MIAMI BALLROOM
The Latin & Ballroom Dance Club at the University of Miami

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The Latin and Ballroom Dance Club at the University of Miami.

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Miami Ballroom has brought the hit show, Dancing with the Stars, to the University of Miami! With our own twist of course ;)

Each Spring Semester, we bring together some of the biggest names on the UM campus to learn amazing ballroom routines and compete against each other for our own version of the Mirror Ball Trophy. There is also one latin and one standard winner that our profession judges decide on, and the audience decides the overall winner that will walk away with the trophy.

The show also includes not only dance routines from our stars, but also our very own Mad Hot Miami Ballroom Dancesport Team and some of UM's hottest dance groups. We sometimes even bring in professional ballroom dancers to perform for us. 

Dancing with the UM Stars was biggest student-organized event thrown in the past two years and has won the Excellence in Programming-Performance Award at UM's SOAR Awards, it is surely one you don't want to miss. Check back for more details regarding the event here on the website or fan our Fanpage on Facebook.

Past Stars:

Champion

Latin & Standard Winners

2011:

Christina Farmer (President of the Student Government)

Dean Hall (Dean of Students)

Rickey Pierre II (President of KAOS)

Rita Zeidan (President of SalsaCraze)

Rochelle Bradley (Captain of the Sunsations)

Sebastian (UM's famous mascot)

2013:

Nawara Alawa (President of the Student Government)

Michael Hogan (Member & Choreographer of KAOS)

Justin Borroto (President of FEC)

Jared Payne (President of Sailing Canes)

Lena Habash (President of SalsaCraze)

Danny Barry (Brother of Pi Kappa Phi & Member of Aglo)

Danny Diaz (President of the Association of Commuter Students)

Dr. Colonna (Organic Chemistry Professor)

2012:

Brandon Mitchell (President of the Student Government)

Julianne Byun (President of KAOS)

Phillip Duventre (Asst. Area Director of Stanford Res. College)

Victoria Humphrey (Miss UM 2011)

Sam Shunk (Homecoming King 2010)

Chris Walker (Drum Major of UM's Band of the Hour)

Liliana Oyarzun (President of the Association of Commuter Students)

Shannon Bartlett (President of Hurricane Productions)

Shuo Wang (President of the Chinese Student & Scholars Association)

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  • "I love Miami Ballroom because not only does it teach you a variety of dances that are amazing but it is a great way to exercise, release stress, and make amazing friends. Everyo..."
    Camila Aime
    Miami Ballroom Member
  • "I've been a member of Miami Ballroom since I was a freshman at UM, and I am so happy I decided to join and continue ballroom dancing with such a lovely group of people! I think ..."
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