North Texas Traditional Dance Society

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.

Contra Dance at the Lutheran Church
Contra Dancing at the Lutheran Church
When In Doubt, Swing! Dance Weekend
When In Doubt, Swing! Dance Weekend

We welcome everyone to our dances:
adults, families, students, children; you get the idea.
The prices for all weekly dances are:
$10 for non-members, $7 for members, $5 for students with ID, and maximum $25 per family.



Upcoming Dances:

All dances are at the Lutheran Church, unless otherwise noted.

Sat Feb 1, 7:30 - 10:30 pm: Contra Dance

Sat Feb 8, 7:30 - 10:30 pm: *CANCELLED* Contra Dance, with open caller and open band.
Download a list of tunes for the open band.

Sat Feb 15, 7:30 - 10:30 pm: Contra Dance

Sat Feb 22, 7:30 - 10:30 pm: English Country Dance

Sat Feb 29: Sadie Hawkins Contra Dance. Wear a costume, or come as you are.

April 24-26, 2020: When In Doubt, Swing! Dance Weekend.


Non-NTTDS Events

January 24-26, 2020: Flamingo Fling Contra Dance Weekend, in Oklahoma City, featuring Sarah Van Norstrand calling to the music of Silver Sail.

February 14-16, 2020: Bayou Bedlam Contra Dance Weekend, in Houston, featuring Susan Michaels calling to the music of Pete's Posse.

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.


Volunteers Needed

Dances don't run on fun alone.
Every dance needs a Door Manager, someone to set up Drinks, and a Sound Tech. We'll train you!
Here is the description of volunteer duties.
Give a hand, volunteer via our SignUpGenius page.


More Things To Do

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Join our Meetup Group and/or Facebook group

Want a quick idea of what Contra Dancing is like ? Here is a YouTube Video of one of our dances

Listen to and/or read the transcript of a recent article about Contra Dancing on Public Radio

Buy Merchandise with the NTTDS, Fiddler's Dream, and WIDS logos from our Cafe Press Store

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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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