Up Next in Solo Jazz: The Shim Sham

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Starting Monday 29 October 2018

Possibly *the most* performed stroll in the modern swing dance community, the Shim Sham is a *must-know* solo jazz choreography. The Shim Sham has it’s roots in tap and it’s origins on the 1920’s stage.

Originally attributed to Leonard Reed and Willie Bryant but made famous by Lindy Hop legend Frankie Manning, the Shim Sham is now performed at social dances and events all over the world! Check out Frankie Manning leading the Shim Sham at Lindy Fest 2007.

All welcome – no experience necessary for Week 1! We’ll be working on the Shim Sham over two weeks. Where’s what you can expect each week:

WEEK 1:
29 OCTOBER
Prep-Work
Getting a handle on the trickier steps and transitions!
WEEK 2:
5 NOVEMBER
Finishing Touches
Putting it together and finishing off the choreo!

7:15pm | Upstairs at the Rising Sun Arts Centre.
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