Brad Foster, photo by Marty Stock


Foster **


Brad Foster loves sharing the joy of dance through his teaching and crafting programs that present wonderful teachers paired with fabulous musicians. He started teaching in his teens and running events in his twenties. Brad is co-founder of the Mendocino Country Dance Camps (the predecessor of Hey Days) and was Executive and Artistic Director of the Country Dance and Song Society for 28 years, working as executive producer of all their camps as well as teaching at and being Program Director for quite a few. Brad has traveled throughout the U.S., Canada and Europe as a teacher of English country, morris & sword, and contra dance. He founded New London Assembly in 2013, and more recently the New Home Ball in 2019.

**Brad Foster will be on faculty Week 2 of the 2024 Amherst Early Music Festival.