Tuesday at Dovercourt House
6:30-8:00 p.m. Flash Mob classes continue – $20 to drop in (including social) Facebook Event Page
8:00-9:00 p.m. WCS*Fundamentals classes continue – Week # 5 – drop-ins for “Rinse & Repeat” students only
8:00-9:00 p.m. *FREE* Introductory West Coast Swing lesson Facebook Event Page (please share!)
9:00 p.m. – midnight Weekly West Coast Swing dance party/social – only $5 – or FREE with any class
The Dovercourt House is located at 805 Dovercourt Rd. – west of Ossington and north of Bloor
Wednesday at Alleycatz
7:00-10:00 p.m. The Midtown Blues Jam features Mark Stafford, Ken Yoshioka and friends playing a variety of Blues suitable for West Coast, East Coast and Blues dancing in a cool (air-conditioned) resto-bar with excellent dance floor. I’ll be teaching an introductory WCS lesson between sets ~ 7:45 p.m. (ringers welcome!). Facebook Event Page (please share!) MUSICIANS – bring your instrument to join in the jam after the dance lesson
Alleycatz is located at 2409 Yonge Street, north of Eglinton
Thursday at City Corps Dance
The “Dynamic Duo” Nelson Clarke and Kyle Fitzgerald start four weeks/two levels of West Coast Swing lessons.
City Dance Corps is located at 489 Queen St. West
Sunday at Rhythm & Motion
Shelley Saxena is back at R&M with lessons and fun Sunday night social J
Rhythm and Motion is located at 3352 Dundas St. West (at Runnymede)
FLASH MOB UPDATE
In case you missed the memo, we’re still performing the International WCS Flash Mob on Nathan Phillips Square as planned – and we’ll be doing it *twice* in order to accommodate all the Followers who have taken the time to learn the choreography. We’ll start determining “threesomes” in the coming weeks.
August 2nd – 6:30-8:00 p.m. Flash Mob Prep Class – $20 to drop in (including social)
August 9th – 6:30-8:00 p.m. Flash Mob Prep Class – $20 to drop in (including social)
August 16th – JUST DANCE – NO classes, dancing only from 9:00 p.m.-midnight, Shelley Saxena hosting; contact her for Privates
August 23rd – 7:15-8:00 p.m. FLASH MOB REHEARSAL!!
August 30th– 7:15-8:00 p.m. FLASH MOB REHEARSAL!!
*Saturday, September 3rd* FLASH MOB REHEARSAL (morning of the performance in “mustering station” near NPS – exact time and location TBA)
Facebook Event Page
SPEAKING OF THREESOMES….
Inspired by the abundance of Followers who came out the learn the Flash Mob I’m embarking on a project to teach some cool “threesome” choreography (one Leader, two Followers) with the ultimate goal of performing as a Dance Team at Spotlight Dance Celebration in Michigan over New Year’s weekend: December 30-January 2: Facebook Event (I already have Team Tables with reduced-rate confirmed seating)
If you can’t come to Spotlight you’re still welcome to take the classes scheduled from September-December at the Dovercourt House:
September 24 1st Floor 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
October 1 1st Floor 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
October 8 1st Floor 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
(Montreal Westie Fest October 14-16)
October 22 1st Floor 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
October 29 1st Floor 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
November 5 1st Floor 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
November 12 1st Floor 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
(Westie-Con November 18-20, C.A.S.H. Bash/U.S. Open November 25-27)
December 10 1st Floor 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
December 17 1st Floor 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
December 24 1st Floor 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
(Spotlight Dance Celebration December 30-January 2)
There will likely be other (or longer) rehearsals scheduled before the New Year’s Eve performance. Still working out pricing. In the meantime, please let me know if you have any questions.
Ancaster Dance Camp – July 29-August 2
Swingtacular – August 5-7
International West Coast Swing Flash Mob – September 3rd
Montreal Westie Fest – October 14-16
Westie-Con – November 17-20
Spotlight Dance Celebration – December 30, 2016-January 2, 2017
Check the calendar for more!