Check out these dance venues in the beautiful state of Vermont. Those of you in Vermont might want to check out listings in western Massachusetts, New Hampshire, or New York.


Any events and venues listed on this page can be cancelled without notice. Note that some of them are suspended during the summer. If you teach classes, hold workshops, play in a band, or hold dances, please read the list of frequently asked questions and follow the format guidelines when asking to have your information listed here.

Clubs and Organizations

Vermont Swings
"...an enthusiastic community of swing dancers creating and promoting opportunities to dance." Organizes classes, workshops, dances, practice sessions, and special ' events in the greater Burlington, VT, area. Promotes swing dancing throughout Vermont and outlying regions.

Green Mountain USA Dance Chapter 3033
USA Dance Chapter 3033 hosts workshops and dances in Vermont. They offer a monthly newsletter, Stepping Out. For more information, write to usadancevt@gmail.com or USABDA-VT, P.O. Box 250, Williston, VT 05495.


General Information:

Vermont Swings provides information on swing dancing in and around Burlington. For more information, contact Vermont Swings.

Some of the venues in New Hampshire are fairly close to Vermont.

Vermont tango information.




Places to Go Dancing

First Step Dance
Ballroom dance social on the 2nd Friday of each month at the Champlain Club, 20 Crowley Street, Burlington. For more information, contact Kevin at 802-598-6757.

Burlington Westie
294 N. Winooski Avenue, Burlington. West Coast Swing dance party on the 1st Saturday of every month from 6:00 to 11:00 pm.

Shall We Dance? - Brattleboro Ballroom
At the Stone Church, 210 Main Street, Brattleboro. West Coast Swing dancing on second Saturdays. For more information, contact Ray at 802-579-9990.

Ballroom Nights
Jazzercise Fitness Center, 59 Day Lane, Williston.
Samir & Eleni Elabd host a free dance social on every Friday 8:00-10:00pm after the class. . For more information, contact Samir & Eleni Elabd at 802-862-2269.

Vermont Swings
Champlain Club, 20 Crowley Street, Burlington.
Swing dance practice sessions every Tuesday from 7:30 to 9:30 pm. This practice session offers an informal opportunity to dance and practice. EVERYONE is welcome! No partner needed.


Help!
Sometimes I'll see a dance band play at a non-standard venue and I sometimes wonder if these venues are conducive for dancing, i.e., do they have a dance floor? Some of the venues and some of the bands aren't very helpful in providing that information, particularly if it discourages people from showing up. I don't get a chance to check out most of these venues so please help me provide better information to my readers by letting me know which venues are suitable for dancing (for instance, does it have a dance floor?). Thanks!




Teachers and Dance Studios

Vermont Swings!
Vermont Swings! hosts workshops and classes throughout the year. For more information, contact Vermont Swings.

First Step Dance
Kevin Laddison teaches ballroom dances at Champlain Club, 20 Crowley Street, Burlington, and at the Shelburne Town Hall, 5320 Shelburne Road, Shelburne. Group and private lessons are also available. For more information, contact Kevin at 802-598-6757.

Terry Bouricius & Cate Lamb
Burlington. For more information, contact Terry at 802-864-8382.
Swing dancing, wedding preparation, etc.

Faye Grearson
Lebanon/Hanover, New Hampshire.
Group and private instruction in beginner Social Dance (foxtrot, waltz, cha cha), West Coast Swing, East Coast Swing, Nightclub Two-Step, Hustle, Texas Two-Step, and more. Wedding preparation and choreography also available. For more information, contact Faye Grearson at 603-443-5131.

Ballroom Nights
Jazzercise Fitness Center, 59 Day Lane, Williston.
Samir & Eleni Elabd specialize in Social Ballroom Dancing for all ages and dance levels. Ballroom, Latin, Argentine Tango, Swing (East & West Coast) and Ballroom Line Dancing. Group Lessons, Private Lessons, as well as Social Dance Parties, Events and Wedding preparation. Dance class followed by a practice every Friday night. For more information, contact Samir & Eleni Elabd at 802-862-2269.

Jenny Gelfan
Woodstock/Hanover areas.
Ballroom, swing and Latin dance private lessons and group instruction for adults and children. For more information, write to Jenny at 802-356-1156.

Nancy Schulz
Montpelier.
Ballroom dance instruction. No partner or experience required. For more information, contact Nancy.

Vermont West Coast Swing with Karen Graham
For more information, contact Karen.

Burlington Westie
294 N. Winooski Avenue, Burlington. Weekly group instruction in West Coast Swing. Occasional workshops in Blues. Contact Scott Chilstedt.

Jamie Orr
Classes in Enfield, Dartmouth, White River Junction, Lebanon, and Hanover.

Shall We Dance? - Brattleboro Ballroom
At the Stone Church, 210 Main Street, Brattleboro. For more information, contact Ray at 802-579-9990.



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