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Coldman, Rosemary "Betty" B.


Second Line Dancer

Rosemary Coldman is a resident of New Orleans, Louisiana, where she is a high school assistant supervisor and a member of the Lady Prince of Wales second line dance or social club. She learned the art of second line dancing from attending parades and observing other family members. She was about nine years old when she actually began dancing.

The Lady Prince of Wales second line dance club perform on the streets of New Orleans only once a year. The club performed at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, several second line parades, and in park events.

Updated November 30, 2016 by Natchitoches-NSU Louisiana Folklife Center Staff