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hook: pirouette and Rory O'More catches

by: Peter Stix

formation: improper

begin in waves of 4 with gentlespoons joining right hands

A1 8
balance & centers Rory O'More right
8
partners swing
A2 8
ladles chain
2
ladles pull by right
6
partners allemande left once
B1 0
form an ocean wave - ladles by right hands and partners by left hands
8
balance & centers Rory O'More right
8
neighbors swing
B2 4
pass through to an ocean wave - ladles by left in the center, neighbors by right on the sides ladles catch as they pass by
4
balance
8
All walk forward, on very slight right diagonal, to meet new neighbor) ⁋
8
next neighbors allemande left once to
0
form an ocean wave - gentlespoons by right hands and neighbors by left hands

The original choreographic idea is to have the ladles pirouette in place while the gentlespoons whirl in A1 and to have the gentlespoons pirouette in place while the ladles whirl. The idea is to time the “catch” just right for the swing, making the dancers feel like trapeze artists.

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user: Allison Jonjak

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