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Sunday Twilight Dance
August 4, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
One event on August 18, 2019 at 5:00 pm
Come dance like you’re in Pride and Prejudice! We are excited to invite the Rockledge Assembly of English Country Dancers, led by Diane V, to host a Sunday Twilight Dance right here at the Workhouse! No partner required but feel free to bring friends, loved ones, and little ones along with you! Costumes are optional but oh so fun!
What is English Country Dance (ECD)?
ECD has been enjoyed by communities from courts to country folk since the Middle Ages. It was danced by our nation’s founders, including George Washington, and is often featured in TV and movies such as “Turn: Washington’s Spies” and Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice”. It is a group form of dancing (specific partners not required) where participants danced steps called by a caller, similar to square dancing, but slower and more elegant, with exquisite music.
August 4th 5:00-7:00PM
August 18th 5:00-7:00PM
Rizer Pavilion (In case of inclement weather: Building 4 Room 410)
Tuition: FREE with RSVP
*If you want to learn a few steps before you come, check out our FREE English Country Dancing 4 week class starting on July 28th!