Events & Agenda

 

Practice Hours

Every week during the academic year the association gives members the opportunity to practice their dance skills during practice hour. This is the ideal place to practice new steps, work on technique, and learn from other dancers. Free for members. Non-members pay €2,50, the first time is free.

Practice hours academic year 2019-2020:

 

  • Argentine Tango practica: Mondays, 18:30-20:30, Rhythm room, at X TU Delft.

  • Ballroom practice: Thursday, 20:00-22:00, Dance studio A, at X TU Delft.

 

(There are no practice hours during TU Delft Christmas  Holidays)

Don't forget to pick up your Members card and Knaek during the Blue Suede Shoes events in the upcoming weeks!

What is the Knaek?! With the student discount app Knaek you receive the highest student discounts in Delft, all other student cities in the Netherlands and on online orders. 

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Technique classes- Ballroom

 

We offer Technique classes for our members who know the basic steps of ballroom dancing, and want to improve their dance skills. Our own Remy Kabel will teach you the finer aspects of a specific step or technique every week. For these classes you don't need a partner, so everyone can join!

Schedule

There will be twelve classes in the first semester, alternating between Latin and Standard Ballroom. The technique classes are on Mondays from 20.30-22.00 in Rhythm @X. The first class will be on 9 September, starting with Standard. 

Tango technique


Great tango dancing requires great technique and that is exactly what you will learn in Blue Suede Shoes technique classes. 
Federico and Silvia will teach a class on a essential basic techniques every lesson from walking, the embrace to musicality. You do not have to sign up with a partner. A basic level and knowledge - at least 1 semester - of tango is required. However, the classes are also extremely well suited for all levels, especially those advanced dancers willing to go the extra mile. 

Schedule
There will be seven tango technique classes in the first semester, every other Thursday starting 3 October.
Time: 18:30-20:00h (1 hour lesson, excess time is for warm up/cool down)
Location: Dance Studio A, at X.

Upcoming Events

 

Cozy Gezelligheids Party

The ballroom committee welcomes you to this academic year's first ballroom party. Be welcome at eight, to enjoy a drink, a snack, and a lot of dances. Free entry, snacks, and softdrinks. If desired, you can take your own alcoholica. Enjoy social dancing with Blue Suede Shoes members, and dancers from other associations, on the 18th of October!

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Tango Café - with Gomez & Morticia Addams

Tango Café Halloween style. Theme: Black is such a happy colour. In this edition we offer a free workshop for beginners. "How can I dance at a milonga with what I learned in the past weeks?" The workshop will be given by our members Vincent van 't Laar and Luisina Juliete.

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Dancers and Dice

MEMBERS ONLY! Come relax with us on Saturday, October the 19th, by playing some games! The Hangout Committee organizes some role-playing games for you to enjoy, including (but not limited to): Fiasco, Ravenloft and Dungeons and Dragons! The games we are going to play require no preparation or experience in role-playing games. The event is free but feel free to bring some snacks and drinks for everyone to enjoy.

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Bootcamp Paso Doble

Have you ever wanted to learn the steps to a Paso Doble? Or can’t you wait till the A-class to learn some technique? Then this bootcamp, with Vincent Schut is for you! It will consists of 2 parts, for which you can subscribe separately. In part 1 (12:00-13:30) you will learn a Paso Doble choreo! This part is for people who have never danced Paso Doble before. In part 2 (14:00-15:30) you will learn the most important technical aspects of Paso Doble! This part is for people who either have attended part 1, or people that have danced Paso Doble but haven’t had much technique in this dance.

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