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About Us

Mercer Ballroom Dance Club is an athletic club at Mercer University. The Club meets on Mondays at 8:00 PM and teaches different styles of ballroom dance such as the Cha-Cha, Swing, Tango, Waltz, and many more.  No prior experience is needed, whether it is your first time or you are a veteran-all are welcome. The club is free and anyone is allowed to join. We regularly schedule dances at Mercer and attend local dances around Macon and Atlanta. It is a great way to meet new people, get fit, and learn a new skill. If you are interested, visit the Join Us page to see how you can get involved. If you have any questions about out COVID-19 policies, feel free to reach out to us and we will answer any concerns you have.

 

Get To Know Our Team

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Noah De Mers

President

I am a Junior here at Mercer with a major in chemical commerce on the Pre-Pharmacy track. While I've only been in the club for three years, I was in many performances in musical theatre throughout high school. Since joining Ballroom, I've been able to grow as a dancer and become a part of a larger community through our competitions (shout out to Atlanta Swing Classic). My favorite styles of dance are East Coast Swing and Salsa.

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Tori Cordista

Vice President

I am a Junior mechanical engineering student, hoping to one day work at an engineering firm where I can work on airplanes. This is my third year doing ballroom, but I have done many other styles of dance from ballet to tap to musical theatre for 13 years. I hope to continue taking dance classes and even teach a few after school. My favorite styles of ballroom are Cha Cha, West Coast Swing, and Jive.

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Sarah Storch

Secretary

I am a Biomedical Engineering major, Class of 2023! Originally from Atlanta, I currently live in Canton, GA. Before college, I danced in a company for 10 years, practicing ballet, tap, and much more. I’ve also had the opportunity to choreograph and teach two pieces for a student showcase at my studio. After coming to Mercer and joining both the ballroom club and team freshman year, I fell in love with all the different styles of partner dancing, my favorites being West Coast Swing and Cha Cha. I also love the sense of community we’ve created through social dancing together every week.

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Cole Brockman

Treasurer

I am a Freshman journalism major, and this is my first year in this club. I participated in musical theatre at  West Forsyth High School and learned to dance through my time in their program. I was in many productions such as Hello, Dolly! and Into the Woods. I chose to join Ballroom freshman year because I wanted to get better at dancing and thought that this style of dancing would be an excellent place to start. I also wanted an excuse to get out of my dorm more often. My favorite dance is the Viennese Waltz.