Brigham Young University’s Ballroom Dance Company (BDC) is one of the most distinctive and unique college dance companies in the world. Based in Provo, Utah, this company is made up of 32 dancers, all full-time students at BYU. Their current show, Come Alive, delights viewers with a captivating and creative choreography that ranges from romantic waltzes to rhythmic sambas and other unexpected surprises.
Colorful costumes and innovative theatrical design give traditional ballroom dances a refreshing and relevant touch that engages today’s audiences. A feature of their show includes the performance of their award-winning and internationally renowned ballroom medleys and Latin competition. The team will be presenting their Come Alive showcase at the Casper Events Center on Tuesday, October 22 at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets cost $ 15, $ 18, and $ 23 each and are on sale now. Tickets are available for purchase at www.SinclairTix.com, at the SinclairTix Box Office at the Casper Events Center, by phone at 800-442-2256, or at any SinclairTix outlet across the state.
BYU’s ballroom dance program is the largest of its kind in the world. With over 60 different classes taught each semester, nearly 4,000 students take a ballroom dance class each year. It is also home to the largest amateur dance competition in the United States. National Dance Council of America President Brian McDonald calls BYU’s Ballroom Dance Company “one of the ballroom world’s greatest treasures.”
The Ballroom Dance Company resides in the Department of Dance at the College of Fine Arts and Communications at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. BYU is one of the nation’s largest private universities with an enrollment of over 30,000 full-time students from across the United States and 100 foreign countries.