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Lindustrial Revolution 2013
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Join us again in beautiful Charlottesville Virginia for the fourth annual Lindustrial Revolution! Check out what we've got in store for you:
- Michael Gamble & Jaya Dorf
- Mike Roberts & Laura Glaess
- Dan Respch & Kate Feldman
- The Solomon Douglas Sextet
- Sac Au Lait
- Four levels of workshops
- Jack & Jill Competition
- Steampunk Costume Contest
- Labor Day BBQ on Sunday
- DJs Erica Vess, Brad Nathanson, Dan Respch, & Kyle Martin
- 3 Late Night Dances!
- & much, much more!
About Our Instructors
Michael and Jaya are best known to the world as principal organizers of Lindy Focus, and currently live and work out of Asheville, NC. In addition to Lindy Focus, they have been organizing, teaching, competing, judging, dj-ing, performing, and generally being swing dance people for well over ten years.
In the classroom, they focus on (1) developing the technique on which all other skills are built (2) sharing the classic repertoire that has defined the dance for generations, and (3) leading variety- and individuality- inducing improvisation and variation exercises designed to guide you towards a more personalized style.
Mike and Laura started dancing in the early 2000s in San Antonio. It wasn't a very large scene, and the people teaching them hadn't been dancing very long, but they quickly came to love lindy hop, charleston, jazz, lindy history and everything involved. Then they came to love each other -- bonus!
Now Mike and Laura travel the world teaching, competing, performing and learning. They are passionate believers in dancing with swing, with rhythm, with presence and for your partner. They constantly strive to find something genuine and fun, instead of finding the next cool move. They are also active participants in their home community, Austin, TX; co owning a teaching company, The Lindy Project, with Scott Angelius, participating in the Austin Swing Syndicate board, the Austin Lindy Exchange board, DJing, organizing community events, and any number of things to keep Austin one of the best scenes around.
Why we love them
We could describe how awesome they are in words, but we think that the following collection of videos will explain it all for you!