Why Ballroom


Reasons to join SMU Ballroom
  • You will be a member of a close knit community that loves to dance and have fun.
  • You will never feel awkward like you did at those high school dances ever again.
  • Our classes cover a variety of styles of ballroom dance starting from the beginner level.
  • You can experience ballroom dance in a social atmosphere, under the instruction of dancers who are highly skilled and love what they do.
  • We hold on-campus dances each semester to show off what you've learned and enjoy yourself on the dance floor.
  • We make regular outings to experience ballroom dance in the Dallas community
  • There are opportunities to compete, perform, and social dance on and off campus.
  • Annual membership dues are lower than the price of one class at an outside studio.

Words from our Ballroom family
"I always thought that I was too busy to get involved in SMU ballroom, but after I got a taste of the experience, I made time."
-Luke Baker

“SMU Ballroom is a family filled with amazing, supportive people. It is experience that you'll keep with you for life."
- Crystal Chen

"Ballroom is a lifestyle."
-Ken Cao

"I love ballroom because it gives you a chance to express yourself in a new way."
- Clara Lemon, SMU alum

"I wanted to be able to dance like a princess and Antonio's partner from the intro tango of Take the Lead."
- Elisa Farrell, SMU alum

"It's more fun than real exercise."
- Jason Stegall, SMU alum