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Armory Loft 3- Dance Workshops [clear filter]
Saturday, May 26
 

11:00am PDT

The History of Blues Music, Movement & Dance
With Ari Levitt

Performers
TH

The History of Blues Music, Movement and Dance

Seattle is a wonderful place to experience and participate in all kinds of social dance, including swing, salsa, ballroom, blues, waltz, tango, zydeco, country, contra and more! "Roll Up The Rug" is one of Seattle's premier teaching organizations for instruction in all levels of partnered... Read More →
TH

The History of Blues Music, Movement & Dance

Seattle is a wonderful place to experience and participate in all kinds of social dance, including swing, salsa, ballroom, blues, waltz, tango, zydeco, country, contra and more! "Roll Up The Rug" is one of Seattle's premier teaching organizations for instruction in all levels of partnered... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 11:00am - 11:50am PDT
Armory Loft 3- Dance Workshops 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

12:35pm PDT

Tribal Bellydance
Shay Moore

Performers
TB

Tribal Bellydance

We ask you this: why walk when you can shimmy? Deep Roots Dance is an tribal and fusion bellydance company in Seattle, with a focus on joyful expression and strong technique. We believe in the deep, undeniable power and beauty which lives within every dancer.We offer classes and workshops... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 12:35pm - 1:25pm PDT
Armory Loft 3- Dance Workshops 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

2:15pm PDT

Twerkshop NOLA Bounce
Tricia Diamond

Performers
TN

Twerkshop NOLA Bounce

Born and raised in Los Angeles and New Orleans, Tricia was exposed to dance and music at an early age. She grew up in a family who worked with and were luminaries in the entertainment industry, dance and music were integral to her life from as far she can remember from the age of... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 2:15pm - 3:05pm PDT
Armory Loft 3- Dance Workshops 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

5:00pm PDT

Seattle Swing Dance Club
West Coast Swing

Performers

Saturday May 26, 2018 5:00pm - 5:50pm PDT
Armory Loft 3- Dance Workshops 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

6:00pm PDT

Dismal Nitch Revelers with Amy Carrol Caller
Local Old-time Dance Band

Performers
DN

Dismal Nitch Revelers with Amy Carrol, Caller

Dismal Nitch Revelers are a group of old-time music lovers from right here in Western WA. We have been playing together for two years. We have jammed together or known each other for more years but decided it would be fun to give being a band a try. So here we are- doing our very... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 6:00pm - 6:50pm PDT
Armory Loft 3- Dance Workshops 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

7:00pm PDT

Highball String Band with Tony Mates Caller
Can't Help But Dance!

Performers
HS

Highball String Band with Tony Mates, Caller

Highball String Band plays old time music that's easy on the ears and infectious for the feet. You can find them every month, fourth Sundays or thereabouts, at the Latona Pub in the Greenlake neighborhood. Alex MacLeod on fiddle, David Pearlstein on banjo, and Tom Collicott on gu... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 7:00pm - 7:55pm PDT
Armory Loft 3- Dance Workshops 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

8:05pm PDT

Woodchuck's Revenge with Susan Michaels Caller
Peppy Hillbilly Squaredance Tunes

Performers
WR

Woodchuck's Revenge with Susan Michaels, Caller

Fiddlers and life partners Jerry and Suzanne love playing driving old-time music to make people dance. Harley and Shera are a couple steeped in music, from Harley's stint with Bill Monroe and other storied players, to Shera's insatiable love for learning tunes on whatever instrument... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 8:05pm - 9:00pm PDT
Armory Loft 3- Dance Workshops 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109
 
Sunday, May 27
 

11:00am PDT

Susan Wickett-Ford, Northwest Folkdancers, Inc. (NFDI)
International Folk Dance

Performers
SW

Susan Wickett-Ford, Northwest Folkdancers, Inc. (NFDI)

Susan Wickett-Ford is a lifelong dancer and dance teacher. She began her career focused on choreography and performance and founded a modern dance company. In the 90's her focus shifted to dance education for every student. She was trained by Anne Green Gilbert in a concept-based... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 11:00am - 11:50am PDT
Armory Loft 3- Dance Workshops 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

