Northern Territory Ballroom Dancing Association
We are here to promote Ballroom Dancing for all in the Northern Territory.
Ballroom dancing covers a number of styles such as Modern, Old Time, Latin and New Vogue.
If you are interested in learning, receiving assistance or improving your dancing we may be able to guide or assist you in the correct direction. (Learning for beginners is taught through separate classes run for a calendar month at a cost of $20:00 per month. Details available from Evelyn on Mob: 0401 935 758)
Note - Cancellation of former Weekly Dance 1 - Due to a range of problems and diminishing numbers attending Malak Community Centre, the weekly Wednesday night dance is now cancelled permanently. Should NTBDA decide to reopen it in the future, that announcement will be notified within this section of Enjoy-Darwin.
LYONS COMMUNITY CENTRE - is now the home of the NTBDA weekly Social dance. Note change of night. NTBDA dance now on Monday nights.Come along for 2 hours of fun, social dancing (but no tuition) on every Monday night during 2018 at Lyons Community Centre, 25 Damabila Drv, Lyons, NT from 7:30pm until 9:30pm. All welcome, young and old. Entry $5:00 per person.
Monthly Dances: NTBDA - Come along on the 2nd Saturday of every month during 2018 to The Harbour Room (next to Christ Church Cathedral) at 2 Smith St, Darwin NT. These Monthly dances are fun and aim to give all dancers a regular date, time and place to practice and enjoy their dancing and to meet new people. NTBDA also aims to showcase Ballroom and New Vogue Dancing to the broader community and to attract people to, or back to dancing. The dance program will include some 'Come & Try' progressive dances of Jive, Samba, Barn Dances, Evening Three Step where current dancers will pass on skills to others. Other dance steps will include the Cha Cha Cha, Rumba, Modern Waltz, Slow and Quick Rythymn, etc. Sequence dances will include Mayfair Quickstep, Balmoral Blues, Carousel, Swing Waltz and Tangoette.
Please Note: No Stiletto Heels, only dance shoes, or wedge heels, or flat heels that will not damage floor.
NTBDA Saturday Venue - Harbour Room, Christ Church Cathedral, 2 Smith Street, Darwin City on the 2nd Saturday of each month during 2018 from 7:30pm until 11:30pm. Parking in Smith Street, or opposite Administrator's Offices near water-font, or at the back of the building
Ticket Sales: Pre-sold at earlier dances, or at 'Rock n Roll' and also now available at Door, or by contacting Evelyn on Mob: 0401 935 758. Entry $10:00 per person in cash, or earlier by bank transfer if requested.
At the door, correct money will be appreciated as change is difficult to provide.
You are also requested to bring a small plate of savouries, or cake to share at communal supper. All ages welcome. For more information contact Evelyn, Mob: 0401 935 758, or John, Mob: 0409 977 553
ANNUAL SUNSET BALL Cancelled and is now replaced by an ANNUAL AFTER 5pm Danceformal, or semi formal dress standards apply at these events. The Annual Dance will now take place in August or September of each year. Contact Evelyn 0401 935 758 for updates of venue, times and prices.
SENIORS WEEK - AUGUST
NTBDA is planning a number of events during Senior's week in August
1. Saturday 18 Aug 2018 - A Ball for all of the Darwin Community to showcase what Ballroom Dancing is about. See Poster for details;
2. Mondays 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th August - On these dates, look out for "Dynamic Dances for Mature Movers" at Lyons Community Centre, 25 Damabila Drive, Lyons, NT from 7:30pm to 9:30pm. These activities have a particular focus on attracting Seniors and others into Ballroom Dancing.
HOW TO CONTACT NTBDA
NORTHERN TERRITORY BALLROOM DANCING ASSOCIATION - (NTBDA)
PO Box 41091,
Casuarina NT 0811
On Monday 6 Nov 2017, the NTBDA Annual General Meeting was completed and the new committee is as follows:
President - Evelyn O'Brien,
Vice President - John Morton,
Secretary - John Morton,
Treasurer - Maree Kuczborski
Ross Elliott - (Ross also retains the positions of Public Officer and ABN Officer),