Solstice Parade 2014

Extra Rehearsal Monday night at Play field.
• Dress rehearsal on Thursday do not forget!


Dance 1
Large formation with intersecting lines with zills!
Dance 2
Maqsoom Dance
X 4 • Front Back  F-B    1 2 3 4
  Side side   S-S       5 6 7 8
X4 • Square hip drop turn;  Start with inside hip;
F 1-2 ,  opposite Back 3-4 , other back 5-6 , twist outside (diagonal up) audience in front 7-8
X 2 • Figure 8 Walk 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8; up inside DP, Stretch UP loop.
X4 •; Step together Step, UP Twist
X4 •   In a pivoting cirle Tunisian twist 1.2   3.4.  5.6  7.8    in
X 1 set  Walk 12 345678
Start over
Dance 3 
Sexy Chefti
X4 • Rib cage circles.  Slow, slow,  Quick-quick, Slow
X 7• Sexy Drops; with belly toward , side of hip UP;  Drop, Drop Drop-drop, Drop
each side of the street is opposite; Start 1st one so your belly faces audience. Do 7 so you end facing audience
X1 • Slide hand down diagonally across body.
X 2• Surprise diagonal undulation X 2 chefti
X4 Shimmy Pump down,  Pump,  Pump and Raise Arm
X • Snaky Wiggle Walk forward and around
Horn Signal
• Very Slow paddle turns looking up at the sky. . .
wait for horn signal / Reverse
Very Slow or fast  paddle turns looking up at the sky. . .
wait for horn signal / Reverse
• Cross arms across body pause
•  into Snake arms back in lines
Horn signal
Start over
Dance 4
6/8 Walz 
X 4 • Runs
X 2 complete sets;  Face out toward audience;   chest shimmy t front & back,  turn face a dancer; shimmy front back repeat front and turn to other side a different dancer
X2  • Runs
X4 • 3 step turn 123456, and arm sweep 123456
Start over
Dance 5
Circle Balady 
• Big stroke little stroke; start right 8 counts each side
• Tensions in x4 and back 4 swing hair on backward ones.
• Sway step stamp and reverse
• Grapevine x 4 with swirl turn “Yippy!” x4 return
• into full turn with 2 hip circles
• Top half shimmy in 8 counts. Return diagonally back to right. Repeat set
Start over.
In pairs if there is opportunity
Dance 6 Ayub
Chaos Walk
Dance 7 
Bouquet;
All race toward Delilah with Zagareets then run up parade and into lies
Zills only with directional changes
Cluster in a group
123 123
123 123 123
123 4 123 12345
12345678
Pause
Double time 12 12 12 12 12 12 12  1!
Repeat

Notes:
Dances for Parade

1. Intersecting Lines / Easy with zills
2.  Maksoom / 5 Step combos
3. Sexy Chefti / 7-8 step combos
4. 6/8 Waltz/  4-5 set combos with light scarf
5.Circle Balady or in pairs/ 6 step combos
6. Chaos Walk/ easy filler
7 Marching Zills / New challenge

Notes; UPP; Up Parade – the direction the parade is heading
DP; Down Parade – the opposite direction from where the parade is heading
Inside -toward the yellow line in the road
Outside or toward audience – depends on what side of the street you are on.

Dance 1
Large formation with intersecting lines play zills!

Dance 2
Maqsoom Dance
• Front Back  F-B    1 2 3 4
Side side   S-S       5 6 7 8

• Square hip drop turn;  Start with inside hip;
F 1-2 ,  opposite Back 3-4 , other back 5-6 , twist outside (diagonal up) audience in front 7-8

• Figure 8 Walk 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8; up inside DP, Stretch UP loop.

• 4 Sets; Step together Step, UP Twist

•  4 sets; Tunisian twist 1.2   3.4.  5.6  7.8     Walk 12 345678

Dance 3
Sexy Chefti

• Rib cage circles.  Slow, slow,  Quick-quick, Slow
• Sexy Drops; with belly toward , side of hip UP;  Drop, Drop Drop-drop, Drop
each side of the street is opposite; Start 1st one so your belly faces audience. Do 7 so you end facing audience
• Slide hand down diagonally across body.
• Surprise diagonal undulation X 2 chefti
• Snaky Wiggle Walk forward
• Shimmy Pump into arms up
• Very Slow paddle turns. . .
wait for whistle / Reverse
• Cross arms across body pause into Snake arms
Start over

Dance 4
6/8 Walz
Release veil
• Step, step, slow run run run
• 3 step turn slow sweep to outside
• Grape vine 2x, top half shimmy toward audience, then every other dancer turns either up or down parade toward each other top half; drop drop drop
• Series inside and out
• Repeat Grape vine section up parade start over

Dance 5
Circle Balady
• Big stroke little stroke; start right 8 counts each side
• Tensions in x4 and back 4 swing hair on backward onrs.
• Sway step stamp and reverse  no stomp
• Grapevine x 4 with swirl turn “Yippy!” x4 return
• into full turn with 2 hip circles
• Top half shimmy in 8 counts. Return diagonally back to right. Repeat set
Start over.
For pairs
Face each other and reach towards each other with left arm but do not touch. Do everything the same accept instead of a stomp we will do a hip snap.

Dance 6 Ayub
Chaos Walk

For parade practice
Marching Zills
1-2-3 1-2-3
123 123 123
123 4 123 12345
12 12 12 12 12 12 1
12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 1

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Delilah’s Parade Belly Dance; After taking a break last year I am inspired to create an ensemble for 2014 Fremont Solstice Parade. The Parade is on the actual Solstice this year!!! Who’s on board? Tuesday nights 6:45-8:30 (5 weeks plus the Parade of June 21st) Theme: “Goddesses of Summer!” Costume Color Theme: Red- Yellow- Orange, with small Brown and Green Accents. We will need drummers!

More info on the Costume Workshop & After Party to come.

Please Join Delilah’s Solstice Parade Group on Facebook>

There you can find & post photos from previous years, ask questions, get info and so on :-D

 

Time: 6:45pm – 8:30pm
Dates: May 20, 27, June 3, 10,17 June 21st THE SOLSTICE PARADE!
Cost:  $78
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