Swingin’ At The Savoy 2017 was here! Thank You & Feedback Survey

Hello, and thank you for being part of Swingin’ at the Savoy 2017!

Swingin’ at the Savoy 2017 was here, and what a great event it was! Each one of us who attended got to carry away a special gift — new knowledge or a new inspiration, a sense of belonging to a greater community, or to deeper history, and the feel of touching something bigger than any one person can put in words.

Many people have contributed to the success of this year’s event, we’ve listed them on our home page and we thank them for making it happen. It was fantastic to see so many of you here and to share this weekend with you, it couldn’t have happened without you. We had a blast and we hope you did too.

FEEDBACK SURVEY
We want next year’s event to be better than this year’s. We are interested in getting your feedback on your experience of the event, and we have prepared a short survey. We would greatly appreciate it if you could spend about 5-10 minutes to fill it out:

OUR SURVEY IS NOW CLOSED
 Your opinion is important to us!

VIDEOS
Competition videos are on their way. We will add links here soon.

PHOTOS
We would like to thank Larry Colen and Nicole Jacque for being our photographers this year, and Shimmytown for the photo booth. Photos are getting published on Facebook, please tag your friends. We will add links here soon.

LARRY COLEN PHOTOGRAPHY

Social Dancing: facebook album
LA Swing Barons: facebook album
Clint Baker’s New Orleans Jazz Band: facebook album
VIP Panel: facebook album
Performances, Shim Shams etc: facebook album
Competitions: facebook album
Classes: facebook album

NICOLE JACQUE PHOTOGRAPHY

Friday: facebook album
Saturday: facebook album
Tap Performance: facebook album
L.A. Swing Barons: facebook album
VIPs: facebook album
Friday Late Night Shim Sham Competition: facebook album
Saturday Late Night Ambidancetrous Jack & Jill: facebook album

SHIMMYTOWN PHOTO BOOTH

Friday & Saturday: facebook album

We are already working on Swingin’ At The Savoy 2018, stay tuned for future announcements.
Swingin’ at the Savoy Team
Amanda, Cari, Hannah, Gilles, Kevin, Stuart
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FULL WEEKEND

All non-newcomer track groups are folded into a single pool for registration called Full Weekend. Once registered, you have to fill out our Level Check Questionnaire.

Track group descriptions are available here.

NEWCOMERS SPECIAL

This track is for you if…

You are fairly new to Lindy Hop, or have only taken a handful of classes. This is your first Lindy Hop workshop weekend. You’re looking to learn a lot and have a lot of fun. This track will provide just the right amount of classes.

It is a more affordable track perfect for new dancers. The track will be taught by instructors Adam Brozowski & Joshua Mclean.

PARTNERED SWING DANCING ROLES

Partnered swing dancing is a role-based dance. There is a leader and there is a follower. Both partners contribute equally to the dance, but in different ways. The leader is the one usually initiating movement and thinking about the dance in terms of shapes. The follower interprets the lead and moves accordingly, adding their own contributions to the dance. The dancers send each other cues about their movements and intentions through their connection as well as visually. The dance becomes an unspoken conversation between the dancers.