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What People Should Know About Me
I'm an English dance caller and choreographer. As well as a dancer, of course! I'm now living in Boston.
Favorite Bands/Musicians
English: Hot Toddy; Bare Necessities; just about any combination of Daron Douglas, Dave Weisler, Karen Axelrod, lydia ievans, Peter Barnes, Mary Barnes, Dave Weisler, or Josh Burdick

Contra: Noreaster, Last Exit, Stunt Double, Great Bear Trio, Anadama
Favorite Dances
English: COMPANIONS; Mary K; Puck's Deceit; Leather Lake House; Whiskey Before Dinner; Key to the Cellar; Foxfire

Contra: Goody Two Shoes, Dead Cat Bounce

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Playford Ball & Prep!

Posted on April 5, 2011 at 8:34am 0 Comments

All of the ball materials are now available on the Playford Ball page, under the Special Events tab.


We apologize for the glitch that made links from the email not work when we shifted to the new site!


Posted on March 31, 2011 at 8:07pm 4 Comments

Welcome to the new, the online home of Country Dance * New York!


The calendar is on the home page, and you can explore to learn more about our English and Contra dances, special events, and more!


Take advantage of the social networking features to talk with fellow dancers about the dances, the location, traveling for dance, the music... dance life!



CDNY in the NYTimes!

Posted on December 6, 2010 at 10:40am 0 Comments

Did you see the article about CDNY in the New York Times? Reporter Rachel Lee Harris danced with us recently, and wrote "Country Dancing in the Big City" for the NY/Region Weekend Section.

Yuletide Cotillion

Posted on November 28, 2010 at 9:00pm 0 Comments

Come to our special English dance with Bare Necessities and David Millstone on Sunday.

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At 3:29pm on April 5, 2011, Anne Lowenthal said…
Great job on this new website, Miriam! 

Admission Rates for WEEKLY Dances

Admission:$12 for members of CD*NY and full-time students (must show ID), $15 for non-members.

Admission Rates for Children:Children under ten Free. Children ages 10-15 get in at half the regular rate, teens 16-18 get in at $12 (student/member rate).

There are special prices for special dances.

Unless otherwise announced, English Country Dances are on Tuesdays, from 7 to 10pm, and Contra Dances are on Saturdays, 7:30-10:45, at the Church of the Village, 201 W 13th Street.

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