The Frolic
by Sue McKinnell 8x40 Reel for 3C
1-8 1C set and cross to 2nd place facing out, 2C stepping up on bars 3&4. 1C cast behind 3C on opposite sides and dance up the middle to 2nd place facing out.
9-16 Mirror reels of 3 on the sides, 1W giving RS to 2M, 1M giving LS to 2W, couples touching hands as they meet; 1C end back-to-back in the center facing opposite sides.
17-20 1C, 2C, and 3C set as in double triangles, then drop hands and set advancing, pulling right shoulder back to finish with 2C and 3C back-to-back with partners and 1C facing in on opposite sides.
21-24 Repeat bars 17-20, ending back in double triangles position.
25-32 1C dance out opposite sides and to the right, through 1st corner positions, in the ends of the dance, pass RS and out the ends of the dance, through 2nd corner positions, in opposite sides of the dance, giving LH to own sides in 2nd place WHILE 3W and 2M cross giving RH and set, then 2W and 3M cross giving RH and set.
33-40 Diagonal rights and lefts, 1W up and 1M down
Suggested music is any 40-bar reel similar to Mairi's Wedding.
This dance was written to celebrate the annual fall dance, Frolic on the Fox, put on by my local class of the RSCDS - Chicago branch.