Right and Left Thru – Teaching

Basic Part 1
Right and Left Thru

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Choreography for Patter Teaching with Singing Call Options:

Teaching Tips:

Right and Left Thru
A.) Prepare the action by calling Right hand shake, Pass Thru, and Courtesy Turn.
B.) Boys, you have to let the girl go as you walk past the other couple, then Courtesy Turn.
C.) Right hand shakes, and left hand shakes, now turn the girl until you’re thru!

More teaching suggestions:

Global View: Two facing couples will exchange places.

Quick quote: “Right to opposite and Pass, left to partner and Courtesy Turn”

Teaching Standard Applications:

Right and Left Thru from Static Square:

Heads Right and Left Thru
Sides Right and Left Thru
All Circle Left
Patter: Allemande Left and Promenade
Singer: Ladies Centre, Men Sashay, Allemande Left, Come back and Promenade
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Heads Right and Left Thru
Sides Right and Left Thru
All Four Ladies Chain 3/4 {into a Promenade}
Circle Left
Patter: Rollaway to Partner, Promenade
Singer: Allemande Left, Swing and Promenade
* * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Heads Promenade half
Down the middle Right & Left Thru
Sides Promenade half
Down the middle Right & Left Thru
Patter: (home)
Singer: Circle Left, Allemande Left and Roll Promenade
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

In the Middle:
Heads Right and Left Thru
Sides Right and Left Thru
Heads Pass Thru and Separate around one into the middle
Centers Right and Left Thru and Pass Thru
Patter: Allemande Left, home
Singer: Corner Swing and Promenade

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Right and Left Thru from Facing Lines:

Heads Lead Right, Circle 3/4 to a Line
Forward and Back
Right and Left Thru
Right and Left Back
All Eight Circle Left
Patter: Allemande Left, Promenade Partner
Singer: Swing Corner and Promenade
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Heads Lead Right and Veer Left
Ladies Chain Down the Line
Forward and Back
Right and Left Thru
Each Four Circle Left 3/4, Pass Thru
Patter: Allemande Left, Promenade Partner
Singer: Swing Corner and Promenade
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Heads Pass Thru, Separate around 2 to a line
Forward and Back,
Pass Thru, U-Turn Back,
Right and Left Thru
Patter: and Rollaway, Circle Left, Allemande Left, Promenade
Singer: Ladies Chain across, Chain back into a Promenade

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From Eight Chain Thru formation:

Head Ladies Chain
Sides Lead Right, Dosado
Right and Left Thru (turn the girl beside you)
Patter: Allemande Left, Promenade
Singer: [ Pass Thru, Allemande Left ], Swing and Promenade
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Right and Left Thru with Veer Left:
Head Ladies Chain
Heads Circle Left 3/4 and Pass Thru (Zero Box)
Right and Left Thru and Veer Left
Ladies Chain Down the Line
Forward and Back, Pass Thru
Patter: Allemande Left, Promenade
Singer: Swing Corner, Promenade
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Center action:
Heads Right and Left Thru and Veer Left
Those Ladies Chain Down the Line
Centres Pass Thru (Zero Box)
Dosado – – , – and Pass Thru
Allemande Left – –
Patter: Pass one, Promenade Partner
Singer: Come back to Swing and Promenade Corner
* * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Left Star to Corner: (short)
Heads Make a Left-Hand Star to your Corner
Right and Left Thru and Veer Left
Ladies Chain Down the Line
Forward and Back
Pass Thru,
Patter: Allemande Left, Promenade Partner
Singer: Swing Corner and Promenade

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Right and Left Thru and Rollaway or Half Sashay:

Heads Right and Left Thru and Rollaway,
Heads Pass Thru, Separate Around One to a Line,
Forward and Back
Two Ladies Chain
Patter: Chain her back and Rollaway to partner Promenade
Singer: Chain her Back into a Promenade
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Heads Right and Left Thru and Rollaway
Heads Pass Thru
Separate Around One to a Line
Forward and Back,
Right and Left Thru
Pass Thru,
Patter: Allemande Left, Promenade
Singer: Swing Corner, Promenade
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Heads Right and Left Thru and Half Sashay
Sides Go Up and Back and Rollaway
Sides Pass Thru and Separate around Two to a Line
Forward and Back, Pass Thru,
Patter: Allemande Left, Promenade
Singer: Swing Corner and Promenade