Elaine Mikenas wants to pass on our time-honored American tradition of square and round dancing through teaching workshops and calling square dances which has been her enjoyment for many years. She has been a member of CALLERLAB , the International Association of Square Dance Callers, since 2000. Her philosophy-"It's a party every time!" She has called at the 2015 Springfield, MA, 2016 Cincinnati, OH, 2017 Des Moines, 2018 Iowa, 2019 Kansas City, MO, 2020Atlanta, Georgia, 2021 Jackson Mississippi, 2022 Evansville, Indiana National Square Dance, 2023 Mobile, Alabama Conventions. She also does fun dances, demos, and calls for area square dance clubs and other fun groups.
Dennis Viscanti, a native of Brooklyn, grew up in the Capital District. He learned to ballroom dance in his twenties, and has been calling square dancing for 10 years and round dancing for over 40. He is a member of Roundalab, an Association of Round Dance Leaders. A patient teacher with a simple philosophy... If you want to learn how to dance, you will learn how to dance.