Linda Cooper is our local (dance) hero

July 01, 2015

Linda Cooper has been recognized by the Country Dance and Song Society for her contributions to our dance community. Thanks to Dianne Shaw for nominating Linda and for writing this piece (reprinted below, with permission). Read More »


Hear the Caller -- Connie Carringer

July 01, 2015

Connie is a local caller who also organizes a local dance: the Apex Family Dance, with the support of the Town of Apex and Halle Center for Cultural Arts. There are more details on her website: www.conniecarringer.com. Read More »


Hear the Caller – Eileen Thorsos

May 01, 2015

I started dancing with Scottish Country Dance, and there I was drawn to becoming a teacher -- the SCD equivalent of a caller, although the roles are a little different. Read More »


Hear the Caller – Jack Mitchell

March 01, 2015

Being a caller makes me a lot more aware of how dances work (and don't work) overall. I now think a lot more consciously about how dances flow and what makes for a good dance or an awkward dance. Read More »


Contra is Their Calling: A Conversation with Louie and Robert Cromartie

March 01, 2012

Louie and Robert Cromartie are a true contra couple. They met at a contra dance, got married, continue to dance and now both are well-known callers in and out of NC. Read More »


My First Dance Weekend

August 01, 2001

by Rhiannon Giddens, before she went on to fame, fortune and the Grammys! Read More »


The Perfect Dance Hall

October 01, 1997

by Gene Hubert, TCD Vice-president Read More »