5-7 May 2017
13TH Annual 

Whitewater Whirl!

a mini dance vacation in WV's New River Gorge Scenic Recreation Area

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Gaye Fifer

Gaye Fifer is an accomplished contra caller and waltz instructor from Pittsburgh, PA (by way of Charlottesville, VA). An active dancer herself, Gaye understands the subtleties of making contras and waltzes particularly satisfying for dancers. Her instructions are clear and concise, as she is was [prior to retirement] a teacher by profession. An easy smile and delightful sense of humor are part of Gaye's relaxed, pleasant style while calling and teaching. Gaye calls contra dances throughout the

Gaye is known as both dance caller and leader of some fun and UNUSUAL workshops (like Dutch Crossing). Gaye has been a caller and teacher at almost every dance weekend in the eastern US. She delights dancers with her clear walk-throughs and smooth-flowing contras.

Darlene Underwood

Darlene, from Cincinnati, Ohio has been spreading joy for many years. Darlene lifts the spirits of everyone in the room with her seemingly inexhaustible supply of energy and smiles as well as her very skillful way with a roomful of dancers.

Updated: 2017-04-07