New York Branch classes are held weekly in Manhattan on Thursday evenings during the fall, winter, and spring. RSCDS affiliate group Scotia Dancers holds classes in Manhattan on Monday evenings and there is a Brooklyn class on Tuesday evenings. Please see our links page for other nearby SCD groups.
Check out the Frequently Asked Questions for more info on Scottish country dancing, what to wear, and what to expect from your first class.
8:45pm-9:00pm Tea Break
9:00pm-10:00pm Social Dancing (starting with one dance for all levels, then continuing with more challenging dances for experienced dancers; basic class dancers are welcome to stay and watch)
Warm-up starts promptly at 7:30, so please arrive a few minutes early to change into your dance shoes.
Series package (must be registered no later than the third class of the series): $50
Basic class registration will be open November 30 - December 14. Brand-new dancers welcome!
End-of-series party nights are not included in the above package; admission to the party nights is $10 for members and $12 for nonmembers.
Single class, member: $10
Single class, nonmember: $12
Full-time students: Half price
Dance card (10 evenings prepaid), member: $85
Dance card (10 evenings prepaid), nonmember: $100
The experienced class is for Scottish country dancers at the intermediate or above level. We love having experienced dancers from out of town come to visit for a class, too!
Click here for information on becoming a member of the New York Branch.
Community Center of St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church
109 East 50th Street
New York, NY 10022
The doors are kept locked; please knock and the guard will let you in. We dance in rooms 32 and 33 on the third floor.