The term go-go derives from the phrase "go-go-go" for a high-energy person, and was influenced by the French expression à gogo, meaning "in abundance, galore", which is in turn derived from the ancient French word la gogue for "joy, happiness".
Cost: $20 Adults, $15 Concession, $10 Under 14s
Day/Time: Tuesdays 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Where: O'Donnell Youth Centre, Limestone Avenue, Braddon
Drop in for a groovy go-go inspired dance class. Spend and hour with Fandang-Go-Go learning to Stomp, Shimmy and Shake.
Classes will focus on a couple of moves each week and how to put them together to create fun mini routines.
Fandang-Go-Go, are the Sass & Tease Collective’s groovy go-go dance troupe! With performers and performances ranging from solos to large groups and featuring classic go-go moves like the Monkey, the Stomp and (of course) the Twist!
Fandang-Go-Go string it all together to create a fun routines or freestyle flash mobs that can be done to almost any music. Their choreographed routines feature a feel-good soundtrack covering music from the 60s, 70s and 80s guaranteed get everyone moving and grooving in this high-spirited, high-energy dance style.
Go-go dancing originated in the early 1960s, by some accounts when women at the Peppermint Lounge in New York City began to get up on tables and dance the twist. Others claim that go-go dancing originated at, and was named after, the very popular Los Angeles rock club Whisky a Go Go which opened in January 1964, but the opposite may be true – the club chose the name to reflect the already popular craze of go-go dancing.
Many 1960s-era club goers wore miniskirts and knee-high, high-heeled boots, which eventually came to be called go-go boots. Night club promoters in the mid‑1960s then conceived the idea of hiring women dressed in these outfits to entertain patrons.
Fandang-Go-Go are available in a range of costumes from beehived 60s mod and Rosie the Riveter inspired rockabilly looks right through to sequins and fringe for evening events!
Join the Sass and Tease Collective's Go- Go display troupe, Fandang-GoGo, for a groovy go-go inspired dance class. Learn classic go-go moves like the Monkey, the Stomp and (of course) the Twist!
Put it all together to create a fun routine that can be done to almost any music. With a feel-good soundtrack from the 60s, 70s and 80s you’ll be moving and grooving in this high-spirited, high-energy workshop, just the thing to warm up before a night out dancing.
The following can also be included:
Polaroids! Document the fun the old-fashioned way
Add some high energy entertainment to your next function or event with a gaggle of Go-Go dancers!
Whether it's a fully choreographed display set, some freestyle dancers to add movement and energy to the room or a performer led audience participation number; Fandang-Go-Go are able to tailor a package to suit any event.
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