Dancing through the Summer

With restrictions easing dance events slowly appear on the timetable. Here are some that came our way:

11 – 18 Jul 2021 Midsummer Early Dance & Music Virtual Festival is coming back for the second year supported by the Nonsuch History & Dance (UK), Dance & History e.V. (Germany) and The New York Baroque Dance Company (USA). The programme includes 5 workshops in Renaissance, Baroque, Regency and Colonial Dance; round table discussion with dance historians, historical dancers, and heritage professionals; and 2 video projects with examples of historical dance performances and social events from different countries. More info:

19 – 23 Jul 2021 22. Festiwal Tańców Dworskich “Cracovia Danza” will take place this year in a hybrid format. The programme includes French Renaissance Dance with Marie-Claire Bär; Le Correbaroque Dance -with Pierre-François Dollé, Old Polish Dance with Leszek Rembowski.

20 – 24 Jul 2021 Ricky Barros together with Academia Amsterdam holds a baroque dance summer course in Perugia, Italy. More details:

17 – 21 Jul & 27 – 31 Jul 2021 “CHESTNUT” organises two historical dance courses in Paris. The programme includes English Country Dances (Chestnut), and Baroque Dance taught by Irène Feste (Danses au (Pas)sé) & Pierre-François Dollé (HéliosKine). More details:

1 – 5 Aug 2021 The Hartig Ensemble Summer Academy in Český Krumlov The Academy will focus on John Playford and his dance collections The Dancing Master (published since 1650). The programme also includes baroque dances and Spanish dances appearing in the ballet repertoire. The course will also be supplemented by rhythm lessons, morning warm-up and evening stretching. More info:

7 – 13 Aug 2021 Chalemie plans to host their annual summer school near Parmoor in the heart of AONB Chiltern Hills. Contact Barbara Segal for more information.

21-30 August 2021 The 30th Consort de Danse Baroque Summer School in Baroque Dance Studies. More information at Consort de Danse Baroque website

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