Ozma of Oz
by Sue McKinnell 4x32 Reel for 4C
(Square Set)
1-8 1C & 3C ladies’ chain.
9-12 2C & 4C ½ rights and lefts.
13-16 1C & 3C dance into the center, women leading, then chase ½ way around the box they form in the center. End 1W facing 4W in 2W place, 1M facing 4M in 2M place, 3W facing 2W in 4W place, and 3M facing 2M in 4M place.
17-24 Reels of 4 across the set.
25-28 1C & 3C LH across ½ way, then dance out to each other’s original places. All end facing CCW.
29-32 All chase 1 place CCW, then turn partners LH once round.
Repeat 4 times.
Suggested music is The Rifleman from The Macadians Play Burns Night in the Annapolis Valley.
I am a great fan of the Oz books and Ozma of Oz is one of my favorites in the series. This dance traces out the OZ symbol (mirrored).