Monthly Dance

The next party will be: Portland Dance (5/13 at 7:30pm, Burlingame Water Tower, Portland, Ore.) !

Program

RSCDS Book 34
8×32J, 3C (4C set)
1-8 1L casts 1 place and sets, casts to 3rd place and sets
9-16 1s cast up/down to 2nd place and set, 1L casts up into middle facing down while 1M casts down 1 place into middle facing up and both set
17-24 1s circle 3H round and back (Lady with 2s and Man with 3s) ending facing 2s/3s (2s facing up and 3s down)
25-32 1s+2s+3s set and 1s dance under arches made by 2s/3s to 2nd place own sides, 2s+1s+3s turn RH
Lindsey Ibbotson, RSCDS Book 50
3×32S, 3C set
1-8 1s dance in and cast 2 places (2s+3s step up bars 3-4). 1s set, lead up to face 1st corners (3s step down bars 7-8)
9-16 1s+1st corners dance Corners Pass and Turn, 1s pass RSh and repeat with 2nd corners, 1s finish passing RSh to 2nd place own sides
17-24 2s+1s+3s set, pull back RSh, dance 2 steps clockwise into circle 6H round to left to own sides. 213
25-28 1s+3s dance RH across finishing in middle nearer hands joined facing up
29-32 1s cast to 3rd place while 3s dance up, curving into 2nd place. 3s+1s set
Derek Haynes, RSCDS Book 32
8×32R, 2C (4C set)
1-8 1s cross RH and cast down 1 place, 2s+1s dance ½ RH across and set
9-16 1s+2s dance R&L, ending with Men turning Ladies into centre to form a line across
17-24 1s+2s dance the Targe:-
' 17-18 1st and 2nd Ladies ¾ turn RH while Men dance ¼ way round anticlockwise
' 19-20 1st Man with 2nd Lady and 1st Lady with 2nd Man full turn LH
' 21-22 1st and 2nd Ladies ¾ turn RH while Men dance ¼ way round anticlockwise
' 23-24 1st Man with 2nd Lady and 1st Lady with 2nd Man turn LH to end on sides 1s facing up and 2s facing down
25-32 2s+1s set facing on sides, turn to face partners and set, 1s lead up crossing RH and cast to 2nd place on own sides
Terry Glasspool, Itch to Dance
8×32J, 3C (4C set)
1-8 1s dance DoSiDo, turn RH and cast to 2nd place
9-16 1s dance DoSiDo, turn RH 1½ times to end 2nd place opposite sides facing 1st corner
17-24 1s dance RSh reels of 3 on opposite sides while 2s+3s dance DoSiDo on sides (pass RSh) and dance DoSiDo on sides (pass LSh)
25-28 1s turn 1st corner RH to end BtoB facing opposite sides and all set in double triangle position
29-32 1L dances up between 2s and casts to 2nd place own side while 1M dances down between 3s and casts up to 2nd place own side
RSCDS Book 21
8×32S, 3C (4C set)
1-8 1s lead down to 3rd place crossing RH and cast up 1 place, 2s+1s+3s turn 2H ending on own sides
9-16 1s cast up and lead down to 2nd place and turn 2H to face 1st corners
17-24 1s turn 1st corners RH, turn partner LH, turn 2nd corners RH, turn partner LH to face 1st corners
25-32 1s set to 1st corners, set to 2nd corners, 2s+1s+3s turn 2H to own sides (1s turn 1½ times)
John Drewry, Deeside Book 2
4×32R, 4C set
Note: 3s and 4s start on opposite sides
1-8 All set and 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance RH across once round, 1s and 4s cast in 1 place to 21(4)(3)
9-12 1s and 4s cross RH and cast to ends of set to meet partners in prom hold and dance into centre of dance
13-16 1s+4s dance round passing RSh and to end 1s in the middle on Men's side facing up and 4s in the middle on Ladies' side facing down
17-24 All (1s and 4s in prom hold) dance reels of 3 on sides
25-28 4s+1s dance RH across in centre once round to end 4s facing up and 1s facing down
29-32 4s and 1s lead out of ends crossing and cast in 1 place. 24(1)(3)
Bruce Fordyce, Morison’s Bush Coll.
4×64J, 4C set
1-8 1s cross RH and cast 1 place, lead down between 3s and cast down behind 4s
9-16 1s dance reflection reels of 3 on opposite sides beginning by dancing up between 4s
