Friday Night, May 24th, 2013
at The Dovercourt House, 3rd floor
7:45pm – Doors Open
8pm – Shim Sham Lesson
9pm – Opening Dance with Gordon Webster!
1am – opening dance wraps
Saturday, May 25th, 2013
at The Dovercourt House, 1st & 2nd floor
11:15am – Doors Open
11:30am to 5pm – Daytime Activities
New Dancer – You’ve been dancing 2 to 6 months with knowledge of “Frankie’s Lindy Hop Basics” including the Swing Out From Closed, Swing Out and Lindy Circle. Solo Vintage Jazz steps are still new and something to be explored in greater depth. *This is not a “beginner” track, it’s a track for people with less solo jazz experience.
Experienced – The Experienced Track will have a large focus on Solo Jazz Steps. At this level, proficiency with Authentic Jazz Steps should include Boogie Forward/Back/Drops, Fall Off The Log, Shorty George, Suzy Q and you should be confident picking up new solo moves. At this level, you’re also an experienced social dancer with knowledge of basic Lindy Hop 8 Counts, 6 Counts, Charleston and Tandem Charleston. Jazz Only – Follow Chazz around for the day! 3 Swingcopation classes with Chazz beginning on the first floor and then doing the 2 experienced classes on the 2nd floor.
6:45pm – Doors Open
7pm – Beginner Charleston Lesson
8pm – Beginner Swing Lesson
9pm – Triple Decker Extravaganza Swing Night featuring Gordon Webster!
2am+++ the band wraps at 1am but this dance goes late!
Sunday, May 26th, 2013
at The Gladstone
10:45am – Doors Open for full weekend pass holders
11am – Brunch begins with a delicious breakfast served for all full weekend pass holders
11:30am – Chronological retrospective of Frankie’s work with Mike Thibault
1pm – Doors Open for à la carte attendees & Dance begins with the Jesse Barksdale Trio
5pm – Afternoon dance wraps up
9pm – The Imperial Pub
A casual after party with music by Bathtub Gin.