Augusta Dance Week

We’ve got a great program lined up for Augusta Dance Week! It’s not too late to sign up for a fantastic week of flatfooting, contras, salsa, Irish sets, squares, tango, body percussion and more in beautiful Elkins WV.

Click here for the schedule.

Don’t miss Sam Bartlett’s Giant Feet:

Staff lineup:

  • The Figments
  • Notorious
  • Rhiannon Giddens Laffan (of The Carolina Chocolate Drops)
  • Cis Hinkle
  • Nic Gareiss
  • Wendy Graham
  • Matthew Olwell and Emily Oleson
  • Sam Bartlett
  • Laurie Goux
  • Megan Downes

The fabulous Figments

Dance week students can also take class from both Vocal and Old Time Week offerings with an amazing line-up of singers and musicians including:

  • Joe Newberry
  • Flawn Williams
  • Elizabeth LaPrelle
  • Chance McCoy
  • Jody Stecher and Kate Brislin
  • Bob Carlin
  • Joebass DeJarnette

…and many more!

Nic Gareiss

Last but not least, optional mini-classes for the week include Mexican Cooking, West African Drum and Dance, Old Time Banjo from Scratch, Fiddling the Blues, and Shape Note Singing School. Whew! Going to be a heck of a week. Hope to see you there…


~ by matthew olwell on July 9, 2011.

2 Responses to “Augusta Dance Week”

  1. It was a blast! Thanks Matt & Emily!

  2. I would love to teach Afro-Brazilian dance, Samba, Capoeira next year!

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