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Cajun and Zydeco Dance Party

Featuring Fredda S, New York's only Cajun/Zydeco dance instructor

Whether you have 2 left feet or have danced for years,
this expert dance troubleshooter with 20 years
experience can give you a jump-start, teach you
the latest steps or make your good moves great.

Great for weddings, Mardi Gras parties, bar/bat mitzvahs, more.
Zydeco and Cajun live bands available, too

Hear some Cajun music
Hear more Cajun music
Go ahead, treat yourself to a little more
What heck. Have another song! It's good for you!

Hear some Zydeco

More Zydeco to get your blood going
OK, another little bit

Fredda has been dancing since she was 7, teaching 20+ years and involved in Cajun and zydeco almost as long. She's studied with 11 Louisiana teachers, including: Miriam Fontenot, Don Brasseaux, Mona "Zydeco Queen" Wilson, Michael Seider, Al Muller,Jr., Millie Ortego and Jim Dugas.

Since both zydeco and Cajun are evolving dances, Fredda travels to Louisiana frequently to keep up with the latest steps and refresh her styling.

Clients include: The New School (1994-present); Omega Institute; Central Park Summerstage; Louisiana Community Bar & Grill (1994-96); Long Island Traditional Music Association (workshop series, individual dances); Sardi's Goes Cajun (series); The New York Times Christmas Party; Cajun Connection; Orange County Community College; United Nations; private parties and lessons.

Bands taught with include: Bruce Daigrepont Band; Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys; Mamou Prairie Band; Gotham Playboys; Voodoobillies; Bryan Miller and the Pinballs.

Study: techniques of dance teaching with Sonny Newman, a master dance teacher who has been teaching dance for over 40 years (Fredda has also studied adult learning and is an experienced trainer).

Special projects: performed and taught in New Orleans' French Quarter; recruited by the president of CODOFIL to serve on the Louisiana Tricentennial Arts Committee. Invited by Southwest Louisiana local dancers to perform with them in a documentary for German television; assisted master teacher Miriam Fontenot with classes.

Wildest teaching experiences: teaching zydeco& Cajun in Istanbul, Turkey, and in Bombay, India, as well as at a Cajun Bar-Mitzvah at a Portuguese restaurant.


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Impersonators, Look-Alikes
and Tribute Artists. Elvis,
Cher, Marilyn, many more.

In and Out! Quick and Funny!
New York Metro and Florida.
The ridiculous to the sublime.

Unique performers who'll
make your party unforgettable!
Many exclusive to us!

Roast the guest of honor
with personalized material
written just for them.

Santa, Elvis Santa, Elves,
Cupids, Hearts, Leprauchauns,
Easter Bunnies, more.

We use facts about the guest
of honor or your company and
turn them into a hilarious game!

Belly Dancers, Burlesque,
hula; African, Brazilian, Irish
dancers, swing, ballroom...

Amazing performers - shows or
sleight of hand walk-arounds.
Plus Tarot, palm, psychics.

Wacky officiants, unusual
entertainment, interesting
extras, much more

Unique, unusual ideas to make
your party special including
comics, impersonators, boudoir
photo sessions, sex lessons

MC's, hosts, motivatators,
speakers, performers. Comics
and actors for industrial films.

Some things just defy
categorization. We put
them here.

Clowns, costumed characters,
story-tellers, face painters,
kid's magic, games, more

From Doo Wop to the Monkees,
from British Invasion groups to
Disco, 80's, Motown, much more.
These are the real deal!

Tony Bennett, Ray Charles,
Tom Jones, James Brown,
Chuck Berry, many more.

gifts sent anywhere in the US



With photograph with Don Brasseaux (on home page): Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys, "Mamou Playboys Special," by Steve Riley ( Flat Town Music) from their Rounder CD #6026: Vendredi Enfin, used with permission. With photograph with Mardi Gras celebrant: Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys, "La Danse de Mardi Gras," traditional, arr. by the Mamou Playboys from their Rounder CD #6068, La Toussaint, used with permission. With photograph with Al Muller: T-Mamou, "Au Revoir," by Sam Broussard (Roundpeg Music) from their Swallow CD #6160: Cajun and Creole Jam, used with permission. With photograph with Geno Delafose: Geno Delafose and French Rockin' Boogie, "Je va's jamais la voir encore," by Geno Delafose(Le Ranch Double D Music(BMI) administered by Bug), from their Rounder CD #2151: La Chanson Perdue, used with permission.With photograph inside Angelle's Whiskey River Landing: Balfa Toujours, "La Vielle Terre Haute," by Christine Balfa and Dirk Powell (Flat Town Music), from their Swallow CD #6121: La Vielle Terre Haute, used with permission.

With photograph of Festivals Acadiens: The Bruce Daigrepont Band, "Coeurs des Cajuns," by Bruce Daigrepont, from their Rounder CD #6026, Coeurs des Cajuns, used with permission.With photograph of El Sido's Club: Nathan and the Zydeco Cha-Chas, "Let's Go," by Nathan Williams, from their Rounder CD #11661, Let's Go, used with permission.With photograph of Hamilton's Club: Beau Jocque and the Zydeco Hi-Rollers," Motor Dude Special," by W. Chavis (Flat Town Music), from their Rounder CD #2134, Git it, Beau Jocque, used with permission.With photograph of La Poussiere: Charivari, "Pascal's Egrets," by Mitchell Reed and Randy Vidrine (Happy Valley Music), from their Rounder CD #82161, Charivari: I Want to Dance with You, used with permission.With photograph of Lake Martin Sunset: Savoy-Doucet Cajun Band, "La Bonne Vie," by Marc and Ann Savoy (Tradition Music), from their Arhoolie CD #481, Sam's Big Rooster, used with permission.


Photograph with Don Brasseaux (at Angelle's Whiskey River Landing) by Joy Aldridge Hope Photograph with Al Muller (at Mulate's, New Orleans) by Joy Aldridge Hope Photograph with Geno Delafose (at Angelle's Whiskey River Landing) by Patsy Hebert Photograph with Mardi Gras reveler (in Eunice, LA) by Sheila Rindler All other photographs taken by, and copyright Fredda Seidenbaum