Contra dance: Crepes with Ricotta

Crepes with Ricotta by Erik B. Erhardt, 2010.07.24 Duple Improper, intermediate Start in wavy lines, gents in middle with L, R to partner. [Pulses Call] A1: 8 Balance waves (R, L), slide Right (as in Rory O’More) 8 Balance waves (L, R), walk forward to new wave line (with shadow in left hand) A2: 8 Balance waves (L, R), slide Left 4 Balance waves (R, L) 4 Shadow Right Allemande 1/2, pass up-and-down to Partner B1: 16 Partner Balance & Swing, end facing across B2: 8 Circle Left 3/4, California twirl to new neighbors 4 Gents pass Right shoulders, walk Right toward your partner 4 Partner Right Allemande 3/4 to form wavy lines Dance Notes:
  • Consider starting the teaching at B2 and circle 1/2 since the B2 transition is the only tricky part of the dance.
  • Interaction is mostly with partner and shadow.
  • This dance is for Mia Bertelli, written and called as part of a Santa Fe contra dance weekend.
  • Danced the day it was written.

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