What is Pro/Am

in Ballroom Dancing

When it comes to Ballroom Dance and DanceSport, you hear the expression Pro-Am a lot. I’m going to help define it for you here.

Pro-Am competition is a category in DanceSport where Amateur Students (You) partner with a Professional Dancer,  very similar to what you see on “Dancing With The Stars.” TV Show.


In these events only the Amateur (You)  is being judged, leaving the professional freedom to concentrate on helping You to look and dance at your very Best!


There are several Age classifications and Skill level divisions available, allowing professionals to dance with all their students, and to ensure you compete against other dancers only of a similar skill.


Every dance style is available, so you can choose the dances you want to compete in.

Have you been thinking about competing?

That’s great! Before you tell your teacher to send in those entry forms, let’s go over what you should expect as a student competitor, financially speaking. At a minimum, you will need to budget for the following:


Entry fees -- There are a variety of events /competitions you can enter as a student, and every single one comes with a fee - mostly $50 per dance


Pro fee -- you have to pay your teacher for dancing with you at the competition - $150 per dance


Pro expenses -- You are also responsible for covering your teacher’s session ticket, food, travel, and lodging. Luckily, this cost is split among all of the teacher’s competing students. 

Location #1

1618 Cotner Ave,

Los Angeles, CA 90025


(310) 547-0808


Location #2
ViBE dance studio
2939 S Sepulveda blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064
(310) 547-0808


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