Rattlesnake Trio

Formation: Lines of three dancers facing each other arranged in a Big Circle like spokes of a wheel. Those with their left shoulder towards the center of the hall are line “ONE” and those with their right shoulder towards the center of the hall are line “TWO”.
Music: “I Found a New Baby” on Blue Star 2263

Download RTF File: Rattlesnake Trio

Intro or
57-64   – – – -; – – Number One line lead Rattlesnake;
    1-8   – – – -; – – (continue);
  9-16   – – – -; – – Number Two line lead Rattlesnake;
17-24   – – – -; – – (continue);
25-32   – – – -; – All six Circle Left;
33-40   – – – -; – – Circle Right;
41-48   – – – -; – – Dosado the person in front;
49-56   – – – -; – – Pass Thru and say “Howdy” to the next line;
57-64   – – – -; – – (Number One line lead Rattlesnake);

  1-16   Rattlesnake: The three dancers in the number ONE line join hands to form the snake. The left end person of the line leads the snake in a weaving path around the near end person of line number TWO, in front of the center person, and behind the far end person, and then back to home.
17-32   The left end person of the number TWO line leads the three dancers in that line in a similar weaving path behind the near end person, in front of the center, behind the next, and home.
33-40   All six dancers join hands and Circle to the Left for 8 steps.
41-48   Same six dancers Circle to the Right for 8 steps.
49-56   Facing pairs of dancers do a Dosado (pass right shoulders, slide sideways, and backup passing left shoulders to face again).
57-64   Lines Pass Thru (each facing pair of dancers pass right shoulders) and then move on to the next trio and say “Howdy”.

Choreography by: Presented by Otto Wartemann at BDPLS in Niagara Falls, 2010
Source: Printed in CD Journal, March 2011
Usage: This is a simple trio designed to get everyone involved and moving quickly.

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

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *