|1||The Tourist||Ted Sannella|
|2||Two for the Show||Ted Sannella|
|3||Cabot School Mixer||Ted Sannella||Circle mixer|
|4||Hearts and Flowers||Ted Sannella||called by Ellie Konitshek|
|5||The Proud Parents||Ted Sannella|
|6||The Merry-Go-Round||Ted Sannella||Square|
|7||New Friendship Reel||Ted Sannella|
|8||Gay Gordons||Traditional||Couples dance mixer|
|9||Salute to Larry Jennings||Ted Sannella||Both Ted's published version, and Larry's revision|
|10||Ted's Triplet #24||Ted Sannella||Triplet|
|11||Contra for Margie||Ted Sannella|
|12||CDS Reel||Ted Sannella|
A themed evening, this time (obviously) based on Ted Sannella. There were a number of new people, especially in the first half, so a few dances got simplified away, including Fiddleheads, Salutation, and Ted's Triplet #39. I tried "Lost Love" as the circle mixer, but the multiple reverses in direction was too much, so I changed it into "Cabot School Mixer."
"Contra for Margie", "Two for the Show", and "The Proud Parents" were the most challenging ones.
For "Salute to Larry Jennings", I first did Ted's final version, with only the ones swinging. Then after running it about 9 times, I stopped, and taught Larry's version, explaining this was why many of Ted's dances don't get done as much -- people have added another swing, so the original gets forgotten.
"Gay Gordons" was included because of Ted's interest in including multiple dance forms on a program, plus his background in international dance. I also spent time throughout the evening talking a little about his influence.
It was my first time calling "Merry-Go-Round." Getting man one moving was challenging, but after that things worked well. The one spin I did was instead of calling it M1-M2-M3-M4-W1-W2-W3-W4, I did it M1-W1-M2-W2-M3-W3-M4-W4.
A number of dances got left on the cutting-room floor, especially Ted's odd formation ones.
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