Summer News

Published by Flying Cloud Academy on April 10th, 2015

Returning Heroes logoPERFORMANCE TROUPE OPENINGS:   The Performance Troupe has openings for dancers.  Singles and Couples 18yrs.+  Dancers/apprentices will be given dance instruction in historical dance from the 1800s through the 1930s.  After acquiring the required level of competency, usually several months of regular attendance, apprentices will be invited to perform with the group.    For more information, contact Tamara Anderson at 513-733-3077 or tanderson1@cinci.rr.com

Mark your calendars!  On Saturday Nov. 7, 2015, our period ball “Returning Heroes”  will salute both Union and Confederate soldiers and their families as the close of the Civil War begins the healing of the nation.    Held at the Wyoming Fine Arts Center, 322 Wyoming Ave., Cincinnati, OH from 7pm to 11pm.  Period attire is always appreciated, although we do request soft-soled shoes to preserve the floor.

Re-enactors:  If you’ve been missing out on the full experience of taking your place in history,  we offer classes in period dance Wednesday evenings beginning in September.

 Thank you to all our wonderful teachers, students, and the Wyoming Fine Arts Center, for another great season of Vintage Dance!   Regular classes will resume in September and our Performance Troupe is available year-round for your events.


Only 4 Classes left this season!

Published by Flying Cloud Academy on March 8th, 2015

CLASS:   Wednesday April 8, 2015   Only 4 classes left this season to learn and enjoy the whirl of the waltz.  Visit our Classes page for “Welcome to Vintage Dance Classes” description of what we do during class.  Singles & couples, beginners and experienced dancers are welcomed every week.   Open dance at 7:15, class begins at 7:30. Wyoming Fine Arts Center. 322 Wyoming Ave., Cincinnati, OH,  $5.00 per class, FREE for Academy members.   Please wear soft-soled shoes for turning.   

PERFORMANCE TROUPE OPENINGS:   The Performance Troupe has openings for dancers.  Singles and Couples 18yrs.+  Dancers/apprentices will be given dance instruction in historical dance from the 1800s through the 1930s.  After acquiring the required level of competency, usually several months of regular attendance, apprentices will be invited to perform with the group.    For more information, contact Tamara Anderson at 513-733-3077 or tanderson1@cinci.rr.com

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING May 6, 2015.  The Annual Membership meeting and election of officers will be held on Wednesday May 6, 2015 at 7:30 pm at the Wyoming Fine Arts Center, 322 Wyoming Ave., Cincinnati, OH.  Members will receive notice through the post office at your last mailing address which will include a proxy form to be filled out and returned if you are unable to attend.  If you have any questions concerning your membership or to update your mailing address, please visit our Donation page to contact our Treasurer.

 


ArtsWave Weekend Sat. Mar. 7, 2:00pm

Published by Flying Cloud Academy on March 6th, 2015


Introducing: The Lancers Waltz Quadrille!

Published by Flying Cloud Academy on March 2nd, 2015

CLASS:  Wednesday March 11, 2015    This week and next, Flying Cloud will introduce the delightful Lancers Waltz Quadrille.  All five short figures in Quadrille formation, with a Waltz chorus between each.  Open dance at 7:15, class begins at 7:30. Wyoming Fine Arts Center. 322 Wyoming Ave., Cincinnati, OH,  $5.00 per class, FREE for Academy members.  Singles & couples, beginners and experienced dancers are welcomed every week.  Please wear soft-soled shoes for turning.    (Quadrille:  Four couples in a square, walking or skipping the pattern; Waltz: Couples face-to-face in a turning dance while still in the square)  This dance is incredibly fun!

PERFORMANCE TROUPE OPENINGS:   The Performance Troupe has openings for dancers.  Singles and Couples 18yrs.+  Dancers/apprentices will be given dance instruction in historical dance from the 1800s through the 1930s.  After acquiring the required level of competency, usually several months of regular attendance, apprentices will be invited to perform with the group.    For more information, contact Tamara Anderson at 513-733-3077 or tanderson1@cinci.rr.com

THANK YOU to William White and his Society Orchestra for fine music creating the magic of a winter wonderland as we went Dancing Through the Vienna Woods at our Winter Gala Ball, Saturday, February 28th at the Wyoming Fine Arts Center.