12:35pm PDT

Kathak Dance of North India
With Leela Kathak Dancers/Musicians

Performers
KD

Kathak Dance of North India

Leela Kathak brings their Guru Urmila Nagar from India each year to teach a 2-month residency. This visit culminates in our annual student workshop/concert. The rest of the year we practice weekly and perform in cultural, community and school events and present lecture/demo introductions... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 12:35pm - 1:25pm PDT
Armory Loft 3- Dance Workshops 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

2:15pm PDT

Hula Cultural Workshop
With Kalei'okalani of Huraiti Mana

Performers
HC

Hula Cultural Workshop

Huraiti Mana is a Polynesian dance troupe based in Seattle, Washington comprised of family and friends and led by award-winning dancer Kalei'okalani Onzuka. We seek to empower our diverse students to become huraiti or skilled dancers through challenging lessons in hula (of Hawai'i... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 2:15pm - 3:05pm PDT
Armory Loft 3- Dance Workshops 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

5:00pm PDT

Fun with Argentine Tango!
Ilana Rubin and Tony Fan

Performers
FW

Fun with Argentine Tango!

Tony Fan and Ilana Rubin have been dancing the Argentine tango together for more than 20 years. The beauty of their movement comes from their maturity in the dance, strong connection and deep respect for the music. Don’t let the allure of the tango steer you away from learning this... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 5:00pm - 5:50pm PDT
Armory Loft 3- Dance Workshops 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

6:00pm PDT

Peckin' Out Dough with Joanna Stodden Caller
We Love to Play.

Performers
PO

Peckin' Out Dough with Joanna Stodden, Caller

Peckin' Out Dough formed about 2010 when Tony and Catherine and Brigid asked David Cahn to play bass with us; he said, how about fiddle? We said sure, what the heck. So then we had Emily Orling playing bass with us, but she moved away, so we asked Carmen, and he said yes. We're all... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 6:00pm - 6:50pm PDT
Armory Loft 3- Dance Workshops 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

7:00pm PDT

Atlas Stringband with Alex MacLeod Caller
Extra Strength Stringband Music

Performers
AS

Atlas Stringband with Alex MacLeod, Caller

Atlas Stringband has been playing together in the Northwest for dances and shows since about 2005. While there have been some roster changes over the years, the core principle of playing rocking old-time southern music has stayed consistent. Atlas is equally comfortable playing for... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 7:00pm - 7:55pm PDT
Armory Loft 3- Dance Workshops 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

8:05pm PDT

High Waisted Ramblers with Gabe Strand Caller
Chimacums' Own


Sunday May 27, 2018 8:05pm - 9:00pm PDT
Armory Loft 3- Dance Workshops 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109
 
Monday, May 28
 

11:00am PDT

Capoeira Angola
With Mestre Silvio Dos Reis

Performers
CA

Capoeira Angola

ICAF is a non-profit educational organization committed to the cultivation, preservation, and growth of the African Brazilian cultural art form Capoeira Angola. Our goal is the creation of a strong and vibrant community committed to social transformation through empowering individuals... Read More →


Monday May 28, 2018 11:00am - 12:20pm PDT
Armory Loft 3- Dance Workshops 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

12:30pm PDT

Swing Dancing for Everyone!
With Ari Levitt

Performers
SD

Swing Dancing for Everyone!

Ari is well-known for his fun, energetic, and delightful classes that can't help but inspire students with a love and passion for dance.  He has been teaching and performing nationally, and internationally for over 25 years; is the co-founder and director of "Waltz Week in Vienna... Read More →


Monday May 28, 2018 12:30pm - 1:50pm PDT
Armory Loft 3- Dance Workshops 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

2:00pm PDT

Introduction to Appalachian Clog Dance
With The Eclectic Cloggers

Performers
IT

Introduction to Appalachian Clog Dance

The Eclectic Cloggers is a Seattle dance group that performs a high-energy style of traditional Appalachian step dancing. This percussive dance form comes from the eastern mountain region of the United States, where it began as a mix of Irish, Scottish, and English step dances with... Read More →


Monday May 28, 2018 2:00pm - 3:20pm PDT
Armory Loft 3- Dance Workshops 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109
 


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