What we're about

Are you looking for a partner dancing class where you can learn how to slow dance, boogie, bust a move or just feel more confident on the floor with your partner? This meetup is designed to support our LGBTIQ community by offering same-sex partner dancing classes and social dancing events.

We create meetups for the LGBTIQ community and explore all different dance styles and genres from the street dances of Latin America to the floor sweeping moves of Ballroom and everything in between and beyond. This group is suit for people who have little to no experience in dancing right up to the seasoned professional. We have a different events to cater for all skill levels.

You'll have the freedom to choose to learn to 'lead' or 'follow'... or even both over time! ​So if you've ever wanted to learn dance styles such as Salsa, Cha Cha, Waltz, Tango, Rumba, Foxtrot, Samba, Swing, Jive or Merengue in a safe and inclusive environment, join this group and attend one of our fun meetups.

Single? Partner not keen on dancing? That’s OK, come along anyway, there are others just like you attending so you won't be alone. There is always someone to dance with. The classes also progressively rotate so that you will have a chance to meet and dance with others.

Current classes are held in Darlinghurst (near Taylor Square) on Wednesday evenings from 6:30pm and will run for 1 hour, this class will be catering for beginners. After the class, feel free to finish with a drink or a meal upstairs, or stick around for the Intermediate Class for a bit more of a challenge, kicking off at 8:00pm to 9:00pm.

Price for admission is $20 per person each class (mention the password for a 20% discount on your first class), or $30 to attend for both classes on the night.

What are you waiting for? Join the group today and come along for a great night of dancing.

Upcoming events (1)

Gay Partner Dancing - Samba For Beginners

Universal Sydney

$20.00

Join us upstairs at Universal Sydney (formally The Midnight Shift), 85-91 Oxford Street Darlinghurst for LGBTIQ Latin & Ballroom Dance Classes. This time, we'll be sweeping up the dance floor with... Tango! Beginners Class starts at 6:30pm and goes to 7:30pm. After the class, feel free to stick around upstairs for a drink and/or meal at the bar or join the Improvers Class starting at 7.30pm and/or the Intermediate Class from 8:15pm-9pm. We've got some specials deals for members of this Meetup Group: - If you or your friends mention the pass code when paying for admission: "I'M WITH ED" you will receive a 20% DISCOUNT off making it ONLY $16!* (Make sure that they join this Meetup group so that the discount offer can be valid for them as well). * This offer is only for first time students at the venue. - And if you would like to do the Beginners Class and another class on the night (Improvers/Intermediate) it will just be an additional $10 each or $15 for both (Improvers & Intermediate)! (The regular price for each class is usually $20 each. Cash and Card both accepted for payment). These classes have a fun, interactive and engaging. There are no gender based dance roles so you'll have the freedom to learn either the 'lead' or 'follow' role. You can tailor your own learning experience. Come by yourself, with friends or with partner. The classes are very social so everyone always gets the chance to dance with someone! NOTE: Due to the venue capacity, and the desire to create the best learning environment for everyone attending, we want to keep to class size reasonable. We only have 20 spots available so do RSVP right away when you know that you can definitely come to claim your spot. Let's dance!

Past Events

Gay Partner Dancing - Samba For Beginners

Universal Sydney

$20.00

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