2020 GCA Caller School
Basic Information

Monday, June 29 - Wednesday, July 1, 2020
new Location!
hyatt house denver downtown
440 14th Street, Denver

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Now you can spend three days with CALLERLAB Accredited Caller Coach Deborah Caroll-Jones and  Teaching Assistant Arlene Kaspik in a concentrated effort to expand your knowledge of square dance calling.  If the enrollment is large enough, Vic Ceder will join as a second Caller Coach.  Beginning callers will benefit from this intensive exposure to some of the best callers in the business today!

Immediately preceding the IAGSDC Convention in Denver, Colorado.

Beginners

  • How to move dancers

  • Working with music

  • Creating and delivering choreography

  • Sight calling basics

  • Work through your material at the mic or in one-on-one sessions

  • More advanced instruction in all aspects of the art of calling

Something For Everyone!

  • Sight calling techniques

  • Reading and writing choreography

  • Equipment usage

  • Microphone technique

  • Vocal instruction

  • Creating choreography

  • Programming dances

  • Showmanship

  • Caller culture and etiquette

  • Callers associations

  • Responsibilities to the dancers

  • Plenty of microphone time for all students

Your Tuition Fee Includes:

  • 3 days of instruction by our excellent coaches

  • Personal attention from our superb teaching assistants

  • CALLERLAB New Caller Kit (beginners)

  • Choreographic checkers (beginners)

 

Thanks to the generous support of

All Join Hands Foundation

All Join Hands Foundation

Your registration fee is only $75.

2020 Staff

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Deborah Caroll-Jones

CALLERLAB Accredited Caller Coach, Arlington TX

Deborah began square dancing with a church group in 1979 and immediately fell in love with the activity. In 1982, she began calling, promoting and teaching square dancing.

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Arlene Kaspik

Teaching Assistant
Chicago, IL

Arlene Kaspik attended her first GCA caller school in 2006 in Anaheim, California. When she returned to Chicago she was asked to be the class assistant for the Chi-Town Squares beginner class, a position she held for several years.

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Vic Ceder

Caller Coach, Los Olivos, CA

Vic will be the second caller coach if enrollment is high enough.

Vic started dancing in 1975 in a teen club where he met his wife Debbie. Vic is a self-taught caller. He has called in 31 states, 8 countries, and at several National Square Dance Conventions. Vic is currently a permanent staff caller at the Academy for Advanced & Challenge Enthusiasts (AACE). He calls Mainstream thru C4.

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