Danza Antiqua

Ballroom Dance • Historical Dance

Ms. Nancy Walker and Jef Savage (Danza Antiqua) are Rostered Artists for the state of PA. They are specialists in ballroom dance, historical dance, dance history and fiber arts history and practice.  They have dance experience as performers and instructors, along with extensive experience of bringing history and diverse cultures to life for students through dance and fibers arts. They have a dance studio and fibers arts center in Mercersburg. Nancy has worked in England, France, Italy, Ireland, Germany, Malta and Gozo. She holds an M.A. and B.A. degree in Dance and a Diploma in Fine and Decorative Arts from Christie’s (London).  She is currently Adjunct Professor of Dance at Gettysburg College. 

Jef holds an MBA & BSc, and has had a long and continuing career as a Leadership Performance Facilitator. He has delivered diversity and sensitivity training to Corporate Executives, Managers and Staff. He has worked in Spain, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Scotland and The Netherlands. He has provided Leadership Training for Mercersburg Academy Faculty & Students and Foreign Exchange High School Students based on Carl Jung’s theory of personality via the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). Jef is a Certified Practitioner for the MBTI, 16PF and Firo-B. He is a male role model in the context of dance and etiquette

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