[Callers] Positional Calling

Mark Hillegonds via Callers callers at lists.sharedweight.net
Thu Jul 6 08:27:46 PDT 2017

Hi, Jeremy,

The Lavender Country and Folk Dancers (LCFD) use some positional references
in their gender-free English Country Dances. Might want to check it out:

Looking forward to hearing more about this as others respond.

On Thu, Jul 6, 2017 at 10:30 AM, Jeremy Child via Callers <
callers at lists.sharedweight.net> wrote:

> Hi Everyone
> In the past there has been a lot of discussion on this group about gender
> free calling, and in particular about the terms used for the two roles.
> This got me thinking as to whether it would be possible to eliminate the
> use of role names and call using just positional references.
> Some significant thought later, I came up with a system that I believe
> could, in theory, work.  This is largely an intellectual exercise rather
> than a serious suggestion, but I would appreciate any comments / feedback /
> thoughts / ideas you have.
> The details are at: http://barndancecaller.net/PositionalCalling.html
> (There is a link to another document I have written about gender free
> calling - this is primarily aimed at English Barn Dance / Ceilidh calling.)
> Jeremy
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*Mark Hillegonds*

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