• Dates
    16-17-18 March 2018
  • Stations
    Teatro Nuovo | Teatro Espace | Q77 | Torino
  • 3 swing parties
    with live music
  • Workshops
    Lindy Hop & Solo
Welcome on board

Dusty Jazz Association is happy to welcome you on board on the fourth edition of Swing Train Festival!

16-17-18 March 2018 – Torino
Lindy Hop & Jazz Roots International Festival
Swing Train Festival come and train your Swing!

After the last three editions and respective sold out, the Dusty Jazz Association is proud to announce the brand new edition 2018 of the ‘Swing Train Festival’, from march 16th to 18th in Turin – Italy.

As in the past years the workshop will have Lindy Hop and Jazz Roots classes.
The teachers team is amazing and the artistic proposal will be the perfect soundtrack during the social dance parties.
Check out the website to discover the ‘Swing Train Festival 2018’!

dusty_jazz_logo Swing Train is organized by Dusty Jazz, do you want to know more about us?
Visit our web site: dustyjazz.com

teachers

12 superstar teachers!
Let’s discover the teachers who will train you during the workshop and perform at the swing parties!

WORKSHOPS

An entire weekend dedicated to Swing dancers who cannot wait to train and improve altogether!

In order to offer the Best Quality we decided to propose you:
– International teachers renowned all over the world
– Teachers who stand out for their method of instruction
– A specific team of teachers for the needs of each level
– All classes in the same location
– Classes of 15/19 couples
– Max 2/3 extra followers for each class
– Classrooms with mirrors
– 6 levels of Lindy Hop
– 3 levels of Jazz Roots
– Taster classes
– Free training/stretching zone during the day of Saturday and Sunday

  • Lindy Hop
  • Jazz Roots
  • lev. 1 - beginners
  • lev. 2 - intermediate
  • lev. 3 - INT. ADVANCED
  • lev. 4 - ADVANCED
  • lev. 5 - ADVANCED PLUS
  • lev. 6 - MASTER
LEVEL 1 – BEGINNERS
(WITHOUT AUDITION)

8 HOURS OF CLASSES (6H REGULAR + 2H TASTER)
Dedicated to whom have been taking Lindy hop classes since October 2017, and knows some fundamental moves (tuck turn, six-counts change of place, lindy circle, swing out)

TEACHERS TEAM
ISABELLA Gregorio & PONTUS Persson,SONIA Ortega & HECTOR Artal, SHARON Davis & TONY Jackson,DIANA Geisler & ANDREW Hsi
LEVEL 2 – LINDY HOP – INTERMEDIATE
(WITH AUDITION)

8 HOURS OF CLASSES (6H REGULAR + 2H TASTER)
Dedicated to whom feel more at ease in social dancing as he/she’s dancing since more than a year or because he/she is always present and ready to train during the dance soirées.
He/she can guide and follow the fundamental moves and many variations, by easily switching from one to the other.
You already know triplestep, quick quick slow and kick step (Charleston couple).

TEACHERS TEAM
ISABELLA Gregorio & PONTUS Persson, SONIA Ortega & HECTOR Artal, KSENIA Parkhatskaya & DANIIL Nikulin, DIANA Geisler & ANDREW Hsi
LEVEL 3 – LINDY HOP – INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED
(WITH AUDITION)

8 HOURS OF CLASSES (6H REGULAR + 2H TASTER)
Dedicated to whom has been taking classes, dancing and attended workshops since almost two/three years.
He/she knows a good variety of footworks and movements: he/she can clearly guide and follow by focusing on musicality, and he/she can easily dance both on slower and faster tempos.
He/she is an active social dancer and for him/her any time is a good time for dancing!

TEACHERS TEAM
ISABELLA Gregorio & PONTUS Persson, SONIA Ortega & HECTOR Artal, KSENIA Parkhatskaya & DANIIL Nikulin, DIANA Geisler & ANDREW Hsi
LEVEL 4 – LINDY HOP – ADVANCED
(WITH AUDITION)

8 HOURS OF CLASSES (6H REGULAR + 2H TASTER)
Dedicated to whom has been taking classes, dancing and attended workshops since almost three years.
He/she knows a good variety of footworks and movements: he/she can clearly guide and follow by focusing on musicality, and he/she can easily dance both on slower and faster tempos.
He/she is an active social dancer and for him/her any time is a good time for dancing!

