European Dance

Come explore the grace and energy of European-style dance – coordinated by Lord Runolfr.
Classes are scheduled each afternoon throughout the week in the Dance Tent outside Bede Hall.

Ball Schedule

Monday 7:00 Ca d’Oro Salon Lady Gwlados Ca d’Oro Ball
Monday 9:00 Main Hall Lady Cicilia Beginner Ball
Tuesday 9:00 Main Hall Lady Rebecca Welcome Back Ball
Wednesday 9:00 Main Hall Maestra Isabelle Newcomer Ball
Thursday 9:00 Main Hall Duchess Katrina Caroso Masquerade
Friday 9:00 Main Hall Lord Runolfr Grand Ball
Saturday 9:00 Main Hall Lord Runolfr Goodbye Ball

Competition: Seven Heavenly Virtues or Seven Deadly sins
On Thursday night, come dressed as one of the Seven Heavenly Virtues or Seven Deadly Sins to compete for a prize. Prizes will be awarded to the Best Lord and Lady. If you wish to participate in the competition, come 15 minutes early to sign up. Garb must be period and you must have a mask. Participation in the competition is not required to dance.

For Musicians

Note for musicians wishing to participate and play for dancers during the Gulf War Balls:

The following criteria will be necessary to participate in the dance musicians pit during the evening Gulf Wars:

  • You must be able to have some entry level sightreading skill using standard musical notation. This includes percussionist as well.
  • You must perform on acoustical instruments (this includes modern acoustical instruments)
  • We will be using a standard pitch of A=440
  • We will be using the following book for most of the dances. http://www.istanpitta.com/cds-books/book-early-period-popular-dance-music/  Copies of this book will be available for use and for purchase at the balls