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A Dancing Career

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A DANCING CAREER (J8x32) 2C (4C set) John Drewry Greenburn Book 1

1- 8 1s dance down and cast up behind 2s, 1s+2s dance RH across
9-16 1s dance Fig of 8 round 2s as 2s set and change places RH then set again and cross back
17-24 1s followed by 2s (who cast up) dance down middle, all turn in and dance up (2s to top)
25-32 2s+1s Promenade

(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

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Dance Deviser Information

The title of this dance, A Dancing Career, is a wordplay on A Dance In Korea.

It was devised by John Drewry around 1997 for Campbell and Isobel Barclay of Kippford, Kirkcudbrightshire, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, and for the dancers in Korea.

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