About Dancing Classrooms

Learn how we have pivoted to step up to the challenges of the current moment by clicking here!


Dancing Classrooms has been a leader in social dance education for 26 years, serving over 600,000 children worldwide.

Founded 26 years ago by ballroom dance legends Pierre Dulaine and Yvonne Marceau, and made famous by the popular 2005 documentary film, “Mad Hot Ballroom,” Dancing Classrooms is a life-changing intervention that has impacted over 600,0000 children worldwide. 

Our school-based residencies and out of school extension programs build the foundation for a lifetime of character and leadership. Research proves that our approach develops Social Emotional Learning (SEL) life skills like motivation, grit, connection and listening that help us relate, interact and advance as respectful, empathetic human beings. 

As we all start a school year unlike any other, the core Dancing Classrooms values of balance, flexibility, community, and joy are needed more than ever!

Your donation at any level helps ensure that Dancing Classrooms is able to #keepthemdancing

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About Dancing Classrooms

Learn how we have pivoted to step up to the challenges of the current moment by clicking here!


Dancing Classrooms has been a leader in social dance education for 26 years, serving over 600,000 children worldwide.

Founded 26 years ago by ballroom dance legends Pierre Dulaine and Yvonne Marceau, and made famous by the popular 2005 documentary film, “Mad Hot Ballroom,” Dancing Classrooms is a life-changing intervention that has impacted over 600,0000 children worldwide. 

Our school-based residencies and out of school extension programs build the foundation for a lifetime of character and leadership. Research proves that our approach develops Social Emotional Learning (SEL) life skills like motivation, grit, connection and listening that help us relate, interact and advance as respectful, empathetic human beings. 

As we all start a school year unlike any other, the core Dancing Classrooms values of balance, flexibility, community, and joy are needed more than ever!

Your donation at any level helps ensure that Dancing Classrooms is able to #keepthemdancing