October 2019: The Big Apple Routine part 2

Tuesdays, 08:00 PM at Josephine Butler Parks Center, Beginning October 1st

with Annabel Quisao and Jason Niesz

Class Schedule:
October 1, 08:00 - 09:00 PM
October 8, 08:00 - 09:00 PM
October 15, 08:00 - 09:00 PM

Josephine Butler Parks Center
2437 Fifteenth Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
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Pricing:  3-week series


Class Description

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The Big Apple routine is a solo dance choreography inspired by a 1930s dance craze in which dancers would form a large circle and perform various common jazz steps. The routine was choreographed by Frankie Manning for the foundational lindy hop performance troupe, Whitey’s Lindy Hoppers, of which Frankie was also a member. Whitey’s Lindy Hoppers were filmed performing the Big Apple routine for the 1937 movie, Keep Punchin’:

 

Learn this piece of lindy hop history and practice a variety of solo jazz movements in the process!

This routine will be taught in two parts. This 3-week series will cover the second half.