Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Miss Allie Anderson

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MISS ALLIE ANDERSON (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Mina Corson RSCDS Leaflet Dances 16

1- 8 All clap as 1L+2L+3L dance RSh round partners; 3s followed by 2s and 1s lead down
9-16 All ½ turn (Lady under Man's R arm) and 1s followed by 2s and 3s lead back to places on opposite sides; 1s+2s+3s set on sides, ½ turn partner RH ending in centre of dance facing up ready for...
17-24 1s+2s+3s dance Promenade
25-32 1s+2L dance RH across, 1M ends in 2nd place (2M step up 27-28); 1s+2M dance LH across (2L step up 31-32), 1s end in 2nd place own side. 213

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Instruction Videos

Miss Allie Anderson - Scottish Country Dancing Instruction Video

Dance Information

This jig was inscribed to Miss Allie Anderson by the devisor Mina Corson.

Miss Allie Anderson (a contemporary of Jean Milligan) was a founder member of the RSCDS Edinburgh Branch, and teacher, who trained the team of dancers from Edinburgh that won the MacLachlan Trophy in London on 22 December 1930.

In her professional career, she worked as a physical education (PE) teacher at James Gillespie's High School in Edinburgh.

Additionally, alongside Florence Lesslie, she played a key role in creating the dances Duke And Duchess Of Edinburgh and Prince Charles Of Edinburgh.

Miss Allie Anderson Crib
Miss Allie Anderson Crib - Before Minicrib

Image copyright Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary.

Back to the top of this Scottish Country Dancing Instructions 'Miss Allie Anderson' page