Richmond Art Center
1010 rue Principale N. Richmond, Qc.
English / French
Saturday 1:30 PM
Open to everyone and no partner required.
At 1:30PM Step Dancing with Courtney Drew. Ottawa-Valley step-dancing is an energetic dance that is best described as a combination of Irish, tap and French-Canadian step-dancing. Come try it out! No experience is needed; we'll start from the basics. Bring a comfortable pair of shoes.
At 2:30PM Square Dancing with Erin Scoble and the 4-H Square dancers.
At 3:30PM Ceilidh dancing with Donald Dubuc.
Music by Marie-Jeanne Brousseau
Courtney Drew is a fiddler and step dancer from the Eastern Townships who has competed in fiddling and step-dancing competitions and has toured with the Scott Woods band. She makes step-dancing look effortless - she'll introduce you to the basics and the joy of step dancing!
Erin Scoble is the instructor and caller for the Richmond 4-H square dancers, a youth group that competes in 4-H square dance competitions. Erin's dance instructions are clear and easy to follow. A great smile and sense of humour are part of her lighthearted approach to square dancing; she makes dancing fun for everyone!
Donald Dubuc, well-known in the Eastern Townships and especially in the Richmond area, is a story-teller and a trad dance caller. As the caller for ceilagh dance, Donald will introduce you the the dance by a walk through of the dance and will then call the figures to dance to the sound of music. His approach is playful and the emphasis is on fun, and not the performance. Experience the pleasure of dance!