"5 Things...Inside the Dancing Mind of..." is a one-hour chat with Q&A from movers and shakers in the English Country Dance community from across the country about the 5 things that they feel are important to our passion for ECD and why. Hosted by the Historical Tea & Dance Society.

May 18, 2022 Wendy Graham Contra caller Video
April 15, 2022 ECD Choreographers Alan Winston, David Smukler, Jenny Beer, Sharon Green, and Gary Roodman Video
March 15, 2022 Deborah Denenfeld Dance educator and leader Video
February 15, 2022 Andy Davis & Peter Amidon Performing and teaching artists Video
January 18, 2022 Mike Richardson Musician, dancer, caller, composer, choreographer and organizer Video
December 21, 2021 Bob Dalsemer Caller, teacher, musician, organizer, former CDSS President Video
November 16, 2021 Alan Roberts & Sande Gillette Sound engineer, fiddle players, organizer Video
October 19, 2021 Steve Howe Former Director of CDSS Camp Programs, dancer Video
June 29, 2021 Our 5 Things Team The stories of some of the folks behind the scenes who made it all happen Video
June 22, 2021 Our Online Pioneers Creating new opportunities for us to share and experience the joy of music, dance, and song! Video
June 19, 2021 Alex Cumming In conjunction with Hey Days Dance Camp Video
June 15, 2021 Various directors Behind the scenes at dance camp Video
June 8, 2021 Val Medve Caller (English), teacher, organizer, and choreographer Video
June 1, 2021 Bob Green Caller, choreographer, videographer Video
May 25, 2021 Nikki Herbst Teacher (English and Contra) and Organizer Video
May 18, 2021 Frederick Park Caller (English, Contra, Square, and Folk), teacher, choreographer, organizer, storyteller Video
May 11, 2021 Barbara Greenberg Musician (English and Contra) Video
May 4, 2021 Philippe Callens A tribute to the renowned caller, teacher, and choreographer Video
April 27, 2021 Dave Bartley Musician (English and Contra), Composer Video
April 20, 2021 Rosemary Lach Caller (English and Contra), and Organizer Video
April 13, 2021 Mary Devlin Caller (English and Contra), Choreographer, former CDSS President Video
April 6, 2021 Jim Morrison Musician, caller, researcher, former Director of CDSS Video
March 30, 2021 Audrey Knuth Musician (Contra) Video
March 23, 2021 Graham Christian Caller (English), researcher, writer Video
March 20, 2021 Paul Hutchinson Accordionist in any style you'd like to name Video
March 16, 2021 Dan Blim Caller Video
March 9, 2021 Jacqueline Schwab Pianist and caller (English) Video
March 2, 2021 Alisa Dodson Caller and dance writer (English) Video
February 23, 2021 Karen Axelrod Musician (English and Contra) Video
February 20, 2021 Nicolas Broadbridge Caller and Teacher (English), accordionist, researcher, composer, choreographer Video
February 16, 2021 Alex Cumming Traditional singer, musician (accordion & piano), and caller Video
February 9, 2021 Jeff Spero Pianist, caller and choreographer (Contra) Video
February 2, 2021 Barbara Finney Caller and Teacher (English), Organizer Video
January 26, 2021 Elizabeth Goossen Caller (English), choreographer (& Scottish), composer, musician, organizer Video
January 19, 2021 Gaye Fifer Caller (English and Contra) Video
January 12, 2021 Wayne Hankin Multi-instrumentalist (also Cirque du Soleil), inventor of the Jubo (see link). Video
Special New Year Bonus: Link for the After-talk
January 5, 2021 Danny Walkowitz Dancer and professional historian Video
December 22, 2020 Darlene Hamilton Caller and multi-talented organizer Video
December 15, 2020 Alan Winston Caller, choreographer and dance organizer Video
December 8, 2020 Heather Clarke Researcher and Dancer Video
December 1, 2020 Dave Wiesler "Exploring Dance Tunes" Video
November 24, 2020 Chris Sackett Caller, Composer and Choreographer (English)  
November 17, 2020 Jenny Beer Caller and Choreographer (English) Video
November 10, 2020 Jonathan Jensen Musician and Composer Video
November 3, 2020 Many guests   Video
October 27, 2020 Martha Griffin Caller and Choreographer (English) Video
October 20, 2020 David Smukler Caller and dance writer (English, Contra and Square) Video
October 17, 2020 Walter Nelson Organizer and Lecturer (Historical) Video
October 13, 2020 Gene Murrow Caller, Musician and Producer (English) Video
October 6, 2020 Susan Kevra and Rachel Bell Caller (Susan) and musicians (both) for English and Contra Video
September 22, 2020 Lisa Greenleaf Caller (English, Contra, Squares) Video
September 19, 2020 Paul Cooper Researcher (Regency) Video
September 15, 2020 Louise Siddons Caller (English & Contra), Organizer Video
September 8, 2020 Chip Prince Musician (English & Contra) Video
September 1, 2020 Anna Rain Caller (English & Contra), musician Video
August 25, 2020 Shira Kammen Musician, composer Video
August 18, 2020 Olivia Barry Caller (English, Contra, Irish), organizer, researcher Video
August 15, 2020 Allison Thompson Historian, dance writer, musician, blogger Video
August 11, 2020 Gary Roodman Dance writer Video
August 4, 2020 Beverly Francis Caller (English) Video
July 28, 2020 Bridget Whitehead Caller and organizer Video
July 21, 2020 Brooke Friendly Special theme: Global Terminology / Positional Calling Video
July 18, 2020 Colin Hume Caller (English, Contra, Square…), dance writer, composer, researcher Video
July 14, 2020 Dave Wiesler Pianist and Composer (English, Contra and Scottish) Video
July 7, 2020 Paul Ross Caller (English), videographer, organizer Video
June 30, 2020 James Hutson Caller and dance writer (English & Contra) Video
June 23, 2020 Katy German CDSS Executive Director 2017- Video
June 16, 2020 Brad Foster CDSS Executive & Artistic Director 1983-2011 Video
June 9, 2020 Jenna Simpson Caller (English), dance writer Video
June 2, 2020 Scott Higgs Caller (English and Contra), dance writer Video
May 26, 2020 David Millstone Caller (English), videographer, writer, Past CDSS President Video
May 19, 2020 Orly Krasner Caller (English), dance writer, tune composer, academic Video
May 16, 2020 Susan de Guardiola Historical Dance teacher and researcher Video
May 12, 2020 Brooke Friendly Caller (English), dance writer Video
May 5, 2020 Bruce Hamilton Caller (English), Scottish teacher, thought-provoking speaker Video
April 28, 2020 Sharon Green Organizer, caller (English), dance composer Video
April 21, 2020 Kate Barnes Multi-instrumentalist (English and Contra), composer, publisher Video
April 18, 2020 Cécile Laye French teacher of English dance Video
April 14, 2020 Rebecca King Pianist (English and Contra) and composer Video
April 7, 2020 Kalia Kliban Caller (English and Contra), dance writer Video
March 31, 2020 Joanna Reiner Caller (English) Video
March 24, 2020 Graham Christian Caller (English), researcher, writer Video
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