The free Family Swing Dance Day is 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 24th at the David Rubinstein Atrium, on Broadway between 62nd and 63rd Streets.
It’s part of the week-long celebration in NYC of the 100th birthday of Frankie Manning, a legendary swing dancer, choreographer and dance teacher, which is bringing swing dance enthusiasts from around the world to NYC for a series of ticketed dance events.
See yesterday’s posting for additional FREE Frankie 100 events at Lincoln Center this weekend.
Here’s the hourly schedule, so you choose which session or sessions to enjoy:
11:00 Free swing dance lesson for children and families with Valerie Salstrom
12:00 Free swing dance lesson for children and families with instructors from Dancing Classrooms
12:45 Children’s performance
1:00 Open dancing
2:30 Presentation: Lindy Hop: A Dance History for Youth, with Adam Brozowski, creator of Harlem Swings!
3:30 Open dancing with DJs Rob Moreland and Mike Thibault
Those who follow NYCOTC know that I’m a swing dancer. See you on the dance floor!