South Coast Folk Week – four classes for dance callers!

All classes are admission by donation, and are lead by dance caller Bob Dalsemer.

With more than 40 years of calling experience and exceptional teaching skills, Bob Dalsemer is one of the country’s most versatile dance callers.  His repertoire includes a wide range of American contras, squares, and circles as well as English and Danish dances. He has called in 35 states, Canada, England, Belgium, Denmark, Russia and the Czech Republic. Many of Bob’s original contras are danced  throughout the country.

  1. Sunday, Oct 4 from 2-4 pm at Housing Authority 1700 Monroe St. in North Bend

“Introduction to Calling for Everybody”

Resources, contra dance music, dance notation systems, calling techniques.

  1. Tuesday, Oct 6 from 7-9 pm at Housing Authority 1700 Monroe St. in North Bend

“Be a Better Teacher”

Teaching techniques, working with beginners and calling for groups with mixed experience levels

  1. Thursday, Oct 8 from 7-9 pm at Housing Authority 1700 Monroe St. in North Bend

“Keep ’em Coming Back”

How to create whole evening programs what make new dancers feel included while keeping experienced dancers happy.

  1. Saturday, 3-5 pm at the Harding Learning Center 755 S. 7th St. Coos Bay

“Showtime!”

Practice and preparation for the evening dance.

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