2022-06-11 Dennis's for Nicky

user: Moose Flores



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A Crafty Wave

by: Nicholas Rockstroh

introduces moves: box circulate, swing, allemande, chain, star, form long waves

formation: improper

Start in a long wave taking right hands with current neighbors

A1 8
balance & box circulate - ladles cross while gentlespoons loop right
balance & box circulate - gentlespoons cross while ladles loop right
A2 16
neighbors balance & swing
B1 8
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
partners swing
B2 8
ladles chain
star left - wrist grip - 4 places
form long waves - ladles face in, gentlespoons face out

Written for Andrea Craft from Chicago when they needed a straightforward dance with box circulates in it. Very similar to “Minimum Fuss, Maximum Fun” by Dean Snipes, which differs slightly in the A1 and A2.

Crystal Prelude

by: Moose Flores

introduces moves: hey, slice, circle, right left through

formation: Becket

A1 16
gentlespoons start a full hey - lefts in center, rights on ends
A2 8
slice left and straight back ⁋
circle left 4 places
B1 8
ladles chain to neighbor
right left through
B2 8
star left 3 places
partners swing +
  • left-star to swing is written for a ceili swing, or some variation (or two-hand turn, or regular swing). You might have some demonstrations and ask partners to collaborate on which they would like to try.