Ember Schira and
Dee Cresdee, undisputed dance fashion icons for the 21st Century.
Jamboree BC brought
together 207 line dancers from British Columbia, Washington, and
Bill introduced "Jambi", the new mascot of
JamBC, who turned out to be quite a dancer.
debut of BAG DANCING. Notice that Bag Dancing eliminates the need to
pretend you know what you are doing. Notice the only "lines" are in the
floor. Why did not become a huge fad?
and Len Person, seen here auditioning for the clean-up committee. (They
got the job.)
Bridget the Boy and Susie
the Dimplemeister (Bridget MacCallum and Susan Clark) showed everyone they
could still be "Best Friends" even after forcing each other to dress like
authorities wrong, this photo shows choreographers CAN remain still for 5
Seated front: Lisa Strong and Joe Archer who subbed for Bev
Standing (L to R): Dee Cresdee hugging Grant Gadbois,
Ember Schira trying to be seen next to Hutch Hutchinson, Christy Fox, Betty
Clarke (choreography winner for "Saucy Steppin") and Darren Barabas.
Jenifer Reaume missed the choreographer's group
photo, so Larry Wolf was asked to hold her in place for this photo.
Those caped crusaders, Western Spirit,
continued to impress us with their smiles, cool costumes and especially their
talent on the dance floor. They even smile when they dance!
Western Spirit got
jazzed. All hands accounted for.
L to R: Sara Raymond, still growing
and improving as a dancer and choreographer. Michele Perron and Irene
Groundwater also demoed new dances. Al Serfas helped with deejaying.
In the evening the Coyote Cowgirls
(team leader/choreographer Christy Fox), presented a touching tribute to our
friends and neighbors in the United States.
Joe Archer, Lynda Taylor and Bill Bader were masters of
ceremonies/emcees/compéres at Jamboree BC 2001.
Grant Gadbois, co-organizer of
Carmel Hutchinson, whose dance "At The Hop" fills dance
was special guest instructor and taught "No Way Pedro",
Apologies for the missing photos. Some got lost during the switch
from one website to another.
Photo Credits: Cam Schira, Lisa Strong,
Lori Wilson, Bob and Darlene Clark.
For photos from past Jamborees,
see links below.