user: Koren A Wake
alternating
waltz & break
by: Yoyo Zhou
introduces moves: swing, allemande, do si do, circle, balance the ring, California twirl
formation: improper
A1  16  neighbors balance & swing

A2  8  gentlespoons allemande left 1½

8  partners do si do once
 
B1  16  partners balance & swing

B2  8  circle left 3 places

4  balance the ring
 
4  partners California twirl to progress

by: Tony Parkes
alternating
introduces moves: down the hall, up the hall, hey, gyre, long lines
formation: improper
A1  8  down the hall and turn alone

8  up the hall and end facing neighbor
 
A2  16  neighbors start a full hey  rights on ends, lefts in center

B1  8  neighbors gyre once

8  neighbors swing, end facing across the set
 
B2  8  long lines forward & back

8  ones swing, end facing down ⁋

by: Cis Hinkle
introduces moves: roll away, chain, star
formation: improper
A1  16  neighbors balance & swing

A2  4  long lines forward

4  gentlespoons roll away neighbors
 
4  long lines forward
 
4  ladles roll away neighbors
 
B1  8  ladles allemande right 1½

8  partners swing
 
B2  8  ladles chain to neighbor

8  star left 4 places ⁋

The dual long lines with a roll away sets up a nice transition into the ladles allemande.
by: Isaac Banner
introduces moves: zig zag, meltdown swing, mad robin
formation: Becket
A1  8  circle left 3 places

6  zig left zag right, trailing two catching hands ⁋
 
2  gentlespoons allemande left ½
 
A2  16  neighbors meltdown swing

B1  8  mad robin, gentlespoons in front

8  circle left 3 places
 
B2  16  partners meltdown swing

by: Lisa Greenleaf
introduces moves: box the gnat, pull by dancers, custom
formation: improper
Have dancers introduce themselves to their previous neighbor during walkthrough.
A1  8  neighbors right hand balance & box the gnat

2  neighbors pull by right
 
6  previous neighbors allemande left once
 
A2  16  neighbors balance & swing

B1  6  circle left 3 places

10  partners swing
 
B2  8  ladles chain

8  star left 4 places ⁋

by: Luke Donforth
introduces moves: slide along set, promenade, square through
formation: Becket
A1  2  slide left along set ⁋

6  circle left 3 places
 
8  neighbors swing
 
A2  8  neighbors promenade

8  ladles chain to partner
 
B1  8  square through two  neighbors balance & pull by right, then partners pull by left along

8  shadows do si do once
 
B2  16  partners balance & swing

waltz & break
by: Claire Takemori
introduces moves: balance, petronella, give & take, pass through
formation: improper
Short wave, Neighbor by RH, Ladles by LH in middle
A1  4  balance wave

12  neighbors swing
 
A2  8  balance & petronella

8  balance & petronella
 
B1  4  balance the ring

12  ladles give & take partners, Swing
 
B2  8  circle left 3 places, reform short wave

4  balance wave ⁋
 
4  pass through,walk forward to new wave

Spin off of Spring Break, Tom Lehman, for a super easy, hienergy dance.
by: Dugan Murphy
introduces moves: form long waves, box circulate
formation: improper
A1  16  neighbors balance & swing

A2  8  gentlespoons allemande left 1½

8  partners swing
 
B1  8  circle left 3 places

8  neighbors allemande right 1½
 
B2  0  form long waves  gentlespoons face in, ladles face out

8  balance & box circulate  gentlespoons cross while ladles loop right
 
8  balance & box circulate  ladles cross while gentlespoons loop right, look to next neighbors ⁋

by: Koren Wake
formation: Becket double progression
A1  8  long lines forward & back

8  gentlespoons allemande left once
 
A2  8  partners gyre 1½

8  ladles start a half hey  lefts in center, rights on ends, look to the right diagonal ⁋
 
B1  8  ladles start a right diagonal half hey  lefts in center, rights on ends, look straight across ⁋

8  ladles start a half hey  lefts in center, rights on ends  ladles ricochet, gentlespoons ricochet
 
B2  16  partners balance & swing

My flight was delayed due to "a pigeon on the jetway." The phrase stuck in my head, and I had to write a dance to go with it. Long lines establish the setting, and then the ladles lead the gentlespoons in quite a chase!
by: Jacqui Grennan
introduces moves: slice
formation: Becket
A1  8  slice left and straight back ⁋

8  ladles allemande left 1½
 
A2  16  neighbors balance & swing

B1  6  circle left 3 places

6  neighbors zig left zag right
 
4  shadows allemande left once
 
B2  16  partners balance & swing

The timing is fuzzy in the B1 but it does all fit.