for affiliates; $10 for others.


Beginner Ballroom Workshops in IAP

During the 2011 IAP, the MIT Ballroom Dance Club and the MIT Ballroom Dance Team will jointly sponsor five evening workshops. A different dance will be taught in each workshop. Feel free to attend as many workshops as you have time for. There is no dress code, though we recommend you wear comfortable clothes and shoes. There is also no pre-registration — just show up and have fun! No partner or experience necessary!

2011 IAP workshops*

Date Location 7:30-8:30pm 8:30-9:00pm
10 January, Monday La Sala Am. Waltz Practice
13 January, Thursday La Sala Am. Foxtrot Practice
17 January, Thursday No class today!
20 January, Thursday Lobdell Samba Practice
24 January, Monday Lobdell Am. Tango Practice
27 January, Thursday Lobdell Int’l Rumba Practice

* The fee for each IAP Workshop is $3 per person. MIT student with a valid MIT ID may attend all workshops free of charge.

La Sala and Lobdell are both on the second floor of the MIT Stratton Student Center.


Ballroom Lessons at Charm School

Interested in learning how to ballroom dance? Attend our beginner classes at Charm School 2011 during IAP on January 28, 2001.

Here’s the schedule of our classes, which will take place in the 3rd floor of the student center.

12:00pm Waltz
1:00pm Swing
2:00pm Tango

January Social

Who: Open to the public

When: 1/22/2011 Beginner’s Class at 7:30pm. Social dance starts at 8pm.

Where: Morss Hall, Walker Memorial

Tickets: It is free with MIT ID; $6 for students; $8 for affiliates; $10 for others.


December Social

Who: Open to the public

When: 12/11/2010

Where: Sala de Puerto Rico, MIT Student Center 2nd Floor (84 Mass. Ave., Cambridge)