Entries by Jennifer Reed

Board of Directors Elections

BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTIONS Do you love the Austin Swing Syndicate, have great ideas to help it thrive, and the drive to carry them out? Consider running for the Board of Directors! Nominations for our Board of Directors elections are now open. Please email elections@austinswingsyndicate.org to declare your candidacy or if you have any questions. If you […]

The December Workshop Series

$25 | 7:00 – 9:00 PM | Pay at the Door Collegiate Shag Refresher | Dec 2 Collegiate Shag is a type of Swing dance that originated in the 1930s. It was popular with college kids during the Jazz and Swing era! There are many different styles of Shag, but this particular style is danced with […]


Time & Cost Workshops: 7:00 – 9:00 PM Practice in the ballroom: 9:00 – 11:00 PM Cost: $25 – pay at the door Thursday, Nov 11, 2021 Balboa w/ Lian & Matt Balboa is a type of Swing dance that developed in the 1920s and 1930s in Southern California. It is named after the Balboa […]

Return to Thursdays: Soft Launch Reopening Plans

The Austin Swing Syndicate Board and the ALX Committee have been hard at work discussing many constantly changing variables, and are continuing to meet to address the challenges of holding a dance event with safety in mind. Previously, we had communicated our strategy regarding reopening using the local health authority staging criteria. After speaking directly […]

Board Member Elections 2021

3/4: The virtual Elections Town Hall will be held tonight at 8pm for members. The five candidates will introduce themselves and members will have a chance to ask questions. If your membership expired in March 2020 or later you will be eligible to vote in this election and should have received the link to the […]

Swing Dance Survey Results

The Austin Swing Syndicate continues to keep a strong watch on when we can safely reopen for dancing and what the transitions of reopening may look like, while matching public health concerns with readiness to return for the majority of our dancers in a financially responsible way.  Thank you everyone (124 of you!) who completed […]


We miss you. We miss The Fed, our home away from home. We hope that you are healthy, safe, and making the best of the current situation. While we do not have plans for return at this time, we want to reach out to you and see what sort of dance-related activities you have been […]

Become A Sustaining Member!

  A MESSAGE FROM OUR PRESIDENT DEB TINDLE It’s almost July! We hope you all are healthy and safe. Our Ballroom continues to be silent, awaiting the day we can all dance in person again! We, the Board, have been busy behind the scenes working on plans to ensure that the Austin Swing Syndicate survives […]

Austin Swings at The Fed! A DJ Collaboration

The Fed is still closed due to COVID-19, but you can still dance in your living room with this 3-hour Spotify playlist brought to you by the Austin Swing Syndicate DJs! It’s like dancing in the main ballroom in your pajamas!  Lay low and keep your spirits high! This playlist is brought to you by: Joanna […]