Jack Murphy

Dances

Dances that Jack can teach range from those of the Middle Ages and early Renaissance (Carole, Brawls, French Basse Dance) through to the refined dances of the High Renaissance (Pavanne, Galliard, Almain, Coranto). His repertoire includes dances from the 17th and 18th Century (Dances of the Regency period, English Country Dance, Sarabande, Gigue, Minuet), the 19th Century (Waltz, Polka, Quadrille) and the 20th Century social dances; ballroom (Waltz, Foxtrot, Quickstep, Tango) and Latin American (Rumba, Cha Cha, Jive).

 

DARK AGES

Carole, Brawls and Farandole

 

LATE MIDDLE AGES

French Basse Dance

 

EARLY RENAISSANCCE

Italian Bassa Danza

 

HIGH RENAISSANCE

Pavane, Galliard, Almain, Coranto, Volta, Measures

The Country Dance

 

17TH CENTURY

The English Country Dance

 

18TH CENTURY

Sarabande, Gigue, Minuet, Gavotte, Hornpipe

English Country Dance

19TH CENTURY

Waltz, Polka, Quadrille, Lancers, Galop

 

20TH CENTURY

Waltz, Foxtrot, Quickstep, Tango and Latin American

 

Movement Director and Choreographer Jack Murphy