the step collective presents

NORTH ATLANTIC DANCE TRADITIONS

Feb 12-14

at the Flurry Festival

Join The Step Collective at the Flurry Festival for a special weekend of workshops, panel discussions, and performances from some of the world's best in traditional percussive dance and North Atlantic dance forms at one of North America's largest dance festivals. 

Yvonne Chartrand Square

Yvonne Chartrand

Manitoba/Métis

Metís jigging workshops for beginners and experienced dancers, re/source/d panel discussion.

Liam Scanlon Square

Liam Scanlon

Ireland

sean-nós dance workshops for beginner and experienced dancers, re/source/d panel discussion

Sophie Stephenson Square

Sophie Stephenson

Scotland

Scottish step/Cape Breton workshops for beginner & experienced dancers, re/source/d panel discussion. 

Marcea Daiter Square

Marcea Daiter

USA/Haitian

Travels of the French Contradance: presentation & interactive session, re/source/d Panel Discussion

Evie Ladin Square

Evie Ladin

USA/Oldtime

Flatfoot Clogging Basics, Exploring Syncopation with Body Percussion, Old Time Dance Party, Clawhammer Banjo Tune, re/source/d panel discussion

Jake Blount Square

Jake Blount

USA/Oldtime

Oldtime banjo workshop. Oldtime fiddle workshop. 

Jane Peck Square

Jane Peck

USA/French/Canadian

Travels of the French Contradance: presentation and interactive dance session, re/source/d panel discussion

Kieran Jordan Square

Kieran Jordan

USA/Irish

old-style Irish step dance for beginner and experienced dancers, re/source/d panel discussion.

Laurel Premo Square

Laurel Premo

USA/Oldtime

Oldtime music and dance jam.

Oldtime fiddle workshop.

Nic Gareiss Square

Nic Gareiss

USA

Dance the Tune, Queer Percussive Dance Improvisations, re/source/d panel discussion

Pierre Chartrand Square

Pierre Chartrand

Quebec

Join the Tradicle Podcast Launch

Catherine Turocy Square

Catherine Turocy

USA/French Baroque

Travels of the French Contradance: presentation and interactive dance session.

Phil Jamison square

Phil Jamison

Sarah Edgar Square

Sarah Edgar

USA/NYC

Travels of the French Contradance: presentation and interactive dance session.

Danielle square

Danielle Enblom

USA/Ireland

Event host & MC, Introduction to Making Music with Your Feet, Irish Dance Party, Family Dance and Singalong, re/source/d panel discussion

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Panel Discussion

Join Step Collective Artists for a live discussion about their traditions, origins, influences, and current practices. 

FRI - SUN, FEB 12-14. Exact times and dates TBA.

  • Making Music with your Feet - Intro - Danielle
  • Dance the Tune - Nic Gareiss
  • Exploring Syncopation with Body Percussion - Evie
  • Intro to Flatfoot Clogging - Evie
  • Travels of the French Contradance (Square Dances from France, Canada, Haiti, and the USA) - Jane, Marcea, Catherine, & Sarah. 
  • Quebecois Jigging - Intro + Intensive - Pierre
  • Métis Jigging - Intro + Intensive - Yvonne
  • Sean-Nós Dance (old style Irish)- Intro + Intensive - Liam
  • Scottish Step Dance/Cape Breton Step Dance - Intro + Intensive - Sophie
  • Old Style Irish Step Dance -  Intro + Intensive - Kieran

FRI - SUN, FEB 12-14. Exact times and dates TBA.

  • Intro to Making Music with Your Feet (interactive) - Danielle
  • re/SOURCE/d Discussion with the Artists - TBA
  • Travels of the French Contradance - Jane, Marcea, Catherine, & Sarah
  • Discussion on the Origins of Cape Breton and Scottish Step Dance - Danielle and Sophie
  • Queer Percussive Dance Improvisations - Nic
  • Hoedowns, Reels, and Frolics - Phil

FRI - SUN, FEB 12-14. Exact times and dates TBA.

  • Family Dance and Sing-Along - Danielle
  • Old Time Dance Party - Evie
  • Irish Dance Party - Danielle
  • Scottish Dance Party - TBA

FRI - SUN, FEB 12-14. Exact times and dates TBA.

  • Oldtime Fiddle - Jake
  • Learn an Oldtime Fiddle Tune - Laurel
  • Learn an Oldtime Clawhammer Banjo Tune - Evie
  • Oldtime Clawhammer Banjo - Jake
  • Oldtime Music and Dance Jam - Laurel

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