Celebrate Nine Years of Swing in Baltimore!
March 24 - 26, 2006
Three Days of Workshops with Special Guest
Frankie Manning & Avalon Studio Staff



Special guest, Frankie Manning, will join us for 2 days of workshops. From the beginning of the Lindy Hop in the 1930 s to the current revival that began in the 1980's, Frankie has contributed to the creation, innovation and popularity of this dance. He continues to travel the world today, inspiring dancers of all ages and sharing his love of swing music and dance. Don t miss this opportunity to work with the greatest living legend of Swing!
( For more about Frankie see his biography at www.savoystyle.com )


Saturday Night Dance
featuring Double Scotch

Beginning Workshop 8:00  9:00
Band 9:00  midnight
DJ midnight - 1:00am
$16

Friday Evening 8:00  11:00
Frankie takes us back to Harlem and the great jazz era. A master storyteller, Frankie shares tales of the Savoy Ballroom, dancing to the jazz greats, and the birth of Lindy Hop. Dessert and dancing to DJ music follows. ($16)


Saturday Workshops
Pilates 11:00 - 12:00 Maggie Schorr $12
Intermediate Lindy 1 12:15 - 1:15 Frankie Manning $16
Intermediate Lindy 2 2:30 - 3:30 Frankie Manning $16
Jazz Routine 3:45 - 4:45 Chiles $12
       
Sunday Workshops
Lifts/Drops (partner req.) 11:40 - 12:50 Chiles & Sonya $12
Advanced Lindy 1 1:00 - 2:00 Frankie Manning $16
Advanced Lindy 2 2:20 - 3:20 Frankie Manning $16

The Intermediate workshops are a great chance for newer dancers to work with Frankie but all dancers will benefit from this opportunity. Dancers should be comfortable with both 8 & 6 count patterns.

In the Advanced workshops, more experienced dancers will benefit from Frankie s amazing sense of musicality and style.