Rock'n Roll & Swing Dance Festival

Rock'n Roll & Swing Dance Festival  - Townsville Tickets

 

Event Description

2017-07-21 18:30:00 2017-07-23 12:30:00 Australia/Brisbane Rock'n Roll & Swing Dance Festival Rock'n Roll & Swing Dance Festival Cutharinga Bowling Club, 8 Harold St, West End QLD 4810 Swing Dancing Townsville [email protected]

Swing Dancing Townsville is proud to present its third Rock'n Roll & Swing Dance Festival! The 2016 festivals were a massive success featuring a variety of RNR and Lindy Hop workshops and sold out dance parties.

On offer are again a range of Lindy Hop and Rock'n Roll dance workshops with renowned local and interstate teachers and a fabulous Saturday night 1950s Prom-themed costume party with live Rock'n Roll Band 45 RPM AND live Swing Band Sugar Trio. Yes, we are having 2 bands play at the dance party!

Our hugely popular Fast & Fabulous 20 minutes 1950s hair and eye-make up touch-up sessions creating this hot vintage pin up look are also available again. And there will be lots more on offer!

The entire event takes place at Cutheringa Bowling Cub, 8 Harold Street, West End Townsville QLD 4810.

TEACHERS

Interstate:

  • Justin Di Paola Sydney-based professional dance instructor, awarded competitor, choreographer and performer; Justin will be teaching all of the Saturday and Sunday Lindy Hop and Rock'n Roll workshops.

         

Local:

DANCE WORKSHOPS – Cutheringa Bowling Cub, 8 Harold Street, West End Townsville QLD 4810

Friday 21 July 2017, Saturday 22 July 2017 and Sunday 23 July 2017

On offer are Lindy Hop and Rock'n Roll dance workshops. Class levels range from Beginner classes through to Intermediate and Beyond. Please note that during this festival, we offer one (1) Absolute Beginners class for Lindy Hop and one (1) Absolute Beginner class for Rock'n Roll. Those absolute beginner classes are available on Friday evening.

Individual workshop costs are:

Friday evening classes with local Townsville teachers: $7 per person per lesson. Packages offering significant discounts ($15 - $53) are available through online ticketing.

Saturday and Sunnday workshops with Professional Dance Teacher Justin Di Paola: $20 per person per lesson. Packages offering significant discounts ($15 - $53) are available through online ticketing.

Please see the workshop schedule attached (section Event Attachments) for workshop times and topics. Please review the required level of experience for each workshop prior to booking.

Workshops are limited in participant numbers! You do not need a partner to book.

Please wear flat shoes (no runners) and comfortable clothes allowing range of movement.

FAST & FABULOUS HAIR & EYE MAKEUP SESSIONS - Cutheringa Bowling Cub, 8 Harold Street, West End Townsville QLD 4810

Book in with Miss Billie Beau who will give your hair and/or eyes a professional touch-up to create this hot sexy vintage pin up look. Eye Makeup Sessions are $30 each and Hair Makeup Sessions are $40 each. 

Miss Billie Beau is a seasoned performer in Burlesque dancing including Charleston, blues dance, bump & grind and GoGo - and is one of the Directors of Queen B Burlesque. Miss Billie has experience in stage hair, makeup and outfit styling for dancers and performers!  

Only 8 slots available on Saturday 22 July during the lunch break and the first number of hours of The Prom! dance party.

Tickets to the sessions are sold online. Ad hoc sessions will only be available if not sold out through online ticketing. Cash only please for ad hoc sessions!

  

SATURDAY NIGHT 22 JULY DANCE PARTY: THE PROM! WITH 45RPM AND SUGAR TRIO LIVE BANDS - Cutheringa Bowling Cub, 8 Harold Street, West End Townsville QLD 4810

6.30pm to late

Dress up! 1940s - 1960s pin up glamour & fun please!

The Prom! highlights:

 Cutheringa Bowling Club Bar open! Strictly NO BYO please.

Tickets to the Prom are $30 per Person if purchased online. Packages combining The Prom with workshops are available offering discounts between $15 and $53 (accessible through online ticketing only).

