Carnegie Mellon

Ballroom Dance Club

Anyone can learn to dance—including you!

Our club is both a social organization, with beginner lessons and social dance events, and a dance school, teaching novices and veterans a large variety of Ballroom and Latin dances. We welcome all CMU students and members of the Pittsburgh community. Like us on Facebook and join our mailing list to keep up to date on our lessons and events.

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News & Updates

February 25, 2014: Scotch Ball tickets go on sale!! Tickets are now on sale for Scotch Ball – a night of elegance, live music, and lots of fun. Visit our Scotch Ball page for more information.

January 8, 2014: Rush starts Jan 13! Once again we begin our semester with Rush – four days of dancing, snacks, and fun all for the wonderful price of FREE! Visit our Rush page for more information.

March 18, 2013: 50% Off Membership! With half the semester behind us, membership is now 50% off! But there is another half to go, so it's not too late to join! We have many more dances to teach you all!

March 13, 2013: Scotch Ball Photos Scotch Ball photos are up! You can contact the photographers for full-resolution versions of the pictures.

February 23, 2013: Scotch Ball 2013 = Success! A tremendous thank-you to everyone who attended Scotch Ball last night, and to the groups who made it possible! It was a wonderful evening enjoyed by all, and we are looking forward to hosting another Ball next year! If you attended, please leave us some feedback so Scotch Ball 2014 can be even more amazing!

January 10, 2013: Spring 2013 Rush! Happy 2013, everyone! We will be starting the year off with Spring Rush, beginning on January 14! Come join us for more dancing, fun, games, and friends! Bring anyone you'd like, as this is a free event and everyone is welcomed!

December 15, 2012: End of Fall Semester The fall semester is over, and we will not be holding lessons for the next month. We wish everyone a relaxing break and happy holidays! Join us next semester for more dancing and fun events, beginning on January 14 with two weeks of Ballroom Rush!

October 23, 2012: Mid-Autumn DanceFest! Join us this Saturday, October 27, for an evening of music, dancing, food, and wonderful performances by CMU's talented dance organizations and a cappella groups! The event will be in Rangos from 7 to 11 PM! You can purchase presale tickets for $10, or for $12 at the door.

October 22, 2012: Membership 50% Off! As of today, membership is 50% off! It's never too late to join!

March 19, 2012: Membership 50% Off! Even though the semester is halfway through, it is not too late to start learning ballroom! All memberships are now 50% off!

August 21, 2012: Ballroom Rush is Back! The long-awaited Ballroom Rush is back again! Join us on Monday, August 27, Wednesday, August 29, Monday, September 3, and Wednesday, September 5, between 7:30 and 9:00 PM in Rangos, UC, for a lot of sample ballroom lessons, free food, fun activities, and to meet our current members and see what CMUBDC is all about!