Dip and Dive For Jillian

Formation: Couples facing couples around the hall like spokes of a wheel, designate couple #1s facing promenade direction with gents on the inside and couple #2s facing clockwise with gents on the outside.
Music: Something lively with a forward drive and clear 8-beat phrasing.

Download RTF file: Dip and Dive For Jillian

Prompts:
Intro or
57-64   – – – -; – – Star Right;
    1-8   – – – -; – – Star Left;
  9-16   – – – -; – – Ladies Dosado (optional with twirls);
17-24   – – – -; – – Gents Dosado;
25-32   – – – -; – – Circle Left;

33-40   – – – -; – – Circle Right;
41-48   – – – -; 1s Arch – Dip and Dive (4 times);
49-56   – – – -; – – – -;
57-64   – – – -; – – Star Right;

Description:
    1-8   Each four facing dancers make a Right-Hand Star and turn it for eight beats.
  9-16   The dancers quickly turn toward the center of the star half around and rejoin handholds to Star Left for eight beats ending in their original starting position.
17-24   The two Ladies Dosado with each other on the diagonal.
25-32   The two Gents Dosado with each other on the diagonal.

33-40   The same four dancers join hands and Circle to the Left for eight beats.
41-48   The same four dancers Circle to the Right for eight beats ending in their original starting position.
49-64   The couple 1s (gents on inside and facing promenade) arch and the couple 2s dive under the arch to begin a Dip and Dive sequence. After the first dive, the couple 2s arch and move forward over the next couple 1s while the couple 1s move forward and dive through the arch formed by the next couple 2s. Repeat all this one more time for a total of four dives.

Choreography by: Bob Riggs, Centennial, Colorado
Source: Las Vegas Beginner Dance Party Leaders Seminar 2011
Usage: This dance was designed for energetic teenagers.

This page from http://dances.callerlab.org (CALLERLAB Dance Resource).


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