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The Gershman Y

Dancing With a Yiddish Accent: The Yiddish Ballroom

May 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


May 17, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The Gershman Y
Jewish Philly events

THREE PART SERIES: March 8, April 12, and May 17

$20 per session; $50 for the series
Student rate of $15 per session; $40 for the series (must present valid student ID in order to obtain discounted rate)

The Gershman Y is excited to present a new three part dance series featuring Yiddish Dance master Steven Lee Weintraub! The series will introduce participants to a number of Yiddish dance concepts, stylings, and vocabulary and have you moving in no time! No dance experience required. Buy the season pass for this three-part series and save $10.

THE YIDDISH BALLROOM • May 17 • In the third part of this series, participants will discover how popular European ballroom dances made their way into the klezmer repertoire. Learn some classic Russian and Polish couple dances, as well as a few new dances created by the instructor.