The University of Chicago, with support from the CDSS Outreach Fund, is
sponsoring a contra dance leadership weekend with an intensive callers
workshop led by Boston caller Lisa Greenleaf the weekend of October 16th.
*"Lisa *leads an intensive workshop
designed for advanced-beginner through
intermediate contra dance callers. It will focus
on stage presence and teaching skills. The
workshop runs Friday Night through Sunday
Morning, and includes calling opportunities at
the Saturday dance"
callers must submit an application for this weekend in Chicago. There are
only 10 slots available. the applications are due August 31 and can be
found, along with the flyer, at: http://fac.uchicago.edu/leadership.html
There will also be master musician classes with Pete Sutherland, Mark
Roberts, and Jeremiah McLane (Three of the five members of Clayfoot
There will be two dances this weekend, so even if you cant make the whole
workshop, join us for a dance led by the callers on Saturday, and an
Advanced Dance led by Lisa on Sunday.
This is not to be missed. Please email with any questions (off list,
See you there!