friends of Greenfield Dance

Caller’s Workshop Series: Fall 2018

By Jessica Schultz. Posted on April 23, 2018.

Have you ever wanted to learn how to call contra dances? Learn from Bob Isaacs!

  • Teaching for all levels
  • Choreography
  • Planning a full evening
  • Working with musicians
  • Calling medleys
  • Getting to the next level

The series will be run 4 Saturdays in the Fall: 9/15, 9/29, 10/20, and 11/3/18, 12:00-4:00 PM at the Guiding Star Grange in Greenfield. There will also be an opportunity for some students to call a dance or two at the Fall Frolic at the Grange on November 4.

Cost is $80 -100 (with scholarships available) (includes a 90 page instruction manual). This series is limited to 12 students.

Please email Julie Bermant with questions or to indicate interest. Pre-registration is required.

This event it supported in part by the Outreach Fund of the Country Dance and Song Society.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of Greenfield Dance.

FGD Events


24th Annual Fall Frolic


Three callers: Alex Deis-Lauby, Bob Isaacs w/ Guest Caller Showcase, and Ron Blechner Three bands: Polaris, Russet Trio, and Calico Admission: Dance for FREE with FGD membership sign up or renewal (membership costs $25) Non-member admission: $20 Sunday, November 3, 2019 2-10pm Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St, Greenfield, MA


New Year’s Eve Contra Dance


Playing: Center Street and Guiding Stars
Calling: George Marshal and TBA


Contra PROMenade 2020


Save the date! Contra Prom 2020 will feature Gaye Fifer and Eloise & Company! More details to come…