21st Year • Endicott College • Beverly • Massachusetts • USA

Provisional Schedule Information (subject to change)

Class names and descriptions are being added as they become available. Your track class schedule will be available at camp. Please note, there may need to be changes before the start of camp, but every effort will be made to keep this schedule up to date. Get on the mailing list for updates on Beantown Camp 2017.

 

Saturday, June 24, 2017

8:00–​9:00am Latecomers Auditions & Track Questions Auditorium An opportunity to see the instructors with questions about your Lindy Hop Track placement and for those that missed the auditions. Be sure to bring your name badge and latecomers bring your audition number!
8:45–​9:45am Breakfast Dining Hall
Lindy Hop Tracks
9:30–​10:30am Example Track Other Tracks Other Tracks Other Tracks
10:45–​11:45am Other Tracks Other Tracks Other Tracks Other Tracks
Mini-Track 1
12:00–​1:00pm Swingout Variations (Beg–Int) Colors of the Wind Anthony & Erin Explore the unknown frontiers of your swing out, and learn to sing with all the voices of the mountains (or the music). Specialty (All Levels) St. Louis Shag Fundamentals Jon & Jenna Come learn the basic steps, a few classic moves, and a little history of this classic dance! All levels welcome! This is the perfect class if you're even a little bit "Shag-Curious". Balboa Mini-Track (Beg–Int) Balboa Part 1 Bobby & Kate Chorusline Ladies Mini-Track Chorusline Ladies Part 1 Gaby Solo Jazz (Int/Adv–Adv) Solo Jazz Skye Slow Dancing/Blues (Int/Adv–Adv) Slow Dancing Dan & Jenny Let's explore Slow Dancing in the Jazz genre. We'll start with some basic-step building and rhythms. We'll work on our partnered connection, and then tie in some vocabulary to keep you moving. You'll walk out with a general overview on how to approach this style of dance.
1:10–​2:10pm Lunch Dining Hall
1:55–​2:10pm Final Saturday Competition Registration Dining Hall
Mini-Track 2
2:20–​3:20pm Partner Charleston (Beg–Int) Tandem Fun Daryl & JenniferWe'll start with Tandem Charleston basics and give you some fun variations. Specialty (Int/Adv–Adv)
Partner Required
Flashy Moves for the Stage Gaby & Nathan Add some serious pizzazz to your dancing with lifts, dips, drops and drags. In this class, we'll work on some flash moves for the stage. Because of the nature of jumps and weight sharing lifts, we will not rotate partnerships. Please wear supportive, cushion soles, and be ready to sweat!
Music (All Levels) Active Listening Michael G Learn to acknowledge and appreciate the details of the music we listen to. We will dissect some famous recordings, one phrase at a time, and talk about what's making them sound so great both logistically and artistically. Hip Hop Combo Mini-Track (Int–Adv) Hip Hop Part 1 Anthony & Eric Struttin' Blues Routine Mini-Track (All Levels) Blues Part 1 Dan & Jenny Solo Jazz (Beg–Int) A Rhythmic Brainstorm Jon Let's explore some new ideas to whet your appetite in the Wide World of Rhythm.
Lindy Hop Tracks
3:35–​4:35pm Example Track Other Tracks Other Tracks Other Tracks Other Tracks Other Tracks
4:45–​5:15pm Open Practice Kevin Chapel Afternoon Chi Richard Lodge Loosen up and connect with Tai Chi movement. Stretching Lori Aerobics Room A great way to look after your body at the end of the day! Track Questions Auditorium An opportunity to see the instructors with questions about your Lindy Hop Track placement. Be sure to bring your name badge and track schedule!
5:20–​6:50pm Camp Social Winthrop Back Lawn
7:00–​8:00pm Dinner Dining Hall
Evening
Beantown Saturday Dance Party
8:30pm–​1:00am Evening Dance Callahan
8:30–​11:00pm Vintage Fair at the Camp Shop Callahan
8:45pm Strictly Lindy Competition
9:30pm–​12:45am Jonathan Stout Orchestra, featuring Hilary Alexander
10:25pm Band Break Mix & Match Competition Finals
11:45pm Band Break Performances
12:45am After Band Late Night Cake-Break Beantown Café
12:45am–​Late Late Night Dance Callahan