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Tants Tants Tants! 2017

Monday 7th August 2017 | 10:00 am - Friday 11th August 2017 | 5:00 pm

£150.00 – £200.00

Notice for joining students: Sunday 6th is a welcome day which starts at 1pm at SOAS, DLT, Russell square. Formal teaching starts Monday 7th at 930am

Created especially for dancers, this dance course will be taught by the UK’s expert Yiddish dance leader, Guy Schalom. No experience is necessary, just an interest in Klezmer music and dance. We will cover circle, line, couple and square dances from Jewish Eastern European and beyond. The course will be integrated with the instrumental course, so participants will enjoy live music at every session from faculty members.

About the course

This dance course will cover:
– Core Yiddish dance repertoire including freylekhs, sher, khosidl, patsh.
– Co-territorial and cross-genre repertoire including bulgar, Romanian hora (zhok), sirba, plus related local European dances such as Korobushka and Miserlou.
– Israeli dances, styles and aesthetic with Israeli dances such as Yerushalaimdike Hora and Mayim
– Jewish dance styling and aesthetic.
– How to respond to a live band.
– How to lead dancing, and how to direct and guide a live band in workshops and simchas.

£200 Full price
£175 Students and Seniors
Contact us if you wish to apply for a scholarship to enable your attendance or if you have any questions you would like to ask.

This year the Tants Tants Tants faculty will comprise of one of Europes finest Klezmer powerhouses: Trio Yas

10% if cancelled before 1 June.
25% if cancelled after 1 July.
50% if cancelled after 1 August.


Monday 7th August 2017 | 10:00 am
Friday 11th August 2017 | 5:00 pm
£150.00 – £200.00


SOAS, Main Building, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square,
London, WC1H 0XG
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Who's Attending

11 people are attending Tants Tants Tants! 2017

  • Ruth Kay
  • Robin Shohet
  • Fiona Frank
  • Sarah Deco
  • Christine Hooker
  • Madeline Lees
  • Fiona Sigmund
  • Sylvia Goater
  • Shelley Swade Lazarus
  • Elizabeth Hammer


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