Thank you to all of the skilled instructors who swayed and tapped their way through all of the exceptional Dance Workshops!
Bring your dancing shoes to the Spring ’19 Festival, there will be many great workshops to attend!
All Dance Workshops take place in the Dance Tent, with the exception of the Kids of All Ages Global Dance which occurs in the Cabaret Tent. Find the full Dance Workshop details below.
Practice your latest clogging moves or learn to Salsa before sitting down for songwriting lessons from Ryan Montbleau. All experience levels are welcome at our music and dance workshops!
If happiness is the ultimate goal, our music and dance workshops will get you pretty close to nirvana.
Fall ’18 Dance Workshops-
Zydeco & Country Two-Step Dance
Jack Wolf and his dynamic dancing partner, Carol Woodell, will show you how to burn up the dance floor in legitimate Louisiana style! Dance Tent, Thursday, 6:00 p.m.
Hoppin’ John presents a dance and workshop in one! Caller Rodney Sutton, accompanied by an old-time band, teaches all the steps for each dance right before you do it! Dance Tent, Friday 12:30 p.m.
Experience authentic self-expression from stillness to unfettered wildness. Let yourself be free with self-directed, freeform movement to the live sounds of Will Ridenour, Gabriel Pelli, and Austin McCall; dance facilitated by Aubrey Griffith-Zill and the Living Arts Collective. All Ages! Dance Tent, Saturday, 11:30 a.m.
Resilience through Rhythm, Movement, and Song
We invite you to experience the sounds of an African Grandmother kettle drum; she sits seven ’round her helm. Allow her heartbeat to carry your voice through chant, song, movement and spoken word. Let go your mind and what follows is… life! Featuring the dynamic rhythms of Beats in the Bones, an all-female percussion group. Dance Tent, Saturday 12:30 p.m.
Clogging with the Apple Chill Cloggers
The Apple Chill Cloggers performance will have you wanting to keep up your heels! And you can too! Come to the Apple Chill Cloggers clogging workshop and get started with the basics. Dance Tent, Saturday, 2:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of East Coast Swing. Practice footwork, connection and basic turn patterns. Taught by Adam Phillips and Aubrey Griffith-Zill. Dance Tent, Saturday, 4:00 p.m.
A Latin dance experience for beginners and beyond. Instructors Adam Phillips & Aubrey Griffith-Zill generate a fun, vibrant and playful environment where you will learn to Salsa! Dance Tent, Saturday, 8:00 p.m.