The Flying Cloud Academy hosts a minimum of two elegant period balls per season.  All are open the public.  Beginning as well as experienced dancers, singles and couples, are welcome.  Unless otherwise stated, evening festivities are held at the Wyoming Fine Arts Center, 322 Wyoming Ave., Cincinnati, OH.  Period costume is admired, but not required.  For those new to vintage dance, contemporary formal attire is also appropriate for balls.  Leather-soled or soft-soled shoes are recommended.  Our events feature period music by local orchestras.  Light refreshments are served. 

Tickets available at the door.  Academy members:  $20.00 per person.  Non-Academy members:  $25.00 per person.  Students with ID: $15.00 per person.

Academy membership is $50.00 per year, and includes discounts to balls and reduced-rate Wednesday evening classes during the Sept.-March season.  Please click on our Join tab on the top bar for more information.

The 2018-19 balls are planned to be:

November 3, 2018:  Ragtime Armistice Ball

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March 23, 2019:  Civil War Blue and Grey Ball

Check regularly for updates as details are finalized.

The 2016-2017 balls were:


November 5, 2016 “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies”; a ghoulish English Country/Regency-era ball; Classes begin September 21, 2016


March 25, 2017 “March Hare Ball”; a wonderland of popular vintage dances; Classes begin February 15, 2017.