On Saturday February 13, there are a series of free daytime workshops in Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th Street, Chicago, IL, from 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Evening concerts are held in Mandel Hall1131 E. 57th St.Chicago, IL
Workshops include the following dance-related ones:
Scandinavian Dance Workshop with Mary Allsopp & Friends
10:30-12:00, Cloister Club
Playful party dances, gentle waltzes and lively set dances.
Traditionally, the morning wraps up with a Grand March. Partners
optional, all ages welcome. Walk-through instruction by John Parrish,
and live music throughout.
Waltzes and More Walztes, With English Country Dance
11:30-1:30, 3rd Floor Theater
Putting On Aires will play for an extended time of waltzing and
occasional English Country Dances. The workshop will be led by Tom
Noon-2:30, Cloister Club
The Cajun Troubadours will play for a Cajun Dance. Instruction from Noon to 12:30, with the dance to follow.
1:30-2:30, Third Floor Theater
Join Pullman Morris and Sword, from the city's far South Side, for a
demonstration and workshop on Morris dancing, an English traditional
dance done in teams to live music.
Old-Time Barn Dance
3:00-5:00, Cloister Club
The Corn Potato String Band will play for an old-time Barn Dance in
the Cloister Club on Saturday afternoon. The dances will be called and
brief instruction given.