Lawrie's Dance Notes
has composed a number of dances in the Australian bush/colonial tradition.
Two of these:
"Lyz's Clockwork Jig" and
"Swirling Waters" have won the
"Traditional Social Dance Association of Victoria" Dance
Composer's Competetion in 1990 and 1993 respectively.
Another of his dances, influenced by the American Contra style, is
Lawrie has also collected some notes on other dances.
During his sabbatical visit to Trondheim, Norway, in 1997, he
enjoyed Norwegian folk dancing with
In particular, he enjoyed learning the
Røros Pols, a very popular couples dance
in the area.
Workshop and Other Notes
Some brief notes are available for Lawrie's dance workshop on:
Brief notes are also available for some of the
Monaro Colonial Dancers displays.
/ 20 Jun 2008