The Titanic: A Salute Through Dance
Organization: Adams Memorial Library
Description: Adams Memorial Library is proud to host Commonwealth Sopeakers and Professional Dance Instructors Nancy Walker and Jef Savage's presentation "The Titanic: A Salute Through Dance." This presentation is free and open to the public, but reservations are requested.
In celebrartion of the 100th anniversary of the Titanic's maiden voyage, Nancy Walker and Jef Savage perform social dances from the Titanic era while dressed in period clothing. The importance of dance in its cultural and social context is discussed. Also are included are musical excerpts and stories of personalities associated with the Titanic, like the "Unsinkable" Molly Brown. The presentation covers the origins of the dances, explains how they are reconstructed from period dance manuals, and shares information on etiquette and dance fashions of the time. A "moblie museum" of era-related artifacts adds to the experience. Let the historically accurate dance and styling of this presentation take you to the magnificent decks of the Titanic.
This presentation is a program of the Pennsylvania Humanities Council supported in part by The National Endowment for the Humanities. The Pennsylvania Humanities Council, a nonprofit organization, inspires individuals to enjoy and share a life of learning. Adams Memorial Library is proud to host this program to further its mission of bringing the community together and offering a world of knowledge.
Location: Adams Memorial Library, Latrobe
Date & Time:
Registration is required
Phone: (724) 539-1972
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