DUGAN MURPHY

Dugan Murphy is a nationally known contra dance caller, co-organizer of Portland Intown Contra Dance, a Maine Humorist, a voice-artist, a storyteller, and a non-profit consultant.

DUGAN IS A CONTRA DANCE CALLER

His voice is smooth like an evening radio personality and his pants are loud like his favorite metal band. Dugan calls contra dances across the U.S., but mostly in New England and the Midwest. He is known for emanating joy and for teaching with the artful precision of clockwork. 

Flurry Festival, Saratoga Springs, New York

Flurry Festival, Saratoga Springs, New York

Calling with Velocipede at Portland Intown Contra Dance, Portland, Maine.  Photo by Mark Bolton

Calling with Velocipede at Portland Intown Contra Dance, Portland, Maine.  Photo by Mark Bolton

Dugan & John Cote

Dugan & John Cote

New York, New York

New York, New York

Dugan, Mean Lids, & Julia Chambers

Dugan, Mean Lids, & Julia Chambers

Dugan teaches Calling 101 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Dugan teaches Calling 101 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Jan Jam Weekend, Urbana, Illinois

Jan Jam Weekend, Urbana, Illinois

Dugan teaches Calling 101 in Portland, Maine

Dugan teaches Calling 101 in Portland, Maine

Teaching the beginner's lesson, Portland, Maine

Teaching the beginner's lesson, Portland, Maine

Flurry Festival, Saratoga Springs, New York

Flurry Festival, Saratoga Springs, New York

Whitefield, Maine

Whitefield, Maine

Rehoboth, Massachusetts

Rehoboth, Massachusetts

Techno contra in Portland, Maine

Techno contra in Portland, Maine

Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn, New York

Dugan with Sassafras Stomp, Bangor, Maine

Dugan with Sassafras Stomp, Bangor, Maine

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