Northwestern Ballroom Latin and Swing Team

About Us

BLAST, short for “Ballroom Latin and Swing Team”, is partner dance organization at Northwestern University.

We are committed to creating an inclusive partner dance community for all levels of dancers. We provide high-quality instruction alongside competitive, social and performance dance opportunities.

Check out the rest of our site to learn more about classes, the competition team, the annual spring show, and social dance events. If you have general questions or would like to be added to our listserv, contact us at