Schedule

This is a general summary schedule for 2019.  Please note that this schedule is subject to change.  More detailed schedules will become available as the event comes together here: DancesWorkshops, and Competitions.

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TimeWoman's Club of MinneapolisDancer's StudioDancer's Studio - Grand BallroomDancer's Studio - Sterling BallroomDancer's Studio - Hennepin BallroomTriune Masonic - BallroomTriune Masonic - DownstairsEvents
Thursday, Apr 25th
8:00pm to 11:00pmThursday Night Welcome Dance
with Patty and the Buttons and DJ Nick Davis
Parking will be very tight, please carpool as well as you can. $30 at the door
      
Thursday Night Welcome Dance
at Woman's Club of Minneapolis
with Patty and the Buttons and DJ Nick Davis
Parking will be very tight, please carpool as well as you can. $30 at the door 180 Minutes
Friday, Apr 26th
12:00pm to 12:50pm   Stops 1 and 2
with Jon Tigert and Jenna Applegarth
Classic Choreography
Momentum, and how to use it
with Ben White and Ariel Goh
Open to all attendees.
  
Stops 1 and 2
at Dancer's Studio - Sterling Ballroom
with Jon Tigert and Jenna Applegarth
Classic Choreography 50 Minutes
Momentum, and how to use it
at Dancer's Studio - Hennepin Ballroom
with Ben White and Ariel Goh
Open to all attendees. 50 Minutes
1:00pm to 1:50pm   California Routine
with Jon Tigert and Jenna Applegarth
Classic Choreography
Solo Routine
with Ann Mony
Learn an an original solo jazz routine choreographed by Ann Mony for MWLF.
  
California Routine
at Dancer's Studio - Sterling Ballroom
with Jon Tigert and Jenna Applegarth
Classic Choreography 50 Minutes
Solo Routine
at Dancer's Studio - Hennepin Ballroom
with Ann Mony
Learn an an original solo jazz routine choreographed by Ann Mony for MWLF. 50 Minutes
2:00pm to 2:50pm   Big Apple
with Jon Tigert and Jenna Applegarth
Classic Choreography
Competition Training
with Ben White and Ariel Goh
  
Big Apple
at Dancer's Studio - Sterling Ballroom
with Jon Tigert and Jenna Applegarth
Classic Choreography 50 Minutes
Competition Training
at Dancer's Studio - Hennepin Ballroom
with Ben White and Ariel Goh 50 Minutes
8:00pm to 12:00am Friday Main Dance
with Hot Swing Combo and DJ Kevin Kim
Couples Comp and special performance at 8, Band starts at 9!
Couples Showcase
with DJ Nick Davis
Dee Daniel-Locke's 4th Graders kick things off!
    
Friday Main Dance
at Dancer's Studio
with Hot Swing Combo and DJ Kevin Kim
Couples Comp and special performance at 8, Band starts at 9! 240 Minutes
Couples Showcase
at Dancer's Studio - Grand Ballroom
with DJ Nick Davis
Dee Daniel-Locke's 4th Graders kick things off!
10:00pm  Newcomer Mix n' Match Finals
with Hot Swing Combo
Contest will be held at the top of the 2nd Band Set.
    
Newcomer Mix n' Match Finals
at Dancer's Studio - Grand Ballroom
with Hot Swing Combo
Contest will be held at the top of the 2nd Band Set.
11:00pm  Open Mix n' Match Finals
with Hot Swing Combo
Contest will be held at the top of the 3rd Band Set.
    
Open Mix n' Match Finals
at Dancer's Studio - Grand Ballroom
with Hot Swing Combo
Contest will be held at the top of the 3rd Band Set.
12:00am to 4:00am Friday Late Night
with Hot Baked Goods and DJ Kevin Kim
     
Friday Late Night
at Dancer's Studio
with Hot Baked Goods and DJ Kevin Kim 240 Minutes
Saturday, Apr 27th
9:30am to 10:20am  Single vs Double
with Jon Tigert and Jenna Applegarth
How do we know if it is a single turn or a double? What if it’s a triple? We will explore different key concepts and techniques for how to lead and follow different types of turns.
Follow's Tandem Styling
with Ben White and Ariel Goh
Jazz Composition
with Dee Daniels Locke
Explore ways to combine movements to create a composition in solo jazz choreography and improv.
Rhythms and styling
with Anthony Chen and Irina Amzashvili

