Center for Community Social Dance
Local Dance Opportunities
Hattiesburg Area Social Dance Classes, Parties, and Specials
Mississippi Ballroom Dance Association (meets at Sigler Center, 315 Conti St., Hattiesburg). Contact: Joe Bodnar, 601-818-0870
Tuesdays, beginning February 6, 7:30-9:00 p.m., Second Level Waltz and West Coast Swing; John Malone, instructing
$10 per class, $40 for the month
USA Dance (meets at Hattiesburg Ballroom & Beyond, 208 West Pine St., Hattiesburg). Contact: Karen Adams, 601-818-2459
Thursdays – 6:30 p.m., Beginner Foxtrot; 7:30 p.m., Intermediate West Coast
Swing (choreographed performance routine); Mike Spencer, instructing
Saturday the 17th, 7:00-10:00 p.m., Jackie Dole Community Center, 220 W. Front St.
Sunday the 25st, 7:45 p.m.-9:00 p.m., Swing Night, T-bones Records and Café, 2101
$10 per group class, or $25 monthly for members, $30 for non-members
Jackie Dole dance – $5 members, $10 non-members
Swing Night (T-bones) – Free
Hattiesburg Ballroom & Beyond, 208 W. Pine. Contact: Rebecca Chandler, 601-909-3042
Tuesdays – 7:30 p.m., Latin for beginners (1st class of the month meets at The Thirsty
Hippo at 7:00 p.m.; price of admission not included in class package)
Wednesdays – 6:30 p.m., Beginner West Coast Swing (8 wks); 7:30 p.m., Intermediate
West Coast Swing (prerequisite: beginner course or experience)
Saturdays – 10:30 a.m., Beginner Adult Tap
Friday the 2nd, and Friday the 16th, 7:00-10:00 p.m. (b.y.o.b. and snacks to share as you
Valentine’s Week Specials (all classes $5 per class)–
Monday the 12th, Singles Mixer, 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday the 13th, Latin for Beginners, 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday the 14th, Slow Dance class, followed by Social Dance, 7:30 – 10:00 p.m.
Friday the 16th, “All You Need Is Love” Social Dance, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday the 17th, “Valentine’s Day” Burlesque class, 11:30 a.m.
Pricing (other than specials):
$10 per group class; monthly packages of 1 class for $25, 2 for $45, 3 for $60
$5 per party
Private lessons by arrangement; $60 per hour.
Inclusive monthly packages – groups, privates and parties – available at
$200/individual and $300/couple.
All services half-price for students with valid student ID.
Mystique Dance Studio, 120 98 Place Blvd. (inside Anatomies Fitness Center). Contact: Kelly
Mondays – 7 p.m., Silver Foxtrot; 8 p.m., Silver East Coast Swing
Thursdays – 7 p. m., Bronze Foxtrot; 8 p.m., Bronze East Coast Swing
Friday the 23rd, 7:00-10:00 p.m.
$10 per group class or party
Private lessons by arrangement; call for pricing.
Studio 117, 117 Main St., Petal. Contact: Alex Thomas, 614-218-6862
Mondays – 8 p.m., East Coast Swing (all levels); Alex Thomas, instructing
Friday the 9th, and Friday the 23rd (*hosted by Mitchell Hooks)
$10 per group classes, or $45 (five Mondays) for the month; parties free
Sunday the 18th, “The Rose Petal Party,” 2:00 – 5:30 p.m. Brunch, Ballroom & Burlesque; hosted by Alex Thomas. Regular ticket purchase includes a rose for the lady, a group dance lesson, and a ballroom and burlesque show, featuring New Orleans performer Chere Noble. VIP tickets include a private dance lesson.
Early Bird (until Feb. 10) –
General single, $14.99
General couple, $24.99
After Feb. 10 –
General Single, $20
General Couple, $34.99
VIP Single, $29.98
VIP Couple, $49.95