Star Thru – Teaching

Basic Part 1
Star Thru

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Choreography for Patter Teaching with Singing Call Options:

Teaching Tips:

Star Thru
A.) Work with the one across from you.
B.) Boys right hand, girls left.
C.) Don’t grip the hand; extended it forward with fingertips up, girls left hand touches and turns under left face.
D.) Girl goes under the arched hands.

More teaching suggestions:

Global View: The dancer you are facing will become your partner and ends in Normal Couples.

Quick quote: “Boys right hand, Girls left hand”

Teaching Standard Applications:

Heads Pass Thru, Separate around one into the middle
Centers Star Thru and Pass Thru
Separate around one into the middle
Patter: Star Thru, (home)
Singer: Pass Thru, Swing Corner, Promenade
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Heads Promenade Half
Down the middle Star Thru and Pass Thru
All Star Thru, Forward and Back
Two Ladies Chain across
Patter: Chain back and Rollaway to Partner Promenade
Singer: Chain back into a Promenade
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Heads Promenade Half
Down the middle Star Thru and Pass Thru
All Star Thru, Forward and Back
Right and Left Thru
Pass Thru,
Patter: Allemande Left, Face in at home
Singer: Swing Corner and Promenade
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Four Ladies Chain
Forward and Back
Heads Star Thru and Pass Thru
All Star Thru and Pass Thru
Patter: Allemande Left, Promenade
Singer: Swing Corner and Promenade
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Head Two Ladies Chain
Sides Lead Right, [Dosado]
Star Thru, Forward and Back
Star Thru, (Zero Box)
Patter: Allemande Left, Promenade
Singer: [ Pass Thru, Allemande Left ] , Come back to Swing and Promenade
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Four Ladies Chain 3/4,
Heads Pass Thru and Separate around One in to the middle,
Centers Pass Thru and Star Thru,
Forward and Back,
Star Thru and Pass Thru,
Patter: Allemande Left, Promenade Partner
Singer: Swing Corner, Promenade
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Heads Pass Thru and Separate around One to a Line
Forward and Back, Star Thru,
Centers Pass Thru, Star Thru,
Forward and Back,
Patter: Pass Thru, Patter: Allemande Left, Face In, Home
Singer: Star Thru, [ Pass Thru, Allemande Left, come back ] Swing & Promenade