Philly Fish Fry

Philly Fish Fry is a monthly social dance set to live jazz music! A social dance is a dance where strangers who know the same dance can come together and ask anyone to dance – something that I thought was extinct until coming to Penn.

A video from the last Philly Fish Fry!

It’s a different form of art than what we do in the classroom, but seeing musicians and dancers react to each other in real time in a shared space is a rare experience – think of the last time you saw an improv dance to live music! Both the dance and the music rely heavily on improvisation, so it’s ever-changing and constantly keeping you on your toes.

You can find more info at Philly Fish Fry on Facebook. You can even take a beginner’s lesson before the dance every month! Hope to see you guys at one soon.

(The name Philly Fish Fry comes from the jazz song ‘Saturday Night Fish Fry’).

One Comment Add yours

  1. Viola B says:

    I LOVE swing and this looks like such a cool group to get involved with. Was that you in the video? What a great event.

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