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DANCE W/DIEGO

Sept 5 – DANCE W/DIEGO-one-time intro class. 5-5:30pm. Suggested donation: $8 UM SRH staff & volunteers w/id; $10 others. Health Edu Center, UM Shore Medical Center, Easton. 410-827-3818.

Rumba and Foxtrot at the Centre for the Arts

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Rumba, the most popular of Latin dances will be taught at the Arts Council’s Centre for the Arts from November 6 through December 4 (no class 11/27). This is a slightly more advanced class aimed at students already familiar with the basic steps. Class begins at 7 p.m.

At 8 p.m. the Foxtrot will be moving quick, quick slow for dancers in a beginner level 2 class aimed at students familiar with the basic steps. This smooth and elegant dance is fabulous to dance to a wide variety of Big Band or Swing music. If you want to dance in a wide variety of social situations such as weddings, parties and other events, Foxtrot is ideal to have in your repertoire. Ballroom dance classes are held year-round for dancers of all levels. Class fees are $50 for members of the Queen Anne’s County Arts Council, or $55 for non members. The deadline for registration is October 30.

Instructor Amanda Showell has taught at some of the largest dance schools on the east coast, having coached the dance teams of both Princeton University and the University of Delaware. A teacher since 1996, she has won numerous ballroom dance competition titles and trained with World Class dancers such as Peter Eggleton and Charlotte Jorgensen. www.dancingontheshore.com

The Centre for the arts classes are designed to renew existing artistic interests, and to develop new skills. Registration materials are available at 206 South Commerce St. in Centreville, MD Tuesday-Friday from 9am to 5 pm , or by calling 410-758-2520, online, www.arts4u.info, or request via email at exhibit@arts4u.info. The Centre receives support through a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council.

The Queen Anne’s County Arts Council, Inc., is a non-profit organization committed to promoting, expanding and sustaining the arts by connecting artists to audiences and the community to the arts. Visit us on the web at www.arts4u.info.

Bolero and Hustle Classes Continue This July

image003Beginner Level 2 Bolero and Hustle cover basic steps, rhythms and techniques of each dance in 4 week sessions. Intermediate students advance their knowledge of each dance and further develop their dance technique. Championship Dancer Amanda Showell instructs students of all levels and has gained a loyal and growing following in Queen Anne’s and Talbot Counties. Whether your interest in dancing is for the sheer love of music and movement or to feel at ease at important social events, these classes are sure to help you accomplish your goal, held at the Centre for the Arts in Centreville, Maryland.

Singles and couples are welcome. The cost is $50 for members of the Queen Anne’s County Arts Council or $55 for non-members. These four-week sessions begin on July 17. Bolero starts at 7 p.m. and Hustle at 8 p.m. Advance registration is required by July 10.

Showell has taught at some of the largest dance schools on the east coast, having coached the dance teams of both Princeton University and the University of Delaware. A teacher since 1996, she has won numerous ballroom dance competition titles and trained with World Class dancers such as Peter Eggleton and Charlotte Jorgensen.

The Centre for the Arts classes are designed to renew existing artistic interests, and to develop new skills. The Centre is located at 206 South Commerce St. in Centreville, MD. Summer office hours are June through August, Tuesday-Friday from 9 am to 1 pm and Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm. To register for classes or for more information call 410-758-2520, go online at www.arts4u.info, or request via email at exhibit@arts4u.info. The Centre receives support through a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council.

The Queen Anne’s County Arts Council, Inc., is a non-profit organization committed to promoting, expanding and sustaining the arts. We connect artists to audiences and the community to the arts. Visit us on the web at www.arts4u.info.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Argentine Tango Workshop in July

image003The month of July begins with a bang as Championship Dancer Amanda Showell leads students in an Argentine Tango workshop. This award winning dancer instructs students of all levels and has gained a faithful and growing following in Queen Anne’s and Talbot Counties. Intermediate students will advance their knowledge of Argentine Tango steps, rhythms and techniques and further develop their dance style. Some experience with tango is required.

Singles and couples are welcome. The cost is $25 for members of the Queen Anne’s County Arts Council or $30 for non-members. This one-day workshop will be held at the Centre for the Arts on July 3rd from 7 to 9 pm. Advance registration is required by June 26. Ages 13 and up.

