And thank you for visiting the "University of Iowa Swing Dance Club" Website. The "UI Swing Dance Club" has infused swing dancing in the Iowa City area since 2001. The club was formed to educate people in and around Iowa City about swing dancing and swing culture. We welcome everyone to lessons, whether you're a student, community member, or visitor to Iowa City. It is our goal to build a strong swing dance community and to produce, promote, and support swing dance events.
Summer Lessons Will On Thursdays starting June 2nd
This summer we will be working on various choreography pieces (think of them as the line dances of the swing dance community) and a bit of partner dancing
Social Dance: 8-9pm
Location: Black Box Theater (Room 360, IMU)
Cost: Free to All
**First lesson is free!
Membership cost / semester (Fall and Spring)
$20 for Students
$40 for Non-Students
Learn the Tranky Doo!
When: During Summer Lessons- July 21st and July 28th 7-8pm
Where: IMU Black Box Theater
Video of the Tranky Doo:
Cost: $10 for entrance to the Surf Ballroom; Money to chip in for gas
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1564151987219831
Not on Facebook but want more information? Contact us at uiswing[at]yahoo.com
Fall Welcome Dance
When: Saturday, September 3rd
Where: IMU 2nd Floor Ballroom
What: Kick off the semester with a dance to live music by the Dandelion Stompers!
7:30pm-8:00pm: Beginner Lesson
8:00pm-11:00pm: Live Music
11:00pm-12:00am: DJ Music
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/220576705003297/
UI Swing Dance Club Goes to Omaha!- Cowtown Jamborama
When: September 9th-11th (there is also a pre-party on Sept. 8th)
Where: Omaha, NE
What: Cowtown Jamborama is a swing dance festival that occurs every September in Omaha, NE. There are lessons, dances with live music, and competitions! You can buy a full weekend, beginner, or dance only pass.