Star

Usage

jargon

related figures: facing star
formal parameters: hand, places, grip, beats

examples

Dance Figure
24th of October
star left 4 places to progress ⁋
A Proper Potpourri
star right - hands across - 4 places
A.O.'s No-No
star left - hands across - 4 places
star right - hands across - 5 places with next neighbors until...
Al's Safeway Produce
star left - wrist grip - 4 places
star right - wrist grip - 4 places ⁋
All You Can Eat
star left 4 places
An Arm and a Leg
star left 4 places, then with old neighbors
star right 4 places
Andie's Blue Boot Becket
star left 2 places
star left 4 places
Anne's Visit
star right 4 places
star left 4 places
Another Nice Combination
star left 4 places ⁋
Are You 'Most Done
star left 3 places 7/8 around til gents face next gent on diagonal ⁋
Arizona Becket
star right 5 places
Attleboro Reel
star right 4 places
star left 4 places
Awesome Double Progression Dance
star left 4 places ⁋
Awesome Double Progression Dance, Surdyk do-si-do variation
star left 4 places ⁋
Bailey's Dream
star right 4 places
Blackberry Trace
star left 4 places ⁋
Breakup Breakdown
star left - wrist grip - 4 places (look away from star for previous N)
By My Valentine variation
star right 4 places
CDS Reel
star left 3 places with original hands four
Call Me
star left 4 places look for new neighbor ⁋
Caveman
star right 3 places ⁋
Chain, Chain, Roll Away
star left - hands across - 3 places and ladles drop out, while...
Colonnade
star right 4 places
Dar Trek
star left 3 places
Dar Trek (alt. presentation)
star left 3 places ⁋
Dar Trek variation
star left 3 places
Deborah's Dream
star left - hands across - 3 places - turn a little extra to form a...
Devil's Backbone
star left 4 places the same two couples
Diamond Allotrope
star left 4 places ⁋
Don't Let's Star
star right - hands across - 4 places
star left 4 places ⁋
Doorbits
star left - wrist grip - 4 places to next neighbor ⁋
Double Mud Pig 🐽
star left 4 places with shadow #1
star left 4 places with shadow #2
Double Rory O'S'mores
star right 4 places
star left 3 places
Dr Bluhm's Delight
star left 2 places - gentlespoons drop out
Echoing Allemandes
star left 4 places ⁋
Eggbeater
star left - hands across - 3 places 7/8ths until gentlespoons meet...
Fat Bear's Reel
star left - hands across - 4 places
First Night Quadrille
star right 4 places same four
First of May
star left - hands across - 4 places
Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss
star left - hands across - 4 places
star left - hands across - 3 places to next neighbor ⁋
Folklife Frolic
star right 4 places
star left 4 places ⁋
Get Me Going
star left 4 places and on to the next ⁋
Going Our Opposite Waves
star right 3 places with next
Gold Star Wednesday
star right 3 places
star left 3 places
Grease & Glue
star right 4 places
star left 4 places
Haste to the Wedding
star right 4 places
star left 4 places
Heart of Joy
star left 4 places ⁋
Heavenly
star left 4 places
Hellooo Nurse!
star left 4 places
Highway Hypnosis
star left 4 places ⁋
Hoots and Shouts
star right - hands across - 4 places
Hoots and Shouts
star right - hands across - 4 places
Hope You Like It
star right - wrist grip - 3 places
Hopscotch Reel
star left - hands across - 3 places
star left - hands across - 4 places
Infinity Continued
star left - hands across - 3 places
Jefferson And Liberty
star right 4 places
star left 4 places
Jefferson's Reel
star right 4 places
star left 4 places
Jefferson's Remorse
star left - hands across - 4 places
star right - hands across - 4 places
Joyride
star left 4 places to next neighbor ⁋
Just to See You Smile
star left - hands across - 4 places [ladles drop out and loop over...
Kingsford Court
star left 4 places ⁋
Laura's Leap
star left - wrist grip - 3 places to your partner
Love Sting
star left 4 places
Maple & Cedar Swing
star right - hands across - 4 places
Monday
star left 4 places ⁋
New Sweetheart
star left 4 places
Nice & Easy Contra
star right - wrist grip - 4 places
Not Quite Fifty
star right - hands across - 4 places with shadow
Not Quite Fifty with encoded heys
star right - hands across - 4 places with shadow
Not a Figment of Your Imagination
star left - hands across - 3 places
One Shy of Twenty
star left - hands across - 4 places and face 2nd neigbors
