About Us

Pacific Ballroom Dance is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization.
All donations are tax-deductible. Our Federal Tax-ID number is 33-1076075.

Programs & Staff

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PBD Blog

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Annual Report 2019-2020

Our mission is to build character in youth by providing a positive ballroom dance experience. See how we accomplished this in the 2019-20 season in our annual report.

Staffing changes at Pacific Ballroom Dance

Saying hello and goodbye to staff members as they move on to new roles.

Spring Showcase Highlights – Behind the Scenes

Spring Showcase Highlighting the Performers of Pacific Ballroom Dance A special thank you for Erin Jones, Jennifer Wilcox, and Jennifer Maner, volunteer photographers. First things first! Health checks and hand sanitizer!Because of capacity limits at our studio, all...

Spring Showcase Highlights

Spring Showcase Saturday Night Highlighting the Performers of Pacific Ballroom Dance A special thank you for Erin Jones, Jennifer Wilcox, and Jennifer Maner, volunteer photographers.

Student Success at Nationals 2021

Nationals 2021    While Pacific Ballroom Dance did not send any formation teams to Nationals in 2021, many individual students chose to attend and compete with their partners. We are so proud of their success. A special thank you for Erin Jones and Jennifer...

Thirteen students earn medals, plus Q&A

On Saturday, March 20, thirteen Pacific Ballroom Dance students were tested and awarded syllabus medals through the United States Terpsichore Association with examiner and Academy director Monique Hrouda. Lindsey Maner, Katelyn Maner, Isaac Eugenio, Eli Eugenio,...

Couples compete virtually at the California Open

Sixteen students from Pacific Ballroom Dance competed virtually at the California Open on February 28, 2021. Students filmed their routines to the music they received from the organizer, who gave specific instructions on how to film the dancing. Each event had to be...

Mental Health, Ballroom Dance, and COVID-19

The topic of mental health for youth is of paramount importance, especially in the context of the current global pandemic. This week, Gov. Jay Inslee signed an emergency proclamation requiring all public schools in Washington to provide 30% in-person instruction for...

New Idaho Competition

facebooktwitterpinterestinstagramThe Extreme Ballroom Company, located in Idaho Falls, has invited Pacific Ballroom Dance to participate in the Extreme DanceSport Invitational, a brand new competition created this year during COVID-19. PBD will send five teams to...

Syllabus Medals Q&A with Monique Hrouda

Q&A with Monique Hrouda, examiner and Academy Director  Why do kids medal? Without medals testing and advancement, helping students become proficient dancers is like trying to create a jello without a mold. It provides a strong framework upon which they can...

PBD will not attend Nationals 2021

Pacific Ballroom Dance will not be attending Nationals for the first time in 15 years.On January 25th, the Pacific Ballroom Dance Board of Directors released a statement to students and families announcing that PBD formation teams would not be attending the NDCA...