This page is intended for dances *other than* swing/lindyhop/WCS, ballroom, Argentine Tango, Hustle, and any other dance that the webmaster does. Specific venues won't be listed unless they're the only one I have. Preference will be given to organizations and information resources.

Tap Dancing

information on teachers, studios, and venues offering tap dancing in the Greater Boston area.

Folk Dancing

Folk Arts Center of New England,Inc.
42 West Foster Street, Melrose, MA 02176. For more information, call 781-662-7475 or write to The FAC sponsors classes, dances and other events, including dance and music camps.

The New England Folk Festival Association

Square Dancing

Tech Squares
MIT, Cambridge, MA.
This is the club that I used to belong to. Start there and ask for information on other groups in the area or on the web.

All things Western Square Dancing.

An Online Guide to Square Dancing

Great Plain Squares
At the Carter Methodist Church, 800 Highland Avenue, Needham. 781-801-0725. Plus level dancing Wednesday nights at 8:00, classes start September. Singles-friendly. Observers welcome anytime.

Natick/Wellesley Square Riggers Dance Club
Offering square and round dance workshops and dances. For more information, contact them at 781-235-8473.
This venue was discontinued July 1, 2013.

Single Squares Dance Club
At St. Malachy's Church, 99 Bedford Street, Brunington. Every Thursday from 7:00 to 9:30 pm. Monthly weekend dances. Basic and Maintream taught during the year; Plus & Rounds during the summer. For more information, call 781-277-6687 or write to

Contra Dancing

The Dance Gypsy
A great source of information on the Contra Dance scene in New England.


Dance New England
Cooperatively run free-style barefoot dances. For information, contact to Carolyn Fuller or write to Dance New England, 12 Douglas Street, Cambridge, MA 02139.

Seacoast Set Dancers
For more information, contact Sue at 603-749-1038 or write to

Performance Dance

Boston Dance Alliance
The Boston Dance Alliance supports and promotes the health and development of the Greater Boston dance community by providing direct services to local dancers, choreographers, dance teachers and dance organizations. BDA seeks to improve the work environment for dance and increase the visibility, understanding of and access to local dance.

North Shore Dance Alliance
We are an organization dedicated to supporting and encouraging a wide range of dance on the North Shore of Massachusetts. Our goals are to build a community for dance, share resources and information, broaden the dance audience, and further the spirit and vision of our members. The group is open to dancers, teachers, choreographers and other dance interested people.

Vintage Dancing

Commonwealth Vintage Dancers covers Boston/eastern MA


Boston Zydeco.
Boston Zydeco is an all-volunteer organization that holds regular dances at the Watertown VFW with live Zydeco music (see their Calendar). Zydeco refers to both the captivating music and dance originating in southwest Louisiana, and itís a fun, lively 8-count dance which often incorporates swing moves.

Arn Burkhoff's Cajun Zydeco Event schedule
A list of Cajun and Zydeco events for the Northeast.

Country/Western/Line Dancing

High Energy Country Western Line Dance Instruction
Ascension Memorial Church, 31 County Street, Ipswich, MA.
Country Western Line and Couples Dance instruction on Wednesdays. Also available for DJ service and all events. For more information, contact John at 781-572-1171 or 781-572-1172.

Barn Rats Bulletin
This is a newsletter of Country dance information. Contact

Last updated May 12, 2016.

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