17-24 1s cross RH and cast up 1 place, lead up between 3s and cast up behind 2s
25-32 1s dance reels of 3 on own sides beginning by dancing down between 2s
33-40 1s cross RH and cast down 1 place to give RH to partner and LH to 1st corners, Balance-in-Line and turn partner RH to give LH to 2nd corners
41-48 Balance-in-Line and 1s dance out and cast down behind 3s, lead up to top crossing to 1st place own sides
49-60 1L+2L and 1M+2M change places RH on sides and 2s+1s cross over LH, repeat with 3s and 4s until reaching the bottom of the set
61-64 All turn RH 1½ times
Robert M. Campbell, Farewell My Fancy
8×32S, 3C (4C set)
1-8 1s cross RH, cast 1 place, cross up and cast to 2nd places while 2s set, cross up, cast 1 place and cross up to 1st place
9-16 1s cross down below 3s, cast up to 2nd place, lead up between 2s crossing LH and cast to face 1st corners
17-24 1s set to 1st corners, turn right to turn partners RH to face 2nd corners, set to 2nd corners and turn right to turn partners RH to face 1st corners
25-32 1s turn 1st corners 2H, pass RSh, turn 2nd corners 2H and cross to 2nd place passing RSh
Roy Goldring, 10 Social Dances
8×32R, 3C (4C set)
1-8 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s and meet in centre facing down, ½ turn 2s with nearer hand and ½ turn 3s with other hand 1s ending in 3rd place opposite sides
9-16 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 3s and meet in centre facing up, ½ turn 3s with nearer hand and ½ turn 2s with other hand
17-24 1s dance down centre to 2nd place, set to 3s, set to partner and set to 2s
25-32 1L dances RH across with 2L+3L on own side and 1M dances LH across on Men's side, 1s dance up and cast to 2nd place own sides
Monro, RSCDS Book 27
8×32J, 3C (4C set)
1-8 1s+2s dance RH across ½ way, ½ turn RH, dance LH across ½ way and turn LH to places
9-16 1s petronella to 2nd place opposite sides
17-24 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back
25-32 1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides giving RSh to person on their right and cross to 2nd place own sides
Ian Barbour, Repeat Prescription
3×32S, 3C set
1-8 1s+2s dance the Tourbillon:-
' 1s and 2s turn partners 2H ½ way, 1M and 2L lead partners on 1 place clockwise to end 1s on Ladies' side and 2s on Men's side, 1s set to 2s
' 1s and 2s ½ turn partners 2H, 1L and 2M lead partners on 1 place to end 2s in 1st place and 1s in 2nd place and 2s+1s cross RH to own sides
9-16 2s+1s+3s dance reels of 3 on sides (1s give RSh to person on right) and end with 1M facing up between 3s, 1L between 2s facing down
17-24 1s set, turn RH, 1L dances up between 2s while 1M dances down between 3s and cast to 2nd place on own side
25-32 2s+1s+3s dance Allemande
Preston, RSCDS Book 5
8×32R, 3C (4C set)
1-8 1s+2s+3s set and cross RH, set and cross back RH
9-16 1s lead down the middle for 4 bars and back to top
17-24 1s cast to 2nd place on own sides and circle 4H round to the left with 3s
25-32 2s+1s dance R&L

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On the second Saturday of most months, the Portland branch has a dance party for everyone to enjoy the dances that have been taught in class. Some months have prizes, some have giveaways, and others have live music, but every month has dancing!

The Portland parties are held at the Burlingame Water Tower Dance Hall, 8936 SW 17th Ave., Portland, Ore.


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The Vancouver parties tend to be held at the Columbia Dance Center, 1700 Broadway St., Vancouver, Wash.


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