Brooklyn Heights International Folkdancers
Come DANCE with us - MONDAYS at 7 PM!Schedule for the balance of 2019:
Sept. 23 - Reviews & Requests (... and on all dance dates below, with no guest instructor - $10 admission)
No Dancing on Sept 30
Oct. 7, 14
Oct. 21 - Roberto Bagnoli - details BELOW!
Nov. 4, 11
Nov. 18 - Michael Ginsberg - details BELOW!
Dec. 2, 9, 16 (Holiday Party)
We dance at Assumption Parish –
55 Cranberry St. (between Henry & Hicks.)
Enter through the open gate, and go DOWN THE STEPS to the dancing!
We’re in Brooklyn Heights, are convenient to mass transit,
and we dance on a fine wood floor.
Int’l Dance workshop with Robert Bagnoli - Oct. 21st
Note: These special events ($15 admission) are at Assumption Parish (55 Cranberry St.)
Roberto lives in Reggio Emilia in Northern Italy, considered to have one of the most important dance communities in Italy.
He was a dancer and choreographer and is the founder of Folk Atelier Reggio Emilia (FARE), devoted to the development and conservation of folk dance heritage where he organizes and conducts folk dance classes, workshops with Italian and foreign specialists, stages various performances, parties, and dance gatherings.
In recent years, he has organized some of the most important annual folk dance events in Italy, such as Balkan Dance Camp, Maratona di Danza folk dance marathon, and Camp Yofi Israeli Dance Camp in Lago di Garda. He has completed the training program in Folk Dance Teaching led by Jan Knoppers from the National Dance Academy of Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Roberto teaches weekly classes in various cities in the North of Italy and conducts monthly sessions in Rome and Milan besides conducting workshops and seminars throughout Europe, the United States (notably the Stockton Folk Dance Camp), and Canada.
Int’l Dance workshop with Michael Ginsburg - Nov. 18th
Michael has made several research trips to Bulgaria and the former Yugoslavia, and studied in Macedonia with Pece Atanasovski. Michael has been teaching since 1962. His energetic and accessible teaching style make him a popular instructor at dance venues all over North America, including Maine Camp, EEFC Balkan Music & Dance Workshop, International Folk Music & Dance Camp, Mendocino Folklore Camp, San Francisco (California) Kolo Festival, Stockton Folk Dance Camp, and Texas Camp. He has also taught groups in Europe, South America, and Asia. Michael is director of the Zlatne Uste Balkan Brass Band of New York, which is well known among the folk dance community in the United States for its lively rendition of Cocek.
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