Campus News

Social Dancing for New and Experienced Dancers

July 29, 2015
Communications Staff
Photo credit: Yevhen Gulenko

Contra dancing is a social dance in which couples stand opposite each other in two lines. A caller, usually working with a group of live musicians, guides new and experienced dancers through a series of moves. The Oberlin Contra Dance Club hosts beginners workshops and dances, including Dandelion Romp (pictured here), in every month of the academic year. Visit the Oberlin Contra Dance Club website for a calendar of upcoming events.

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