Music & Performing Arts


Our mission is to create a social dance environment for beginning and experienced dancers; in the various methods of East Coast Swing Dancing, Lindy Hop, and Charleston, as well as other established forms of Swing Dancing. We meet weekly for lessons and open social dancing. Our activities include hosting public dances, holding workshops with outside instructors, and providing lessons to outside organizations.


This organization has no affiliations.

Constitution / Tier

File CSSConstitutionEditedJanuary2017.pdf
Tier Student Organization - Registered

Membership Information

Student Members 38
ISU Members 5
Non-ISU Members 2
Allowed Members Anyone
Allowed Officers ISU Students
Membership Qualifications An interest in swing dancing
Membership Restrictions No restrictions
Elections/Selection Elections occur at the last general meeting of the school year.
Meetings General meetings are held 2 times during the semester as announced by the club officers. Lessons are held every Thursday.

Description of Regular Meetings/Activities

Lessons for the Spring 2020 semester begin Thursday, January 23 Weekly lessons every Thursday in State Gym 1218: Elective 5:30-6:30 pm Beginner 6:30-7:30 pm Open Practice 7:30-8:00 pm Tuesdays, State Gym 1218 Intermediate 7:00-8:00 pm Check weekly email to be updated with what the lessons are for the week, and if/what experience is needed for the elective or intermediate lessons. Email to be put on the mailing list. All lessons are free of charge, membership NOT required. No partner or experience required, socks or dancing shoes are recommended. Ask about membership at any of our lessons! $25 a year or $20 a semester. Includes t-shirt.

Description of Special Events

Upcoming events: Roaring 20's Swing Dance February 1st, 7:00-11:00pm, lesson from 7:15-7:45 $3 for non-members, FREE for members Valentine's Day Dance February 15th, 7:00-11:00pm, lesson from 7:15-7:45 LIVE music by the Pelicans Jazz Band $10 for non-members, $3 for members Ask about membership at any of our dances! $25 a year or $20 a semester. Includes t-shirt.