Stars – Standard Applications

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Stars

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Standard Applications:

a) Left-Hand Star
— i) Static Square, Normal Couples
Comment: Caller may designate Heads, Sides, Boys, Girls or all eight to be active.
— ii) Double Pass Thru, “3” (Half-Sashayed Couples in the center, Normal Couples on the outside)
Comment: Called most often where dancers are coming out of a Right-Hand Star with the outsides (Heads or Sides Star Left in the center).
— iii) Circle moving CCW, All Arrangements
Comment: Caller may designate 4 Boys or 4 Girls Star Left (commonly used) or all Eight Star Left (uncommon).
— iv) Right & Left Grand Circle, BGBG, (Boys facing one way, Girls facing the other)
Comment: Boys Star Left is most common and usually follows Dosado.
Also possible is Allemande Left, Box the Gnat, Girls Star Left.

b) Right-Hand Star
— i) Static Square, Normal Couples
Comment: Caller may designate Heads, Sides, Boys, Girls or all eight to be active.
— ii) Circle moving CW, All Arrangements
Comment: Caller may designate 4 Boys Star Right (commonly used) or 4 Girls Star Right (rare)
— iii) Right & Left Grand Circle, BGBG, (All on one gender facing one way)
Comment: (e.g. Walk Around the Corner, See Saw your partner, Men Star Right)