Room Closed
Single vs Double
at Dancer's Studio - Grand Ballroom
with Jon Tigert and Jenna Applegarth
How do we know if it is a single turn or a double? What if it’s a triple? We will explore different key concepts and techniques for how to lead and follow different types of turns. 50 Minutes
Follow's Tandem Styling
at Dancer's Studio - Sterling Ballroom
with Ben White and Ariel Goh 50 Minutes
Jazz Composition
at Dancer's Studio - Hennepin Ballroom
with Dee Daniels Locke
Explore ways to combine movements to create a composition in solo jazz choreography and improv. 50 Minutes
Rhythms and styling
at Triune Masonic - Ballroom
with Anthony Chen and Irina Amzashvili 50 Minutes

at Triune Masonic - Downstairs
Room Closed 50 Minutes
10:45am to 11:35am  Level 4 Placement Class
with Dee Daniels Locke and Charlie WIeprecth
Level 3 Placement Class
with Ben White and Ariel Goh
Level 5 Placement Class
with Jon Tigert and Jenna Applegarth
Minni Dip Madness (Level 1/2)
with Anthony Chen and Irina Amzashvili
Special Elective for Levels 1 & 2

Room Closed
Level 4 Placement Class
at Dancer's Studio - Grand Ballroom
with Dee Daniels Locke and Charlie WIeprecth 50 Minutes
Level 3 Placement Class
at Dancer's Studio - Sterling Ballroom
with Ben White and Ariel Goh 50 Minutes
Level 5 Placement Class
at Dancer's Studio - Hennepin Ballroom
with Jon Tigert and Jenna Applegarth 50 Minutes
Minni Dip Madness (Level 1/2)
at Triune Masonic - Ballroom
with Anthony Chen and Irina Amzashvili
Special Elective for Levels 1 & 2 50 Minutes

at Triune Masonic - Downstairs
Room Closed 50 Minutes
11:35am to 1:00pm  Lunch Break
Room Closed
Lunch Break
Room Open
Lunch Break
Room Open
Lunch Break
Room Closed
Lunch Break
Room Closed
Lunch Break
at Dancer's Studio - Grand Ballroom
Room Closed 85 Minutes
Lunch Break
at Dancer's Studio - Sterling Ballroom
Room Open 85 Minutes
Lunch Break
at Dancer's Studio - Hennepin Ballroom
Room Open 85 Minutes
Lunch Break
at Triune Masonic - Ballroom
Room Closed 85 Minutes
Lunch Break
at Triune Masonic - Downstairs
Room Closed 85 Minutes
1:00pm to 2:15pm  Track 3
with Dee Daniels Locke and Charlie WIeprecth
Track 4
with Anthony Chen and Irina Amzashvili
Track 5
with Jon Tigert and Jenna Applegarth
Track 2
with Robert Bell, Ryan Calloway and Ann Mony
Track 1
with Ben White and Ariel Goh
Track 1
at Triune Masonic - Downstairs
with Ben White and Ariel Goh 75 Minutes
2:30pm to 3:45pm  Track 3
with Jon Tigert and Jenna Applegarth
Track 4
with Dee Daniels Locke and Charlie WIeprecth
Track 5
with Anthony Chen and Irina Amzashvili
Track 1
with Robert Bell, Ryan Calloway and Ann Mony
Note the room change
Track 2
with Ben White and Ariel Goh
Note the room change
Track 1
at Triune Masonic - Ballroom
with Robert Bell, Ryan Calloway and Ann Mony
Note the room change 75 Minutes
Track 2
at Triune Masonic - Downstairs
with Ben White and Ariel Goh
Note the room change 75 Minutes
8:00pm to 12:00am Saturday Main Dance
with Hot Baked Goods and DJ Nick Davis
Team Comp at 8, Band at 9!
Team Showcase
with DJ Nick Davis
    
Saturday Main Dance
at Dancer's Studio
with Hot Baked Goods and DJ Nick Davis
Team Comp at 8, Band at 9! 240 Minutes
Team Showcase
at Dancer's Studio - Grand Ballroom
with DJ Nick Davis 60 Minutes
10:00pm  Strictly Finals
with Hot Baked Goods
Meeting with be during the band break.
    
Strictly Finals
at Dancer's Studio - Grand Ballroom
with Hot Baked Goods
Meeting with be during the band break.
10:45pm  Solo Jazz Prelims
with DJ Nick Davis
Prelims lead into Live Music Finals
    
Solo Jazz Prelims
at Dancer's Studio - Grand Ballroom
with DJ Nick Davis
Prelims lead into Live Music Finals
11:00pm  Solo Jazz
with Hot Baked Goods
Contest will be held at the top of the 3rd Band Set.
    
Solo Jazz
at Dancer's Studio - Grand Ballroom
with Hot Baked Goods
Contest will be held at the top of the 3rd Band Set.
12:00am to 4:00am Saturday Late Night
with Hot Swing Combo and DJ Susan Olson
     
Saturday Late Night
at Dancer's Studio
with Hot Swing Combo and DJ Susan Olson 240 Minutes
12:30am  Slow groove
with DJ Susan Olson
Contest will start before the late night band.
    
