01. June 2017 - 19:00 till 20:00
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Dancing In The Dark Windsor | Thursday, 01. June 2017

Your hour to dance on your own and purely for yourself. When the lights are out you are free to be yourself without worrying about the outside world.

$7 at the door.
Off street parking available around the venue.

Dancing in the Dark FAQs

WHAT IS DANCING IN THE DARK?
DANCING IN THE DARK is a bi-weekly lights-off chance to dance in the dark for the pure joy of dancing. We turn the lights off and the music on for one hour so that you can move to the beat without the judgement of others (or yourself!) It happens in South Brisbane (Woolloongabba) on a Wednesday night and in North Brisbane (Windsor) on a Thursday night from 7:00-8:00 PM.

Dancing In The Dark Wooloongabba
18 Merton Rd, Woolloongabba QLD 4102

Dancing In The Dark Windsor
Windsor Presbyterian Church, 58 Maygar Street, 4030 Windsor

WHAT KIND OF MUSIC IS IT?
We aim for a little bit of everything. From swing, to dance, to world, to pop, to folk, to rock, to hip hop, to soul, to super cheesy top 40. We like dance floor classics, and we like weird things we've never heard before. You'll hate some of it, but you'll love a lot of it. And you can always sit out for a song or shrug on the spot if anything doesn't take your fancy - it's not like any one will see you!
Here is a sample:
https://www.mixcloud.com/dancingfire/dancin-int-the-dark-brisbane-12052016-make-the-world-dance/

HOW DARK IS IT?
It's light enough so that you can see the silhouettes of people around you, but dark enough so that you can't make out their features. We aim for a sweet spot between creating a fool proof judgement free space, and safety! When you first walk in, it will seem really dark, but if you wait a few minutes, you'll find your eyes will adjust and you can find a spot in the room to groove.
IT SOUNDS LIKE IT COULD BE CREEPY. IS IT CREEPY?
Nope. Dancing in the Dark is a drug, alcohol and ****** bag free zone. While it is dark, people dance independently and there isn't any direct physical interaction between people except those who might know each other.

DO PEOPLE GO ON THEIR OWN?
It's about half / half. Regardless, most every one finds room on the dance floor to dance independently. Attending alone is totally normal, welcome and even encouraged!

SO WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?
Whatever makes you feel comfortable to dance in - sweat pants, bike shorts, your office attire, or a one-piece full-sequined leotard. The only rule is that you do need to wear clothes.

DO PEOPLE TALK?
Here and there. But not really - the music is loud and people are there to dance, so the most verbal activity that happens is the whooping and cheering while dancing.

WHY WOULD I GO IF I'M NOT A SHY DANCER?
Because the darkness creates a certain kind of magic that forces you to forget about what you or the people around you look like, so that your brain can shut off and your body can move with the beat. Stay for a session and we guarantee by the end you'll be in a dancing zone that you've never been before - or your money back!

IS IT A BIT OF SCENE? WHO GOES TO THIS THING?
Nope! Sure, the bell curve probably straddles 30-somethings, but there's generally a good mix of ages, genders, bodies, backgrounds, and dance styles smile emoticon We've had four year olds and over 65 year olds, and everything in between. The beauty of the dark is that it doesn't really matter. If you want to be there, then you belong!

WHAT IF I HATE IT?
You won't. But if it turns out that it's not your thing, no worries at all, you're welcome to leave at any point and no one will notice anyway!

WHAT IF I LOVE IT?
Than you can come every week, for the rest of your life
Comments
  • Absolutely fed up with who is going to this event!!!
  • https://www.mixcloud.com/dancingfire/dancing-in-the-dark-brisbane-040517-smooth-criminal/
  • Ruth Hippisley, Tricia. This is close to where I live so I might have to check it out 😁
  • https://www.mixcloud.com/dancingfire/dancing-in-the-dark-brisbane-260417-ride-on-time/
  • This is a fantastic idea, Sarah Macree. I'm going to share this
  • Jacob Baker = this might be your thing?
  • Could someone please tell me more about this event, ie cost, purpose, etc. etc. It sounds intriguing.
  • Go girls!!!
  • Can you tell more about Dancing in the dark. Thanks
  • Id go if it was on the weekend. ..
  • Devanty Stanley ill see you there brutha
  • Is Joe going Shae-Maree Grace?
  • Sounds fascinating thanks Allie Coutts but I can't go tomorrow night. Another time 🌸
  • Lani please call me! I'm really worried about you!!!
  • Who's interested living near me in attending 'Dancing In the Dark Windsor'? Wendy???☺
  • So, is there anything to this that is at all different to No Lights No Lycra, or should I just keep going to that?
  • Georgia Stott, if you're not working, we should go. I've heard it's heaps of fun.
  • Boo hoo I've got an acutely inflamed Achilles' tendon No dancing for me for a few weeks πŸ˜”
  • I'll be there!!πŸ€“πŸ–€
  • Go Bruce. πŸ’ƒ
  • Bugger! I've hurt my ankle walking last week Still too painful to twist it ( won't actually do the twist as that would be embarrassing) ☺️ I have been waiting for an opportunity to go to this I might pop by and just listen to the music ! Is that a thing ? 🌝
  • Is there an age limit on this? Oops just realised it is a Thursday night. Can't go!
  • You two are just aging hippies with a dancing fetish πŸ™€πŸ˜½πŸ˜ΌπŸ˜»
  • https://www.mixcloud.com/dancingfire/dancing-in-the-dark-brisbane-190417-shout/
  • Who is keen on going to this?