If not sold out online, tickets for The Prom! will be sold at the door for $35 per Person [Cash only please].

INQUIRIES:  Bettina Naughton from Swing Dancing Townsville on 0423 217 997 or [email protected]

PRIVATE LESSONS - Cutheringa Bowling Cub, 8 Harold Street, West End Townsville QLD 4810

Justin is available for a very limited number of private lessons (half hour $40 or one hour $70) at Cutheringa Bowling Club. Don’t miss out on this rare opportunity to improve your personal dance abilities and receive individualised tuition and feedback!

Inquiries and bookings with Bettina Naughton from Swing Dancing Townsville on 0423 217 997 or [email protected]

BIOGRAPHIES:

Justin Di Paola, Head Choreographer Sydney Swing Katz / Manager Blue Suede Shoes Dance School/ Dance Instructor, has been dancing ever since he could walk! He has won Juvenile, Junior and Youth RNR titles and continued winning as an adult. His 'rubber legs' quality allows him to perform spectacular stunts on the dance floor. Justin's passion for dancing and keeping the original form of Rock’n Roll and Swing dancing alive continues with his teaching career. His flair is speed and styling along with his fancy footwork. His choreographies are not only jaw dropping but also well regarded with the Sydney Swing Katz being the current NSW Rock’n Roll and Swing Title holders in the team division with Justin’s choreography “Come on Over Baby”.

Bettina Naughton began swing dancing in Europe and competed internationally in Boogie Woogie dancing for almost a decade. With her dance partner Angelo she ranked amongst the top 60 dance couples in the world and belonged to the Swiss National Team for several years. In 2015, she won 4 medals at the 2015 NSW Swing & Rock'n Roll Titles in Sydney. At the 2016 NSW Rock’n Roll and Swing Title she placed 1st in the Slow Swing Senior/Masters, 2nd in Lindy Hop Senior/Master Open Invitational and 3rd in Slow Swing Senior/Master Open Invitational categories. Being a versatile dancer and experienced teacher across many genres, Bettina now runs Swing Dancing Townsville teaching weekly Lindy Hop classes and choreographing for Townsville’s Lindy Hop Performance Group. Bettina is keen and excited to bring Lindy Hop to the community in and around Townsville. She will make sure you have plenty of fun while learning new skills.

DISCLAIMER:

The organisers reserve the right to alter or postpone the program or change venues if unusual circumstances require (e.g. severe weather event, or for participant safety, etc.)

