SBCDS and City of Santa Barbara Parks & Recreation Department present

featuring Richard Powers

April 20 and 21, 2013

at the beautiful Carrillo Ballroom

only $50

Attendance is by pre-registration only and will be gender-balanced.
The only prerequisite for attendance is knowing any form of basic waltz step.

This is the first ever Santa Barbara Country Dance Society-sponsored Waltz Weekend.
We are proud to bring Richard Powers to the Carrillo Ballroom to teach various waltz moves
including traditional turning waltz, cross-step waltz, Viennese waltz, ballroom slow waltz, and sweetheart (shadow) waltz .

This weekend workshop is designed to improve your waltz ability regardless of your present level, and is sure to improve your overall dance confidence.

Download Registration Flyer here

Richard Powers is an expert in American social dance, noted for his choreographies for dozens of stage productions and films, and his workshops in Paris, Rome, Prague, London, Venice, Geneva, St. Petersburg and Tokyo as well as across the U.S. and Canada.
He is currently a full-time instructor at Stanford University Dance Division.

Tentative Schedule

Dance lesson Sunday 
Dance lesson
Dance lesson
Dance lesson
Dance lesson
Review and practice
Review and practice
Dinner on your own
Dinner on your own
Extra! (Not included in Weekend)
Contra Dance with Flutatious
& Erik Hoffman
8:00–11:00 Waltzing to a Live Band


We will make every attempt to house or tent participants from out of town with local dancers. Also, the area features many hotels, etc., to choose from.


We'll have an ongoing snack table with lots of goodies throughout the weekend.


Register now as the weekend might fill up. Attendance is by pre-registration only and will be gender-balanced.

Cost $50, Saturday 12:30 p.m. through Sunday 4:30 p.m.
All cancellations subject to $10 administrative fee.
If you cancel after April 1, refund is contingent on us locating a replacement.
No refunds after April 15. Registrations are nontransferable.

To register, send application and check payable to SBCDS to:
SBCDS, PO Box 21904, Santa Barbara CA 93121-1904

Questions? Contact Us or call Kelli Butler at (805) 649-5189. For housing questions, contact Donnalyn at (805) 682-1877.