Subject: Gypsy Dance Workshop & Táncház (Dance Party) 2/07/98, College
Elemér Vadászi TEACHING Cigányos Csárdás & Cigánytánc
Saturday, February 7th - Workshop 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. & Táncház (Dance Party)
ABOUT THE TEACHER:
Elemér Vadászi is from Nyirégyhaza, Hungary. For 12 years he has danced
award-winning Nyirség Ensemble, one of the best-known folk dance groups in
Hungary. During his current stay in the U.S., he has taught in New York
Texas, as well as in Washington, DC's, Tisza Ensemble. Nyirégyhaza and
surrounding villages have a large Gypsy population, and their exciting
and music are still a part of social life in many towns. Dance
believe Gypsy dances preserve the oldest elements of Hungarian dancing.
will be teaching the Cigányos Csárdás, a light-hearted, flirtatious couple
dance, and the Cigánytánc, a solo dance featuring intriguing rhythms for
and subtle grace for the women.
Starting Point Dance Studio. From Interstate 495 (Washington Beltway)
25B which is Route 1 (Baltimore Ave.) south toward College Park. Go 14
including the light at the ramp. Turn left onto Calvert Road. The studio
the first building on the right, behind the Clean & Lean
$8 for afternoon session and $5 for Táncház
ABOUT THE TÁNCHÁZ:
The táncház starts at 7:30p.m. and will begin with a review of the dances
featured in the afternoon workshop. Dancing will continue to live -
TÁNCHÁZ! and Maros Ensemble - and recorded music until 10:30p.m. The
steps of the dances will be demonstrated in teaching circles while each
ongoing. You may bring food and drink as a donation to the snack table.
bring dance footwear.
For information, call Richard Morrison at (301) 946-5867, or visit our web