Advanced Medieval and Renaissance Ballroom Dance

Come learn more complex ballroom dances from the 15th and 16th centuries!




$69.99 per person



About this experience

Interested in challening your medieval and Renaissance dance skills? Then join this seven part series and have fun exploring two centuries of social dance!

We will be exploring dances and footwork from the 15th and 16th centurys from England, France, Burgundy, and the Italian City-States. The series will also include readings from contemporary chronicles for cultural context, footwork drills to help build balance, posture and grace, and a range of dances. No partner required, nor prior dance experience necessary!

The sessions will be recorded and shared with those who cannot attend on the day. πŸ™‚

Note that class times and dates are currently shown in Korean Standard Time; use this site to check the times/dates for your time zone!

Check out my YouTube channel Medieval Dance playlist to get an idea of my teaching style and the sort of dancing we shall be doing!

Remember that Creative Contessa/Travels with the Contessa Patreons get a discount on all Creative Contessa Events!

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Rachel Lorenz, aka the Contessa, has a passion for teaching and has been fascinated by medieval and Renaissance life since she was old enough to put on an old lace tablecloth and make-pretend "the olden days". Since then, she has traveled the world studying medieval and Renaissance dance, researching dance manuals in their original language, and poring over chronicles and account books to get a deeper understanding of the nature and role of ballroom dance in the Middle Ages and Renaissance.