Rocktober Intensive Lindy Hop Weekend

Schedule

Schedule changes will be announced in person at the event. Pay attention to your Emcee!

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Friday Dance

7:45 PM – Midnight

Location Description
Clintonville Woman’s Club // 3951 N High St, Columbus, OH 43214 Cozy venue that makes you feel like you’re home. Hardwood floors and a raised stage to highlight our band. Ample parking in lot just north (behind) the building. Please do not leave belongings on the dance floor.
 7:45 PM Registration / Pre-registration Check-in opens
8:00 PM DJ’d dancing!
 9:00 PM  LIVE BAND Chelsea Reed & the Fair Weather Five!
10:00 PM Instructor Demonstration
11:00 PM Random Partner sign-up closes
11:15 PM 60 Seconds of Fame Competitors’ Meeting

Saturday Workshops

9:30 AM – 5 PM

Location Description
Worthington Community Center // 345 E. Wilson Bridge Rd, Worthington, OH 43085 Classes are on a variety of floors, some might be a little sticky so bring fast shoes. There is ample parking in the Worthington Community Center lot. Do not enter at the roundabout entrance, there is another entrance when you circle the building.

Bring your water bottles! There are water fountains and healthy vending options for your refreshment.

9:30 AM to 10 AM Registration / Check-in
10 AM to Noon Intensive Classes
Non-Audition (Adrienne & Rafal) in the South Gym
Audition Track (Jenny & Christian)  in the Parquet Room
Audition Track (Laura & Jeremy) in the Meeting Room 1 & 2
12:15 PM to 12:45 PM Random Partner Prelims in South Gym
12:30 PM to 2 PM Lunch in Lobby for pre-registered lunch option
1 PM to 5 PM Fundamentals Classes (Kerry & David) in the Fitness Room
2 PM to 5 PM Intensive Classes
Non-Audition (Adrienne & Rafal) in the South Gym
Audition Track (Jenny & Christian)  in the Parquet Room
Audition Track (Laura & Jeremy) in the Meeting Room 1 & 2

Saturday Dance

7:45 PM – Midnight

Location Description
First Congregational Church // 444 East Broad St, Columbus, OH 43215 Charming ballroom in the basement of an historic church. Hardwood floors and a fantastic stage to highlight our band. Ample parking in lot just north (behind) the building. Place belongings on the raised platform in the back of the parish hall.
7:45 PM Registration opens
8:00 PM DJ dance
 8:30 PM  LIVE BAND Chelsea Reed & the Fair Weather Five!
 9:15 PM Random Partner Finals
10:30 PM 60 Seconds of Fame Competition
11:45 PM Awards

Sunday Workshops

10:15 AM – 5 PM

Location Description
Worthington Community Center // 345 E. Wilson Bridge Rd, Worthington, OH 43085 Classes are on a variety of floors, some might be a little sticky so bring fast shoes. There is ample parking in the Worthington Community Center lot. Do not enter at the roundabout entrance, there is another entrance when you circle the building.

Bring your water bottles! There are water fountains and healthy vending options for your refreshment.

10:15 AM – 10:30 AM Electives Registration

Dances Only, Fundamentals, and non-event attendees may purchase electives.
Electives are included in the intensive tracks.

$15 for one elective ($10 for SwingColumbus Members)
$25 for both electives ($20 for SwingColumbus Members only)

10:30 AM to 12:30 PM Intensive Classes
Non-Audition (Adrienne & Rafal) in the South Gym
Audition Track (Jenny & Christian)  in the Parquet Room
Audition Track (Laura & Jeremy) in the Meeting Room 1 & 2
12:30 PM to 2 PM Lunch & Electives Registration

Dances Only, Fundamentals, and non-event attendees may purchase electives.
Electives are included in the intensive tracks.

$15 for one elective ($10 for SwingColumbus Members)
$25 for both electives ($20 for SwingColumbus Members only)

2 PM to 3:20 PM
Trickeration
Solo routine. High intensity.Fast-paced Jazz dance routine choreographed by the legendary dancer Norma Miller, original member of Whitey’s Lindy Hoppers from the Savoy Ballroom and acclaimed as the “Queen of Swing.”
Two Step & Swing Foxtrot
Partnered dancing. Low intensity.

Although lindy hop was a nationwide craze during the big band era, the most common steps that you’d see on social dance floors were not swing outs. Even more common were foxtrot and simple two step dances! Simple social dancing is beautiful. Let’s try it out.

Collegiate Shag
Partnered dancing. Medium intensity.

Learn the basics plus some easy & fun moves in this exciting and flashy footwork oriented dance

3:40 PM to 5 PM
Inspired by Dawn Hampton
Partnered dancing. Medium intensity.
Balboa and Lindy Collide
Partnered dancing. High intensity.Here are some fun moves & stylings that can be used for both Lindy and Balboa. No prior Balboa experience necessary.
St. Louis Shim Sham
Solo routine. Medium intensity.

Solo jazz routine choreographed by Jon Tigert in Christian and Jenny’s living room in St. Louis that has taken the world by storm! A great routine for learning basic jazz steps or practicing your styling, whether you’re new to solo jazz or already love it.