Dance Master Workshop

  • Details

    Take your 18th century dance skills to the next level and become a Dance Master! Learn how to research period dances, find resources including notations, sheet music, and recorded music, interpret period notations and music, understand period steps and figures, organize and plan dancing for a Gadsby's ball, teach dance figures and dances to all levels of dancers, and call dances in class and at period dance events.

    The first class is Aug. 6 from 1:30-4:30 PM, and additional instruction will occur on Tuesday nights Aug.. 8, 15, and 22. Then test your newfound skills at the Jane Austen Ball dance classes (Sept. 7, 14, and 21) and at the Jane Austen Ball on Sept. 23. Instructor will send workshop details closer to the first class.

  • Aug 6, 2017
  • Phone:
  • (703) 746-4242
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  • Times:
  • 1:30- 4:30 PM
  • Price:
  • $50/$40 for Gadsby's Tavern Museum Society members and volunteers
  • Details

    Take your 18th century dance skills to the next level and become a Dance Master! Learn how to research period dances, find resources including notations, sheet music, and recorded music, interpret period notations and music, understand period steps and figures, organize and plan dancing for a Gadsby's ball, teach dance figures and dances to all levels of dancers, and call dances in class and at period dance events.

    The first class is Aug. 6 from 1:30-4:30 PM, and additional instruction will occur on Tuesday nights Aug.. 8, 15, and 22. Then test your newfound skills at the Jane Austen Ball dance classes (Sept. 7, 14, and 21) and at the Jane Austen Ball on Sept. 23. Instructor will send workshop details closer to the first class.

Dance Master Workshop
  • August 6, 2017 to August 6, 2017
  • Gadsby's Tavern Museum
  • $50/$40 for Gadsby's Tavern Museum Society members and volunteers