 

 


Wednesday class + Wonderful Winter Ball

Published by Flying Cloud Academy on February 3rd, 2015

CLASS:  Wednesday Feb. 25th   We’ll take a short break from the waltz and relax to a few Quadrilles, related to the English Country Dance and the Square Dance.   This is fancy walking in patterns and the steps are called out as you dance.   Open dance at 7:15, class begins at 7:30. Wyoming Fine Arts Center. 322 Wyoming Ave., Cincinnati, OH,  $5.00 per class, FREE for Academy members.  Singles & couples, beginners and experienced dancers are welcomed every week.  Please wear soft-soled shoes for turning.

REMINDER:  The Performance Troupe has openings for dancers.  Singles and Couples 18yrs.+  Scroll down for more information.

WINTER BALL:  Come “Dancing Through the Vienna Woods” on Saturday February 28, 2015 at the Wyoming Fine Arts Center.  Music by William White and his Society Orchestra.  Silent Auction!  More information under Balls.

Feb. ball this Saturday


Bored at the gym?

Published by Flying Cloud Academy on January 27th, 2015

Wonderful Waltz classes, featuring the late 19th century linear waltz, continue Wednesday Jan. 28 at the Wyoming Fine Arts Center,  322 Wyoming Ave, Cincinnati, OH.   Open dance at 7:15 pm to warm up, then, at 7:30, enjoy an aerobic and dizzying workout with the ever-turning embraceable waltz.   Workout clothing is  definitely not required (see Classes/Shoes for suggestions), but soft-soled shoes that allow for turning are recommended.  Beginners and returning dancers, with or without accompanying partners are warmly welcomed every week.  See you on Wednesday!


Missed last week? It’s not too late to start!

Published by Flying Cloud Academy on January 20th, 2015

Wonderful Waltz classes, featuring the late 19th century linear waltz, continue Wednesday Jan. 21 at the Wyoming Fine Arts Center.   Open dance at 7:15 pm to warm up, then whirl into the gay ’90s era of the Gibson Girl.  Beginners and returning dancers, with or without accompanying partners are warmly welcomed every week.  See you on Wednesday!


2015 Resolution: Learn to WALTZ!

Published by Flying Cloud Academy on January 6th, 2015

Wonderful Waltz Classes begin Jan. 14–7:30pm Wyoming Fine Arts Center, 322 Wyoming Ave., Cincinnati, OH  $5.00 per class, FREE for Academy members!  Open dancing begins at 7:15 pm.  Wednesday’s class will focus on late 19th century (linear) waltz in preparation for the Feb. 28 ball, Dancing Through the Vienna Woods.  We will begin slowly, making sure that everyone understands the differences from the mid-century rotary waltz.  We hope to end the class dancing late 19th century waltz basics to music from several Flying Cloud favorites – Winners Redowa and the Morganblatter Waltz.


Performance Troupe Openings

Published by Flying Cloud Academy on November 18th, 2014

If you have an interest in history and dance, we have an opportunity!  The Flying Cloud Academy of Vintage Dance has openings for singles and couples ages 18+ in the performance troupe.  Dancers/apprentices will be given dance instruction in historical dance from the 1800s through the 1930s.  After acquiring the required level of competency, usually several months of regular attendance, apprentices will be invited to  perform with the group.  For more information, contact Tamara Anderson at 513-733-3077 or tanderson1@cinci.rr.com


2014-15 Season

Published by Flying Cloud Academy on August 20th, 2014

The new season is about to begin.  Classes begin on September 10 at the Wyoming Fine Arts Center at 7:15pm.

Several exciting changes are planned.  These include starting at 7:15pm with warm-ups, and a free-dance period at the end of class.

 

Class prices are $5 for non-members and free for Academy members.

 

Balls this year are “Regency Masquerade” on November 1 and “Dancing Through the Vienna Woods” on February 28, 2015.

 

“Regency Masquerade” will be a masked ball featuring Joyous Occasions to provide the music and Mike White will call the dances.

 

“Dancing Through the Vienna Woods”  will be a late 19th century ball with music currently planned from the Seven Hills Symphonetta, featuring music by Strauss and others.

 

We look forward to seeing you, starting September 10.

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