Country Dance * New York

July 2011 Blog Posts (3)

Summer course in ECD at the 92nd Street Y

If you've ever wanted to have a personal trainer in ECD over an extended period, this summer's course at the 92nd Street Y may be your best shot. I'll be teaching six sessions (Tues & Thurs nights from 7:30 - 9:00, Aug 2 to Aug 18), and the class will be sized and paced just right for someone who learns best outside the pressure of an evening of social dance. We'll cover footwork, handwork, and many of the detailed aspects of good dancing that otherwise take years to discover and absorb.… Continue

Added by Paul Ross on July 23, 2011 at 7:27pm — 4 Comments

We're looking for a new home!

Sadly, after August we will no longer be able to have our English Dances at the Philip Coltoff Center. We are committed to having English dances in New York and are looking for a new home for our dances.


If you have any ideas of places with

  • wooden floors
  • sufficient space
  • storage space
  • convenient to the subway

Please let us know! Email us your ideas at cdny-site-search [at] googlegroups [dot] com


We will…


Added by Kate Fais on July 16, 2011 at 6:09pm — 1 Comment

A Brief Visit with Andrew Shaw 7/12/2011

Our first July dance this summer will feature a "brief visit with Andrew Shaw," figuratively of course, through a choice selection of dances he's reconstructed or introduced during past visits to the CD*NY community. Come enjoy the outstanding musical duo, Cynthia Shaw, piano, and John Austin, violin and viola, as they play such favorites as The Bonny Grey-Ey'd Morn, Flixton House, The Old Mill, and A Girl's Best Friend, among others.

Added by Paul Ross on July 2, 2011 at 1:11am — No Comments

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Admission Rates for WEEKLY Dances

Admission:$12 for members of CD*NY and full-time students (must show ID), $15 for non-members.

Admission Rates for Children:Children under ten Free. Children ages 10-15 get in at half the regular rate, teens 16-18 get in at $12 (student/member rate).

There are special prices for special dances.

Unless otherwise announced, English Country Dances are on Tuesdays, from 7 to 10pm, and Contra Dances are on Saturdays, 7:30-10:45, at the Church of the Village, 201 W 13th Street.

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