Folk dancing, square dancing, old time social
dancing, la danse folklorique. Call it what you will – it’s
all part of the plan to get families and communities moving
together in musical celebration.
Marian Rose, a musician, dance educator and
writer based in Vancouver, B.C., Canada has created the Community
Project as a tool to preserve and rejuvenate the ritual
of community family dancing together with the vibrant musical
traditions that go along with it.
In the past two decades Marian has taught
folk and social dance to thousands of school children, has
led adult recreational
dance at weddings, festivals and dance camps, and is a
highly respected clinician at teacher conferences and professional
New Location - Maintenant au Québec!
For the next year or two I will be based out of Chicoutimi, Quebec, as I work on a masters degree in Linguistics. Language, music and dance have much in common, and I look forward to exploring new horizons.
Never fear, I will be making regular trips to western Canada to visit friends and family and to share my new discoveries with you all.