TAC Virtual Summer School - July 28-31, 2021

Schedule of classes, events, and evening Dance Programmes


Summer Event registration is open as of May 15, 2021

The Summer Events are open to all Scottish Country Dancers.  You do not need to be a member of TAC, nor a teacher, to register and participate.  No login is required on the home page.

We can't be together this year, but here's a lovely reminder of the 2019 Summer School in Calgary, Alberta


All classes and events are listed in Pacific Daylight Time

A downloadable booklet has been prepared with details regarding the schedule, staff, dance programmes, etc. 

Click this link to download the Virtual Summer School Booklet



 Wednesday, July 28, 2021

  • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM PDT    Teacher-focused class & discussion with Ron Wallace
  • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM PDT     Welcome Dance (6 dances) with recorded music              
  • 6:30 PM - ???                    After-party hosted by Calgary dancers.  BYOB and snacks.

Thursday, July 29, 2021

  • Noon - 1:00 PM PDT        Dance class with Geoffrey Selling
  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM PDT   Social time in breakout rooms
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM PDT   Interactive class with Lara Friedman-Shedlov.  The class will be a Virtual Fête Champêtre.  "What do politics in Scotland have to do with French garden parties, and how did Teddy bears get mixed up in this?"
  • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM PDT   Musicians in concert with:

Judi Nicolson, Ian Muir, Kathy Fraser-Collins, Fred Collins, Mary Ross, and Terry Traub.

Friday, July 30, 2021

  • 12:30 PM- 2:00 PM PDT     Interactive class with Marjorie McLaughlin. A presentation on 19th C Dancing Master,  Thomas Wilson, with an opportunity to dance in the style of 1816.
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM PDT      Dance class with Alan Twhigg
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM PDT      Social time in breakout rooms
  • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM PDT      Ceilidh - David Miller will be the MC

                       Saturday, July 31, 2021

  • 10:00 AM-Noon PDT          TAC AGM for TAC members who may register here:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcsce6sqDksHtJuqginxHYBPmLtV7JG3_rP.
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM PDT     Dance class for all dancers with Ron Wallace
  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM PDT     Evening Ball for all dancers.  Music by Tartan Ties
  • 7:00 PM - ???                    After-party hosted by Calgary dancers.  BYOB and snacks.


Evening Dance Programmes

Links to dance cribs, diagrams, and videos are available on the Dance Database:

July 28, 2021 - Welcome Dance  https://my.strathspey.org/dd/list/29361/

July 31, 2021 - Ball Programme    https://my.strathspey.org/dd/list/29362/

You can download a PDF of the evening programs using these links: 

Welcome Dance cribs  Ball Programme cribs