English / American Dance
with David Millstone (US) & music: Triple Time + Mik Lammers (NL)
From Friday evening March 7 (7 p.m.) till Sunday afternoon March 9, 2014(4 p.m.)
Provinciaal Vormingscentrum (PVC)
Smekenstraat 61, 2390 Malle, Belgium.
Rooms for 1, 2 (limited), 3 (limited) and 6 are available. Each room has one or more washbasins; showers and toilets are nearby
David Millstone, Lebanon, NH, discovered contra dances in the early 1970s when he moved to New Hampshire; he has been leading dances for more than 35 years. A caller of American contras and squares, English country dances, and family dances, he has appeared at venues throughout New England and across North America; he has also called dances in seven European countries, including numerous tours in the Czech Republic and in Denmark. He is the president of Country Dance and Song Society, and coordinator of the Square Dance History Project, a digital collection showcasing all forms of square dance, traditional and modern.
David is co-author of Cracking Chestnuts, a book about classic American contra dances, and he has recently helped make 53 videos of those dances available online. He also wrote the contra dance history chapter of Dance a While (tenth edition) and the liner notes on dance history for the “Contra Roots and Branches” CD. He has presented numerous talks, augmented with audio and video clips, on the history of contras and square dances. As a videographer, he has created documentaries on Bob McQuillen, Dudley Laufman, and Ralph Sweet. In an earlier life, he was an elementary school teacher for 30 years with a particular passion for studying Homer’s Odyssey with his fifth graders.
English & American Dance
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IBAN BE82001218540268; BIC code: GEBABEBB
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Payment in cash on arrival only for other countries than Belgium, the Netherlands, United Kingdom and Germany.
If you cancel until 2 weeks before the start of the course your payment minus 10% is refunded. If you cancel within a fortnight before the start of the course the amount minus 15% costs is refunded. If you do not cancel in advance there is no refund.
This includes tuition, room, five meals, and coffee/tea during the breaks.
Vegetarian meals must be ordered with your subscription, but there is no surcharge.