Seattle English Country Dances

Friday Dances are generally the 2nd, 4th, & 5th Fridays, plus occasional other events.

  • Regular Friday dances are held at the Swedish Cultural Center (SCC), unless otherwise noted in the schedule below.
  • Occasionally dances are held at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 111 NE 80th St, Seattle, WA 98115.
  • Newcomers session from 7:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Dance from 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm.
  • General admission $10.00, SCC members $8, students $5.
  • For the enjoyment of all, please refrain from wearing scented products.

Sunday Afternoon Tea Dances, generally 1st and 3rd Sundays each month.

  • Tea Dances are held at University Heights Center, 5031 University Way NE - Room 209, unless noted otherwise below
  • Dance: 3:30 -5:45 pm. Newcomers session 3:00- 3:30 pm. Admission $10.00


2017 Regular Schedule

  • June 23, 2017 - SWEDISH CLUB - Caller - Laurie Andres - Music by Laurie Andres Ruthie Dornfeld. PLEASE NOTE- THIS DANCE WILL BE HELD ON THE MAIN FLOOR. Parking may be tight! Be prepared.
  • June 30, 2017 - SWEDISH CLUB - Caller- Russell Owen. Music by Julie King, Sande Gillette and Betsy Cooper.
  • July 9, 2017 - Tea Dance - Caller - Laura Mé Smith. Music by Julie King and Betsy Cooper.
  • July 14, 2017 - Swedish Club - Callers - Mary Stevens and Peter Zarich. Music TBA
  • July 23, 2017 - Tea Dance Caller- Victoria Bestock. Music by Terry Wergeland and CaraBeth Wilson
  • July 28, 2017 - Swedish Club - Caller- Orly Krasner. Music by Laurie Andres, Olga Hauptman, and Charles Coldwell.
  • August 6, 2017 - Tea Dance - Caller - Orly Krasner. Music by Laurie Andres and friends.
  • August 11, 2017 - Swedish Club. Caller - Karen Shaw. Music by Terry Wergeland and friends.
  • August 20, 2017 - Tea Dance - Caller and music -TBA
  • August 25, 2015 - Swedish Club - Caller - Charlene Kern. Music - TBA

Information on English Country Dancing


For information about English Country Dancing in Seattle, please contact:
  • Karen Shaw, 206-784-2028, dancerfolk@gmail.com
  • Jean Causey, 206-525-6065, jeancausey@gmail.com
  • Mary Zarich, (425) 771-2973, ladymary@stevens.net
For a Beginner’s Guide by the Santa Cruz English Country Dancers, click here.
For more about what English Country Dancing is, click here.
For Judi Rivkin's animated English Country Dance Terms, click here.

Programs of Previous Seattle Dances


For programs of previous Seattle dances, click Seattle ECD Programs.
Webmaster: Matt Fisher (webmaster@seattledance.org)
Last modified 06/26/17.
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