Ballroom Dancing in Baton Rouge


                                                                         Parties Just Ahead

Ric Seeling Studio hosts public dance parties Nov. 1, 8, 22, and Dec. 6, 29.   8:00-10:00, $7/person.  Dec. 6 is the Seeling Christmas Dance

with covered dish buffet.  New Year's Eve party will feature champagne and covered dish buffet; contact studio for details.  

Saturday Night Ballroom offers first-Saturday dance party  Dec. 7.  7:00-10:00.   Exhibition dances.  $10/person.   Active professional dance teachers admitted free.  Venue:  American Legion Post 38.  Next party:  Jan. 4.  

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 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

Competitions and Showcases

Ric Seeling Studio presents Student Showcase and Dance Party Nov. 16.  Contact studio for details.  

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