Lots of fun ahead in May! I'll spend the early part of the month in Moscow teaching an experimental new class in 16th century improvisation at the Anno Domini festival before heading back home for a Regency ball and then to Boston to spin some blues and back to New York City for some ragtime!
Friday-Tuesday, May 1st-5th ~ Moscow, Russia
Festival of Historical Dance - Anno Domini (Фестиваль Старинного танца Anno Domini-2015) (ВКонтакте)
Teaching sixteenth-century Italian dance focusing on improvisational techniques
Sunday, May 17th ~ New York City
Ragtime (1910s) Dance Workshop (Facebook event)
3:30-5:00pm. Beginner-friendly class - specific details TBA.
Saturday, May 23rd ~ Moscow/YouTube
Scientific Seminar "History of Dance" (Научный семинар "История танца")
Online presentation on Victorian dance teacher Mrs. Nicholas Henderson for monthly Russian seminar.
Wednesday, May 27th ~ Middletown, Connecticut
Jane Austen Era Dancing (Facebook event)
8:00-9:30pm. Beginner-friendly dancing. No costume needed.
Sunday, May 31st ~ New York City
Regency Dance Workshop (Facebook event)
3:00-5:00pm. Beginner-friendly lesson. No costume needed.
Events and workshops further in the future may be found on the Gig Calendar!
I am available for private lessons in Connecticut or on my various travels; during the latter, you must provide the dance space. Email me directly if you would like to schedule a private lesson.
New Haven & Middletown, Connecticut: May 10-11, 18-29
New York City: May 16-17, 30-31
Coming in June: Steampunk in the Catskills and then some much-needed research and writing time before heading back to Russia at the end of the month. See the Gig Calendar for further-out events and workshops!