Videos, Press and Photos
Contra Dance Videos We Like!
This is a great introduction to contra dance from Chattahoochie Country Dancers in Atlanta, with testimonials from local dancers. Video by Jim Crawford.
Contra Dancing. Why We Contra Dance.
George Marshall's classic beginners' workshop at a Wild Asparagus dance in Greenfield, MA on May 7, 2011. We are all beginners the first time ; )
Introductory Session with George Marshall
Video by John-Michael Seng-Wheeler at GREAT BEAR GROOVE DANCE WEEKEND, June 3-5 2011 in Oswego, NY with Great Bear Trio
Great Bear Groove - Mr. Plow
A very cool view from above! John C. Campbell Folk School Winter Dance Week, December 30, 2008 by Trudy Strawn
Contra Dance Kaleidoscope
Hot contra dancing with twirls & flourishes adapted from swing and lindy hop at the Harlequin Masquerade New Year's Eve Ball (Old Farmers Ball Asheville, NC)
Harlequin Masquerade New Years Eve
Contra dance at Table Rock State Park Moondance 2012 by Roger Prevost
A Waltz from Moondance 2011 by Roger Prevost
New England Folk Festival Association - a good mix of ages, men wearing skirts, large crowd, traditional music, great connections between people.
Contra Dance at NEFFA 2013
Here is one that Roger likes: Instant replay with slow-motion moves from a dance in Arizona
Swings & Twirls in Prescott, Arizona - Folk Happens
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Thanks for the wonderful photos by David Frantz Cameraman!
Here is a sample contra dance advertisement that you can use to put in your community group or other organization newsletter. Help us spread the word about how much fun it is to contra dance!