Rent Party Workshop - 30's Charleston

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What: Rent Party Workshop - 30's Charleston

When: Saturday, Nov 17th 2018

Where: RVA Swing dance studio, 6114C Lakeside Ave

Instructor: Alyssa Kelly

Pre-requisites:  varies by workshop, please see individual workshop descriptions below

Cost: Workshop 1 - $15 advance/$20 at the door
          Workshop 2 - $25 advance/$35 at the door
          Both workshops - $30 advance/$40 at the door
          All workshops include admission to the RVA Rent Party Dance on 11/17


About the workshops

While  Charleston has both partnered and solo elements, these workshops will focus on solo (non-partnered) movement.


Workshop 1 - Intro to 1930's Charleston
2pm - 3pm

Pre-requisites for Workshop 1 - none! This class is open to all levels of dancer & no experience is needed.

In this 1-hour workshop, students will learn the basics of this fun, high-energy dance style from the ground up. This class will focus on posture, drills, and basic variations to build a solid foundation.

Spaces left in Workshop 1: 7
as of  8am on 11/13/18


Workshop 2 - Intermediate Charleston
3:30pm - 5:30pm

Pre-requisites for Workshop 2 - students taking the Intermediate workshop must have taken the Intro workshop or be able to already correctly demonstrate basic 30's Charleston.

In this 2-hour workshop, Alyssa will share all the fun and flashy stuff!  Add some historical stylings to your toolbox (like Savoy kicks and steps inspired by tap dancer John Bubbles) and focus on how to create your own variations, to keep your dancing fresh and new.

 Bring a water bottle and be prepared to sweat!

Spaces left in Workshop 2: 8
as of  8am on 11/13/18



About the Instructor

Alyssa Kelly


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Alyssa Kelly is a super rad dancer who competes all over the South East in both Solo Jazz and Lindy Hop. She loves bunny rabbits and gummy worms (and hasn’t turned in a bio yet).










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Refund/Cancellation Policy

We require at least one day of notice in order to offer a full refund, so for this workshop, no later than Friday 11/16.

Cancellations received on 11/17 before 10am are considered late cancellations and are eligible for a 50% refund only.

Cancellations received after 10am on 11/17 (as well as no-shows) are not eligible for any refunds or credits.

Please email RVAswing@gmail.com to notify us of cancellations.