Lead Right – Teaching

Basic Part 1
Lead Right

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Choreography for Patter Teaching with Singing Call Options:

Teaching Tips:

Lead Right
A.) From a squared set have Heads/Sides Ladies Chain, Promenade half, and as a couple walk out to the right and stand in front of the others.
B.) Ask the dancers to point to the couple on the right, move forward to stand in front of this couple to face.
C.) Repeat action, only describe it as Leading over to the Right and stand in front of the other couple.
D.) “Oh by the way, the lead right action we were doing is called … Lead Right”
E.) Action makes a 1/4 wall change.

More teaching suggestions:
— Lead Left is just the left-hand version of Lead Right.

Quick quote: “As a couple walk to face the couple on your right”

Teaching Standard Applications: (Normal Couple)

Heads Lead Right, those facing Dosado,
Those four Circle Left 3/4,
Lines Forward and Back,
[Star Right once around], All Circle Left,
Patter: Allemande Left, Promenade Partner,
Singer: Ladies In, Men Sashay, Allemande Left, Promenade Corner
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Head Ladies Chain across,
Sides Lead Right, Split Two around 1 to a line,
Forward and Back, Pass Thru,
U-Turn Back, Forward and Back,
Circle Left,
Patter: Ladies Rollaway, Allemande Left, Promenade
Singer: Allemande Left and Promenade
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Heads Lead Right, Split Two around 1 to Line,
Forward and Back, Pass Thru, U-Turn Back,
Forward and Back,
Two Ladies Chain and Rollaway,
All eight Circle Left,
Patter: Rollaway, Allemande Left, Promenade Partner
Singer: Allemande Left, Promenade Corner
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Lead Left:
Heads Lead Left, Circle Right 3/4,
Two Ladies Chain,
Two Ladies Chain back,
Forward and Back,
All Eight Circle Left,
Patter: Allemande Left, Promenade
Singer: Corner Swing and Promenade
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Lead Left:
Heads Lead Left, Split Two and Separate Around One to a Line,
Forward and Back, Pass Thru, U-Turn Back,
Forward and Back,
Two Ladies Chain,
Pass Thru, new corner Allemande Left,
Patter: Pass One then Promenade Partner
Singer: Swing Corner and Promenade
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Lead Left:
Head Ladies Chain and Heads Lead Left,
Circle Right three-quarters to a Line,
Two Ladies Chain,
Pass Thru and Courtesy Turn,
Pass Thru,
Patter: Allemande Left, Promenade
Singer: Corner Swing and Promenade
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * *