Chrissy has some great things to say about starting a dance series. Wish
I could go!
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gaye fifer and i have put together a weekend for organizers and
callers. it will be held in blacksburg, va.
could you post this announcement to the sharedweight list?
The Virginia Dance Leadership Conference is an event designed for
organizers and callers from our region to come together and
collaborate about how to build the dance community.
It will be held the weekend of Oct 16-18, 2009, in Blacksburg, Va.
It's a two track event - one for organizers and one for callers.
Chrissy Fowler of Belfast, ME, will be leading sessions for
organizers, focusing on creating a clear vision and running a
successful community dance series. Bob Dalsemer will be leading the
session for callers, focusing on a better understanding of
choreography, working with musicians, and engaging new dancers.
Conference participants will all join in at the regular Blacksburg
contra dance Saturday night, which will be called by Bob's calling
Registration fee of $45 includes a Friday night social, 4 Saturday
workshops, Saturday night contra dance admission, meals on Saturday,
Sunday morning brunch and followup session. Hosting is available for
out of town participants.
Find the details at:
Workshop space is limited to 22 organizers and 10 callers.
Print out a registration form (from the website) and send it in to
reserve your spot!
More info: Contact Gaye at 434-244-7858 or Shawn at sbrenneman(a)gmail.com
This event is funded in part by the Mary Kay Friday Fund of the CDSS
(Country Dance and Song Society).