There are a number of opportunities for mainstream or plus level square dancing in Central Ohio in the coming week. Other dance information (including information about higher level square dances, round dances, and beginner dance instruction) is available on our monthly calendar and our workshops and classes web pages.
Wednesday, February 25 – Daylight Dancers at the Martin Janis 50+ Center, 600 E 11th Ave, from 3 to 4:45 PM. Caller and cuer: Mark Johnson. Hi-Lo.
Friday, February 27 – Bucks & Does at Gahanna Community Congregational Church, 470 Havens Corners Rd, Gahanna, from 8 to 10:30 PM. (Early rounds at 7:30 PM). Caller: Nathaniel Arnett. Cuer: Chuck Berry. Hi-Lo.
Saturday, February 28 – Grove City Western Squares at the Evans Senior Center, 4330 Dudley Ave, Grove City, from 7:30 to 10:30 PM. Caller: Tom Strickland. Cuer: Mark Johnson. Hi-Lo.
Sunday, March 1 – Friendly Ties at Pickerington Senior Center, 150 Hereford Dr, Pickerington, from 7:00 to 9:30 PM. Caller: Gary Kincade. Cuer: Mark Johnson. Hi-Lo.
Tom Davis is an excellent nationally known caller who has been calling for the past 35 years. He belongs to the American Callers Association (ACA) and currently is their President. He is BMI and ASCAP licensed to use recorded music. He is a local and regional traveling caller, calling at dances and festivals throughout most of the Eastern United States. He calls for beginners through C1.
Tom enjoys teaching classes and doing 1-day workshops/blasts. Tom has been the featured caller for many state conventions. He is presently one of the staff callers for several weekend dance festivals within the region.
He also is an Accredited Caller Coach who teaches other callers the basics of square dance calling and the qualities of leadership needed to promote the activity. He has conducted numerous caller schools and workshops at state festivals and conventions.
Tom and his wife Bernice and step-daughter Madison live in Dayton, OH. In 2014, he relocated from the Chicago area where he had lived for six years. Tom has been working in the insurance restoration field for the past 36 years. He currently is the Senior Large Loss Project Manager at the A. E. Fickert Company in Dayton.