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Dorothy's Shoes offer workshops in all forms of popular & social dance


Dance Yourself Stupid! An eccentric dance workshop and cabaret show in Brazil

Dorothy Max Prior (aka Dorothy's Shoes) has 40 years teaching experience and offers a range of dance workshops. She can teach anyone to dance (or to dance better) – be they absolute beginner or professional performer. She has taught across the UK and all over the world, including at leading festivals, universities and venues in Brazil, Mexico, Italy, Ireland, and France. 


Dorothy's Shoes offer workshops in many different forms of social dance (partner and solo), including Ballroom, Latin, Swing, Charleston, and American Social Dance. Dorothy and her team can also lead workshops and classes in any popular dance form – from Cowboy Polka to Can Can to Saturday Night Fever Disco.


Dorothy also leads workshops in Vaudeville, Eccentric & Comic Dance, including the ever-popular Dance Yourself Stupid workshop, exclusive to Dorothy's Shoes, drawing on 40 years of knowledge of popular and comic dance applied to theatre, clown and cabaret performance. From one day to one week or more – she can tailor this workshop to your company or festival needs.


Workshops can be booked at(schools, universities, venues, within festivals, with arts or community organisations, and with professional artists/companies and performing arts students. Dorothy has a wealth of experience of working with people with physical and learning disabilities, and working within hospices, hospitals, and care homes.


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