Symposium Session – Ballroom Dance Workshop: Lobster Quadrille & Set Dances

Ballroom Dance Workshop: Lobster Quadrille & Set Dances

Instructed by Don Dodson, Leah Dodson, & Jill Lusher

Come and learn a unique dance inspired by The Lobster Quadrille, as detailed in the classic Alice in Wonderland.

Will you, won’t you, will you, won’t you, will you join the
dance?
Will you, won’t you, will you, won’t you, won’t you join the
dance?

You can really have no notion how delightful it will be
When they take us up and throw us, with the lobsters, out
to sea!”

Come learn a fascinating original dance based on the Lobster Quadrille as detailed in the classic Alice in Wonderland. Once we have learned that we will work on another, simple, yet fun set dance.


Don DodsonDon Dodson has been a vintage ballroom dancer for many years, dancing at various events around the region. He has learned dances from Renaissance to Swing. Has While he encourages students to perfect their foot work, he does not lose sight of the fact that dance is meant to be fun and social. He has performed with various troupes over the years and has taught Basic Waltz and Polka a number of times.

Leah DodsonLeah Dodson is the women behind the man, having met Don in 2005, she encouraged him to pursue dance, an interest he possessed, but had never looked into. She had been involved in the vintage dance community for an even longer period of time, and has been to dance camps in places like Historic Newport, RI. She too has been called upon to teach beginners and veterans alike. She has danced with various troupes over the years and is even an active Belly Dancer.

Jill LusherJill Lusher is a skilled and talented vintage Ballroom dancer who has been apart of several different groups. She has been to various dance workshops, and will be on hand to help any who need it.


To learn more about other sessions, workshops, and special events please visit the International Steampunk Symposium Schedule . . . your invaluable guide to the topsy turvy realm of Wonderland!

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