Winter Swing Festival – Running Sheet

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Friday Night Dinner Dance – Italian Club, North Hobart

  • Doors open at 7:00pm – walk-ins cannot be guaranteed a meal (you must pre-register)
  • Two course dinner at the Italian Club
  • Class performances
  • DJ Music until around 11:30pm


Saturday and Sunday Workshops with Sarah and Anthony – Badminton Centre, South Hobart

Saturday Morning – 10:00am-12:30pm
1. 6 Beat Bling!
In this class, we’ll share some of our most favourite social dance moves. We’ll send most of this session in and around the 6-count rhythm, but with a few ad-lib steps thrown in to show you have to think outside the square and add in some fun and flair. (All levels)

2. Charleston on down to Lindy Town
Charleston is cool… amiright or amiright? The tricky part is blending it with your Lindy Hop. That’s why this class is for you and everybody else! Anthony and Sarah are well known for their fancy pants Charleston and they’ve selected the best of their content to share with you all – including how to blend it in and around your general Lindy Hop… you know, just like they did back in the olden days. (All levels)

Saturday Afternoon – 1:30pm-4:00pm
3. The Science of Swingouts
Unlock the formula for Swingitivity and split the triple-step atom. In this session, Anthony and Sarah are going to share their scientific theories on Swingouts and give you some clever, sciencey ways to make your swingouts more efficient, more stylish and… well… more better’ish!. (Level 2)

4. Tasty Moves… nom nom
Here’s where we deliver a feast of our favourite lindy hop moves to takeaway for future consumption. These moves will be perfect to add to your repertoire to keep your dancey fancy and your friends jealous. As always, we’ll be hiding some technique in there like your mama hides extra veggies in your bolognaise (Level 2)

Sunday Morning – 11:00am-1:30pm
5. Classic Lindy Hop flow
Go with the flow as Anthony and Sarah raft you down a stream of their classic lindy hop knowledge, paddling between rhythms, styling and moves to keep your head above water and smiling (level 2.5)

6. Bluesy through Cruisey without being Bruisey, Hasty to Pacey without playing Chasey
Stuck in a tempo rut? Only able to dance if the music is 135.634 beats per minute? Faster or slower, in this session you’ll learn how to match your dancing to the speed and feel of the music. Become tempo ambidextrous and you’ll never have to leave the floor again (Level 2.5)

Saturday Night Big Band Orchestra – Polish Hall, New Town

  • 8:00pm-11:00pm
  • Live Big Band Orchestra with DJ music in the set breaks
  • Performances
  • BYO

See The Venues page for specific locations.