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KURT ROSENKRANZ

Square Dance Caller

During my time studying in Edinburgh, Scotland, I got involved with Scottish Country Dance. After being back in Germany again I missed this dancing activity and it was not offered in the area in and around Braunschweig, in Lower Saxony, where I continued my studies at Technical University “Carolo Wilhelmina”. But incidentally I visited a demonstration dance of modern American square dance and I became a student in the next square dance class of “Lion Town Squares”, Braunschweig in 1986.

In 1993 I visited a Callerlab Caller School and passed the final exams for teaching at the Industrial and Trading Chamber in Braunschweig to become a caller in Lower Saxony. First I called and taught square dancing for the “Saltscatter Square Dance Club” in Salzgitter and in 1998 I started with my own club in Wolfsburg. We changed the club name several times, but since 2003 we are established as “Dancing Dragonflies, Wolfsburg”. The dance program I offer is extended Mainstream and we dance every Monday night.

The first convention I visited was in Perth 1993– just as a dancer. I enjoyed it very much.

At the next ones I am proud to have participated as caller:

2001 Tamworth

2003 Caloundra

2005 Warrnambool

2007 Findon

2009 Perth

2010 Wodonga

2011 Darwin

2013 Gosford

2015 Adelaide - Bolivar

2017 Bendigo

2019 Deloraine