Showell has taught at some of the largest dance schools on the east coast, having coached the dance teams of both Princeton University and the University of Delaware. A teacher since 1996, she has won numerous ballroom dance competition titles and trained with World Class dancers such as Peter Eggleton and Charlotte Jorgensen.

The Centre for the Arts classes are designed to renew existing artistic interests, and to develop new skills. The Centre is located at 206 South Commerce St. in Centreville, MD. Summer office hours are June through August, Tuesday-Friday from 9 am to 1 pm and Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm. To register for classes or for more information call 410-758-2520, go online at www.arts4u.info, or request via email at exhibit@arts4u.info. The Centre receives support through a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council.

The Queen Anne’s County Arts Council, Inc., is a non-profit organization committed to promoting, expanding and sustaining the arts. We connect artists to audiences and the community to the arts. Visit us on the web at www.arts4u.info.

Bolero and Hustle This June

image003The month of June heats up with Ballroom Dance lessons in Bolero and Hustle with Championship Dancer Amanda Showell. This award winning dancer instructs students of all levels and has gained a faithful and growing following in Queen Anne’s and Talbot Counties. Whether your interest in dancing is to feel comfortable at important social events, like a wedding, or for the sheer love of music and movement, students will find these classes easy and fun, held at the Centre for the Arts in Centreville, Maryland.

Singles and couples are welcome. The cost is $50 for members of the Queen Anne’s County Arts Council or $55 for non-members. These four-week sessions begin on June 12. Bolero starts at 7 p.m. and Hustle at 8 p.m. Advance registration is required by June 6.

Showell has taught at some of the largest dance schools on the east coast, having coached the dance teams of both Princeton University and the University of Delaware. A teacher since 1996, she has won numerous ballroom dance competition titles and trained with World Class dancers such as Peter Eggleton and Charlotte Jorgensen.

The Centre for the Arts classes are designed to renew existing artistic interests, and to develop new skills. The Centre is located at 206 South Commerce St. in Centreville, MD. Summer office hours are June through August, Tuesday-Friday from 9 am to 1 pm and Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm. To register for classes or for more information call 410-758-2520, go online at www.arts4u.info, or request via email at exhibit@arts4u.info. The Centre receives support through a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council.

The Queen Anne’s County Arts Council, Inc., is a non-profit organization committed to promoting, expanding and sustaining the arts. We connect artists to audiences and the community to the arts. Visit us on the web at www.arts4u.info.

 

Ballroom Classes Continue To Sizzle at the Centre for the Arts

Showell 2 2010 (266 x 400)From the timeless steps of the Waltz to the cat like steps of the Tango, Championship Dancer and popular Arts Council dance instructor, Amanda Showell, offers a review of the most popular ballroom dances. This award winning dancer instructs students of all levels in all ballroom dances, and has gained a faithful and growing following in Queen Anne’s and Talbot Counties.

Two classic dances, Waltz and Tango are taught beginning April 17. Level I Waltz will begin at 7 pm and Level I American Tango will start at 8 pm. Singles and couples are welcome to these four-week courses. The deadline for registration is April 10, and the class fee is $50 for members of the Queen Anne’s County Arts Council, or $55 for non members.

Instructor Amanda Showell has taught at some of the largest dance schools on the east coast, having coached the dance teams of both Princeton University and the University of Delaware. A teacher since 1996, she has won numerous ballroom dance competition titles and trained with World Class dancers such as Peter Eggleton and Charlotte Jorgensen.

The Centre for the arts classes are designed to renew existing artistic interests, and to develop new skills. Registration materials are available at 206 South Commerce St. in Centreville, MD Tuesday-Friday from 9am to 5 pm and Saturday from 10am to 2pm, or by calling 410-758-2520, online, www.arts4u.info, or request via email at exhibit@arts4u.info. The Centre receives support through a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council.

The Queen Anne’s County Arts Council, Inc., is a non-profit organization committed to promoting, expanding and sustaining the arts. Visit us on the web at www.arts4u.info.

