Dancing with the Bard - music and dance from the time of Shakespeare
The dance types selected for this performance are those which Shakespeare specifically mentions in his plays such as: the Coranto (Courante), Galliard, Canary, Jig (Jegge), Brawl (Branle) and Measure. These dances demonstrate the breadth of dance types popular during in the Renaissance era. You will also hear music from composers of Shakespeare’s time.
The performances are in costume appropriate to the historical era as are the musical instruments which accompany the performance.