Pittsfield Circle

Formation:Couples facing couples around the hall like spokes of a wheel.
Music: “Pittsfield Drum & Bugle Corp”, Ute UR-1

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Intro or
57-64   – – – -; – – Star Right;
    1-8   – – – -; – – Star Left;
  9-16   – – – -; Two Ladies Dosado;
17-24   – – – -; Two Ladies Star Right;
25-32   – – – -; Star Promenade the men back home;

33-40   – – – -; Two Gents Star Left;
41-48   – – – -; Star Promenade the ladies back home;
49-56   – – – -; Pass Thru to a new two;
57-64   – – – -; – – Star Right;

    1-8   Facing couples make a Right-Hand Star and turn it for 8 beats.
  9-16   On the last of the 8 beats above dancers turn toward the center of the star half around and rejoin hand holds to Star Left for 8 beats ending in their original starting position.
17-24   The two ladies facing on a diagonal to their left do a Dosado.
25-32   The same two ladies make a two dancer Right-Hand Star and turn it once around and a bit more.

33-40   The ladies pick up their opposite man with an arm around and Star Promenade to the lady’s original position.
41-48   The two gents Star Left once around and a little bit more
49-56   The gents pick up their original partner with an arm around and Star Promenade back to the man’s original position.
57-64   The dancers Pass Thru (passing right shoulders with the opposite dancer) and move on to a new couple and Bow.

Choreography by: Ken Kernen
Source: Dancing For Busy People, page 236; also printed in CDP Journal, November 1993
Usage: This dance has a lot of turning so it should be avoided if there might be dancers
prone to dizziness.

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