NTTDS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational organization that promotes a better understanding and appreciation of American folk dancing, its music, its history, and related folklore. We are a group affiliate of the Country Dance and Song Society.
24th Annual Spring Contra Dance Weekend
When In Doubt, Swing! (WIDS)
Dallas, Texas, April 25-27, 2014
Sokol Athletic Center
5600 Sq Ft wood floor
Ladies At Play
Miranda Arana (flute, percussion)
Kathy Dagg (guitar, mandolin)
Shanda McDonald (fiddle, accordion)
Garrette McDonald (percussion)
Allison Hicks (keyboard)
Steve Zakon-Anderson has been calling dances and leading both dance and calling workshops for over 30 years,
in 40 states and 7 countries, including the first ever dance weekend in Dallas. He is known for his clear teaching,
high energy calling and sense of humor, which makes him a favorite of dancers of all levels.
Also, his many contemporary dance compositions are well known to callers and dancers around the country.
More Info: Steve Zakon-Anderson Facebook page
The Ladies at Play are a high-spirited and musically adventurous group that will "knock your socks off"!
With equal ease, they play Irish, Old Time, Zweifache, Polkas, Waltzes, Hambos, English Country tunes,
all with a cosmic groove that's sure to make you dance! They also write original reels, jigs, and waltzes,
drawing from folk music traditions around the world.
More Info: Ladies At Play web site
Friday April 25 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Registration 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm: Contra: Steve and Ladies At Play 11:00 pm - 1:00 am: Party Saturday April 26 9:00 am - 10:00 am: Coffee and tea 10:00 am - 12:00 pm: Contra: Steve and Ladies At Play 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm: Lunch provided at the Hall 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm: Contra: Steve and Ladies At Play 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm: Couples Dance Music by Ladies At Play 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Supper, on your own 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm: Contra: Steve and Ladies At Play 11:00 pm - 1:00 am: Party Sunday April 27 10:00 am - 11:30 pm: Fabulous Brunch 11:30 pm - 2:00 pm: All musicians and callers invited to share in this Contra session 2:00 pm: Fond farewells and clean-up
or Rhonda Beckman, Home: 972-716-0716, Cell: 214-893-7102
North Texas Traditional Dance Society is a 501(c)(3) organization with registered offices in the State of Texas.
How to contact NTTDS: 972-546-8858 OR OR PO Box 820203, Dallas, TX 75382
Webmaster: Glenn Manuel