The 2012-2013 World Music & Dance Series presents...
with Željko Jergan
Saturday, March 9, 2013
at Locust Lane
Croatian Couples Workshop 2:00 pm
Drmeš Workshop 3:30 pm
Dinner & Dance Party 5:00 pm
Also check out another video — Nabrala Je - Croatian Folk Dance with Željko Jergan — taken at a workshop on April 27, 2007 organised by Hamilton International folk Dance Club (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada).
Željko Jergan is our most frequently requested dance master, appearing here almost every year since 2000. He returns for an afternoon of specialized dance classes, with an evening dance session to recorded music.
Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church
5501 Locust Lane, Harrisburg, PA 17109
2:00pm — Croatian Couples Dancing(no partners necessary; dancers will rotate partners throughout the session)
3:30pm — Drmeš Workshop
Prior dance experience is recommended, but all are welcome. No partner needed. Wear soft-soled shoes and loose clothing suitable for dancing.
$16 General Admission
$12 SFMS Members
$10 Students— to age 22
- Admission is at the door. No advance registration required.
Evening Dance Party with Recorded Music
5:00pm Potluck —Bring a covered dish to share!
6:15 Folklore Presentation —Željko will present film footage of other Croatian troupes and comment on costumes and styling
7:00 Dance Party —for all ages. We will open the evening with beginner-level dances (no experience necessary) and proceed through the repertoire of material we have learned from Željko and other dance instructors over the past 20 years. Željko will be on hand to assist with any forgotten footwork! All are welcome — to dance, to watch, to have a good time.
$10 General Admissionat the door.
- All are welcome.
To Learn More...
For more info, contact Bart at 717-234-3844 or dances (at) sfmsfolk.org
About Željko Jergan
A native of Varazdin, Željko was a leading performer with the Croatian National Folk Ensemble Lado for 12 years; he also performed with the Zagreb National Ballet and Modern Dance Companies. Since moving to the United States in 1986, he has created more than 350 original choreographies for 70 different ensembles, including Les Sortilèges, Brigham Young University, the Duquesne University Tamburitzans, and St. Anthony's Folklore Ensemble of Los Angeles.
Now living in Pittsburgh, Željko has received two full fellowship grants from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts in support of his artistic work. When he's not researching and creating new choreographies, Željko stays extremely busy working with the international folk dance community, where he is in popular demand for his depth and style in teaching Croatian folk dancing. He has traveled extensively, giving folk dance seminars and workshops in the United States, Canada, Europe, Japan and Taiwan.