North Texas Traditional Dance Society

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.


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The North Texas Traditional Dance Society's
28th Annual Spring Contra Dance Weekend
When In Doubt, Swing! (WIDS)
Dallas, Texas, April 26-28, 2019
at the
Sokol Athletic Center
5600 Sq Ft wood floor

Bob Isaacs
Bob Isaacs
Caller

Tempest
Tempest
Chuck Abell (guitar, vocals), Tim Ball (fiddle, vocals),
Eric Metzgar (drums), Larry Unger (Bass)

Bob Isaacs has delighted dancers across the US and Europe for many years with his clear teaching and spirited calling. Whether Bob is calling flowing contras, hot squares, or his famous grid squares and zias, dancers are sure to enjoy a dance that is different and fun. A prolific contra choreographer; his creative dances are called throughout the world.

Tempest blends traditional tunes with inventive, progressive grooves and harmonies that draw from jazz, world music, and pop/R&B. Originally formed in 2009 by Tim Ball and Chuck Abell as a contra dance band, their repertoire has expanded to include jazz standards, blues, folk songs, Irish fiddle tunes, and more.
More Info: Tempest web site

Cost Entire Weekend:
Adult : $95
CDSS Member Discount (Adults only): $5 discount
Early Registration Discount (Adults only, before April 10): $10
Student 13-25: $45
Children under 13: FREE (except $10 for Sat Lunch)

Partial attendance:
Adults: Friday Night = $25, Sat Day (includes lunch) = $30, Sat Night = $25, Sunday (includes brunch) = $25
Students 13-25: $15 for each session (Friday Night, Sat Day, Sat Night, Sunday)
Children under 13: FREE, except $10 for Sat Lunch
Registration

Registration is only used for the entire weekend. If you come to only one or more individual sessions, just pay at the door.
Registration for the entire weekend is not required, but is appreciated.
Only pre-registrants will have custom name tags. Registration deadline is midnight Wednesday April 25.
There are two ways to register:
Use the ONLINE Registration Page    OR    Print, fill out, and send the PDF Registration Form.

Refunds:  No Refunds after April 24. If you must cancel, you may contact the registrar to request a donation receipt.

Registrar, and Hospitality:
Lee Dixon, 5507 Anita Street, Dallas, TX 75206
    214-828-9591

Schedule
Friday April 26
 7:00 pm -  8:00 pm  Registration
 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm  Contra Dance, with Bob and Tempest

Saturday April 27
 9:00 am - 10:00 am  Light Breakfast (muffins, etc.)
10:00 am - 11:30 am  Wacky Wake Up Contras, with Bob and Tempest
11:30 am -  1:00 pm  Lunch, provided by NTTDS
 1:00 pm -  2:30 pm  Contra Squares, with Bob and Tempest
 2:45 pm -  4:15 pm  Challenging Contras, with Bob and Tempest
 4:15 pm -  8:00 pm  Supper (on your own, doors re-open at 7:00 pm) 
 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm  Contra Dance, with Bob and Tempest
11:00 pm -  ???  am  Party at Barb Smith's House

Sunday April 28
10:00 am - Noon    Fabulous Brunch 
Noon  - 2:00 pm    Contra Dance, with Volunteer Callers and Band
        2:00 pm    Fond Farewells and Clean-up

More Information:
NTTDS Email , or Phone 972-546-8858.


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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
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