Seeing Stars

Formation: Four couples in a square formation.
Music: “Whispering” on Lloyd Shaw LS-330. If the music repeats more than four times, either continue to repeat the figure or add appropriate break figures.

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Intro or
57-64   – – – Heads; DoSaDo and face the Sides;
    1-8   – – – -; Each four Circle Left once around;
  9-16   – – – -; Split Two around 1 to a line;
17-24   – – – -; Center four Star by the Left;
25-32   – – – -; Turn corner by the Right once and a half;

33-40   – – – -; Others Star Left back to the corner;
41-48   – – – -; – – DoSaDo;
49-56   – – – -; Take her home and Swing;
57-64   – – – Heads; DoSaDo and face the Sides;

Repeat for the heads and then repeat twice more for the sides.

    1-8   Heads (or sides) DoSaDo the opposite person and then each dancer turns to face the dancer who is standing in their corner position in the set.
  9-16   The four facing dancers (two inside and two outside) Circle Left once around.
17-24   The inside pair of dancers walk between the outside pair and then separate from each other to walk around one dancer (their corner dancer) to madke a line of four.
25-32   The center two dancers in each line form a Left-Hand Star with the center two dancers in the other line. Those four dancers turn the star once around ending when each dancer is facing their corner dancer.
33-40   The corners turn by the right once and a half around.
41-48   The other four dancers (heads or sides who were not in the first star) go into the center to make a Left-Hand Star and turn it once around.
49-56   Again the star ends when dancers are facing their corner. Those corners do a DoSaDo.
57-64   The same two dancers Swing and adjust slightly counterclockwise to end facing in at the man’s original home position.

Choreography by: Calvin Campbell, Colorado
Source: Printed in Dancing For Busy People, page 130
Usage: This dance is a shortened version of “DoSaDo and Face the Sides Quadrille” adapted to fit the standard 64 beat tune.

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