[Anst-dancers] Ansteorran Dance and Music Symposium/Midsummer's Ball

Craig Shupee' philipwhite at hotmail.com
Tue May 25 09:47:50 PDT 2004


Greetings and Welcome,

The Canton of Lindenwood will be hosting the Ansteorran Dance and Music 
Symposium in conjunction with Midsummer's Ball on June 26, 2004, at the 
University of Texas in Arlington.

The Ansteorran Dance and Music Symposium:

The Symposium is dedicated to furthering the practice of, and research into, 
the dancing and music arts of the Renaissance. The Symposium is open to 
anyone who practices, teaches, or who is otherwise interested in the art, 
music, history, reconstruction, or performance or theory of period dancing 
and music styles.

The Symposium, in essence, is to provide a dance and music focused forum 
wherein we can exchange ideas and sources.  Anyone with an interest in 
period dance and music, regardless of talent or skill, is welcome to join 
and participate!

The Symposium includes European dance, Middle Eastern dance, and Music 
classes, organized by Lady Melissent d'Aulnay the Capricious 
(cshenry at ev1.net). Also, please welcome special guest instructor Honorable 
Lady Alina of Foxwood, European Dance Mistress from the Barony of Cynnabar, 
Middle Kingdom.

Honorable Lady Elin the Timid has organized a proceedings for the symposium 
that will be available at the gate.  Lady Lowrie Leulyn has organized a 
compact disk collection of music that will also be available at the gate.

The Ansteorran Guild of European Dancers will be voting to change their 
bylaws and elect a proctor in the afternoon. Contact the Guild Proctor Lady 
Melissent d'Aulnay the Capricious for more information.

Midsummer's Masque:

You are invited to come dressed as part of ‘The Hunt’ – be that of a hunter 
or his lady or part of the flora and fauna of the woods.  Honorable Lady 
Monica de la Cueva will be teaching a flora of the woods mask making class 
in the afternoon for a $5 class fee. Contact her at Jadeiztl at aol.com to 
reserve a place.

An evening sideboard created by Lady Sunnifa Eiriksdottir will complement 
your dinner of choice as you enjoy the European Ball run by Philip White, 
gaming run by Her Excellency Steppes Baroness Valeria Richila Navarro, and a 
Middle Eastern Halfla.

The Canton will choose a Master and Mistress of the Hunt who best adapt to 
the theme and style of the masque and ball.  A Prince and Princess of the 
Ball will also be chosen among the youth dancing.  In addition to skillful 
dancing these people are expected to be courteous and well-mannered. The 
Best Masque will also be recognized with a prize.

Event Information:

Location:
University of Texas, Arlington, E. H. Hereford University Center 2nd Floor, 
300 W. First Street, Arlington, TX 76019.

Directions:
Exit North onto Cooper St from I-20 or Exit South onto Cooper St from I-30. 
Turn East onto UTA Blvd. Turn South on West St. Map not to scale.

Site Fee: Adults $8, Children 6-12 $5, Children under 6 free.  A $3 
non-member surcharge applies to anyone without proof of membership.  Fee 
includes Symposium, Masque, Halfla, and Sideboard.  Please make checks 
payable to SCA, Inc./Canton of Lindenwood.   Site is DRY.  No pets except 
for assistance animals.

Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.  They may also 
attend with a 21 year or older adult with a signed and notarized Minor Event 
Waiver Form from the parents.

Stewards:
HL Philip White (Craig Shupeé)
817-313-7575 or philipwhite at hotmail.com

Lady Margarite McBridin(Michelle Hanson)
bmhanson at airmail.net

More information, details, and updates will be available at:
http://dance.ansteorra.org

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