USA Dance is a nationwide nonprofit organization of thousands of volunteers who love ballroom dancing and appreciate the excitement and romance, as well as the social and health benefits that ballroom dancing brings into their lives.
At a grass roots level in communities, colleges and secondary schools all over the country, USA Dance volunteers provide opportunities for the public to engage in affordable social ballroom dancing and competitive DanceSport activities. Beginners are welcomed, helped to get started and then assisted in achieving their goals. USA Dance's goal is for everyone to dance!
SPECIAL NOTE: As many of you know, William Ashworth, a dance instructor and member of our local chapter who has supported us in many ways over the years, had a massive heart attack in late October of 2016. Lucky to have survived he was released from the rehab facility recently and is now at home recovering. Still unable to walk much - it is likely that he will be unable to dance for several more months and needs our help. One of his dance partners/students, Lee Callaway, created a GoFundMe account to assist him and his family until they can get back on their feet again.
To get to the site please go to: www.GoFundMe.com/p/m4qq Please contribute what and when you can.
Put your Sintra on for a Guys and Dolls Dance
Saturday April 8, 2017, 7:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
The Dancesport Club, 11758 Southwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77031 - (281) 933-2623
Pre-Dance Dance Lesson -- FoxTrot-- Cost is Included with Admission.
7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Dance Lesson
8:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. General Dancing
Admission $10 Students, $10 Members, $20 NonMembers. Cash or check at the Door
Dressy / Formal - - Please, no blue jeans or cutoff shorts.
In order to protect the floor ladies with narrow heals are requested to wear heal protectors.
Soft Drinks, Water, and Snacks may be purchased from the vending machines. Please do not bring large food items into the ballroom, there is a Lobby area which may be used with permisson.
Meetings of the Board of Directors
Meetings of the Board are open to the public. If you would like to attend please let us know by contacting the President Lee Callaway at 713-208-2474. Meetings are generally from 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. The location varies and occasionally the date is changed as well, so calling in advance is required.
Find the schedule for 2017 dances on our Calendar page.
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USA Dance Needs YOU!
Did you know that USA Dance Houston is part of the National non-profit USA Dance, an ALL VOLUNTEER organization dedicated to promoting ballroom dance? As such, we are always in need of volunteers to help out with our various community programs and activities.
USA Dance Houston does more than organize fantastic social dances which include exhibition performances and a dance mixer. We sponsor and annual formal gala each October, affording you the opportunity to see the best of the competitive dancers in the Houston area perform. In addition to our Facebook page we maintain a website rich with information about dance activities, instruction, and news.
Won't you please consider donating some time to help with any of these various programs that do so much to enrich our community? Below is a full description of volunteer positions currently available. If interested in any of these, please contact a Board Member and we will get back to you quickly!
Dance Host - Dance with single dancera. Intermediate-Advanced dancer.
Party Master - Consult with Dance Coordinator and pick up table decorations for dances. Festive personality.
Front Desk - Dance registration, sign-in at front desk. Friendly demeanor. Persons needed: 3 to 4
Outreach Performer - Perform dance routine at Outreach events. Intermediate-Advanced dancer. Partner & 2-minute routine. Rehearsal as needed.
Board Member - Serve on Board of local USA Dance Chapter, 2-year term. Be active in Chapter activities. Attend monthly Board meetings. Serve as officer or chair of standing committee.
Web Master - Maintain Chapter website. Understand website creation and maintenence.
Video / Photographer Manager - Create, edit, and upload Video and photographs of Chapter events. Have camera and editor.
Flyer Master - Consult with Dance Coordinator and assemble color flyers for dance events. Word, PowerPoint, Adobe, or desktop publisher.
Newsletter & Email Master - Produce Chapter newsletter & emails. Understand newsletter and email creation and management in Constant Contact.
Fund Raising - Create and lead fundraising activities for the Houston chapter needs. Friendly demeanor.
Membership Ambassador - Help drive increased membership in the Houston chapter. Visit dance studios and other dance venues and leave literature.
Promotions Ambassador - Help drive visibility for the Houston chapter events. Draft article ideas for Houston publications; local papers.
Promotions Ambassador - Help drive visibility for K-12 program at Houston area schools. Approach Houston area schools with K-12 program.
Competition Ambassador - Help drive visibility for Houston based competitors and competition scene.
Custom Position - You decide how you can help promote DanceSport and social dancing in the Houston area! Create your own position and get the Houston chapter support. Persons needed: everyone!
Thanks and we hope to hear from you soon!