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BACDS Spring Fever Dance Weekend
March 11 - 13, 2016

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Program and Schedule:

Our program is designed to appeal to new dancers, old hands, singers, musicians and everyone in between.  The staff will enlighten you with workshops that are really playshops, designed to challenge you to think about music, song, and dance in new ways. No matter your preference you can't help but be excited with our line-up.

Teaching and Music Staff

Dance Callers and Teachers Gaye Fifer, Nikki Herbst, Adina Gordon, Erik Hoffman
Trip A Plus Audrey Knuth, Amy Englesberg, Andrew & Noah VanNorstrand
Wilson's Arch Larry Unger, Sam Barlett, Karina Wilson
The Whoots Shira Kamen, Jim Oakden, Michelle Levy, Charlie Hancock
Singing Tony Elman
 
2016 Spring Fever Dance Weekend Schedule
 
  Helgesson Hall Dining Hall Hollidge Hall Log Cabin

Friday, March 11, 2016
5:00p Registration opens      
7:30p-11:00p Evening dance
Various callers, bands,
   styles
     
11:00p   Snacks, late night singing
(informal)
   

Saturday, March 12, 2016
8:00a-8:45a  

Breakfast

   
9:00a-10:15a Morning Contras:
Gaye, Wilson's Arch
Morning ECD:
Nikki, Michelle, Charlie
   
10:30a-Noon Magic Moments in English Dance
Adina, Shira, Jim
Squares

Gaye, Audrey, Larry, Sam
Crowd Control: rhythm, dynamics, communication
Andrew
Leading ECD

Nikki
Noon-1:00p  

Lunch

   
1:15p-2:30p Don't Say You Weren't Warned - Challenging Contras
Adina, Karina, Andrew, Noah
Not-Yet-Published Andrew Shaw Reconstructions

Nikki, Michelle, Charlie
 
3 tunes you dont know


Sam
 
 
2:45p-4:00p English for Contra Dancers

Gaye, Audrey, Amy
Groundhog Day - Dancing with Shadows
Adina, Andrew, Noah
Go with the Flow, Improv Playing
Karina


 
4:15p-5:30p ECD/Contra & ECD Medley
Adina, Audrey, Amy
Hambo

Gaye, Erik
Playing for English

Shira, Jim
Instant Choir

Tony
5:30p-6:00p   Hambone and Stunt at Happy Hour
Sam
   
6:00p-7:00p  

Dinner

   
7:30p-11:00p Evening dance
Various callers, bands,
   styles
     
11:00p Camper Dance & Band(informal) Singing, Food, and Frivolity(informal)    

Sunday, March 13, 2016
8:00a-8:45a  

Breakfast

   
9:00a-10:15a Morning ECD
Nikki, Karina, Charlie
Morning Contra
Gaye, Andrew, Noah, Sam
Music (TBD)
 
 
10:30a-11:45a Squares


Adina, Audrey, Larry, Sam
Challenging English


Nikki, Shira, Jim
The Perfect Fit: Working with Callers, Fitting Tunes to Dances.
Andrew
Calling Workshop


Gaye
12:00p-12:30p

Camp Gathering & Auction

     
12:30p-1:30p  

Lunch

   
1:30p-2:00p No Walk-Through ECD

Nikki, The Whoots
A Little Something Different
Gaye, Triple A Plus
Tune Writing

Larry
Fiddle Tune Swap

Audrey
2:00p-4:30p Closing Dance
All callers, bands, styles
     

Special added music session - Mokale RhythmSong Circle in Silverthorn Chapel or Outside with Tony Elman.  Sunday, 10:30a-11:45a


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