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2023 Fandango! Ball Prep Sheet

Friday Night: 
7:00pm Front desk opens for check in
8:00 - 11:00 Dance
10:00 - 12:00 Morning Workshop: Texture and Shape
Dances that employ variations of layout and footwork
12:00 - 2:00 LUNCH on your own (Decatur restaurants)
2:00 - 4:00 Afternoon Workshop: Gesture and Line
Contemporary dances illuminating the Baroque (late 17th, early 18th-century) concept/aesthetic of "gesture" (short expressions), contrasted with "line" (long phrases with a definite arc). In researching this concept, it became apparent that a great many of our favorite dances-- historical and modern-- use this formulation!
4:00 - 8:00 DINNER on your own (Decatur restaurants)
8:00 - 11:00 Fandango! Ball
Formal attire encouraged

10:30 - 1:00 Farewell Dance
Some teaching, mostly just walkthroughs
1:00 Help Clean Up