Spring DanceFest 2018

Sun Assembly
Durham, North Carolina

March 10 and 11, 2018

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Frequently Asked Questions
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Where are the English workshops and dances held?

This year, the English workshops and dances will be held at the
Murphey School,
Shared Visions Retreat Center.
The address is 3717 Murphy School Rd., Durham, NC 27705.
The website is http://sharedvisions.org/svrc.html.

For local hotels, go here

You may find other hotels to meet your needs by visiting www.hotels.com.
Please also check out the Durham Convention and Visitors Bureau website to learn more about the area: http://www.durham-nc.com/

What is the dress code for the Saturday evening dance?
We do not have a formal dress code. Most dancers wear festive attire.

Is the Friday night contra dance included in the weekend registration fee?
No. The Friday night contra dance is sponsored by the Triangle Country Dancers (TCD).
Admission is $10 non-members, and $8 members. Dancers pay at the door.
For more information visit TCD's website: www.tcdancers.org

Where is the Friday night contra held?
The Friday contra dance is from 8:00-11:00pm at the Carrboro Century Center. 
The address is 100 N. Greensboro St., Carrboro, NC 27510.
Directions can be found on TCD's website: www.tcdancers.org

I have no English dance experience. Can I still attend?
This event is intended for dancers who have some basic knowledge of English country dance figures.

How can I learn about or gain English dance experience prior to this event?
If you live locally, please join us for our regular English country dances on Thursday evenings, from 7:30-9:30pm, at the
Freedman Center of Beth-El Synagogue, in Durham, NC. For more information about our weekly dances, visit: sunassembly.org

For basic information about English country dancing and terminology, visit the Country Dance and Song Society website: cdss.org

How can I familiarize myself with gender neutral dance terminology?
Please visit The Heather and The Rose Country Dancers website for a list of common gender neutral terms: http://heatherandrose.org/terms.shtml

I am a contra, international, or Scottish dancer, but have little or no English dance experience. Is this event for me?
You may be able to draw on other folk dance experiences,
but we also encourage you to become familiar with English country dancing prior to the event.

What is your refund policy?
No refunds will be issued after March 5, 2017.

Is there a cap on the number of dancers who can attend this event?
We will announce if space becomes limited.

Do I have to register in advance for the whole DanceFest weekend in order to attend the events?
No. While we would love for you to join us for the entire weekend, you may also just attend the individual workshops and dances  of your choice, and
pay for them at the door. If you are planning to attend the entire weekend, remember that there is an early bird discount of $5 if you register before March 1.

How can I  become a member?
Download a membership for here, get a $5 member discount

If you have other questions, please do not hesitate to e-mail saspringdance@gmail.com

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