Contra Dance
  Victoria Contra Dance is a non-profit association of dancers engaged in promoting and providing contra dance in Victoria, BC.  
No experience necessary
Caller teaches dances on the spot
Live music!
See us in action!

Introductory session at 7:00pm
Dances Saturday from 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Admission $10
* Please bring soft-soled shoes to dance in; street shoes are not allowed
and please come fragrance-free
Date Location Caller Band Notes
Jan 14 St. Luke's JD Erskine The Slowpokes  
Jan 28 St. Matthias Galen Armstrong
& Ben Ziegler
The Odd Hack Band  
Feb 11 St. Luke's Rosemary Lach RigAJig  
Feb 25 St. Matthias JD Erskine The New Page Country Dance Orchestra  
Mar 11 St. Peter & St. Paul's Rosemary Lach RigAJig  
Mar 25 St. Matthias Anne Glover &
Galen Armstrong
The Dancehall Players  
Apr 15 St. Peter & St. Paul's Maureen Collier The Slowpokes  
Apr 29 St. Matthias Michael Karcher The Odd Hack Band  
May 13 St. Luke's Eric Kurl KGB  
May 27 St. Matthias Bob Rentz The Tradewells  
Jun 10 St. Luke's Anne Glover The Tradewells  
Jun 24 St. Matthias Galen Armstrong
& Ben Ziegler
Nancy Grossert
& Dave Marshall
Click HERE for a print-able, download-able schedule.
(after clicking HERE, choose "File", then either "Save As..." or "Print...")


What is Contra Dance?   Click HERE to watch a good Contra Dance introductory session.

Dance Organizations and Dances happening a short distance from Victoria
  1. Island Dance
  2. Vancouver Country Dance
  3. Camp Chehalis
These videos are provided by the Chattahoochee Country Dancers, Atlanta Georgia
  1. Introduction
  2. Two Dancers
  3. Four Dancers
  4. A Contra Line
  5. Come Dance With Us
  6. A Called Dance #1
  7. A Called Dance #2
  8. The Basics
  9. Contra Video Credits
Wikipedia entry
Index of some Contra Dance in Canada