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Paul Silveria

Discipline: Dance
Homebase: Vancouver
Languages: English

Paul Silveria is a unique and versatile performer who engages audiences of all ages with interactive traditional music. Paul has been playing banjo and calling square dances across the West coast for over 10 years. As a square dance caller, Paul brings a spark to events that both entertain audiences and promote connection. He works with top-notch live musicians and his energetic delivery and beginner-friendly teaching have made him a regional favourite!


Paul did a great job of working with all of our students! Hellings Elementary, Delta
Teachers were so impressed with how Paul managed each of the different grade levels, his calmness and ability to get everyone up and participating. Lakewood Elementary, Victoria
Paul was just great. Every teacher and class enjoyed their period. Teachers were in the gym thanking him after school. He instructed as well as called and paced the levels well for age and ability and everyone met with a high degree of success. Boundary Community Elementary, North Vancouver

Performances & Workshops

Square Dance Paul

Grade Suitability: K - 12
Duration: 1 day
Capacity: 300 per day (60 students x 5 sessions)
Fee Range: $795 - $995 (Includes ArtStarts' fee. Additional fees apply for remote districts.)

Lower Mainland
Fraser Valley & Howe Sound
Vancouver Island Lower
Vancouver Island Mid
Vancouver Island North

Since 2002, Paul Silveria has been calling traditional square dances at festivals, community centres, schools and other West coast venues. He gets beginners up dancing in minutes by teaching dances right on the floor. His calls are energetic, ranging from simple to elaborate - a perfect match for any age or grade level. For an additional fee, live musicians can provide accompaniment for a one-hour old-fashioned barn dance right in your school gymnasium.

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