Please join us on Thursday, September 10
for a Cavalcade of Callers
to begin our 2015-16 season.
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 weekend event for which some experience is highly desirable.
THURSDAY NIGHT DANCES: 7:30 - 10:00 PM CDW Members $8 Others $10
WEEKEND PARTIES: 8:00 - 11:00 PM CDW Members $12 Students $10 Others $15
Location: All regular dances (except for the Celebration of Spring Ball) take place in White Plains at the Church in the Highlands, corner of Bryant & Grandview Avenues (only a short taxi ride from the White Plains Metro-North train station).
Download our pdf Dance Schedule for details about each event.
Upcoming Special Events (Bring your CDSS Passport to Joy!)
Sept. 26 (Saturday) Harvest Dance Beverly Francis Margaret Ann Martin, Tom Philips, Sue PolanskyOct. 31 (Saturday) Pumpkin Dance Barbara Finney Gotham GalsNov. 1 (Sunday) "Celebrations" CD Release Orly Krasner ReunionNov. 27 (Friday) Thanksgiving Dance Judi Rivkin Gotham GalsDec. 6 (Sunday) Holiday Delight Paul Ross & Tom Amesse Bare NecessitiesDec. 31 (Thursday) New Year's Eve TBA The Flying RomanosTo whet your appetite, check out these dance highlights on YouTube:Step Stately at the Celebration of Spring Ball (2015)Cat in the Window at the Celebration of Spring Ball (2015)
Leah's Waltz at the CDW 40th Year Anniversary Party (2014)
Newcastle at the Celebration of Spring Ball (2011)
English Country Dancing Done Well an introductory selection of dances from the Childgrove YouTube channel.
Become a member and support our community (form).For additional information or in case of inclement weather,
please call one of the following people--
Dancing at the Celebration of Spring Ball