WORKSHOP | Yiddish Dance 101: How to Dance to Klezmer Music, with Steve Weintraub, Amherst, MA, 14 Jul 2017
WORKSHOP | Yiddish Dance 101: How to Dance to Klezmer Music, with Steve Weintraub
Fri, Jul 14, 2017, 11am
Yiddish Book Center
1021 West St.
Amherst, MA 01002
MEMBERS | $8 GENERAL ADMISSION | $10
Workshop tix/more info
World-renowned dance instructor Steve Weintraub offers an overview of the Yiddish style of dance, from the improvisational freylekhs to popular dances borrowed and adapted from Romania and Moldova such as the zhok, bulgar, and sirba. Special attention will be paid to typical movement patterns and body language that make even freestyle dancing Yiddish. With musical accompaniment by accordionist Lauren Brody.
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Festival info from the Yiddish Book Center website