Sawdust Liquor

hook: shadow rollaway progression

by: John Coffman

formation: Becket

It is important to help dancers identify their shadow before the dance starts. In Becket formation, have dancers face their partner; their shadow is beyond their partner.

A1 8
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
8
neighbors swing
A2 8
left diagonal ladles chain to shadow
8
shadows promenade on the left
B1 8
ladles do si do 1½
6
circle left 3 places
2
gentlespoons roll away shadows with a half sashay ⁋
B2 16
partners balance & swing

Start the dance over with the neighbors now across from you.
John Coffman Notes: After the left diagonal ladles chain in A2, all will be dancing with their new neighbor and their shadow.
The {unusual} progression takes place in B1 with the {shadow} roll away.

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