The Red Dance

This dance is suitable for experienced dancers only. You need to be an independent dancer with the ability to dance an unfamiliar dance – from a brief only. This dance may occasionally be walked once (quickly).

  • 1-4     1M+2s dance 1/2 reel of 3 across (1M+2L pass LSh). 1M finishes between 2s facing down

    5-8     1M+3s dance 1/2 reel of 3 across (1M+3M pass RSh), 1M finishes between 3s facing down while 1L+2s dance 1/2 reel of 3 across (1L+2L pass RSh). 2L finishes between 2s facing down. 2s finish in 1st place

    9-12     1M+4s, 1L+3s repeat bars 5-8 (1M+4L, 1L+3M pass LSh). 3s finish in 2nd place

    13-16     1M+5s, 1L+4s repeat bars 5-8 (1M+5M, 1L+4L pass RSH). 4s finish in 3rd place

    17-20     1M dances out of end, casts round 5L place, crossing to 4M place while 1L+5s dance 1/2 reel of 3 across (1L+5M pass LSH). 1L finishes in 4L place, 5s in 5th place

    21-24     1s+5s dance 1/2 LH across, cross LH with partner

    25-32     All couples set, cross RH with partners, all set, cross RH with partners 2 3 4 5 1


    Hint: Each supporting couple dances a full reel of 3 across.