[SCA-Dance] Known World Dance Symposium

Mary Railing mrailing2 at yahoo.com
Fri Apr 15 13:38:01 EDT 2011

I want to remind people that the deadline for discounted Known World Dance 
registration is May 1st, which is only *two weeks* away. If you are thinking of 
coming, now is the time to sign up.

Online reservations can be made through ACCEPS 
http://acceps.ansteorra.org/regit/event_main.php  or see our web site at 
http://www.kwdsviii.org for mail-in reservation info.

We now have a full track of music classes:
Dance and Rhythm in Period, The Renaissance Cittern, Guitar in these Current 
Middle Ages, Early Music in Modern Notation, The Modes, Intro to Pipe and Tabor, 
Continuing Pipe and Tabor, Designing Multiple Parts to fit a Melody, An Early 
Music Sampler, Technique,Tuning, Articulation etc. roundtable.

Dance classes include introductions to various genres, such as:
16th Century  Steps, 15th Century Steps,15th c Italian for Beginners, Who Says 
Beginners Can't Dance?

New or less familiar material, such as:
Four classes on the Pattricke ms., dances from the Landesdown ms., Quanto 
dyspane-- an Italian dance in the Inns of Court.

Gresley ms. dances taught by Emma Dansmeyla and Martin Bildner.

Country dance classes taught by Stefan of Cambion, Evelynne Merrymet, Phillip 
White, and Paul the Simple.

16th Century Italian dances, such as:
Torneo Amoroso, Bassa Toscana, Fulgente Stella, Candida Luna, Bizzaria d'Amore

A four hour Buffins (sword dance) workshop

A cross-genre class on recurring motifs in dance

A track of lecture/ discussion classes on topics such as:
Dance sources, Choreography, Calling Dances, Marketing Period Dance, Dancing for 
Fighters, Etiquette for Courtiers, Improvisation

We are still looking for Middle Eastern Dance classes

Attendees will also have a chance to meet with the Society Minister of A&S, and 
to hear about plans for the next Known World Dance Symposium.

Don't put it off. Register today!

--Urraca Yriarte de Gamboa,
KWDS Autocrat

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