DANCE TEACHING HISTORY


YEAR EVENT SPONSOR LOCATION
1975-1983 Festival of the Embassies

Festival of American Folklife

Italian Festivals 1975-1983

*Fall Folkdance Festival
Italian Embassy

Smithsonian Institution

Sons of Italy (VA)

Friends of Folkdance
Washington, DC

Washington, DC

Virginia

New Orleans, LA
1984 *California Tour of Workshops



*Fall Folkdance Festival
California Folkdance Federation Groups



Friends of Folkdance
Camarillo, Berkeley, San Diego, Los Angeles, Anaheim, Santa Rosa, Sacramento, Bakersfield, Honolulu

New Orleans, LA
1985 Florida Folk Dance Camp Florida Folk Dance Assocation Ocala, FL
1986 *Folk Dance Weekend

*Chicago Tour of Workshops
Trattenimento Italiano

Chicago Folkdance Federation Groups
Des Moines, IA

Racine, Evanston, University of Chicago FD, Oak Park
1987-1990 Local workshops   Washington DC area
1991 *Chicago Tour of Workshops University of Chicago Folkdancers

Italian Folklore Group-Milwaukee

Italian Cultural Society
Chicago, IL

Milwaukee, WI

Stone Park, IL
1992 Local Workshops

* University of Chicago Folkdance weekend


University of Chicago Folkdance
Washington, DC

Chicago, IL
1993 Local Workshops   Washington, DC area
1994 *Mendocino Folklore Camp Mendocino Folklore Camp Mendocino, CA
1995

*Folk Dance Weekend

Bristol IFD

*Folk Dance Weekend

Crescent City Folkdancers

Pat Jessee

Honolulu Folkdancers

New Orleans, LA

Bristol, VA/TN

Honolulu, HI
1996 *Folk Dance Weekend Houston Folkdancers Houston,TX
1997-1999 Local Workshops   Washington, DC area
2000 *Florida Folkdance Camp

*Razzmatazz

NOLA Folkdance Workshop

California Tour of Workshops


*Crozet Folkdance Weekend
Florida Folk Dance Assocation

Marilyn Smith

Friends of Folkdance

California Folkdance Federation Groups


Crozet Folkdancers
Ocala, FL

Mendocino, CA

New Orleans, LA

San Diego, UCLA, Long Beach, Santa Rosa, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Irvine

Crozet, VA
2001 Local Workshops

16th Annual Spring Catoctin Mountain Music & Dance Weekend
 

Baltimore Folklore Society
Washington, DC Area

Thurmont, MD
2002 Local Workshops   Washington, DC Area
2003 *Annual Festival of Christmas & Midwinter Traditions Folklore Village Farm Dodgeville, WI
2004 Washington Folk Festival

West Coast Tour
Folklore Society of Greater Washington

Arcata Folkdancers

Salem Folkdancers

Eugene Folkdancers

Mill Valley Folkdancers
Washington, DC Area

Arcata, CA

Salem, OR

Eugene, OR

Mill Valley, CA
2005 Evening Workshop

Washington Folk Festival

Evening Workshop

Workshop & Presentation

Evening Workshop

*Weekend Workshop

Evening Workshop
Framingham IFD

Folklore Society of Greater Washington

Pasadena IFD

American-Italian Historical Association Annual Conference

UCLA IFD Club

International Folk Dance Association of University City

Ethnic Dance Chicago
Framingham, MA

Washington, DC

Pasadena, CA

Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles, CA

St. Louis, MO

Chicago, IL
2006 Dance Flurry

Northwest Folklife Festival

Washington Folk Festival

Ongoing local classes

Festa Italiana

*Weekend Dance Festival
Dance Flurry Organization

Northwest Folklife

Folklore Society of Greater Washington

Sons of Italy, Laurel

Festa Italiana

International Folk Dancers of Richland
Saratoga Springs, NY

Seattle, WA

Washington, DC

Laurel, MD

Seattle, Washington

Richland, Washington
2007 Dance Flurry

Northwest Folklife Festival
Dance Flurry Organization

Northwest Folklife
Saratoga Springs, NY

Seattle, WA
2008 Dance Flurry

NYC Main Squeeze Accordion Festivall
Dance Flurry Organization

NYC Dept of Parks & Recreation
Saratoga Springs, NY

New York City, NY
2009 "The Land of Our Return" Conference

Primo Maggio


Barre Heritage Festival

*Conference & Workshops

Washington Revels’ Italian Country Dance & Dinner

The Christmas Revels
Calandra Institute, Queens College

Barre Historical Society

City of Barre, VT

Celebration of Italy Festival & IFAFA

Washington D.C. Revels


Washington D.C. Revels
New York, NY

Barre, VT

Barre, VT

Las Vegas, NV

Washington, D.C.


Washington, D.C.
2010  *President's Day Weekend

Italian Cultural Society

Workshop

Barre Heritage Festival

Presentation & Workshop

*Thanksgiving Camp
Columbus International Folkdancers

Italian Cultural Society

Vivaci!

City of Barre, VT

Slate Valley Museum

Texas International Folk Dancers
Columbus, OH

Bethesda, MD

Philadelphia, PA

Barre, VT

Graniteville, NY

Bruceville, TX
2011 Dance Flurry Dance Flurry Organization Saratoga Springs, NY
2012 Barre Heritage Festival

Workshop
City of Barre, VT

Vivaci!
Barre, VT

Philadelphia, PA
2013 Barre Heritage Festival

Presentation & Workshop

Workshop

Club Picnic

Dance Workshop

Vermont International Festival
City of Barre, VT

University of Vermont Italian Department

Vivaci!

Vermont Italian Club

Italian Heritage Society

Vermont International Festival
Barre, VT

Burlington, VT

Philadelphia, PA

Burlington, VT

Fairfax Station, VA

Burlington, VT
2014 Barre Heritage Festival

Local Workshops

Farmer's Market

Rockfire

Presentation

Vermont International Festival
City of Barre, VT



Jericho Farmer's Market

Rockfire

Kellogg-Hubbard Library

Vermont International Festival
Barre, VT

Middlesex, VT

Jericho, VT

Websterville, VT

Montpelier, VT

Burlington, VT
2015 Barre Heritage Festival

Stone

Local Workshops

Barre Granite Festival

Rockfire

Vermont Italian Club Picnic
City of Barre, VT

Lost Nation Theater



Barre Granite Museum

Rockfire

Vermont Italian Club
Barre, VT

Montpelier VT

Middlesex & Barre, VT

Barre, VT

Websterville, VT

Burlington, VT
2016 Local Workshops

Farmer's Market

Barre Granite Festival

Rockfire


Jericho Farmer's Market

Barre Granite Museum

Rockfire
Montpelier, VT

Jericho, VT

Barre, VT

Rockfire
2017

Dance Flurry

Down East Folk Festival

"Italian Sonorities and Acoustic Communities" Conference

Rockfire

Dance Flurry Organization

DEFFA

Calandra Institute, Queens College


Rockfire
Saratoga Springs, NY

Topsham, ME

New York, NY


Websterville, VT
2005-2017 New England Folk Festival NEFFA Mansfield, MA
2001-2014 Golden Festival Zlatne Uste New York, NY
  *Major Workshops    
  REFERENCES: John Parrish

Marilyn Smith

Pat Jesse

John & Barbara Uhlemann
Detroit, MI

Richmond, CA

Bristol, VA

St. Louis, MO
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