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Appalachian Clogging and Flatfooting
Saturday 9th November | Echo Echo Studios | 11am – 12noon (12yrs +, all abilities)
Flatfooting and clogging are solo, rural, freestyle forms of American percussive dance originating in the Appalachian mountains with connections to Western European, Native American and West African dance. Using the toe, heel, and ball of the foot to strike and slide across the floor, flatfooting articulates the rhythms of mountain fiddle and banjo music. Wear comfortable leather-soled shoes for this class.
Dance the Tune
(open to dancers with some percussive dance experience tap, flamenco, Irish step dance)
Monday 11th November | Echo Echo Studios | 6pm – 7pm (12yrs +)
Traversing intersections and interstices of many traditional percussive dance styles, this class explores the sheer musical potential of your feet. Using imitation and idiomatic ornaments as well as extended techniques for shoe sounds and textures, we will learn to construct lines of rhythm imitating melody as well as create rhythmic counterpoint by setting up shoe-grooves employing contemporary musical sensibility.
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Phone (NI): 02871308883
Phone (ROI): 04871308883
Phone (Int'l): +442871308883
Box Office: Call into Echo Echo Studios, Hangman's Bastion, Magazine Street
Ockham's Razor £12 Full / £10 Conc / £8 - Under 16yrs / Group of 4 for £35
Collective B / Mixed Bill / Ferenc Fehér - £10 / £8
Ayesha Mailey - £8 / £6
Nic Gareiss £8 / £6 (pre-booking essential)
Echo Echo Ensemble £5 / £15 for group of 4
CAAKE performance Donations (Tue) / £5 (Sat)
Festival Party with Bounce £5
Performance Pass £50
Access All Events £70
Discounts for larger groups may be available by prior arrangement. Please contact Echo Echo Festival box office 02871308883 in advance.
Our sincere apologies - still no wheelchair access at Echo Echo Studios due to technical defect with platform lift, despite our best efforts. Several Festival events are programmed in other accessible venues and locations. Please contact us if you have a specific access requirement or query and we will be very happy to help.
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