kruskal tTom Kruskal plays Anglo concertina for the Pinewoods Morris Men and Orion Sword. His playing for display dance is strong, driving, rhythmic and attentive to the needs of the dancers and the dance. Tom has been inspiring young people to dance English ritual since 1990 when he started Hop Brook Morris and Sword. This group of 10-13 year olds continues today. In 1996 he started a high school-aged rapper team, Velocirapper, which rapidly exploded into Great Meadows Morris and Sword - a consortium of teen rapper teams - including Candyrapper, Beside the Point, Scrambled Six, Pocketflyers etc. Tom is the founder of Dance America Rapper Tournament, CDSS Lifetime Contribution Award recipient, and a past board member for both CDSS and Pinewoods Camp.

English Dance Week at Pinewoods

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