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Scandinavian – Boulder Scandinavian Dancers | Social Dance

We are a performance group promoting the dance and music of Scandinavia. We perform for schools, assisted-living facilities, and at various festivals in the Denver Metro area, and occasionally farther afield. Music for performances is live, provided by either the Boulder Spelemannslag, a group of young fiddlers under the direction of Sharon Gillespie, or by members of the dance group, many of whom play an instrument and/or sing.

We sponsor several dance events:

  • A┬ámonthly social dance on the 2nd Saturday of each month.
  • Fifth Saturday Bygdedans – Featuring a wide range of Swedish and Norwegian traditional dances, emphasizing less commonly done dances, with reviews as needed. Suggestions welcome, in advance or on the spot. On fifth Saturdays of the month (about four times a year).
  • An annual Spring Dance and Music Weekend with teachers from Sweden or Norway, teaching both dance and music.

Contact Information

Contact: 

Erica Rice

303-442-7689

em93rice@gmail.com

Jul 2021

Date:
Saturday July 10th 2021
Time:
8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Event:
Scandinavian
Cost:
$0
Location:
The Avalon, Sodal Hall
6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO United States

Contact:
Sheila Morris: 303-469-2484 - sheilapmorris@gmail.com
or Mike Palmer : 303 514-8888 - michael69.palmer@gmail.com

Join our special guest Martha Levenson from Seattle, for our 1st event!

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Date:
Saturday July 31st 2021
Time:
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Event:
Scandinavian
Cost:
$7
Location:
The Avalon, Sodal Hall
6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO United States

Contact:
Larry Utter: 303-499-7262 - larry.utter@gmail.com

Wide range of Swedish and Norwegian material, emphasizing less commonly done dances,

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Sep 2021

Date:
Saturday September 11th 2021
Time:
8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Event:
Scandinavian
Cost:
$7
Location:
The Avalon, Sodal Hall
6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO United States

Contact:
Michael Palmer: 303-442-7689 - michael69.palmer@gmail.com

Social Scandinavian dancing, mostly to live music. The evening is a blend of gammaldans (waltz, hambo, schottis....) and bygdedans (polskas and springars). Requests are honored if at all possible. Partners are not necessary, but we strongly recommend wearing hard-soled shoes, as it makes the dances both easier and more fun. There is no dance during the summer months, June, July and August.

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Jun 2022

Date:
Saturday June 11th 2022
Time:
8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Event:
Scandinavian
Cost:
$7
Location:
The Avalon, Sodal Hall
6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO United States

Contact:
Michael Palmer: 303-442-7689 - michael69.palmer@gmail.com

Social Scandinavian dancing, mostly to live music. The evening is a blend of gammaldans (waltz, hambo, schottis....) and bygdedans (polskas and springars). Requests are honored if at all possible. Partners are not necessary, but we strongly recommend wearing hard-soled shoes, as it makes the dances both easier and more fun. There is no dance during the summer months, June, July and August.

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