Address
Pier Pont Crossing
2408 Ashley River Road
Charleston, SC 29414
United States
Website
http://ballroomdancecharleston.org/
Email
bdc.charleston@yahoo.com
Phone
843-276-7050

MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION: (Call Pam Levi if you have questions - 843-276-7050)

Register Now! Workshops -

Lead and Follow

Folks if you want dance to be a pleasure without the struggle, this workshop is a must! Very small changes can make a mountain of difference in your dancing comfort and look. Choose to either follow or take the lead!

Sunday, August 30
Instructor - Michael Hogarth
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
$25 Members, $35 Non-Members

Please email connievance10@gmail.com to register or sign the form at the ballroom when you come. It is important to pre-register!

Encore Quickstep Workshop

You will not want to miss this workshop if you took either the beginner, intermediate or both workshops in July. This workshop has been requested as an Encore to those workshops. Attending this class will be essential to continuing your quest to learn Quickstep. This is a very fun and exciting dance.

Saturday, September 5
Instructor - David Roland
11:00am - 1:00pm
$25 Members, $35 Non-Members

Please email connievance10@gmail.com to register or sign the form at the ballroom when you come. It is important to pre-register!

Mark your Calendars!

September promises to be one of our best months of the year with three very special events!

Saturday, September 12 - Little Black Dress Night hosted by Carol Ann Bly. Ladies this is our chance to pull out that little black dress and for the men to dress accordingly ..... elegance is the look for this party!

Wednesday, September 23- FREE Beginner Lessons and Pizza Party

Debbie will teach both Waltz and East Coast Swing. This is a great and free way to introduce your friends to dance....invite them all!

Saturday, September 26 - Ballroom Dance Week Celebration Party
This is USA Dance's 50th Anniversary and we are celebrating at BDC with Pro-Am performances, heavy hors d'oeuvres, balloons, and lots of open dancing. Invite your friends, everyone gets in for member price of $10! You don't need to bring a thing but your dance shoes!

Group Classes Scheduled for September

Monday: 7:00pm Advanced Tango, by Debbie Housand
Tuesday: 7:00pm Intermediate Rumba with an International Flair, by David Roland
Wednesday: 7:00pm Beginner Waltz, by Debbie Housand
Thursday: 6:00pm Technique, by David Roland
Thursday: 7:00pm Intermediate Rumba, by Michael Hogarth - follows Debbie's beginner Rumba class in August with the Intermediate level in September

Thursday: 8:00pm - Paso Doble, by James Jiang - Closed Class. No new students

Prices for Classes:

Beginner's Class:

  • $10 per week for members, non-members or drop-ins. You do not have to pay in advance.

Member's Class (all levels/classes except beginner class):

  • $10 per week paid in advance
  • $15 for single class NOT paid in advance

Guests (Non-BDC Members) all levels/classes except beginner class:

  • $15 per week paid in advance
  • $20 for drop-ins for class (all drop-ins require instructor permission)

All classes require instructor approval if started in week 2 or after.

Videos Posted

Need to review what you learned? We have 63 videos posted on our Shutterfly site from lessons and workshops. The last five are shown with clips but to see all 63, go to the bottom of the videos shown and click or click here to "show all videos".

The latest videos are the Quickstep Workshops and Night Club Two-Step Progressive Lessons. An International Waltz Progressive will be posted on Saturday.

Also, we have 40 picture albums including 39 special parties since December 2012 plus "the fire on February 23, 2014. This is a nice walk down memory lane, what we have at BDC is very special.

Floor Use Reminder

All BDC members may rent the floor for practice at $10 per hour or $5 per half-hour. If you have questions regarding times available or how to access the facility, please contact Pam Levi at 843-276-7050 or pam@summermarshphotography.com.

Also, if you take private lessons, please remember to log in at the information cabinet in the shoe changing area.

Pre-Paid Admittance Cards

Need a gift idea? The new cards are printed and will fit the bill perfectly for any BDC activity. The cards may be purchased in any amount for any BDC activity. - classes, parties, workshops, balls! This is a great a way to encourage a friend to give dancing a try or simply make it easier for our current members to participate a little more. For more information email Connie Vance - connievance10@gmail.com

SPECIAL REQUEST:

To protect our beautiful floor, please wear dance shoes or smooth leather soles that have been cleaned of street dirt. Spike heels or other type shoes will harm the floor.