This event will include a quick demonstration of a morris dance followed by the teaching of a workshop. It is aimed at beginners. Bring a pair of handkerchiefs if possible, but it’s not essential. Wear comfortable shoes you can dance in!
Morris is a traditional English dance form going back hundreds of years and performed as a team in the spring time, including sunrise on May 1st. Berkeley Morris has been teaching and performing morris dance in the Bay Area and beyond since 1977. They meet in Berkeley every Tuesday. Their team is a mixture of men and women and has traditional acoustic instruments to accompany the dance.