Past events

“Samuel was a wonderful teacher, I feel quite liberated!” – Lauren, Oxford

Brown Ale Blues – 2-4 March 2018
Blues Festival in Newcastle, UK. Teacher

Double Shot Blues & Fusion – 23-25 February 2018
Blues Festival in Valencia, Spain. Invitational competitor

Blues Class – 6 February 2018
Blues class in Enschede, NL. Teacher

SocialLes Balfolk Amsterdam – 2 February 2018
Balfolk class in Diemen, Amsterdam, NL. Teacher

Blues in the Hudd – 10-12 November 2017
Blues Festival in Huddersfield, UK. DJ

ResiTrad and Dionysos à Ciel Ouvert – 21-30 Octobre 2017
Balfolk residency and workshop in Auvergne, France. Resident, teacher and translator

Berlin Blues Immersion – 10-15 Octobre 2017
DanceMode camp in Berlin, Germany. Organiser

Berlin Blues Explosion – 5-8 Octobre 2017
Blues Festival in Berlin, Germany. Competitor and performer

Be-Bluesed – 8-10 Septembre 2017
Blues festival in Bern, Switzerland. Teacher

BluesSHOUT! – 7-9 April 2017
Blues festival in Chicago, USA. All-Star competitor

Blues Workshop – 11-12 March 2017
Blues workshop in Nürnberg, Germany. Teacher

Blues Class – 7 March 2017
The regular blues class in Enschede. Teacher

Balfolk Dansstage – 3-5 March 2017
Big balfolk festival in Enschede, Netherlands. Teacher.

Workshop Balfolk – 25 February 2017
Balfolk workshop in Ruhren, Netherlands. Teacher.

Double Shot Blues & Fusion – 3-5 Mars 2017
Blues festival in Valencia, Spain. Invitational competitor

Small Blues Exchange – 12-13 Novembre 2016
“Half-exchange” in Poznan, with some social time and skill sharing on Saturday, and classes by yours truly on Sunday. Teacher

Waltz workshop and Connection workshop – 11-12 Novembre 2016
Two workshops in Poznan, one about variations in Waltz and one about partnering. Teacher

Balfolk Laboratorium Workshop – 6 Novembre 2016
Workshop on Proprioceptive Lead-Follow technique in Utrecht. Mostly targeted at Balfolk dancers, but accessible and interesting for any partnered dancer. Teacher

November Blues – 5 Novembre 2016
Blues workshop in Utrecht. Teacher

Ctrl-Alt-Blues – 28-31 Octobre 2016
Fusion event in Switzerland. Skill sharer

Berlin Blues Immersion – A DanceMode Experience – 11-16 October 2016
A week to focus on American Blues and Jazz and their African-American origins, as well as healthy movement. Co-organiser

Cancelled – ResiTrad … Dyonisos à ciel ouvert – 25 Septembre to 3 Octobre 2016
ResiTrad is a week-long residency of balfolk teacher-level dancers, and is followed by a workshop weekend where the participants of ResiTrad share their work with the Public (page in French with some english). Participant in ResiTrad, teacher in Dionysos à ciel ouvert.

Blues FUNdamentals and Blues Plus – 10 Septembre 2016
Blues workshop in Oxford for Bell Tower Blues and Oxford Lindy Hoppers. Teacher

European Blues Invasion – 17-19 June 2016
Blues festival in London. Skill sharer

Balfolk Rendezvous Workshop – Irregular waltzes and Zwiefacher – 28 may 2016
A Balfolk workshop in London, about irregular waltzes and Zwiefacher. Teacher and organiser

Brown Ale Blues – 4-6 March, 2016
Blues workshop in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK. Teacher.

Balfolk Dansstage – 26-28 February, 2016
Big balfolk festival in Enschede, Netherlands. Teacher.

Honey Bee Blues Workshop – 20 February, 2016
One day blues workshop in London. Teacher and organizer.

Jet d’eau Blues – May 2015
One-day Blues dance workshop in Geneva (page in french). Teacher and organizer.
You can read a participant’s review.

Formation d’animateurs en danses traditionnelles et de bal folk – December 2014 and March 2015
Balfolk teachers’ training event in Geneva (page in french). Facilitator and organizer, along with Chloé Béguin.

ResiTrad … Dionysos à ciel ouvert – November 2014
ResiTrad is a week-long residency of balfolk teacher-level dancers, and is followed by a workshop weekend where the participants of ResiTrad share their work with the Public (page in French with some english). Participant in ResiTrad, teacher in Dionysos à ciel ouvert.