We are delighted to announce our own|
will be our Dance Mistress for the 2013 May Faire Ball
Ellen Riley began English Country Dancing in Philadelphia in 1976, and was in the Germantown Country Dancers performing group for three years.
When she moved to San Diego, she attended yearly balls in the Oakland area. She started the San Diego English Country Dance group in October of 2000 partly to have people to practice with for the balls.
She is a regular caller for for this group and also trains and mentors new callers.
A retired librarian, she loves travel, hiking and reading, but adds, "English Country Dancing is my consuming passion. The beauty of the music, as well as the grace and elegance of the steps, are some of the reasons I love this traditional form of dance."