Dance

Dance

13 activities:

Passamezzo - Improvised Dance

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Thursday 11:00 to 12:00
Sunday 11:00 to 12:00
Monday 10:00 to 11:00

The Passamezzo is a 16th Century improvised dance style. Passamezzi are flirtatious, playful, sexy, witty, and can be anything from slinky (but fairly gentle) to seriously virtuosic. They're also a great deal of fun, especially if you like the sort of dancing that is a conversation with your...Read more

Intermediate Country Dance

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Friday 11:00 to 12:00

Learn some more advanced English Country Dances before the Country ball.

No partner necessary; some familiarity with English Country Dance preferred (the Beginner English Country Dance class will be enough).  These dances do move fairly quickly, so you will need a moderate level of...Read more

Dance Musician's Gathering

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Friday 15:00 to 16:00

A warmup session to enable musicians to sort out music, versions, ideas and practice new music for Festival. Those teaching dances are welcome to come and discuss them with the musicians.

BYO Instruments and Music!Read more

Bouffons

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Monday 11:00 to 12:00

Join in an attempt at the passages of the Bouffons, a 16th century sword dance that was choreographed to be part of a Masque.

This dance will require a moderate level of fitness and concentration, but does not need to involve jumps, and definitely does not involve actually being hit by...Read more