"Rakes of Rochester" from November, 2011


Try the RetroDance!

Like your grandparents’ barn dance without the barn – old-time squares & reels, maybe a polka or a contra as well. Totally retro – try it! Our next dance is

at the Berkeley Community Church, 3701 West 50th Ave in Denver. Chris Kermiet calls with live music!
retrodance.org
video from the retrodance

Other Stuff...

Barn Dance!  November 14th at the Altona Grange. Sponsored by the Living Arts School. We had so much fun, we’re doing it again!

From the March 28th dance at the Altona Grange

From the March 28th dance at the Altona Grange


Friday, November 14th, from 7 - 9 pm. $9 in advance if you purchase a ticket through the Living Arts School website or $12 at the door. The Altona Grange is a historic Grange Hall located North of Boulder at 39th St. and Nelson Road. (Longmont – from the Diagonal, take Nelson Rd. West, from Boulder – N. on 36 towards Lyons, turn right on Nelson Rd.)

Chris Kermiet calls to live music by Jason Dilg and Gina Andreucci. No experience necessary, all ages welcome. Children ages 10 and under are free. All dances will be fun and accessible to dancers of all sorts...bring a friend and experience the joy of this old-timey tradition.



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Sept 2011 dancers

From our September English Country Dance



More Info...

Description of English Country Dance
Differences between ECD and Contra
Jane Austen in the Ballroom




Fall Schedule:


  The RetroDance will be on the 3rd Fridays this fall:

  •   Friday, September 19th
  •   Friday, October 17th
  •   Friday, November 21 21st
  •   No dance in December

These exciting and flirtatious dances are the ones you saw in the Jane Austen movies.  All are invited – no partner or previous experience needed.  There is no lesson, and figures are taught as needed.  Easier dances at the beginning of the evening lead up to more elegant and graceful dances by the end of the evening. 

Generally 1st Fridays. For more info, call 303 321-2262.  8:00 - 11:00 p.m., adults $10, teens/students, $6, family rate, $25.

8:00 - 11:00 p.m., at the Berkeley Community Church, 3701 West 50th Ave. in Denver (near Regis). 

November 7th — Chris Kermiet teaches to live music by Rodney Sauer and Elizabeth Wood.


Colorado Springs September schedule:

October 6th & 20th at the Rock Ledge Ranch Carriage House, located within the Garden of the Gods, (driving directions), 6:45 - 8:45 pm. Cost: Donation to the Rock Ledge Ranch.

October 13th & 27th at the International Dance Club, 6:45 - 8:45 pm, $6.
Located at 2422 Busch Ave, 80904 (go past the building, turn right on Race, then right again into the back downstairs parking lot. The dance is in the upstairs ballroom.)

Dancers at the September, 2011, English Country Dance