Professional Square Dance Caller
|4101 E. Baseline Rd. #1324||480-748-1515|
Dan is a native of Omaha, Nebraska, who now resides in Mesa, Arizona. Dan was introduced to square dancing at the age of 12. Eleven months later he was trying his hand at calling. From that moment on, Dan has pursued calling as his one and only profession. By the age of 16, he was Club Caller for 3 Omaha Square Dance Clubs. In 1976, he decided to pursue calling as a full-time profession. He now books dances and travels throughout the United States and Canada. Dan has called in Switzerland, Sweden, Mexico, Hawaii and Alaska.
Dan is an Accredited Member of Callerlab and has served on the Mainstream and Plus Committees. Dan served on the Plus Committee as co-writer for the Plus Level definitions. He has attended 28 National Conventions, has served on many Panels and has instructed various workshops.
Dan has been a recording artist since 1978, and is a current staff member of Hi-Hat Records. He has recorded several top ten hits including The Big One, Silver Wings, Cowboy Love, One of Those Wonderful Songs and Hey Honey
In 1990, Dan was hired as a resident caller in Mesa, Arizona. He has developed one of the most successful programs in the Valley, including all levels from beginners through A2.
Dan has grown up with Square Dancing and he knows of no other activity that offers the fun, exercise and social rewards that Square Dancing can give. He feels that the secret to a successful Square Dancing World is Fun First and Ability Second.When he comes to your area, give him a try; you will be glad you did.