Folk School Winter Dance Week

The Folk School's popular year-end folk dance & music celebration will feature American contras & squares, English country dancing, Scandinavian partner dance, Appalachian clogging, French Bal Folk, waltz & group harmony singing, jam sessions, yoga & more. Ring in the New Year dancing to the glorious live music by Seaglass (Rachel Bell, Andrew VanNorstrand & Eileen Nicholson), Foxfire (Daron Douglas & Karen Axelrod), Beverly Smith & John Grimm and Char Bostrom. Winter Dance Week offers a unique combination of top-notch callers, teachers, and musicians - along with beautiful surroundings, good food, comfortable accommodations, and a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. A Gala New Year's Eve party and New Year's morning breakfast will finish off the week.

All Star Staff:

  • David Millstone  
  • Richard  Powers  
  • Greg  Canote  
  • Jere  Canote  
  • Mary  Wesley  
  • Gillian  Stewart

and More

Participants should have previous contra dance and/or English country dance experience (such as our "Learn to Contra Dance" class or the equivalent). We do not recommend Winter Dance Week for beginning dancers. Limited work exchange scholarships are available. Phone the office or email to request a scholarship application.

Event Details

Location John C. Campbell Folk School
Brasstown, NC
Cost Ticketed/Admission Charged
Standard Tuition: $398.00, Call office for Local Tuition Rate. Visit website for specials and complete tuition details.
Music Styles Contra Dancing
Square Dancing
Event Type Workshop / Class / Demonstration

Contact Info

Phone (828) 837-2775

Upcoming Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 26, 2018 at 12:00am - Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 12:00pm