Foxtrot & Samba in September

From the timeless box step of the Foxtrot to the sumptuous rhythms followed in the Samba, the Centre for the Arts invites you to dance with Championship Dancer Amanda Showell in September. This award winning dancer instructs students of all levels in all ballroom dances, and has gained a faithful and growing following in Queen Anne’s and Talbot Counties. Whether your interest in dancing is to feel comfortable at important social events, like a wedding, or for a sheer love of music and movement, students will find these classes easy and fun.

Many remember the foxtrot as the signature dance of Vernon and Irene Castle, who set their steps to ragtime music. More commonly the foxtrot is now often accompanied by big band or swing music. It is the perfect dance for slower tunes, but a treat for those interested in quick rhythms too. Classes for beginners will start of Wednesday, September 19 at 7pm.

Both Cuba and Spain boast roots in the lovely slow tempo Bolero dance. Taking many forms since its creation in the late eighteen hundreds, it has been popular in all its forms for over a century. Basic Beginner Bolero classes begin at the Centre for the Arts in Centreville, Maryland on September 19 at 8 p.m. Students will be taught the basic steps, rhythm and technique of the dance and advance on existing skills.

Singles and couples are welcome to these four-week sessions. The cost is $50 for members of the Queen Anne’s County Arts Council or $55 for non-members. Advance registration is required.

Showell has taught at some of the largest dance schools on the east coast, having coached the dance teams of both Princeton University and the University of Delaware. A teacher since 1996, she has won numerous ballroom dance competition titles and trained with World Class dancers such as Peter Eggleton and Charlotte Jorgensen.

The Centre for the Arts classes are designed to renew existing artistic interests, and to develop new skills. Registration materials are available at 206 South Commerce St. in Centreville, MD Tuesday-Friday from 9am to 5pm and Saturday from 10am to 2pm, or by calling 410-758-2520, online, www.arts4u.info, or request via email at exhibit@arts4u.info. The Centre receives support through a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council.

The Queen Anne’s County Arts Council, Inc., is a non-profit organization committed to promoting, expanding and sustaining the arts. We connect artists to audiences and the community to the arts. Visit us on the web at www.arts4u.info.

Academy Art Museum Offers New Fall Ballroom Dancing Classes

Ballroom dancing has never been more popular. To help people to learn some of the fun ballroom dances they see on television, the Academy Art Museum in Easton is offering ballroom, Latin and swing dance classes starting on September 11, 2012. There are classes for all levels of students. Singles are welcome. For further information or to register, contact instructor Amanda at 410-482-6169.

In photo: Academy Art Museum ballroom dancing instructor Amanda Showell dances the Paso Doble with student Robert Harrison.

Academy Art Museum Offers Fall Adult Ballroom and Latin Dance Classes

Dance instructor Amanda Showell is offering a variety of dance classes at the Academy Art Museum September through December 2011, including a free dance class in Basic Beginner Waltz and Foxtrot on Tuesday September 6, 2011, from 7 to 8 p.m. The schedule for fall dance classes follows:

Tuesday Classes

September 13 – October 4 – 7 p.m. Beginner Level 2 West Coast Swing; 8 p.m. Basic Beginner Waltz / Foxtrot
October 18 – November 8 – 7 p.m. Basic Beginner East Coast Swing; 8 p.m. Beginner level 1 Waltz/Foxtrot
November 22 – December 13 – 7 p.m. Beginner level 1 East Coast Swing; 8 p.m. Beginner level 2 Rumba

Thursday Classes
September 8 – September 29 – 7 p.m. Beginner level 1 Country Two step; 8 p.m. Basic Beginner Cha – cha / salsa
October 13 – November 10 – 7 p.m. Beginner level 1 Cha-cha/Salsa; 8 Basic Beginner level Argentine Tango (no class October 20)
November 17 – December 15 – 7 p.m. Basic Beginner Merengue / Hustle; 8 p.m. Beginner level 2 Argentine Tango (no class November 24)

For further information, call (410) 482-6169 or visit www.dancingontheshore.com.

In photo: Pictured are Amanda Showell and Rowdy Harrison at the 2010 Dancing with Delmarva Stars in Salisbury.