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Luke's Options are Limited

by Luke Donforth

Permission: full

FormationBase: Grid Contra
FormationDetail: Becket
Progression: Quadruple
Direction: CW
PhraseStructure: 16*8*2

Figures:

A1

(8) In long lines, go forward and back

(8) Circle left 3/4

A2

(4) Neighbor balance

(12) Neighbor swing; face partner

B1

(8) Bottom couple figure eight 1/2 up; face same-role neighbor

(8) Mirror hey/pass through four changes (two minor sets) (Men: L;R;L;R; Women: R;L;R;L)

B2

(4) Partner balance

(12) Partner swing; face direction of progression up/down

2A1

(8) In long lines, go forward and back (across the hall)

(8) Circle left 3/4

2A2

(4) Neighbor balance

(12) Neighbor swing; face partner

2B1

(8) Right side couple figure eight 1/2 across; face same-role neighbor

(8) Mirror hey/pass through four changes (two minor sets) (Men: L;R;L;R; Women: R;L;R;L)

2B2

(4) Partner balance

(12) Partner swing; face direction of progression across

3A1

(8) In long lines, go forward and back

(8) Circle right 3/4

3A2

(4) Neighbor balance

(12) Neighbor swing; face partner

3B1

(8) Bottom couple figure eight 1/2 up; face same-role neighbor

(8) Mirror hey/pass through four changes (two minor sets) (Men: L;R;L;R; Women: R;L;R;L)

3B2

(4) Partner balance

(12) Partner swing; face direction of progression up/down

4A1

(8) In long lines, go forward and back (across the hall)

(8) Circle right 3/4

4A2

(4) Neighbor balance

(12) Neighbor swing; face partner

4B1

(8) Right side couple figure eight 1/2 across; face same-role neighbor

(8) Mirror hey/pass through four changes (two minor sets) (Men: L;R;L;R; Women: R;L;R;L)

4B2

(4) Partner balance

(12) Partner swing; face direction of progression across

Calling Notes:

Version 1 (Bkt1) starts facing across, rotates dancers ccw one place then translates them 2 sets forwards
Version 2 (Imp 1) starts facing up/down, rotates dancers ccw one place then translates them 2 sets forwards
Version 3 (Bkt 2) starts facing across, rotates dancers cw one place then translates them 2 sets forwards
Version 4 (Imp 2) starts facing up/down, rotates dancers cw one place then translates them 2 sets forwards

Need to alternate: Do V1 or V3, then do V2 or V4.
Right-hand couple/bottom couple refers to walls in the room.
Appearances: website Donforth