Welcome to Tapestry Folkdance Center

Tapestry Folkdance Center creates opportunities for participation in the joys of dance and music from around the world. You’ll love dancing at Tapestry! No partner is needed to dance in this safe, family friendly, alcohol-free environment. Our facility is accessible to those with disabilities. For most classes, no experience is necessary and beginners are welcome! You can pay at the door: no pre-registration required (unless specified otherwise for special events).

There’s a dance for everyone. Why not give it a try?

Schedule Changes The Weekend of Sept 30-Oct 2

  • Folkdance Weekend replaces the regular International Folkdance Friday
  • No Zumba on Saturday or Sunday
  • No karate on Saturday
  • No Saturday night Contra
  • No Dance Church on Sunday

Regular programming continues after 2 pm on Sunday with Ballroom Dance and English Country Dance in the evening.

International Folkdance Weekend – Sept 30 to Oct 2

bata-for-workshopsEach fall, Tapestry brings a guest master teacher to the Twin Cities for a full weekend of dance workshops, live music and cultural talks. The Fall International Weekend typically focuses on dance from a single country and attracts dancers from across the nation. Everyone is welcome, but experience with International folkdance is highly encouraged. Pre-registration is NOT required.

This year’s workshop features Miroslav Bata Marčetić, formerly a leading performer, soloist and choreographer for more than 17 years with the Serbian National Folk Ensemble “Kolo” in Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro.

Saturday night features a dance party with live music by Orkestar Sloboda, a band based in the Serbian community of Milwaukee, WI that has been entertaining dancers in the Midwest for over 20 years. They will be performing a wide repertoire of Serbian and international songs that are both exciting and soulful.  Help us welcome the band on their first visit to Tapestry Folkdance Center.

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“We are the Folk; these dances are for us” – Fer Horn

 

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