Slow groove
at Dancer's Studio - Grand Ballroom
with DJ Susan Olson
Contest will start before the late night band.
Sunday, Apr 28th
9:30am to 10:20am  Switching it up
with Anthony Chen and Irina Amzashvili
Stealing the lead; need to know a bit of both roles
Warping time
with Ben White and Ariel Goh
Intro to Teaching
with Ann Mony
This will class will provide you with tools to be a clear, engaging, and thoughtful swing dance teacher. No prior teaching experience required.

Building Closed

Building Closed
Switching it up
at Dancer's Studio - Grand Ballroom
with Anthony Chen and Irina Amzashvili
Stealing the lead; need to know a bit of both roles 50 Minutes
Warping time
at Dancer's Studio - Sterling Ballroom
with Ben White and Ariel Goh 50 Minutes
Intro to Teaching
at Dancer's Studio - Hennepin Ballroom
with Ann Mony
This will class will provide you with tools to be a clear, engaging, and thoughtful swing dance teacher. No prior teaching experience required. 50 Minutes

at Triune Masonic - Ballroom
Building Closed 50 Minutes

at Triune Masonic - Downstairs
Building Closed 50 Minutes
10:30am to 11:30am  What do I do with my hands?
with Jon Tigert and Jenna Applegarth
This class is all about exploring interesting options for connecting our hands and arms, while emphasizing quality movement, connection, and rhythm.
Slip sliding away
with Anthony Chen and Irina Amzashvili
Incorporating slides in your Lindy hop
Slow Solo
with Dee Daniels Locke
Develop control, confidence, and creativity by exploring the limits of extension and muscle control within the heartbeat and tone of slow music. We'll be supported by both jazz and other music genres.

Building Closed

Building Closed
What do I do with my hands?
at Dancer's Studio - Grand Ballroom
with Jon Tigert and Jenna Applegarth
This class is all about exploring interesting options for connecting our hands and arms, while emphasizing quality movement, connection, and rhythm. 60 Minutes
Slip sliding away
at Dancer's Studio - Sterling Ballroom
with Anthony Chen and Irina Amzashvili
Incorporating slides in your Lindy hop 60 Minutes
Slow Solo
at Dancer's Studio - Hennepin Ballroom
with Dee Daniels Locke
Develop control, confidence, and creativity by exploring the limits of extension and muscle control within the heartbeat and tone of slow music. We'll be supported by both jazz and other music genres. 60 Minutes

at Triune Masonic - Ballroom
Building Closed 60 Minutes

at Triune Masonic - Downstairs
Building Closed 60 Minutes
11:30am to 12:45pm  Lunch
Room Open
Lunch
Room Open
Lunch
Room Open

Building Closed

Building Closed
Lunch
at Dancer's Studio - Grand Ballroom
Room Open 75 Minutes
Lunch
at Dancer's Studio - Sterling Ballroom
Room Open 75 Minutes
Lunch
at Dancer's Studio - Hennepin Ballroom
Room Open 75 Minutes

at Triune Masonic - Ballroom
Building Closed 75 Minutes

at Triune Masonic - Downstairs
Building Closed 75 Minutes
12:45pm to 2:00pm  Track 3
with Robert Bell, Ryan Calloway and Ann Mony
Track 4
with Ben White and Ariel Goh
Track 5
with Dee Daniels Locke and Charlie WIeprecth
Track 2
with Jon Tigert and Jenna Applegarth
Track 1
with Anthony Chen and Irina Amzashvili
2:15pm to 3:30pm  Track 3
with Anthony Chen and Irina Amzashvili
Track 4
with Robert Bell, Ryan Calloway and Ann Mony
Track 5
with Ben White and Ariel Goh
Track 2
with Dee Daniels Locke and Charlie WIeprecth
Track 1
with Jon Tigert and Jenna Applegarth
3:45pm to 5:00pm  Track 3
with Ben White and Ariel Goh
Track 4
with Jon Tigert and Jenna Applegarth
Track 5
with Robert Bell, Ryan Calloway and Ann Mony
Track 2
with Anthony Chen and Irina Amzashvili
Track 1
with Dee Daniels Locke and Charlie WIeprecth
8:30pm to 12:00am Sunday Main Dance
with Twin Cities Hot Club and DJ Mel Varriano
DJ Mel followed by the Twin Cities Hot Club at 9pm
     
Sunday Main Dance
at Dancer's Studio
with Twin Cities Hot Club and DJ Mel Varriano
DJ Mel followed by the Twin Cities Hot Club at 9pm -1230 Minutes
10:00pm  Invitational Mix and Match
with Twin Cities Hot Club
    
12:00am to 4:00am Sunday Late Night
with DJ Mel Varriano and DJ Angie Boettcher
     
Sunday Late Night
at Dancer's Studio
with DJ Mel Varriano and DJ Angie Boettcher 240 Minutes
Disclaimer: All schedules are subject to change without notice.