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“More” is different than “Interesting”

“More” is also different than “better.” Some callers and dancers seem to think that, in order to avoid boredom, they need to teach more moves. ┬áIn my experience, boring is what happens when callers aren’t prepared and call a series of...

New callers aren’t born, they’re developed over time.

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Rule 1: Know what you’re going to say before opening your mouth.

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Spin Chain Thru, Ends Zoom

Recently, at a dance, I used the Mainstream call, Spin Chain Thru, in a somewhat novel manner both in the patter and singing-call portion of a tip. At the end of the evening, one of the dancers came up to me and said that in the thirty-odd years he’s been...