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Tickets

  • Ticket PackagesThere is a range of ticket packages available offering significant discount. Please ensure that you are aware of what each package contains in order to select the most appropriate package.
    THE LOT-10x LH&RR workshops+The Prom with 2 live bands! [$53 discount] $125.00
    Friday 21st July until
    Sunday 23rd July 2017
    This ticket will allow access to ALL dance workshops offered throughout Fri (local teachers), Sat & Sun (Professional Dance Teacher Justin Di Paola) as well as THE PROM! Sat 22 July featuring 2 live bands. $53 discount included!
    Entry from 6:30pm Admit 1 Available
    6x SAT&SUN LH&RR Workshops+The Prom with 2 live bands! [$35 discount] $115.00
    Saturday 22nd July until
    Sunday 23rd July 2017
    Access to ALL 6 of the Sat 22 July & Sun 23 July Lindy Hop & Rock'n Roll workshops taught by Professional Dance Teacher Justin Di Paola plus THE PROM Sat 22 July featuring 2 live bands and offering $20 discount. Friday workshops are NOT included.
    Entry from 9:30am Admit 1 Available
    3x LINDY HOP Workshops+The Prom featuring 2 live bands! [$15 discount] $75.00
    Saturday 22nd July until
    Sunday 23rd July 2017
    Access to THE PROM Sat 22 July featuring 2 live bands + the following LINDY HOP workshops by Pro Teacher Justin Di Paola: Sat 22 July 1.30pm LH#1; Sat 22 July 3pm LH#2; Sun 23 July 9.30am LH#3; Friday classes & weekend Rock'n Roll workshops NOT included!
    Entry from 1:30pm Admit 1 Available
    3x ROCKN ROLL Workshops+The Prom featuring 2 live bands [$15 discount] $75.00
    Saturday 22nd July until
    Sunday 23rd July 2017
    Access to THE PROM Sat 22 July featuring 2 live bands + the following ROCK'N ROLL workshops by Pro Teacher Justin Di Paola: Sat 22 July 9.30am RR#1; Sat 22 July 11am RR#2; Sun 22 July 11am RR#3; Fri classes & Lindy Hop workshops NOT included.
    Entry from 9:30am Admit 1 Available
  • Friday Evening Absolute Beginner ClassesFrom Solo Swing through Lindy Hop and Rock'n Roll - the Friday evening Swing Medley will introduce you through the popular Swing dance styles from the 1930s though the 1960s. Please be aware that ticket package are available offering significant discounts.
    Fri 21 July 6.30pm 30 min Solo Swing - Swing Dancing Townsville $7.00
    Friday 21st July 2017 Participation in the dance workshop as described above; Social dancing after the last workshop from 8.30pm - 9.30pm; Tap water
    Entry from 6:30pm Admit 1 Available
    Fri 21 JULY 7.00pm 30 min Lindy Hop - Swing Dancing Townsville $7.00
    Friday 21st July 2017 Participation in the dance workshop as described above; Social dancing after the last workshop from 8.30pm - 9.30pm; Tap water
    Entry from 7:00pm Admit 1 Available
    Fri 21 July 7.30pm 30 min 2 Step RNR - TSV Twin Cities RNR Club $7.00
    Friday 21st July 2017 Participation in the dance workshop as described above; Social dancing after the last workshop from 8.30pm - 9.30pm; Tap water
    Entry from 7:30pm Admit 1 Available
    Fri 21 July 8.00pm 30 min 4 Step RNR - Jive Time RNR School $7.00
    Friday 21st July 2017 Participation in the dance workshop as described above; Social dancing after the last workshop from 8.30pm - 9.30pm; Tap water
    Entry from 8:00pm Admit 1 Available
  • Lindy Hop Dance WorkshopsLindy Hop originates from the 1940s and characterised by circular movement, a strong emphasis on music interpretation and a certain degree of physical vigour. And of course lots of fun! This dance style will get you moving and grooving to famous music from the Swing Dance era. Please be aware that ticket package are available offering significant discounts.
    Sat 22 July 1.30pm - 60 min Lindy Hop with Justin Di Paola (Code LH#1) $20.00
    Saturday 22nd July 2017 Participation in the dance workshop as described above; Social dancing in the break between workshops; Afternoon Tea and tap water
    Entry from 1:30pm Admit 1 Available
    Sat 22 July 3pm - 60 min Lindy Hop with Justin Di Paola (Code LH#2) $20.00
    Saturday 22nd July 2017 Please arrive on time for your dance workshops! Participation in the dance workshop as described above; Social dancing in the break between workshops Afternoon Tea and tap water
    Entry from 3:00pm Admit 1 Available
    Sun 23 July 9.30am - 60 min Lindy Hop with Justin Di Paola (Code LH#3) $20.00
    Sunday 23rd July 2017 Please arrive on time for your workshop. Participation in the dance workshop as described above Social dancing in the break between workshops Morning Tea and tap water