TEACHERS TEAM
ISABELLA Gregorio & PONTUS Persson,SONIA Ortega & HECTOR Artal,SHARON Davis & TONY Jackson, PAMELA Gaizutyte & FELIX Berghall, DIANA Geisler & ANDREW Hsi
LEVEL 5 – LINDY HOP – ADVANCED PLUS
(WITH AUDITION)

8 HOURS OF CLASSES (6H REGULAR + 2H TASTER)
Dedicated to whom has been taking classes and dancing since lots of years, by knowing other realities and attending workshops in other cities.
He/she has no problem in leading, following, improvising and he/she’s are starting to develop his/her own style.
If you honestly think your skills match the description of the previous levels, and you feel like you need a little extra, that’s the level for you.

TEACHERS TEAM
ISABELLA Gregorio & PONTUS Persson,SONIA Ortega & HECTOR Artal,SHARON Davis & TONY Jackson, PAMELA Gaizutyte & FELIX Berghall,KSENIA Parkhatskaya & DANIIL Nikulin
LEVEL 6 – LINDY HOP – MASTER
(WITH AUDITION)

8 HOURS OF CLASSES (6H REGULAR + 2H TASTER)
Dedicated to whom has been taking classes and dancing since lots of years, by knowing other realities and attending workshops in other cities.
If in your Lindy Hop Community you stand out from the others for your technique, style and creativity that’s the level for you!

TEACHERS TEAM
ISABELLA Gregorio & PONTUS Persson,SONIA Ortega & HECTOR Artal,SHARON Davis & TONY Jackson, PAMELA Gaizutyte & FELIX Berghall,KSENIA Parkhatskaya & DANIIL Nikulin
  • lev. 1 improvers
  • lev. 2 intermediate
  • lev. 3 advanced
LEVEL 1 – JAZZ ROOTS – IMPROVERS

8 HOURS OF CLASSES (6H REGULAR + 2H TASTER)
You have been taking jazz roots classes since a year.
Level 1 is dedicated to whom have been taking Solo classes since October 2017 or with accrued experiences in other dance disciplines who wants to experiment original jazz and Charleston.

TEACHERS TEAM:KSENIA Parkhatskaya,FELIX Berghall, SHARON Davis,DANIIL Nikulin,PAMELA Gaizutyte,TONY Jackson
LEVEL 2 – JAZZ ROOTS – INTERMEDIATE

8 HOURS OF CLASSES (6H REGULAR + 2H TASTER)
You have been taking classes and dancing jazz and charleston since more than a year.
You know fundamental moves,routines and you are starting to feel more at ease in improvisation.

TEACHERS TEAM:KSENIA Parkhatskaya,FELIX Berghall, SHARON Davis,DANIIL Nikulin,PAMELA Gaizutyte,TONY Jackson

LEVEL 3 – JAZZ ROOTS – ADVANCED

8 HOURS OF CLASSES (6H REGULAR + 2H TASTER)
You have been dancing jazz and charleston since at least 3/4 years.
You feel completely at ease with improvisation and musicality, you master an extended vocabulary of steps and you easily learn new routines.

TEACHERS TEAM:KSENIA Parkhatskaya,FELIX Berghall, SHARON Davis,DANIIL Nikulin,PAMELA Gaizutyte,TONY Jackson

Check-in, Auditions e Schedules

CHECK-IN DESK

 

AUDITIONS
(for Lindy Hop only)

Each level of Lindy Hop (Beginners excluded) must attend auditions.
To access the auditions, the check-in must have been completed.

SCHEDULE

music

Who will crank up the engine of the dance floor? Here they are:

SWING PARTIES

Get ready to 3 hot swing parties! Just 3 words: HOT SUGAR BAND from Paris…



Tickets

Registrations are open!

CLICK ON THE TICKETS TO DISCOVER PRICES AND DETAILS OF EVERY PACK!


stations
Here they are the stops of our Swing Train!
At the bottom of the page you can find some useful tips about where to sleep and where to eat near the stations of our Swing Train.
If you’d like to be hosted, you will find a dedicated section in the registration form.

CLASSES
All classes will take place at “Teatro Nuovo”, a location near the Valentino Park easily accessible with public transports.

 

SWING TRAIN CLASSES
(Saturday and Sunday )
TEATRO NUOVO
Corso Massimo D’Azeglio, 17 – Torino
Public transport: 67 (Torino Esposizioni) – 16 (giuria) – 9 (Torino Esposizioni terminus)
Taxi: 011-5737 or 011-5730

SWING PARTIES

Friday 16th and Saturday 17th March
Teatro Espace
Via Mantova, 38 – Torino

Sunday 18th march
Q77
Corso Brescia, 77 – Torino
Public transports from Turin Center: 27 (Stop Ancona) – 57 (Stop Parma) – 51 (Stop Emilia)+ 5 min. walk

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