1. What is the Attire for your dances?
Formal/Black Tie - Women wear cocktail, long dresses or dressy evening separates. Men wear tuxedos or suits.
Black Tie Optional - Women wear cocktail, long dresses or dressy evening separates. Men have the option of wearing a tuxedo or a dark suit.
After Five/Semi-Formal - A cocktail dress or dressy evening separates for her and a dark suit for him.
Dressy Casual - A dress for her or a nice pair of slacks and shirt for him. No jeans or shorts.
Informal/Casual - No jeans, shorts, or baseball caps.
Costume - An appropriate outfit or a disguise worn on Mardi Gras, Halloween or similar occasions.
2. Is there a lesson?
A lesson is offered at 7:00 PM with general dancing from 8:00 to 11:00 PM.
3. Do I have to be a member to attend?
No, you may become a member at any time.
4. What do I get for my membership?
Locally, you get a discount on entrance fee to our dance events. Nationally you receive access to USA Dance events at a discounted rate and a subscription to the USA Dance magazine, American Dancers Magazine.
5. I am a single person. Will I have someone to dance with?
Yes, BDT provides Dance Hosts for general dancing.
6. What kind of dances are considered ballroom style?
American Smooth - Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Viennese Waltz
American Rhythm - Cha Cha, East Coast Swing, Rumba, Mambo, Bolero
International Smooth - Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Viennese Waltz, Quickstep
International Rhythm - Cha Cha, Rumba, Samba, Paso Doble, Jive
Nightclub - Hustle, Salsa, Merenque, West Coast Swing, Nightclub Two Step