you wrote: >Do you honestly think that Scottish country dancing clubs would >exist in France today if not for the work done by the RSCDS
as it happens: yes.
Even if, today, many French dancers have indeed joined the Society.
> Where did the people who started your club learn SCD?
I learned as a student, quite outside any RSCDS framework, and I'm sure
that this is the case of many dancers in Scotland.
>Who taught them and where did they learn it from?
Have you heard of the Imperial School of dance teachers?
>The attitudes your dancers encountered are strange and shocking to me. I >can't imagine an RSCDS branch sending away dancers to learn somewhere else >before joining the branch. If it were up to me, I'd revoke their >branch status.
Good idea; shall I pass your suggestion on?
If I sounded generally negative, it is this kind of thing that explains my
Martin, member of the Society for at least 20 years.