Yiddish Dance with a Klezmer Band (2023 program)

Bruce Bierman with Ellis Island Old World Folk Band
Workshop Area 4 / 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Bruce Bierman with the Ellis Island Old World Folk Band will lead a klezmer dance workshop. People all ages and skill levels are welcome. This is a fun klezmer dance workshop appropriate for all ages, genders and skill levels.

The Ellis Island Old World Folk Band has been delighting audiences for over four decades with its performance of klezmer music, the music brought to the United States in the early 1900s by the Jews of Eastern Europe. http://www.ellisislandowfb.com/

Bruce Bierman serves as co-director of Berkeley’s Yiddish Theatre Ensemble (https://klezcalifornia.org/yiddish-theatre-ensemble/) and is a leading presenter of Klezmer and world Jewish dance throughout California.  Bruce was the YIddish dance and theater dramaturg for several productions of Paula Vogel’s Tony Award winning play,  ‘Indecent’ throughout the U.S. and performed and taught world dance with the Los Angeles Aman Folk Ensemble. For more info about performances and workshops, you can reach Bruce at jewishdance@yahoo.com.