Fwd: Re: academie: Dance Classes for University

Edvard Gayer scavard at hotmail.com
Sat Nov 25 09:48:07 PST 2000


I just received confirmation for our classes at Winterversity.
-Vard


----Original Message Follows----
From: Robert Jones <richardffaukes at yahoo.com>
To: "Edvard Gayer" <scavard at hotmail.com>
Subject: Re: academie: Dance Classes for University
Date: Fri, 24 Nov 2000 21:14:47 -0500

Greetings -

You're all set for the Feb University.  Thank you for supporting the
University by teaching!

In Service,
Richard ffaukes
Chancellor

At 11:39 PM 11/15/00 EST, you wrote:
 >Richard:
 >
 >I inadvertantly omitted a fourth class.  My apologies.  This should be
 >inserted as the third of four, as it is an introductory ECD class which is
 >best-suited to be taught immediately prior to the Advanced ECD class that
 >Stefan and Evelynne are teaching.
 >
 >Altogether, there should be 4 classes in this track:
 >1) 15th C. Social Dance: An Introduction - Vard
 >2) 15th C. Social Dance: The Madness Continues - Judith and Vard
 >3) ** Introduction to English Country Dance - Rowen **
 >4) Advanced English Country Dance - Stefan and Evelynne
 >
 >My thanks,
 >// Vard //
 >
 >Introduction to English Country Dance - Rowen ferch Rhys (Amy 
Smyth-Wilson)
 >(1 hour) -- Ever wanted to give SCA dancing a try but were too shy to give
 >it a shot?  Never danced before?  Got two left feet?  Got THREE left feet?
 >Well, this class is specifically for YOU!  Students will be introduced the
 >the basic steps and patterns common to several of the English Country 
Dances
 >that are commonly done at SCA events.  Dances to be taught may include 
Black
 >Nag, Heart's Ease, Rufty Tufty, Sellenger's Round, and several other
 >crowd-favorites.
 >
 >
 >----Original Message Follows----
 >From: "Edvard Gayer" <scavard at hotmail.com>
 >To: university at atlantia.sca.org
 >CC: academie at pbm.com
 >Subject: academie: Dance Classes for University
 >Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2000 10:32:16 EST
 >
 >Lord Richard:
 >
 >L'Academie Atlantienne de la Danse would be happy to offer the following
 >three classes for the upcoming February session of University:
 >
 >15th C. Social Dance: An Introduction - Edvard Gayer (Ken Buzzard) (1 
hour)
 >-- A long time ago, in a funny little boot-shaped country far, far away,
 >bored Italians had to come up with something to do between the ragu and 
the
 >romancin'.  What they invented was a seductive, flirtatious, and not
 >terribly complicated form of dance which is currently sweeping the SCA by
 >storm!  Students will be introduced to several steps unique to Italian
 >dance, and will learn dances such as "Gelosia", "Anello" and that
 >crowd-favorite "Petit Vriens".  (Beginners welcome.  Class is a 
recommended
 >prerequisite for the Intermediate 15th C. Italian class.)
 >
 >15th C. Social Dance: The Madness Continues - Judith de Northumbria and
 >Edvard Gayer (Rachael Lorenz and Ken Buzzard) (1 hour) -- This class will 
be
 >geared towards those who have experienced the joys of beginner Italian
 >dance, and are ready to experience the next level of the Grand 
Ol´Conspiracy
 >of Renaissance Italy.  Participants should have some knowledge of the 
basic
 >steps, though they will be reviewed as a warm up at the beginning of 
class.
 >Possible dances to be taught: Rosti Boli, Amoroso, Colonesse, Marchesana,
 >Leoncello.  All dances will be reviewed at the end of the class for the 
sake
 >of practice and memory.
 >
 >Advanced English Country Dance - Stefan of Cambion and Evelynne Merrymet
 >(Stephen Kiefert and Rita Jane Leasure) (1 hour) -- This class will go
 >beyond the usual ECD dance pattern of doubles/siding/arming with a chorus
 >and teach more interesting ones from Playford's book such as Parson's
 >Farewell, Saint Martin's, Whirligig, and Newcastle.  These are more
 >complicated dances than are usually taught at events and are not meant for
 >beginners. You will have an opportunity to do them in the dancing after 
the
 >feast that evening.
 >
 >Richard: I realize that you do not often get an opportunity to pre-screen
 >the rooms that are assigned, but if you *are* afforded that chance for 
this
 >upcoming session, it would be nice if our dance classes were assigned to a
 >much larger room than last time.  We were a bit handcuffed by our limited
 >space in Wilmington and could have easily used half-again what we had.
 >Dancing takes-up a lot of room, and we will certainly be able to fill-up
 >whatever you can give us. :)
 >
 >Yours,
 >// Vard //
 >
 >Lord Edvard Gayer, Secretary
 >L'Academie Atlantienne de la Danse
 >http://www.pbm.org/~lindahl/academie.htm
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