English Country Dance basics are easily learned. All dances are taught by expert teachers accompanied by live music.
Beginners, with or without a partner, are warmly welcomed at all Thursday events and our experienced dancers will partner with you throughout the evening.
ear comfortable, informal clothing, with low-heeled, soft-soled shoes and come
at 7:15 for a quick orientation.
We dance most Thursdays from September to May. Once a month we have a dance party or special event on a Friday or Saturday for which some experience is highly desirable.
THURSDAY NIGHT DANCES: 7:30 - 10:00 PM CDW Members $8 Others $10
FRIDAY & SATURDAY PARTIES: 8:00 - 11:00 PM CDW Members $12 Students $10 Others $15
Location: We usually dance at the Church in the Highlands, corner of Bryant & Grandview Avenues, White Plains.
Download our pdf Dance Schedule for details about each event.
Celebration of Spring Ball--21 March 2015 (Ball prep continues on Thursday, February 26.)
Download a pdf Ball Registration Form. Download a pdf of the Instructions for Ball Dances. Download a pdf of the Ball Practice Grid.
Upcoming Special Events (Bring your CDSS Passport to Joy!)
Saturday, March 21 Celebration of Spring Ball Orly, Judi, Paul & The Flying Romanos
Saturday, April 25 April Showers Beverly Francis & Margaret Ann Martin, Tom Phillips, Sue PolanskySaturday, May 23 Ice Cream Social Judi, Orly, Paul & SerendipitySaturday, June 6 Dance Party Colin Hume & A Joyful NoiseTo whet your appetite, check out these dance highlights:
Leah's Waltz at the CDW 40th Year Anniversary Party (2014)
Newcastle at the Celebration of Spring Ball (2011)
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Dancing at the Celebration of Spring Ball