When Bruce Holmes was learning to call, he had no luck finding a textbook to help him through the process. Now that he is a caller, he has written the book he wished he had when he was first learning.
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This summary article aggregates a great deal of material on the use of modules in square dance choreography. Modules provide a powerful mechanism for creating and presenting square dance choreography and they are a tool that all callers need to be familiar with. This article provides a brief overview of what modules are, an introduction to the terminology involved, and pointers to many other sources of information.
The following table is a register of documents that CALLERLAB has published for external distribution and usage. Each table column can be sorted by clicking on the up/down chevrons in the column header. The document title is a link which takes you to the online version where available. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions about any of these documents, contact the Home Office at firstname.lastname@example.org. Item Name (Link) Owner Category Date A1 ChecklistAdvanced CommitteeProgram Document2016-12-21 A2 ChecklistAdvanced CommitteeProgram Document2012-09-13 Abbreviated Definitions Basic/MainstreamB/MS CommitteeProgram Document2013-05-31 Abbreviated Definitions Translated to JapaneseB/MS CommitteeProgram Document2013-05-31 Advanced DancingAdvanced CommitteeProgram Document2014-09-15 Advanced DefinitionsAdvanced CommitteeProgram Document2020-02-22 Advanced ListAdvanced CommitteeProgram Document2019-10-30 Advanced Timing ChartAdvanced CommitteeProgram Document2015-12-15 Alternate Lesson Systems BrochureB/MS CommitteeGuide2011-02-11 Alternate Lesson Systems White PaperB/MS CommitteeGuide2011-02-11 Applications Review Committee (ARC) ProceduresARCProgram Document2008-05-29 ARC History DocumentARCProgram Document2017-03-15 ARC History Japanese TranslationARCProgram Document2017-03-14 ARC History-EntscheidungenARCProgram Document2017-03-14 Basic Part 1 Definitions (German translation)B/MS CommitteeProgram Document2020-02-22 Basic Program Definitions (Japanese Translated)B/MS CommitteeProgram Document2020-02-22 Basic Program DefintionsB/MS CommitteeProgram Document2020-02-22 Basic Program ListB/MS CommitteeProgram Document2018-09-01 Basic Standard ApplicationsChoreographic Applications CommitteeGuide2020-05-15 Basic/Mainstream Definitions (Danish Translation)B/MS CommitteeProgram Document2009-11-01 Basic/Mainstream Non-Program Teaching ItemsB/MS CommitteeProgram Document2007-12-19 Basic/Mainstream Teaching TipsB/MS CommitteeProgram Document2010-06-21 Basic/Mainstream Teaching Tips (Japanese)B/MS CommitteeProgram Document2009-10-12 BOG ListHome OfficeForm2019-02-13 C-1 DefinitionsChallenge CommitteeProgram Document2018-12-10 C-1 ListChallenge…
Those who are considering use of the Social Square Dance (SSD) system usually have many questions about how it works, the best way to implement it, and the issues they may have to address along the way. The Social Square Dance Committee has published the SSD FAQ document to address these questions.
This 78 page document is a detailed description of how callers can use dancer relationships as a tool for resolving squares. See the document abstract below for additional details.
The following table contains 964 links to recordings as of October 31, 2018. Entries are initially sorted by year and session title, but you may click on the up/down arrows in the column headers to sort by that column if you wish. Click on the title to go to the recording. You may search this page for keywords using your browser's page "find" function (Ctrl-f). Do not use the search box to the right - it searches the entire KnowledgeBase, not just this page. Year Title (Link) Description 1980Advanced Creative1980 CALLERLAB Convention, Americana Hotel, CREATIVE CHOREOGRAPHY - as affected by ATTITUDE and JUDGEMENT at the Advanced level with Ed Foote and Lee Kopman. There is a writeup elsewhere in this handout that presents some of the items to be discussed. This is the third in the series of ATTITUDE and JUDGEMENT as it affects choreography. This session will be taped and will be held in the BALLROOM. 1980Business Taxes1980 CALLERLAB Convention American Hotel Business Taxes TAXES and RECORD KEEPING Gregg Anderson. A special interest session that affects us all. Gregg presented this originally in St. Louis and is back by popular request. The meeting will include slides and script and…