And now, what you’ve all been waiting for: photos from the 2013 Fezziwig Ball. Clearly, everyone had a good time. Especially Brandon, whose free-spirited style of calling dances brought cheerful confusion to the dance floor. Fred, Scrooge’s nephew, “quite a powerful speaker” who wished all a Merry Christmas. To which […]

Fezziwig Ball is short weeks away, so here’s the evening schedule: 6:30pm: Doors open at the Omaha Botanical Gardens(100 Bancroft Street) 6:50: Short dance class 7pm: Dancing starts with Mr. Fezziwig opening the dance floor The Ragg-longways Juice of Barley-longways Newcastle Circle-a circle Jenny Pluck Pears-three couple circle Draper’s Maggot-three […]

Repost from last year: Why our Fezziwig Ball is the Best Ever.   The Cast: Those of you who have been to the annual  OldDD Fezziwig Ball know that our Dickens cast is amazing. They look the part in their historical costumes(no polyester!). They memorize their lines and deliver them […]

Join us as we remember history the best way possible: with dancing! Feel free to dress in 1940’s costume. Other news: -You can register for the Fezziwig Ball at the Veteran’s Day Dance. -If you plan to attend the Fezziwig Ball, try to come to the Veteran’s Day Dance. We’ll […]

 Here’s the Dance card for the Oct. 18th dance(This Friday!). 1.       Indian Queen- Mr. G 2.       Rakes of Rochester -Christa 3.       Newcastle circle -Brandon 4.       Lilliburlero -David 5.       Trip to Paris -Mr. G Intermission 6.       Hole in the Wall -David 7.       Comical Fellow -Christa 8.       Juice of Barley -Mr. G […]

A note to our regular attendees, Mr. Goodwin will be taking charge of the Sept. 20th and Oct. 18th dances. Anyone with requests or issues at those dances should speak to him. Dance card for Sept. 20th: The Spaniard Physical Snob Handel with Care Lord Byron’s Maggot Trip to Paris […]

Our dances for Aug. 9th, With live music by our very own BAND, and expert calling and instruction from our talented Callers. Newcastle Circle Knole Park Jefferson and Liberty Jovial Beggars I Care Not for these Ladies Intermission Comical Fellow Jenny Pluck Pears Duke of Kent’s Waltz Juice of Barley […]

Jovial Beggars-Emily Yellow Stockings-David Knole Park-Mr. G Waves of Tory-Brandon Auretti’s Dutch Skipper-Emily Intermission Merry Merry Milkmaids(This is a more complicated dance, so we’ll be teaching it as a team, with a demo. Advised for ages 13+) Jefferson and Liberty-Mr. G Handel with Care-David Gay Gordon-Emily

Indian Queen Gathering Peascods Trip to Paris The Bishop Ashford Anniversary Intermission Irish Circle Smithy Hill Hole in the Wall Duke of Perth Gay Gordon Time for our annual Junebug dance! And don’t forget the Saturday afternoon workshop: We are looking for volunteers to come and dance during a workshop […]

Performance Group, Renaissance Faire 2013. Despite the chill weather we enjoyed dancing favorites like the Merry Merry Milkmaids, Puck’s Deceit, Faine I would, and the good old Scottish dances. We’ll be out again this Saturday dancing at the Midlands Ren Faire: 11:30am, 2pm, and 4pm.