Several events highlighting Israeli folk dancing are planned for November at the 92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York City.
An Israeli folk dance workshop on November 21 from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. will provide instruction for teachers looking to work with Israeli dance in schools or amateur performing groups. Topics include theme development, Jewish holiday dances, costume planning, and choreography skills. The workshop is $50, and advance registration is required.
The annual Israeli Folk Dance “Thanksgiving Marathon” will be held November 24 from 9:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. Admission is $25 at the door.
Also, every Wednesday during November from 7:00 p.m. to 12:45 a.m., folk dance masters Ruth Goodman and Danny Uziel will lead an Israeli folk dance party. The night begins with a brief lesson in steps and styles of basic Israeli folk dances from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Call the Israeli Folk Dance hotline at 212.415.5737 for location and schedule updates.
For more information on events at the 92nd Street Y, visit www.92Y.org or call 212.415.5500.