Diane Silver
Calling for contra, square and other set dancing; couples dance and other social dances.
I can't believe this much fun is legal!
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Camps and Festivals

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Dance Camps and Festivals, Featured Caller:

  • Caller's Week - John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, NC, 2017
  • Folkations Contra Week, Sorrento, Italy, 2014
  • Cumberland Dance Week, Cumberland, KY 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2015, 2016.
  • Rum-n-Onions, Princeton, NJ, 2017
  • Days of Dance, Ozark Folk Center, AR, 2017
  • Summer Soiree, Asheville, NC, 2017
  • Dawn Dance, Brattleboro,VT 2017
  • Orange Blossom Ball, Daytona, FL, 2017
  • Bogue Banks Boogie, Outer Banks, NC, 2016-17 (New Year's weekend)
  • Music City Masquerade, Nashville, TN, 2016
  • Solefest, Springfield, MO, 2016
  • Cabin Fever, Knoxville, TN, 2016
  • Winter Warm-Up, Columbus, OH, 2015
  • Solefest, Springfield, MO, 2015
  • Feet Retreat, Greensboro, NC, 2015
  • RainDance, Portland, OR, 2015
  • Gypsy Meltdown, Charlotte, NC, 2015
  • WinterGreen Dance Weekend, Bozeman, MT, 2015
  • Summer Soiree, Asheville, NC, 2014
  • LEAF (Lake Eden Arts Festival), Asheville, NC, 2013, 2014
  • Fire Ant Frolic, Austin, TX, 2013
  • Looking Glass, Lansing, MI, 2013
  • Mountain Madness, Jonesborough, TN, 2013
  • IndepenDance, Milwaukee, WI, 2013
  • Dancing Bears, Anchorage, AK, 2013
  • Call of the Loon, Minneapolis, MN, 2013
  • Spring Dance Romance, 2013
  • Chattaboogie, Chattanooga, TN, 2013
  • Moondance, Greenville, SC 2007, 2010, 2012.
  • Jonesborough Days, Jonesborough, TN, 2012.
  • Blue Moon, Huntsville, AL, 2012.
  • Swing Shift, Berea, KY, 2012
  • Chehalis Dance Weekend, Vancouver, BC, 2011
  • Footfall Dance Weekend, Camp Timber Ridge, WV, 2011
  • Almost Heaven, Camp Timber Ridge, WV, 2011
  • Dance Awakening, Harbin Hot Spring, CA, 2011
  • Corvallis Dance Weekend, Oregon, 2011
  • Bannerman Thanksgiving Family Dance Camp, Black Mountain, NC 2010-2015
  • Atlanta Dance Weekend, 2010
  • Gypsy Moon Ball, Indianapolis, IN 2010
  • Bakewell Day of Dance, England, 2010
  • Litchfield Folk Festival, England, 2010
  • Brattleboro Dawn Dance, 2010
  • Pigtown Fling, Cincinnati, OH, 2003, 2005, 2010
  • Jan Jam, Champagne-Urbana, IL, 2010
  • Contrathon, Glendale Springs, NC, 2007, 2008.
  • Monster Mash, River Falls, SC, 2003, 2005, 2008, 2010.
  • Bogue Banks Boogie (New Year's Eve), Wilmington, NC, 2009-2010
  • Springforth Ball, Richmond, VA, 2009.
  • Hands-Four Weekend, Berea, KY, 2009.
  • River Rendezvous, Coshocton, OH, 2008.
  • Winter Warm-Up, Columbus, OH, 2006.
  • Pittsburgh Fall Dance Weekend, Pittsburgh, PA, 2006.
  • Salty Splash, Wilmington, NC, 2006.
  • Jonesborough Days, Jonesborough, TN, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011.
  • Inter-Varsity Folk Dancing Festival (IVFDF), Cambridge, England, 2006.
  • Clogging Weekend, John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, NC, 2006
  • Swing Shift, Berea, KY, 2006, 2012
  • Gypsy Meltdown, Charlotte, NC, 2005, 2011
  • Looking Glass Festival, Lansing, MI, 2004
  • Savannah Folk Festival, 2004
  • Bug Stomp, Charleston, SC, 2004

Workshops:

    I have stopped updating this list -- it's just too numerous to keep up. But here's a sampling from my first 10+ years of calling.
  • Southeast Dance Leadership Weekend, 2010.
  • Charlottesville Dance Weekend, 2010.
  • Summer Soiree, Swannanoa, NC, 2007, 2008.
  • Winter Warm-Up, Columbs, OH 2006.
  • Pittsburgh Fall Dance Weekend, Pittsburgh, PA, 2006.
  • Pigtown Fling, Cincinnati, OH, 1999 - 2005
  • Swing Shift, Berea, KY, 1999, 2004, 2006, 2012
  • Old Farmer's Ball Splash Dance/Reunion Dance Weekend, Black Mtn., NC, 2004-2010
  • Knoxville Dance Weekend, Knoxville, TN, 2000, 2003
  • Spring Fling Day Camp; Summer Arts and Adventure Camp, Swannanoa 4H Education Center, 2003
  • DownEast Folk Festival, Topsham, ME, 2002
  • Mayapple Stomp, Logan, OH, 2000

Weekly / Monthly dance evenings - a few examples of cities and towns for whom I've called:
I have stopped updating this list -- it's just too numerous to keep up. But here's a sampling from my first 10+ years of calling.

South-East
Asheville - Swannanoa - Brevard - Boone - Brasstown - Charlotte - Greensboro - Chapel Hill - Atlanta - Huntsville - Greenville, SC - Chattanooga - Lexington - Louisville - Berea - Charleston, WV - Tampa - Ft. Lauderdale - Cocoa Beach

Mid-West
Cincinnati - Pittsburgh - Athens - Columbus - Cleveland - Lansing - Kalamazoo - Indianapolis - St. Louis - Chicago - Madison

Mid-Atlantic
Philadelphia - Princeton - Glen Echo (MD/DC) - Charlottesville - Baltimore

Northeast
Cambridge - Greenfield - Nelson - Dover - Montpelier - Walpole - Gilmington - North Yarmouth - Belfast - Falmouth - Rochester - Toronto

West Coast
Santa Rosa - Monterey - Santa Cruz - Watsonville - Berkeley - Portland

Southwest
Flagstaff - Cottonwood - Tucson

International
Canada; England; Italy




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