Getting the Gold at Brown!

Earlier this semester our team had the wonderful opportunity to travel to Cranston, Rhode Island to compete at Brown University's competition! It was the first competition for all of our newcomers and they did a stellar job! They handled the pressures of competition effortlessly and managed to stun everyone during the Newcomer Match! Our veteran dancers also did not disappoint with fantastic performances across the board, from bronze to gold. It was a fantastic start to the seme...
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Robert & Yuehan Set the Floor on Fire @ Bailemos!

Earlier this semester, seniors and four-year partners Robert and Yuehan represented Cornell DanceSport at the Bailemos Latin and Dance Club social in Willard Straight Hall. They performed a spectacular samba and a sassy cha cha - a great representation of the rest of us on team. We are thankful that Bailemos invited us to perform, and we are proud of how great Robert and Yuehan did! Scroll down to see videos of their performances!
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Into the Streets: Volunteering was Unbe-leaf-able!

Earlier last month, some of our team members headed over to Ithaca City Cemetery to volunteer as part of Into the Streets, which is Cornell University's largest day of service! We collaborated with Historic Ithaca to help clean up the cemetery in preparation for the 4th annual mile run through the cemetery the following day. We helped by raking up leaves, replacing damages flags, picking up trash, and even cutting down branches that were in the way! One of our own, Nathan, insisted on climbin...
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DanceSport Celebrates Engineering’s 150th Anniversary and Spends Night at the Museum

On Friday Night at the Museum Clubs evening Masquerade themed event, Ryan Bisbey and partner Esther Foo performed a variety of Latin dances to Halloween themed music. Following the performance the two taught a short introductory Cha Cha lesson to museum-goers. On Saturday evening, Nicole Agaronnik, Daniel Hall, Jessica Lamb, and Feizhou Peng joined Esther and Ryan to demonstrate some social dance to a live band as a part of the College of Engineering's 150th anniversary. We are particularly p...
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Cornell Couple Competes Princeton

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Following the Cornell DanceSport Classic, couple Ryan Bisbey and Esther Foo traveled to Princeton, NJ to represent the team at the Princeton Ballroom Competition. The couple not only placed first in all dances in Prechampionship Latin but also won Championship Latin taking first in Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble, and Jive and third in Cha Cha. Videos from the event can be found below. Congratulations Ryan and Esther! https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL0Bk-rLm4gBdvzvxCR3_PqkOdplgbAyTq
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Cornell Hosts Annual DanceSport Classic

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We hosted our annual competition, the Cornell DanceSport Classic, this past weekend, which featured collegiate and amateur couples from across the Northeast squaring off in syllabus and open events. We’d like to thank all the universities, studios, officials and spectators for attending and making the event such a success! Special shout-out to our competition manger Elyse Wolin and her team for putting on such a well-organized event! A highlight of the event was the evening’s team match. Penn...
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