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Breaker {anything} [C3A]
 
 
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Breaker anything -- [C3A]
   (Lee Kopman 1976)
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From Columns, Magic Columns, or applicable T-Bone 2 x 4s. EN: 10

Ends Cast Off 3/4 as Centers Box Counter Rotate 1/4 and 1/2 Box Circulate; Center Line does the anything call (if the anything call is a number such as 1, 2, or 3, then Cast Off that many quarters) as the others move up (Phantom Hourglass Circulate). EN: 20

Usually ends in Parallel Lines, Twin Diamonds, or an Hourglass depending upon the anything call. EN: 30

Breaker Mix:
 

before
Breaker Mix
 
   
after
Outsides Cast Off 3/4
as Centers Box Counter Rotate 1/4
and 1/2 Box Circulate
 after
those in the Outside Diamond 'move up'. EN: 40

This position is a Breaker Nothing
Those in the Center Line now need to do the anything call. EN: 45
 after
Centers Mix
(done)

Notes:

  • After the first part, outside dancers ( EN: 50
    , , ,
    in the above diagrams) move up (to become ends of lines or points of diamonds) and do not get involved in the anything call. EN: 55
  • Breaker 3 is the most common usage of this call. If feels a lot like a Linear Action or Tally-Ho. EN: 60

CALLERLAB definition for Breaker Anything

Choreography for Breaker anything

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