Common Questions & Answers
Everyone has questions when they think about trying something new. We want to make sure your questions are answered so we can get you to our next event! Don’t see your question here? Give us a call or send a message using the form on our contact page.
What is CALLERLAB?
CALLERLAB is an international organization of square dancer callers. Our goal is to provide square dance callers, square dancers, and square dance organizations with the tools they need to recruit new dancers in their local markets.
Who can join the organization?
We welcome anyone and everyone! There are CALLERLAB groups all over the world consisting of members of all ages and backgrounds. Learn more about our membership options here.
How do I become a square dance caller?
CALLERLAB has numerous resources for those interested in becoming a square dance caller. You can visit our Caller Resources page to find the CALLERLAB Starter Kit, our Caller-Coaches program, Caller Schools, and more.
Where can I find CALLERLAB events near me?
To find square dancing organizations and events near you, choose your location on our Dance Finder page or search the interactive map and pick from a list of square dance groups in your area.
Is there a dress code?
Absolutely NOT! We want you to come as you are. Whether you feel like donning full western attire or throwing on jeans and a t-shirt, you’re welcome here.
What kinds of music do you play?
Contrary to the square dancing you might have seen on TV, we don’t just play Western music. We dance to everything from hip hop to rock! If it has a great beat and a solid tempo, it’s probably on our playlist.
Is it hard to learn to square dance?
Think of square dancing as learning a new set of vocabulary words. The moves are easy with low-impact steps, and after learning the terms, you’ll look like a pro!