Berkeley 6/11/2019

user: Dane Wallinga

Cascades

by: Orace Johnson

introduces moves: meltdown swing, allemande, swing, down the hall, up the hall, circle, balance the ring, California twirl

formation: improper

A1 16
neighbors meltdown swing
A2 8
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
8
partners swing
B1 8
down the hall and turn as a couple
8
up the hall and bend into a ring
B2 8
circle left 3 places
4
balance the ring
4
partners California twirl ⁋

The Baby Rose

by: David Kaynor

introduces moves: do si do, chain, star

formation: improper

A1 16
neighbors balance & swing
A2 8
circle left 3 places
8
partners do si do once
B1 16
partners balance & swing
B2 8
ladles chain
8
star left 4 places to new neighbor ⁋

Heart of Glass

by: Cary Ravitz

introduces moves: pass through, star promenade, butterfly whirl, hey

formation: Becket

A1 6
circle left 3 places
2
pass through ⁋
8
next neighbors swing
A2 8
gentlespoons allemande left 1½, keeping hands, pick up partner
4
star promenade left ½
4
butterfly whirl to face in
B1 16
ladles start a full hey - rights in center, lefts on ends
B2 16
partners balance & swing

Cary Ravitz notes: This dance is an easier version of Through the Looking Glass, or you
might see it as Amy Kahn's Sweet Music with a different progression,
or Steve Zakon-Anderson's Twirling at the Alter with the progression
moved from the hey to the circle, or David Zinkin's Becky's Becket
with a different A2.

http://www.dance.ravitz.us/dance2011.htm#hg

Cats and More Cats

by: Melanie Axel-Lute

introduces moves: Rory O'More

formation: Becket

A1 6
circle left 3 places
2
pass through ⁋
8
next neighbors allemande right 1½ to long waves, ladles facing out
A2 8
balance & Rory O'More right
8
balance & Rory O'More left
B1 16
neighbors balance & swing
B2 6
circle left 3 places
10
partners swing

Poetry in Motion

by: Lisa Greenleaf

introduces moves: gyre, give & take

formation: improper

A1 8
star right 4 places
8
neighbors allemande right 1¼
A2 8
next neighbors gyre left shoulders once
8
neighbors swing original neighbor
B1 8
gentlespoons give & take partners
8
partners swing
B2 8
ladles chain to neighbor
8
star left 4 places ⁋

Bob Isaacs notes: The give and take figure originated from Larry Jennings, the great caller and writer from Boston. End the neighbor swing in shoulder/waist position, take two steps forward, and the gentlespoons take their partner’s hand and lead her to his side for a swing. Some “hard-to-get” playfulness usually goes along with this. In this dance the figure is a good alternative to circle L ¾, and in other dances can go to either side of the set.

This smooth-flowing dance was written by one top caller for the marriage of two other outstanding callers, Linda Leslie and Bob Golder, all of whom are from eastern Massachusetts.

Mad Orbin

by: Jacqui Grennan

introduces moves: box the gnat, mad robin, allemande orbit

formation: improper

A1 8
neighbors right hand balance & box the gnat
8
mad robin, gentlespoons in front
A2 8
gentlespoons allemande left 1½ around while the ladles orbit clockwise ½ around
8
neighbors swing
B1 4
balance the ring
4
ladles take partners
8
partners swing
B2 6
circle left 3 places
2
pass through ⁋
8
next neighbors do si do once

The title is a play on words. Robin + Orbit = Orbin

Snake in the Hey

by: Cary Ravitz

introduces moves: form a long wave, right left through

formation: improper

A1 4
ladles allemande right ¾
4
ladles form a long wave in the center - balance the wave
8
ladles dance out while gentlespoons dance in to a long wave in the center - balance the wave
A2 4
gentlespoons allemande left ¾
4
partners box the gnat
8
partners start a half hey - rights on ends, lefts in center
B1 16
partners balance & swing
B2 8
right left through
8
ladles chain ⁋

Adrift

by: Cary Ravitz

introduces moves: long lines, roll away, zig zag

formation: Becket ccw

A1 4
long lines forward
4
gentlespoons roll away partners with a half sashay on lines back
8
circle right 3 places
A2 4
zig right zag left ⁋
12
next neighbors swing
B1 8
circle left 3 places
3
partners allemande right ¾
5
gentlespoons allemande left once
B2 16
partners meltdown swing

Progresses indecent

Tica Tica Timing

by: Dean Snipes

introduces moves: promenade, petronella, slide along set

formation: Becket

A1 8
circle left 3 places
8
neighbors swing
A2 8
neighbors promenade
8
ladles chain
B1 8
balance & petronella
8
balance & petronella
B2 14
partners balance & swing
2
slide left along set ⁋