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DANCE CALLERS – HOST AND GUIDE

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DANCE CALLERS – HOST AND GUIDE

The Dance Caller is a vital ingredient for a successful dance event. What are the skills and background knowledge required? What should be the style and tone used and how can people vary their approach to suit different groups and situations? Experienced caller Sheila McCutcheon takes you through the basics onto a developing journey of discovery and experience.

Aims

  • gain an understanding of the Caller’s role
  • learn how to assess your dancers and decide which dance to call next
  • know how to write out calling notes for a dance
  • learn to call over the music through practical exercises
  • learn how to interact effectively with your band

 Participants are welcome to bring a dance along to the workshop that they are already familiar with.

A booking fee of £1 is charged per transaction for online and phone bookings. No booking fee is applied to tickets purchased in person from the Scottish Storytelling Centre Box Office.

THIS WORKSHOP HAS NOW BEEN POSTPONED. PLEASE CONTACT THE BOX OFFICE ON 0131 556 9579 FOR MORE INFORMATION.