Since we’re having and Edwardian Ball in two weeks, maybe someone would like to know when and what exactly the Edwardian era was. Here are the basics: When was the Edwardian Era? Somehow Americans, not having a monarchy of their own, often use the British Monarchy to mark history. The […]

OldDD’s next dance is Friday, March 14th, and looking ahead we have a special event coming up: Old Dominion hosts an Edwardian Ball Friday, April 11th 7pm-9:30pm St. Mark’s Lutheran School Gym $5 per person or $20 per family Live Music by The Band BEGINNERS and COSTUME APPAREL welcome. Why […]

Don’t forget our two-for-one Valentine’s special! And the February dance card is: Row Well ye Mariners Take a Dance Hunt the Squirrel Bellamira Jenny Pluck Pears Intermission Newcastle Circle Mr. Beveridges’ Maggot Yellow Stockings Spanish Waltz Gay Gordon

Greetings all, The Blue Dance is less than two weeks away and the dance card has been finalized! Starting on the 17th we’ll be enforcing some new policies that address event behavior and facility standards. Check them out below: New Event Policies for 2014 -No Loitering! We rent the St. […]

And now, what you’ve all been waiting for: photos from the 2013 Fezziwig Ball. Clearly, everyone had a good time. Especially Brandon, whose free-spirited style of calling dances brought cheerful confusion to the dance floor. Fred, Scrooge’s nephew, “quite a powerful speaker” who wished all a Merry Christmas. To which […]

Fezziwig Ball is short weeks away, so here’s the evening schedule: 6:30pm: Doors open at the Omaha Botanical Gardens(100 Bancroft Street) 6:50: Short dance class 7pm: Dancing starts with Mr. Fezziwig opening the dance floor The Ragg-longways Juice of Barley-longways Newcastle Circle-a circle Jenny Pluck Pears-three couple circle Draper’s Maggot-three […]

Repost from last year: Why our Fezziwig Ball is the Best Ever.   The Cast: Those of you who have been to the annual  OldDD Fezziwig Ball know that our Dickens cast is amazing. They look the part in their historical costumes(no polyester!). They memorize their lines and deliver them […]

Join us as we remember history the best way possible: with dancing! Feel free to dress in 1940’s costume. Other news: -You can register for the Fezziwig Ball at the Veteran’s Day Dance. -If you plan to attend the Fezziwig Ball, try to come to the Veteran’s Day Dance. We’ll […]

 Here’s the Dance card for the Oct. 18th dance(This Friday!). 1.       Indian Queen- Mr. G 2.       Rakes of Rochester -Christa 3.       Newcastle circle -Brandon 4.       Lilliburlero -David 5.       Trip to Paris -Mr. G Intermission 6.       Hole in the Wall -David 7.       Comical Fellow -Christa 8.       Juice of Barley -Mr. G […]

A note to our regular attendees, Mr. Goodwin will be taking charge of the Sept. 20th and Oct. 18th dances. Anyone with requests or issues at those dances should speak to him. Dance card for Sept. 20th: The Spaniard Physical Snob Handel with Care Lord Byron’s Maggot Trip to Paris […]