Hi fellow Shared Weight organizer folks,
I just sent out an email to the SW Organizers list, excitedly announcing a conference for organizers in the Northeast. If you are from that region, and didn't already get a personal email from me, please click on that email's link to complete our planning survey, and also please let me (us) know if you are into the concept.
dance series www.belfastflyingshoes.org
Dear dance organizers,
Announcing!! A conference especially for dance organizers
in the Northeast! Mark your calendars for November 11-13, 2011 --- in the Norwich
We hope you share our excitement about this rare opportunity. Seldom is there such support for dance
administrators, and yet, the people out there putting on the dances are sustaining
our social dance traditions. (Thanks to organizers,
the rest of us have a venue to call/play/dance!)
That's why, with support from the Country Dance & Song
we are planning this
weekend --- for organizers of contra/square, community/family and other
English and American dances to meet one another, share ideas and
experiences, learn new skills and strategies for successful dances, and
more. We’ll also dance, eat,
fun with our organizer peers!
In these early stages, YOUR input is essential. (We want to design a meaningful conference,
with relevance & utility for as many dance groups as possible. Any feedback you have time to send will be
Please click on the following link by January 15, 2011
to respond to a brief* survey. (It could take as few as 3 minutes to complete!)
And... if you know other dance organizers who might be
interested in this conference, please forward this message to them and/or
provide us w their names and contact info. Thanks!
Happy New Year to all, and we look forward to hearing from you!
Chrissy Fowler, Belfast, ME (Belfast Flying Shoes Dance Series)
Delia Clark, Taftsville, VT (Woodstock Community Contra Dance)
Linda Henry, Amherst, MA (Amherst Community Contra Dance)