Making a Spectacle of Themselves: The Dancing Flappers
In the Roaring 20s, something new happened. "Nice girls" who were not professional performers, alone or with other girls, danced in front of the whole room.
Video of the Jane Austen Evening
The Jane Austen Evening, January 22nd 2011 in Pasadena, California.
Social Daunce Irregulars 15th Anniversary Ball, Nov 2003
This is a video of the "Grand Opera Ball", held in November 2003 to celebrate the Social Daunce Irregulars' 15th Anniversary. The Social Daunce Irregulars have been staging Victorian Balls since 1988.
The dance was in the Pasadena Masonic Hall. Music was provided by the Philadelphia Promenade Orchestra.
Dancing the Charleston at the Avalon Ball
Sheila and Rory dancing the Charleston at the Avalon Ball
Sheila Sings Meet Me In Saint Louis
Sheila singing Meet Me in St Louis Louis at the Lanterman Ragtime Tea Dance in 2009. The band is led by Ian Whitcomb.
Medieval Living History
Video taken at medieval living history programs.
Flash Packet Sings Sea Shanties
Flash Packet, which consists of Bill Howard, Walter Nelson, Sheila Murphy-Nelson and Scott Hulett; sings sea songs of the 19th Century
Venetian Aristocrats at the Biltmore
We provided 18th Century Venetian Aristocrats to support a Los Angeles Master Chorale gala fundraiser at the Biltmore in 1992