Boulder Waltz Weekend


Richard Powers & Angela Amarillas

from the San Francisco Bay Area, California

Sat-Sun, Oct 16-17, 2010

Avalon Ballroom, Boulder, CO

Home Location Schedule Teachers


Workshops: Saturday 9am-4:30pm; Sunday 9:45am-3:30 pm

Dressy Waltz Ball: Saturday 7:30-10:30pm

Detailed Schedule

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Check-in, say "hi" to your friends, and don your dance shoes
  9:30-10:45 New Cross-Step Waltz variations
  10:45-10:55 Break
  10:55-12:00 New On-The-Fly Rotary Waltz variations

Lunch and a fascinating slide presentation by Richard

  1:20-2:30 New Slow Waltz variations that are not Cross-Step Waltz
  2:30-2:40 Break
  2:40-3:30 More new On-The-Fly Rotary Waltz variations
  3:30-3:40 Break
  3:40-4:30 Mixed Bag: A potpourri of variations from all three of today's styles of waltz
  5:00 Optional $12 light buffet by advance reservation only
  7:30-10:30pm Dressy Waltz Ball featuring live music by Susan Rogers' Exuberant Quartet. Performance by Watch Your Step! Vintage DanceVignettes. (Formal, semi-formal or otherwise dressy attire will be admired!)
9:45am Dance shoes on and ready to go at 10!
  10:00-10:50 Canon Polska Schottische
  10:50-11:00 Break
  11:00-12:15 More new Cross-Step Waltz variations
  12:15-1:15 Lunch
  1:15-2:15 Skater's and Promenade Waltz variations
  2:15-2:30 Break
  2:30-3:30 Review, with some new twists

Dress and Dance Hall Etiquette

Shoes: Please wear clean, non-marking, soft-sole (leather, not rubber) non-street shoes to protect the floor. Recommend low heels or flats for women. You want shoes that will turn easily.

Workshops: casual, comfortable clothing

Saturday Ball: Fancy dress, please! (vintage (any era) or contemporary) Please no shorts, jeans, t-shirts.

Break before the Ball: Showers are available - bring you own soap and towel. There is plenty of room to hang your ball wear in the coat room during the workshops.)

Shirts: As a courtesy to your partners, please bring one or more dry shirts to change into if you perspire profusely.

Prevent allergic reactions: Please leave strong perfumes and after-shaves at home. Sensitive noses will thank you!!