I don’t think I’ll be going to Camp Hollywood after all. It seems that in the time that I’ve been put on the waiting list and have still been socializing and such, I have depleted my CH Funds. Because of that second factor, it looks as though I will not be able to go to the Seattle Lindy Exchange the following weekend, which I’d hoped would be a decent alternative. It’s looking like I will have to wait until September for the San Francisco Lindy Exchange to be my first event.
Only a week after that one is the Cowtown Jamborama in Omaha, which I’m hoping I’ll be able to make it to as well. I think that my school schedule will probably have an impact on that one though. Maybe I can email professors now in hopes of getting some fort of syllabus early.
I’ve heard quite a bit lately from more experienced dancers (though I think it’s all been leads) who believe that going to Lindy Exchanges is actually better to learn than going to events like Camp Hollywood, though I haven’t heard much about why. Any of you dancers reading care to answer that one?
Tonight there’s a Jack and Jill competition at Midtown Stomp in which I’m almost considering participating. For those of you unfamiliar with social dancing, a Jack and Jill is a competition in which all dancers sign up individually, and then the leads and follows are paired up randomly for each song. Rather than being judged as a couple, as other competitions are, each dancer is judged as they entered, individually. I’m going out to happy hour tonight, so it will probably be decided then. Wish me luck in case I do it!