Welcome to Jerome Grisanti's
Contra Dance Pages!
One of the passions in my life is Contra Dance, which I like to describe as an amusement park ride we build by ourselves. I'm a dancer and a caller.
If you live in Maryville, or thereabouts, please visit the Maryville Community Barn Dance page, and come join us for some great fun!
By the way, I was one of the callers for 2014 Catapult dance weekend in Atlanta. I'm almost famous!
What Dance Organizers Are Saying:
"The feedback I've received from the students and families is all positive! Thanks so much for coming to Lawrence and sharing with us your abilities and facilitating such a fun evening of dancing."
-- Tyler Clements
"I thought you were very good with beginners, excellent stage presence, good variety of dances and I've had really good feedback from the dance community."
-- Bruce Davis
"Thank you very much for coming to Ann Arbor and for your fine
-- Kate Moore
"Jerome calls interesting and fun dances that are new to the Lawrence
-- Bill Kritikos
Robert Fulghum, in an essay for NPR's series This I Believe, answers that question eloquently: