|TIME||The Morning Room|
|12:00-13:30||Nutrition & Fitness for Bellydancers|
|13:30-15:00||Sha’abi Egyptian Dance|
|16:00-18:00||Tribal Dance Masterclass|
|12:00-13:00||Drama – Improv|
|14:00-15.00||Intro to Medieval Dance|
ALL AGES DROP-IN WORKSHOPS IN THE BALLROOM only €5!
Get ready for the basic techniques of Old School Hip Hop!
An introduction to where and what Hip Hop is about, and where the steps originate from. We will be learning the basic 2 step as this helps in all areas of Hip Hop, especially as a linking step and it also helps in preparation for floor work in Break Dance. We will also be trying Body Rocking technique! It helps to condition the body and can also be used in so many different areas variations.
The Ballroom: 3-4pm
Gillian harrington coordinator of STARlings drama group and member of TADS will be running an improv workshop. The workshop will be based on an introduction to improvisation while combining team work and confidence building in the process. The workshop will also be a fun and bonding experience for all ages, so prepare to come together and connect with your inner drama queen!
The Ballroom: 12-1PM
I shall attempt to teach two group dances The Farandole, an early medieval line dance similar to the modern An Dro. The Bransle (Brawle) ,a circle dance with actions .One of the most popular dances of the renaissance in all levels of society, and finally the Pavanne, a courtly dance from the 1500s danced in couples accompanied by me on Hurdy-Gurdy for the farandole and Brawle and on Lute for the Pavanne.
The Ballroom: 2-3pm
Fuinneamh Interactive Drum Experience – FREE ACTIVITY ALL AFTERNOON
Our gigantic drum experience is more a freestyle drum circle with some beats shown when needed to keep the tempo moving and flowing.We will start playing and invite people to join in with a basic rhythm usually changing the beat and a little stop every 15 mins so people can give sticks back or pass them on.
This way, those who wish to keep playing can. This will last an hour then a break of 15 minutes and we start again for another hr. for 4 – 1hr sessions spread over the day. This setup is ideal for people to drop in and try the drum and learn from the communal experience of performing
beats together – it is especially ideal for participants of all ages and families to experience it together.
4 FREE 1hr long sessions throughout the afternoon
A basic introduction to the rudiments of sword work in stage combat like in such shows as Game of Thrones, Vikings, and Outlander using sprung steel weapons (SWORDS!)
Ages 12 and up only. Only 10 spots available. Props supplied. Additional workshops can be added on Sunday if extra interest.
The Ballroom: 1-2pm
Now that I can Dance! A modern jive introductory workshop for all, designed to get you on the dance floor and owning it. We’ll teach you how to listen with your feet which then gives you the proper foundation for whatever style of dancing you fancy. With over 12 years of getting Ireland jiving, Lekan & Peggy of Jive Inferno invites you a this fun filled dance evening.
The Ballroom: 4-5pm
Dr Sketchy’s Anti-Art School
Dr. Sketchy’s is a multi-disciplinary spectacle, incorporating visual art, installations, performance, music and pushing outside of these fields – taking art out of the studio, making it accessible and connecting with people who otherwise would never pick up a pencil and draw, as well as reconnecting people with art in a whole new way. Dr. Sketchy’s Anti Art School Dublin Branch was established in May 2010, hosting monthly live art events in Dublin City, growing in popularity and outgrowing smaller venues. As well as catering to the city’s artistic and creative community with regular monthly events. The brand new Galway branch was established in March 2014 and has been embraced by the city known as “Ireland’s Cultural Heart”.
At Shakefest 2014, Dr. Sketchy will be bringing the Circus to town with models and performers Kerri Katastrophe and Sarah Vixyn. Our naughty lion will be misbehaving for the Ring Master during our two sessions. We look forward to being joined by talented artists and amateur sketchers for our first outing at Shakefest in the gorgeous surrounds of Charleville Castle.
SPECIALITY DANCE WORKSHOPS:
€12 To Be Booked In Advance if possible to avoid disappointment! email@example.com
Workshop description coming soon
The Morning Room: 11-12:00pm
In this workshop we will explore dance fitness and build a strong full-body workout with correct techniques which can be used as a warm-up to dance or simply a work-out. In addition we will discuss personal and exercise nutrition with various health eating plans. You will be provided with a detailed class notes and will receive 10% off any future workshops with Stacey McPartlin. For more information check out our website www.staceymcpartlin.com
photo by Nadia Gativa
The Morning Room: 12:00 – 1:30pm
Join Pharaon & Ann-Marie for Egyptian Shaabi!
Egyptian Shaabi Dance evolved from the style of Baladi. It is a dance of joy and celebration, originally performed in the streets. In this workshop you will learn a fun, authentic and dynamic choreography, let go off technique and dance with attitude. This workshop is open level but energy and attitude are a must.
The Morning Room: 1:30-3pm
Bollywood dance is the commercial name for modern Indian dance which has its origin in the Mumbai based film industry. It is the foundation of every great Bollywood movie and is a fusion of numerous styles of dance such as classical Indian, folk, Latin, Arabian, and Western modern dances.Rhythm, energy, facial expressions and artistic movement is all that is needed to have lots of fun with us! So join us and dive right into the lively and colourful culture of India.
Since the release of Punjabi Mc’s ‘Mundian to Bach ke’ and the Pussycat Dolls Smash hit ‘Jai ho’ Bollywood has been taking the world by storm and this has lead to numerous high profile artist and dancers entering the genre. Learn some of Bollywood’s most famous moves to one of Indias No.1 songs.
This workshop is open to every level of dancers and no prior knowledge or training is required.
The Morning Room 3-4pm
- all drop-in workshops will take place in the Grand Ballroom (except the large drumming which will be outside) and can be outside weather permitting and appropriate.
- all scheduled times above are subject to change at any time.
- all workshops (except big drum) is a minimum drop in donation of €5 to be paid up front before workshop begins.
- all SPECIALTY DANCE workshops take place in the Morning Room and Dining Room (Tahetian Dance), are €12 and need to be booked in advance in order to avoid disappointment. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to book in advance. Payment can take place at the Workshop Registration Desk.
- Fuinneamh Drum experience is a FREE INTERACTIVE EVENT 4 times throughout the day.