Madison Set Dancers Archives

 

Dance in Madison Oct 8th PLUS Set Dance Beginner Series Sept 8-Oct 6

August 13th 2022

*Irish Set Dance – Beginner Series* Come learn the basics of set dancing! We are thrilled to be offering a 5-week beginner series this fall! Over five classes, we will cover set dance basics and will learn a couple of commonly danced sets, so you can walk onto the dance floor feeling confident. The series will culminate with our October 8th dance with live music at the Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center from 2:00-5:00 p.m. All dances learned in the beginner series will be included on the set list for the October 8th dance! ...Continue Reading

CANCELLED - Dance Saturday, March 14th @ Wil-Mar Center

March 12th 2020

To support local efforts to promote social distancing, we are cancelling the set dance on March 14th. We are disappointed, but will take joy in planning future set dances (and possibly a set dance class!) while we wait. We look forward to seeing you on the dance floor soon! Keep an eye on our Facebook page (Madison Irish Set Dance) and the email listserv, and stay in touch! Country Dance & Song Society statement: https://www.cdss.org/covid19 Madison & Dane County Public Health: ht ...Continue Reading

Dance March 14th, 3:00-6:00 @ Wil-Mar Center

March 10th 2020

Hello dancers, Please join us for a beginner-friendly Irish Set Dance at the Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center on Saturday, March 14th from 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. We'll be drinking tea and Capitol Ceili Band will delight us with lively tunes while we dance. Don't worry if you're not a seasoned set dancer - all dances will be called! We'll continue to use gender-neutral (raven/lark) terminology. Why? Great community and dancing is fun! What? Irish Set Dance When? Saturday, March 14th, 3:00- ...Continue Reading

Dance February 8th, 3:00-6:00 @ Wil-Mar Center

February 4th 2020

Hello dancers, Please join us for a beginner-friendly Irish Set Dance at the Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center on Saturday, February 8th from 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. We'll be drinking tea and Micha will grace us with lively tunes while we dance. Don't worry if you're not a seasoned set dancer - all dances will be called! We'll continue to use gender-neutral (raven/lark) terminology. Why? Great community and dancing is fun! What? Irish Set Dance When? Saturday, February 8th, 3:00-6:00 p.m. Where? Wil-Mar N ...Continue Reading

Dance January 11th, 3:00-6:00 @ Wil-Mar Center in Madison

January 9th 2020

Hello dancers, Please join us for a beginner-friendly Irish Set Dance at the Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center on Saturday, January 11th from 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. We'll be drinking tea and dancing to music performed by Charlene and Kara. Don't worry if you're not a seasoned set dancer - all dances will be called! We'll continue to use gender-neutral (raven/lark) terminology. Why? Great community and dancing is fun! What? Irish Set Dance When? Saturday, January 11th, 3:00-6:00 p.m. Where? Wil-Mar Neighborhoo ...Continue Reading

Reminder - Dance December 14th, 3:00-6:00 @ Wil-Mar Center in Madison

December 13th 2019

Hello dancers, Please join us for a beginner-friendly Irish Set Dance at the Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center on Saturday, December 14th from 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.! We'll be drinking tea and dancing to lively recorded music! Don't worry if you're not a seasoned set dancer - all dances will be called! We'll be using gender-neutral (raven/lark) terminology again! Why? Great community and dancing is fun! What? Irish Set Dance When? Saturday, December 14th, 3:00-6:00 p.m. Where? Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center, 953 Jenifer S ...Continue Reading

Dance December 14th, 3:00-6:00 @ Wil-Mar Center in Madison

November 21st 2019

Hello dancers, Please join us for a beginner-friendly Irish Set Dance at the Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center on Saturday, December 14th from 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.! We'll be drinking tea and dancing to lively recorded music! Don't worry if you're not a seasoned set dancer - all dances will be called! We'll be using gender-neutral (raven/lark) terminology again! Why? Great community and dancing is fun! What? Irish Set Dance When? Saturday, December 14th, 3:00-6:00 p.m. Where? Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center, 953 Jenifer S ...Continue Reading

Reminder - House Dance - Sunday, Nov 17th - 2:00-5:00

November 15th 2019

Hello dancers, This is Jeanna and I'm looking forward to hosting a dance at my home on Sunday, November 17th from 2:00-5:00. Like we do at house dances, I'll make sure to have some amount of tea, assorted drinks, and some snacks ready for us. You're welcome to bring something to share if you'd like.  Kara and Charlene will play tunes and Theresa will call sets for us! The current plan, in no particular order, is the Corofin Plain, the Fermanagh (my favorite), the Balleyvourney, and if we have time per ...Continue Reading

House Dance - Sunday, Nov 17th - 2:00-5:00

November 3rd 2019

Hello dancers, This is Jeanna and I'd like to host a dance at my home on Sunday, November 17th from 2:00-5:00. Like we do at house dances, I'll make sure to have some amount of tea, assorted drinks, and some snacks ready for us. You're welcome to bring something to share if you'd like.  Kara and Charlene will play tunes and Theresa will call sets for us! If you have any special requests for sets - feel free to let me know!  For those of you who have danced at my house in the past, note that I moved t ...Continue Reading

Dance Saturday, Nov 9th 3:00-6:00 Wil-Mar Center

October 27th 2019

Hello dancers, Please join us for a beginner-friendly Irish Set Dance at the Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center on Saturday, November 9th! We will provide dance instruction from 3:00-3:30. We'll dance to live music by the Capitol Ceili Band from 3:30-6:00 with a break for tea in the middle. Don't worry if you're not a seasoned set dancer - all dances will be called! We'll be using gender-neutral (raven/lark) terminology again! Why? Great community and dancing is fun! What? Irish Set Dance When? Saturday, November 9th, 3:00- ...Continue Reading
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