29 Apr

Interesting article about contra dance calling

Callers in step at folk dances – The Boston Globe: Article about contra dancing from the caller’s point of view.

Quote from Dan Pearl:

”The dancing I like to present is more nourishing to the soul


,” he said. ”This kind of dancing, for some people, is a tonic. There’s a primal need for interacting with people that maybe we don’t get in our day-to-day lives.”

The article also quotes Sue Rosen and Rick Mohr.

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