Category

Date

Thu Jul 29 2021

Time

Pacific Time
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Location

Online

Yiddish Dancing Workshops, with Steve Weintraub

Thursday, July 29, 4-5pm Pacific Time AND a second (different) workshop Sunday, August 1, 12:30-1:30pm Pacific Time
 
For the first time, the renowned Stockton Folk Dance Camp will include two on-line workshops featuring Yiddish (klezmer) dancing! Stockton is the premiere camp for international folk dance and registration is free and easy. More camp details»
 
Check out Steve’s “teaser video”» for this dance camp. If enough people show up for these workshops, maybe they’ll bring him to Northern California when Stockton Folk Dance Camp is once again “in real life”!
 

About Steve Weintraub» Steve is a teacher, choreographer, and performer of Jewish dance, particularly  Yiddish dance, the dance to klezmer music. Born on New York’s Governor’s Island, bar mitsvehed in the Bronx, and living now in Philadelphia, Steven Lee Weintraub received his dance training in Manhattan with Alvin Ailey and Erick Hawkins, among others. He is in international demand as a teacher of traditional Yiddish dance at festivals and workshops including Klezkamp, Klezkanada, and festivals in Krakow, Furth, Paris, and London. He delights in introducing people to the figures, steps and stylings of the dances that belong to klezmer music. He has often been called the “Pied Piper of Yiddish Dance”; his years of experience leading and researching Yiddish dance allow him to quickly weave dancers and music together in astonishing ways. Young and old, from all backgrounds, find it easy to share in the joy of Yiddish dancing.


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