Maureen Collier will introduce the most common Contra Dance basic steps and moves. Free workshop in partnership with the Bellingham Parks and Recreation Dept.
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Caller: Maureen Collier, from Vancouver, BC. Band: Bellingham Open Band led by Dave Andrews
Learn basic social waltzes and waltz variations with Laura Me' Smith. Free workshop in partnership with the Bellingham Parks and Recreation Dept.
Caller: Laura Me' Smith from Kirkland Band: Calaskan, from Bellingham (Kera-Lynne Newman on fiddle & Erin Esses Lusk, on cello)
Suzanne Girardot will teach participants how to call easy party and square dances. Free workshop in partnership with the Bellingham Parks and Recreation Dept.
Caller: Suzanne Girardot from Seattle. Band: Group du Jour from Seattle and Bellingham (Clyde Curley on fiddle, Jerry Gallaher on banjo, David Kahn on accordion, and Bill Meyer on piano)
Caller: George Marshall from Massachusetts Band: Faux Paws with Noah Van Norstrand on fiddle, Chris Miller on saxophone, and Owen Morrison on guitar Location: TBA
Try calling the shots! Calling a dance takes more courage than skill. Alex MacCleod will help you build up a little of both in this introductory workshop! You will practice your first called figure, and learn about the path ahead for becoming a full-fledged dance caller. Free workshop in partnership with the Bellingham Parks and […]
Caller: Alex MacCleod from Seattle Band: Bison Socks from Bellingham (Elise Snoey on fiddle, Sam Vogt on whistle, and Rosie O'Neil on guitar)