Advanced Square Dance

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Caller

A square dance caller is the person who calls out instructions to square dancers.

CALLERLAB

An organization created by square dance callers.  See Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Callerlab

Challenge Square Dance

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Contra Dance

Contra Dance is folk dancing. 

CSSDA

Colorado State Square Dance Association represents all square dance club councils in Colorado.

Cuer

A round dance cuer is the person who calls out or cues instructions to round dancers.

CWASDC

Colorado West Area Square Dance Council is an organization representing the Square Dance Clubs in the western half of Colorado.

DASRDC

Denver Area Square and Round Dance Council respresents square dance clubs in the Denver area and nearby mountain regions of Colorado. 

Hoedown

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Lessons

Dance lessons are taught by teachers (callers and cuers) and are usually sponsored by one or more dance clubs. Typical duration is one or two nights per week for a period of 3-4 months. Students learn basic footwork, ettiquette and figure definitions. Upon completion of lessons, students are encouraged to attend regular square and/or round dances.

For both square and round dance, there are many levels of dancers from beginning to advanced.  Lessons are usually grouped into a category that describes the level of dance being taught, example: Beginner Lessons or Intermediate Lessons. 

Mainstream Square Dance

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Modern Square Dance

Modern Square Dance has evolved overtime resulting in a standardized set of instructions or calls.  This allows square dancing to be taught and danced alll over the world the same way.  See Wikioedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Square_dance

 

NECSDC

North East Colorado Square Dance Council represents square dance clubs in the north eastern regions of Colorado.

Plus Square Dance

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Round Dance

Round Dance is choregraphed ballroom dancing with 2 people (1 couple) arranged in circle around a hall. Dancers are prompted by a cuer to execute steps or figures in time with music. Social Round Dancing is organized with standard figure definitions. There are typically many couples in one or more circles all executing figures at the same time.

Roundalab

A non profit organization established to promote round dancing education.  See Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roundalab

SEASDC

South East Area Square Dance Council represents square dance clubs ih the south eastern regions of Colorado.

Square Dance

Square Dance is folk dancing with 8 people (4 couples) arranged in a square, with one couple on each side of the square. Dancers are prompted by a caller to execute steps or figures in time with music. Modern Square Dance is organized with standard calls and figure definitions that evolved from Traditional Square Dance. There are typically many squares at a square dance.

Square Dance Club

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Traditional Square Dance

Old time folk dancing that has not been standardized and varies by region.  See Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Square_dance