Based in Dallas, Texas, NTTDS promotes understanding and appreciation of American folk dancing, its music, its history, and related folklore. We are a group affiliate of the Country Dance and Song Society.
All Memberships EXPIRED at the end of January, and need to be RENEWED.
You can RENEW Online, or in person at any of our dances.
New Admission Policy: Pay What You Can. Starting in May 2023, we are encouraging dancers to pay a little extra, as able, to help cover expenses for our bands, callers, and dance halls. Suggested amounts are: $10 for adults, $5 for children and students, $25 for a family. NTTDS members are welcome to pay less. Any additional donations are greatly appreciated.
Contra Dance at 2155 Ballroom
Contra Dance at 2155 Ballroom
English Country Dance at Apex
English Country Dance at Apex

We welcome everyone to our dances:
adults, families, students, children; you get the idea.
Admission is Pay What You Can, suggested $10 for adults, $5 for students with ID, and maximum $25 per family.



Upcoming Dances:

NTTDS is now holding English Country Dances on 2nd Saturdays at Apex Dance Studio in Dallas, and Contra Dances on 3rd Saturdays at 2155 Ballroom in Carrollton.
COVID Vaccinations and Masks are encouraged, but NOT REQUIRED. We do collect attendee names and emails for possible contact tracing.

Sat June 8, 7:30 - 10:30 pm: English Country Dance at Apex Dance Studio in Dallas.

Sat June 15, 7:30 - 10:30 pm: Contra Dance from 7:30 to 10:30 pm, at 2155 Ballroom in Carrollton, with Martha Quigley calling to the music of Paradoxical Trio.




Non-NTTDS Events

Flamingo Fling Contra Dance Weekend in Oklahoma City, June 7-9, with Seth Tepfer calling to music by Playing with Fyre!. See their web site for details and registration. Register before May 5 to get an early registration discount.

English Country Dance in Fort Worth, 7:00 pm, at 4601 Frazier Ave. The schedule varies. See their Southwestern Folks - Dancing Facebook page.

For more Non-NTTDS events, see the Schedule page.


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North Texas Traditional Dance Society is a 501(c)(3) organization with registered offices in the State of Texas.
How to contact NTTDS:    972-546-8858    OR       OR    PO Box 820203, Dallas, TX 75382
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