Tidewater Traditional Dance

Contra Dance, International Folk Dance and British Isles Dance come together to support the community's dancers.

 

CONTRA DANCE

                                                                    CONTRA DANCE

 

  Schedule for contra dances in Norfolk

 
March 16 Orion Abigail Hobart
April 20 Cuties Phoebe Williams
May 18 Orion Gwyn Williams

















 

CONTRA DANCES Beginners welcome; no partner required
Dances are taught and walked-through before they are danced, and are called during the dance.
 Live music, generally Irish fiddle tunes or old-time music.
Generally 60 to 90 attendees with an even balance of guys and gals for these aerobic, high-energy, foot-work free, flirtatious dances.

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3rd Saturday of the month Contra Dance  (Sept - June) Sponsored by TRADIN
(TRADitional Dance in Norfolk), a member of TCDC, INC.

First Lutheran Church of Norfolk
 1301 Colley Avenue, Norfolk, VA
 A block down from the Naro Theater -- use entrance in back of building

Dance workshop begins at 7:15; dance starts at 8:00.  Cost:  $8.00 for TCDC members; $10.00 for non-members -- and you can join TCDC at the door ($15 single; $25 couple -- help the dance community and save $2 on every dance this year.)

TCDC (Tidewater Community Dance Council) helps Contra, British Isles and International Folkdances in the Tidewater area with a web site, insurance, and general support.  YOUR support of TCDC helps us keep these dances alive.

 

First Lutheran Church of Norfolk
1301 Colley Avenue, Norfolk, VA

  In the Ghent section of Norfolk, a block down from the Naro Theater-- use entrance in back of building.  Parking is generally available behind church.

 As usual, the free Contra Basics Workshop begins at 7:15, with the dance from 8:00 to 10:30. 

The cost is $8.00 for TCDC members; $10.00 for non-members.  TCDC membership is available at the door ($15 single; $25 per couple) and saves you $2.00 at each dance, while supporting the local dance community.

TCDC (Tidewater Community Dance Council) helps Contra, British Isles and International Folkdances in the Tidewater area with a web site, insurance, and general support.  YOUR support of TCDC helps us keep these dances alive.

TRADIN (TRAditional Dance In Norfolk) Contra Dancers

meet on the third Saturday of every month to dance to live music with a caller. Contra dancing has moves similar to old-time square dancing, done with a partner and another couple in a line. No costume or partner is required and there is new dancer orientation every month. Anyone who can walk can contra dance!  New dancers are always welcome, so come out and join us.