Chris Ricciotti

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  • Chris is the "grandmother" (grandpapabear?) of the gender role free Contra Dance world and LCFD
  • Chris lives in Boston with his partner John
  • began traditional square dancing in 1979 and MWSD in 1983
  • began calling for the GLBTQ community in 1987
  • founder of LCFD, performer in the Gay Blades Rapper Sword team and musician for morris dancing
  • Chris calls Traditional Squares and Contras as well as several couples dance forms, country & western line dances, and various other folk dance forms
  • attended the 2003 GCA Caller School (where he visited the "dark side")
  • author of the excellent Gender-Free Dancing Caller's Manual and History
  • called a contra dance with Laura Johannes at Remake The Heatwave