Country Dancers of Rochester sponsors traditional New England Contra Dances and English country dances. Here’s some useful information for beginners:
Our dances are participatory and open to all, with live music, and smoke and alcohol free. Newcomers are always welcome. Dances are taught and prompted, with more teaching at the beginning of the evening. No partner or special dress needed — dress comfortably and wear soft-soled, low-heeled shoes.
When: Every Thursday, 8 – 11 PM
Where: Covenant United Methodist Church (MAP) (directions)
2014 Admission: $8 ($7 members and students, ages 17 & under free)
2015 Admission: $9 ($8 members and students, ages 17 & under $2)
English Country Dances
Country Dancers of Rochester is a member of the Country Dance and Song Society, a national organization dedicated to traditional dance and song.
Membership in CDR costs $12 a year for an individual, $18 a year for a household. Members get $1 off dance admissions. Join at a dance or send a check (made out to “CDR”) to Rich Dempsey, CDR Treasurer, 140 Fernboro Rd, Rochester NY 14618.