The International Association of Contra Callers, Inc.
updated April 26, 2011
Membership in CONTRALAB is open to anyone with an interest in promoting Contra Dancing.
Our membership consists of Callers/Prompters and other leaders from around the world. We have members from Canada, Denmark, England, Germany and the United States. The membership consists of leaders from the various genre' of Contra Dance, i.e. Modern, New England, Country Dance, Historical Dance and others.
This broad spectrum of dance leaders and dance styles makes CONTRALAB unique in it's ability to share ideas and incorporate other ideas into our programs. This broad spectrum of membership also allows CONTRALAB to publish a wealth of information and dances in the CONTRALAB Quarterly.
Currently we have approximately 54 members. The members are from:
California (4), Colorado (1), Connecticut (1), Florida (2), Georgia (1), Hawaii (2), Iowa (2), Kansas (1), Kentucky (3), Maryland (1), Massachusetts (2), Minnesota (1), Missouri (1), New Jersey (3), New Mexico (1), New York (1), North Carolina (1), Ohio (5), Oregon (1), South Dakota (1), Tennessee (2), Texas (3), Virginia (1), Washington (4), Wisconsin (2),
. . . . . . . and from:
Canada (4), England (1), Germany (1)
Member Callers Listing:
Sid Acker (817) 469-4797 or (214) 724-9554 email@example.com
Contra & Square Dance caller; available for dances and parties
for non-dancers such as schools, community clubs and groups.
Lissa Bengtson ((210) 867-0692
1343 W. Lullwood Ave., San Antonio, TX 78201
Contra, International Folk Dances, English Country Dances, Scottish Country Dances
Able to travel with enough notice
With two months notice, can usually arrange for a live band of traditional musicians
(fiddle, guitar, bass, banjo, bodran, keyboard)
Pat Kelm (715) 623-4523 firstname.lastname@example.org
Contra, Traditional, Mixers, Rounds Ph II; North Central WI
Duane Olson email@example.com
Contra; Lake Park, MN
Judy Weger (239) 410-3069 firstname.lastname@example.org
Traditional, Contra, & Line; Cleveland/Akron area - May-Sept., Hudson, FL - Oct-April
Dottie Welch (902) 435-4544 email@example.com
Contra, Squares - Basic to C2, Rounds Ph II, caller & prompter training; Halifax, Nova Scotia
Anyone interested in membership may contact the financial officer for membership application and information about dues and more.