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Dance Styles


Ballroom Dance students prepare for professional teaching, competition and performing careers. With an acclaimed medalist program providing regular adjudication by national and international judge and as an accredited dance major, the ballroom emphasis allows students to receive beginning through advanced training in American and International styles of Standard Ballroom and Latin American Dance. With more than 4,000 students enrolling in ballroom dance classes each year, this university program is the largest of its kind. Students have several on-campus opportunities for performance, including the BYU and United States DanceSport Championships and the annual Ballroom in Concert.

They excel not just in formation maneuvers but in unison step-work that’s smooth as honey. Their partnering is seamless for swings and lifts.
George Jackson, Washington Post

Ballroom Dance Company

Championship formation dancing, breath-taking lifts and spins—all performed in a seemingly endless stream of shimmering costumes—no one does it better than the Ballroom Dance Company. The first Americans ever to win the prestigious British Formation Championships—a feat they have repeated an unprecedented ten times—the dancers have also competed in the World Formation Championships and have consistently earned top honors in the United States National Formation Championships.

BYU Ballroom 2019 European Tour

The company has toured with its variety showcase of Latin and international dance styles—including waltz, samba, foxtrot, and hustle—throughout Europe, the Middle East, the South Pacific, eastern Asia, and the United States. They have also performed as special guest artists at ballroom dance competitions in China, Ukraine, and Hungary. And always, no matter where they perform, the Ballroom Dance Company dazzles and delights.