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Shag Pile - 15 June - Collegiate Shag with Nial & Annabelle!

  • 1929 Studios 281 Smith St Fitzroy, VIC, 3065 Australia (map)

The Collegiate Shag was a popular dance during the Lindy Hop era. Danced to Swing style Jazz music, its high energy and high speed footwork make it super fun to dance and a great skill for the social floor.

WHAT:    The Shag Pile...with Nial and Annabelle!
WHEN:    Sunday 15th June * 12:30 - 2:30pm
WHERE:  1929 Studios * Level 1, 281 Smith Street * Collingwood * Enter via Greeves St.
WHO:      Suitable for all levels of existing Swing dancers.
HOW MUCH:   ONLY $20 to build the scene!

12:30 - 1:00pm  Basic Footwork Drills
  1:00 - 1:30pm  Snack Break + Practice Time
  1:30 - 2:30pm  Original Shag Moves!

Shag Pile group on Facebook

Shag events are popping up all over Oz like Australia Shag Camp 2014!  Jump on in and learn the basics and this affordable day of Introduction to Collegiate Shag!

For more information on the history of the dance, read this great blog post by International Swing dance teacher and historian, Peter Loggins.