Prepare for the 26th annual Nahant Victorian Dance Weekend in August, with dance classes focusing on mid 19th Century through Ragtime Era dance
basics, emphasizing ballroom etiquette, period movement & styling, and popular rhythms. All levels of dance experience welcome.
May 7 & 21: mid 19th century dance
o Ballroom etiquette, bows, & grand march figures
o Nahant Quadrilles & period contra dances
o Mid-Century waltz
June 4 & 25: dance of the 1890s & Strauss
o Polka & galop
o How to survive and enjoy a Strauss waltz
o Fledermaus Quadrille
July 9 & 23: Ragtime Era dance
o One Step & Tango
o Sequence Dances
Classes will be 5-7 PM at the Americal Civic Center,
467 Main St., Wakefield, MA.
Accessible by commuter rail and bus from Oak Grove T stop.
Admission: $5 per class, $25 for the series
(Advance Registration is preferred, walk-ins welcome)
We’re planning a fun filled Historic dance weekend; registration is now open!
Nahant Events for 2017 will include:
- Formal Dinner Dance with Dan Gabel
- Silent Film with Jeff Rapsiss
- Viennese Grand Ball
- Formal Afternoon Tea
- Seaside Promenade
- Costume and Dance Classes
- Museum Tour & Shopping Excursion
- Live Music by Spare Parts