James and Elizabeth Colclasure 

James and Elizabeth Colclasure 

Who we are

Omaha Ballroom was established in 2004 when founder, Elizabeth Colclasure decided to create a  dance studio where people can learn to dance while having FUN!  With her passion she continued to grow the studio and invited some of the top instructors of Omaha to teach with her. The studio has variety of independent instructors including her husband James Colclasure Jr. who is a professional dance instructor who moved to Omaha in 2015. James and Elizabeth are currently competing together and with their students at competitions all over the U.S. 

Giving Back to the Community 

With the popularity of the television show "Dancing with the Stars" Omaha Ballroom has grown tremendously. To give back, Omaha Ballroom's volunteer their time to train local celebrities and put on "Dancing with the Omaha Stars" charity event.  

Charities we have donated to 

The Ronald McDonald House 2010, 2011, 2012

Angels Among Us 2012

The Sunshine Kids 2013, 2014 and 2015 

The Sunshine Kids and Angels Among Us 2016

Our Mission

To make the world a better dancing place! 



Our wedding dance at Dancing with the Omaha Stars 2016.

Our wedding dance at Dancing with the Omaha Stars 2016.

“We can’t always choose the music life plays for us but we can choose how we dance to it.”
— Unknown