Baroque Pirate Masquerade Ball at UCLA (Vintage Ballroom Lessons)

04/27/2019 7:00 pm

9th Annual Baroque Pirate Masquerade Ball at UCLA
Saturday April 27, 2019
7pm-11pm at UCLA Kerckhoff Hall Grand Salon
Learn fun Baroque dances with Cynthia & James

Free Admission, Donations Welcome to help with room rental fees.
Costumes Welcome, not required RSVP to

Don't miss the 6th Annual Great Gatsby 1920s Ball (FREE) at UCLA feat. Dutch Newman Musical Melodians
at UCLA Ackerman Grand Ballroom
Saturday 4/6/2019 7pm-11:30pm Sponsored by Historical Ballroom Dance Club at UCLA
(now in its' 22nd year of Free Admission Theme Dances with James & Cynthia)
celebrates the 1920s at the 6th Annual Great Gatsby 1920s Ball
9pm-11:30pm featuring Concert/Dance with Dutch Newman Musical Melodians with special guest singer, Mikal Sandoval
7pm Doors Open (1st 1000 participants will be admitted)
7:30pm Learn 1920s Dances (Charleston, Original Fox-Trot, Waltz, Tango, One Step with Animal Figures, Two-Step)

RSVP Requested to

Costumes Welcome, not required.

Admission is Free. Donations/Annual Memberships Welcome.
Support the cost of renting a large social hall 13 times per year, and hiring professional bands & teachers,
guest speakers, performers...

Non-Members are encouraged to bring a donation to help HBDC pay for Room Rentals fees and honorarium for professional 1920s Jazz Band led by Dutch Newman, with special guest singer, MIkal Sandoval

Parking at UCLA is $3 per Hour or $8 per Night on East side of campus at Parking Lot P2 (corner of Hilgard/Westholme); Other parking lots are $12.


Sat. May 4 Hollywood Movie Magic Ball 15th Annual @Kerckhoff GS (with Video Presentations)
Learn fun dances celebrating Broadway Musicals and Hollywood Films 7pm-11pm

(Sun. May 12) Special Event planned, Chester Whitmore invited to give 8th Annual Swing/Lindy Hop/Line Dance Workshop along with video presentation re: the history/creators of Charleston, Lindy Hop, Line Dances, and Tap Dance. 7pm-10pm at UCLA Kerckhoff Hall Grand Salon (tentative until Chester Whitmore confirms)

Sat. June 1 Jane Austen Ball 22nd Annual
at UCLA Kerckhoff Hall Grand Salon 7pm-11pm
Learn English ballroom dances 1790-1820. Costumes WElcome.

Sat/Sun July 13-14 Santa Barbara French Festival 31st Annual @SB Oak Park 11am-7pm
Learn fun (vintage) ballroom dances 11am/3pm Free with James & Cynthia from Historical Ballroom Dance Club.

Sat. July 20 The Revolutionary Ball 16th Annual @Kerckhoff Grand Salon or outside at Bruin Plaza (BP) Learn the Minuet & more

Aug. 10 The Los Angeles Ball 9th Annual @Bruin Plaza Celebrate Ballroom Dancing 1781, 1850-1900

Oct. 19 Valentino 1920s Ball 17th Annual @Ackerman BRR Learn fun 1920s Dances; Practice to Live Music

Nov. 16 Waltz Night 19th Annual @Kerckhoff GS Celebrate the Queen of the Ballroom: Waltz Lessons
(Waltz Night may be moved to larger on-campus room)

Special Events planned for Saturdays Jan. 25, Feb. 8, Feb. 22, March 7, 2020


Annual Membership supports 13 Saturday Night Theme Dances per year, plus option to enjoy 37 Mondays of Swing-Salsa-Tango Lessons, Culture Nights (see cultural dance performances, and learn various cultural dance styles), large scale Swing-Salsa Parties on Mondays & Saturdays)

Websites have current details for Theme Dances w/Vintage Ballroom Lessons or Professional Swing/1920s Bands
on Saturdays in 2019: 1/26, 2/9, 2/23, 3/9, 4/6, 4/27, 5/4, (Sun. 5/12), 6/1, 7/20, 8/10, 10/19, 11/16
Sponsored by Historical Ballroom Dance Club at UCLA RSVP to

see Ballroom Dance Club & International Folk Dance Club at UCLA Website

for schedule of Swing-Salsa-Tango Lessons Mondays 7pm, Culture Nights 9pm-10pm/11pm,
and for Swing/Salsa/Tango Parties featuring professional bands.
RSVP or Questions to

Spring Quarter Lessons Mondays 4/1-6/3 at UCLA Kerckhoff Hall GS
(Location exceptions Salsa Party 4/22, Ballroom/Greek Night 5/6, Swing Lessons/Party 6/3 at UCLA Ackerman-AGB)

Summer Quarter Lessons Mondays 6/24-8/26 Locations tba 7pm, Location tba 9pm)

Fall Quarter Lessons Mondays 9/30-12/2 at UCLA Kerckhoff Hall GS Lessons at 7pm & 9pm.

A total of 50 Nights of Free Dance Lessons/Parties per year for Current Annual Members.
Participants include Students, Staff, Faculty, Alumni, Community Fans of Live Music, Dance Lessons & Parties.