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Norm and Nancy Berg

Norm and Nancy Berg

In 1949 a young couple met in Brisbane at dance classes, which were a very popular pastime.   Norman had an eye for Nancy McGovern who had a family nickname of  "bumble foot", so they practiced together as a dance couple,…

What is New Vogue Dancing?

What is New Vogue Dancing?

New Vogue dance is an adaption of old time dance that is uniquely Australian. In the early 1930s the Australian culture was seeking new ways to find joy, some very dedicated people developed a unique flavour of dance that is…

The 1962 Worlds Dancing Championships

The 1962 Worlds Dancing Championships

This is the first time that the Worlds Professional Ballroom Dancing Championships have been held in Australia and a great deal of credit for this must be given not only to Mr Mickey Powell, President of the Australian Dancing Societc,…

Jack Papworth

Jack Papworth

Copy of Jack Papworths Obituary notice in the Sydney Morning Herald. (can be found in their archives but is not printable.)   The king of the Saturday night dance - Obituaries - www.smh.com.au The king of the Saturday night dance…

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