School of European Dance

 

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Dean of the Pennsic School of European Dance

Master Gregory Blount
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The European Dance Tent is a lovely place to spend time at Pennsic. There's ample shade, iced water, plentiful benches, a beautiful dry floor, constant music – and dancing! We are at the corner of Chandler's Road and Dragon's Trace, across from the Great Hall (see map).

You can join in the dancing or just come to watch. Classes are taught all day, from the youth-oriented classes in the morning straight through until dinnertime. Then, we turn on the lights, set up the music stands, and revel far into the night. Everyone can learn to dance, and the more the merrier.

Please visit pennsicdance.aands.org for information on this year's Dance activities.


European Dance Activities

Details about classes and evening dancing will be posted online at the Pennsic School of Dance website.

The dance class schedule can be found on Pennsic University, and will be listed in the Pennsic Guide Book.

At Pennsic, watch the message boards for postings about balls, revels, merriments, and socials, or check the main schedule in the Dance Tent.


Musicians

Greetings to all those inspired to play music for dancing!

Musicians are needed and welcome to play most nights at the European Dance Tent. During the day, many dance class teachers also welcome musicians to play for their classes. Music will be provided. All skill levels of musicians and all acoustic instruments (period or modern) are welcome.

Dance Musician support information can be found at pennsicdance.aands.org.


Revels and Socials

We will be dancing every evening in the dance tent. We would like to encourage everyone to come to the Beginners' Ball on Sunday, August 4. It will be in the dance tent starting at 9pm. All dances will be taught, and no partner or experience is needed!

Dance Updates & Announcements

Please visit our Facebook page for updates and announcements about this year's Pennsic School of European Dance.

If you would like to receive email updates, please send an email request to the Dean.

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