star right - hands across - 4 places with 2nd neighbors
Parkay: Ode to a Dance Floor
star left 3 places
Parmesan
star left 4 places ⁋
Petronella Stomp
star left 4 places ⁋
Petronella Stomp variation
star left 4 places
Pittsboro Pattycake
star left 4 places look for new ⁋
Poetry in Motion
star right 4 places
star left 4 places ⁋
Polymorphous' Reel #1
star left 3 places to partner
Progress for Progress's Sake
star right - hands across - 2 places
Push Me Pull You Two
star left 4 places ⁋
Rang Tang Contra
star left 4 places to new neighbor ⁋
Reel Me Across the Ocean
star left 4 places
Rhonda's Reel
star left - wrist grip - 4 places left hands are conveniently placed ⁋
Rod's Grits
star right - wrist grip - 4 places
Rod's Grits
star right - wrist grip - 4 places +
Rod's Grits Lawn variation
star right - wrist grip - 4 places +
Rollin' Outta Barstow
star left 4 places ⁋
Rolling & Tumbling
star left 4 places ⁋
Rory O'S'mores
star left 4 places
star right 3 places
Sarah's Journey
star left 4 places ⁋
Seven Sevens
star left 4 places ⁋
Simplicity Swing
star left 4 places ⁋
Sleeping With The Hounds
star left - hands across - 4 places
Snow Dance
star left 4 places
Splendid Starlings
star right 4 places
Spring Fever
star left 4 places
Star Step
star right 4 places
star left 3 places ⁋
Star of the County Alameda
star right 4 places
star left 3 places
Star of the County Alameda variation
star right 4 places
star left 3 places
Stargazer
star right 3 places and look back
star left 4 places with prev neighbors
Stargazer
star right 3 places
star left 4 places
Strawberry Swirl
star left - hands across - 4 places, seek your new neighbor ⁋
star right - hands across - 4 places
Sugarbritches 2.0
star left 4 places ⁋
Sweet September
star left - hands across - 4 places, then ladles drop out
Tent City Twirl
star right - hands across - 4 places
star left - hands across - 4 places, look for new first corners ⁋
Tetrahymena Twirl
star right - hands across - 3 places (7/8ths places) ones hands...
The Baby Rose
star left 4 places to new neighbor ⁋
The Contra Matrix Resolution
star left - hands across - 4 places ⁋
The Emptied Crack
star right 4 places ⁋
The Joy of Six
star left 4 places ⁋
The Nice Combination
star left 4 places ⁋
The Nice Combination
star left 4 places ⁋
The Wrong Way
star right - hands across - 4 places [Ladles drop out]
star left - hands across - 4 places [Gentlespoons drop out]
To Call a Mockingjay
star left 4 places then ladles join free (right) hands over star...
Train Delay
star left 4 places
Travels with Rick and Kim
star left 4 places ⁋
Trip to IHOP
star left 4 places ⁋
Trip to IHOP
star ____ - hands across - 3 places gentlespoons by the right,...
star left - wrist grip - 3 places on to the next ⁋
Trip to Mountain City
star left 3 places with new neighbors
Trip to Wilson
star right 4 places
star left 4 places
Truffles for Breakfast
star left - wrist grip - 4 places
Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of Sasparilla
star left 4 places ⁋
to Stoolie's Jig
star right - hands across - 2 places

Dances without Star

Moves Sharing a Dance with Star

allemande

allemande orbit

arch & dive

balance

balance the ring

box circulate

box the gnat

butterfly whirl

California twirl

chain

circle

custom

do si do

down the hall

facing star

figure 8

form a long wave

form an ocean wave

form long waves

gate

give & take

gyre

hey

long lines

mad robin

meltdown swing

pass by

pass through

petronella

poussette

promenade

pull by dancers

pull by direction

revolving door

right left through

roll away

Rory O'More

slice

slide along set

star promenade

swat the flea

swing

turn alone

up the hall

Moves Preceding Star

allemande

box the gnat

chain

circle

custom

do si do

figure 8

form a long wave

hey

long lines

pass through

petronella

promenade

pull by dancers

pull by direction

right left through

roll away

slice

slide along set

star

swat the flea

swing

turn alone

Moves Following Star

allemande

balance

balance the ring

box the gnat

chain

circle

custom

do si do

down the hall

form a long wave

form an ocean wave

form long waves

gyre

hey

mad robin

meltdown swing

pass by

promenade

pull by direction

right left through

slice

slide along set

star

swat the flea

swing

turn alone