    Entry from 9:30am Admit 1 Available
  • Rock'n Roll Dance WorkshopsRock 'n Roll developed around the 1950s from Lindy Hop and is characterised by the body and legs being flexible. The dance leaves much scope for interpretation in style, movement, rhythm, and even in the manner in which the figures are constructed and introduced. You will be bouncing and kicking to great music from the Rock'n Roll times. Please be aware that ticket package are available offering significant discounts.
    Sat 22 July 9.30am - 60 min Rock'n Roll with Justin Di Paola (Code RR# $20.00
    Saturday 12th November 2016 Participation in the dance workshop as described above Social dancing in the break between workshops Morning Tea and tap water
    Entry from 9:30am Admit 1 Sales Closed
    Sat 22 July 11am - 60 min Rock'n Roll with Justin Di Paola (Code RR#2) $20.00
    Saturday 22nd July 2017 Please arrive on time for your workshop. Participation in the dance workshop as described above Social dancing in the break between workshops Morning Tea and tap water
    Entry from 11:00am Admit 1 Available
    Sun 23 July 11am - 60 min Rock'n Roll with Justin Di Paola (Code RR#3) $20.00
    Sunday 23rd July 2017 Participation in the dance workshop as described above Social dancing in the break between workshops Morning Tea and tap water
    Entry from 11:00am Admit 1 Available
  • The Prom! Dance PartySATURDAY NIGHT 22 JULY DANCE PARTY: THE PROM! WITH LIVE BANDS 45RPM & SUGAR TRIO Cutheringa Bowling Cub, 8 Harold Street, West End Townsville QLD 4810 6.30pm to late Dress up! 1940s - 1960s pin up glamour & fun please! The Prom! highlights: Authentic Rock'n Roll Live Band 45RPM Swing Band Sugar Trio (Townsville Jazz Club) DJ Justin Di Paola with more Rock'n Roll & Swing music Complimentary Rock'n Roll class [for everyone, no experience needed] Dance Performances Prizes for Best Dressed Gal & Best Dressed Guy And more! Cutheringa Bowling Club Bar open! Strictly NO BYO please. Tickets to the Prom are $30 per Person if purchased online. Packages combining The Prom with workshops are available offering discounts between $15 and $53 (accessible through online ticketing only). If not sold out online, tickets for The Prom! will be sold at the door for $35 per Person [Cash only please].
    Sat 22 July The Prom! featuring 2 live bands - General Admission $30.00
    Saturday 22nd July 2017 Access to THE PROM! Sat 22 July featuring Rock'n Roll Live Band 45RPM AND Sugar Trio Swing Band! Table seating is limited to 110 guest. Please review the table layout in Event Attachments and email [email protected] to make reservations!
    Entry from 6:30pm Admit 1 Available
  • Fast & Fabulous Vintage Hair & EyeMakeup20 minutes 1950s hair or eye-make up touch-up sessions to create this smokey hot vintage pin up look!
    20 Minute Hair Session Sat 22 July 12.00pm $40.00
    Saturday 22nd July 2017 Hair Session as described above
    Entry from 12:00pm Admit 1 Available
    20 Minute Hair Session Sat 22 July 12.30pm $40.00
    Saturday 22nd July 2017 Hair Session as described above
    Entry from 12:30pm Admit 1 Available
    20 Minute Hair Session Sat 22 July 1pm $40.00
    Saturday 22nd July 2017 Hair Session as described above
    Entry from 1:00pm Admit 1 Available
    20 Minute Eye Makeup Session Sat 22 July 6.30pm $30.00
    Saturday 22nd July 2017 Makeup Session as described above
    Entry from 6:30pm Admit 1 Available
    20 Minute Eye Makeup Session Sat 22 July 6.50pm $30.00
    Saturday 22nd July 2017 Makeup Session as described above
    Entry from 6:50pm Admit 1 Available
    20 Minute Eye Makeup Session Sat 22 July 7.10pm $30.00
    Saturday 22nd July 2017 Makeup Session as described above
    Entry from 7:10pm Admit 1 Available
    20 Minute Eye Makeup Session Sat 22 July 7.30pm $30.00
    Saturday 22nd July 2017 Makeup Session as described above
    Entry from 7:30pm Admit 1 Available
    20 Minute Eye Makeup Session Sat 22 July 7.50pm $30.00
    Saturday 22nd July 2017 Makeup Session as described above
    Entry from 7:50pm Admit 1 Available

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Please wear comfortable clothes which allow a range of movement and flat shoes (sand shoes, ballerinas, low heel dance shoes, etc.). Runners are not recommended as they make dancing quite difficult. 

Please arrive on time for the dance workshops as classes commence and finish on time. 

 

 

This event is organised by Swing Dancing Townsville. For more information please contact Swing Dancing Townsville on 0423217997

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