Next Ball: 2024


Melbourne Colonial Dancers Balls

Enjoy an evening of special dancing with live music at our June ball, and at our End of Year Dance in November.

Bookings
Please purchase your tickets online via Humanitix - see dance details on the side, or through contacts on the flyer.

Themes
Our mid-year June ball in particular has a new theme each year and dancers are encouraged to dress up accordingly.  The dance program and decorations are also usually designed to reflect the theme.
Themes are drawn from many sources and in recent years have included Dancing through Time, Cinderella, Gold Fever, Phryne Fisher 1920ís, Alice in Wonderland, Jane Austen, and Sound of Music.  
Theme and costume ideas for our current ball are regularly posted on our Facebook page.  

Photos and video clips
Photographs, video clips, and programs of many of our previous balls can be viewed by clicking on individual ball posters on this page. Follow our Facebook page as well for more information, photos and video clips of past balls.

 












24 June 2023

Tickets Here
or just search humanitix for Melbourne Colonial Dancers. We are also running a free Ball Workshop for anybody wishing to learn some of the dances - Register:

25 Nov 2023

End of Year Dance

or just earch humanitix for Melbourne Colonial Dancers.
Also see our facebook page above for for more details
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National Folk Festival
Easter 2022

Heritage Ball Program
Heritage Ball Dance Instructions
Welcome Dance Program
Welcome Dance Instructions
Old Time Tea Dance Flyer
Old Time Tea Dance Program
Intro to Aust Bush Dancing Flyer
Cinderella Ball
2 July 2022
Cinderella Ball

Dance Program with links
Dance Descriptions



26 June 2021
(Cancelled)

Ball Poster
June 2019

Ball Flyer
Dance List
Dance Descriptions


30 November 2019

Ball Flyer
Ball Program
Dance Descriptions

Cancelled for 27 June 2020

Advance Ball Flyer
Ball Poster
Ball Program
Dance Descriptions
 
Ball practice Cancelled:

Sat June 20th 2020

 
Nov 2018

Dance List
Ball Flyer
Dance Descriptions
Ball Video



June 2018
November 2017

June 2017

Dance List
Dance Descriptions
Ball Flyer
Workshop Details


Nov 2016

Summer
printable brochure here

June 2015

Winter

November 2015

Summer
25 June 2016
Winter

April 2015

MCD Dance Page for National Folk Festival



15 November 2014

40th Birthday Celebration and November Ball

MCD Birthday Party at Live Music Night June 2014


28 June 2014

The Three Musketeers

November 2012
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Spring Into Summer

June 2013

Wild West

November 2013

Spring Ball

June 2012
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Titanic



June 2011

19th Century Circus Big Top

April 2011

Masked Heritage Ball
(at National Folk Festival)

June 2010
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Excalibur



June 2009
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The Raj, Rubies and Arabian Nights

June 2007

Romantic Gothic

July 2008
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Pirates

November 2008
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Unthemed Summer Ball

November 2006
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The Story of the Kelly Gang



June 2006
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Celtic

June 2005

Venetian Carnivale

[No program or pix available: give me something and I will create a page - JC]

November 2004

Eureka Stockade

[No program or pix available: give me something and I will create a page - JC]



June 2004

Roaring 20s / House of Eliott

[No program or pix available except this YouTube clip: give me more and I will create a page - JC]

 

 

Was there any earlier "themed ball" to record here?

Let's make this "snake" as long as possible.

June 2002

Winter Solstice

[No program or pix available: give me something and I will create a page - JC]

June 2003

Moulin Rouge

[No program or pix available except this YouTube clip: give me more and I will create a page - JC]

 


Created 5 December 2011 : Last updated 21 April 2013.