Scottish Country Dance Etiquette and Conventions




General Notes on Scottish Country Dance Etiquette and Expectations:

Participants in all RSCDS Twin Cities Branch events should also familiarize themselves with our code of conduct.

»See also the "Ten Commandments for Balls and Socials (King James Version)" from the Frankfurt SCD Club

So It's Your First Dance? A Beginner's Guide to What to Expect at a Ball

BEFOREHAND:

WHAT TO WEAR:

 

AT THE DANCE:

 

WHAT'S A GRAND MARCH ANYWAY?

 

MORE SURVIVAL TIPS FOR LESS EXPERIENCED DANCERS: Most of all, smile and enjoy yourself! It's contagious!

By Lara Friedman-Shedlov. Inspired by and partially adapted from the guide on the Edinburgh University New Scotland Country Dance Society web site. Note that in some cases it reflects our local practice and may not be universal.


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