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File To A Line [C2]
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File To A Line -- [C2]
   (George Spelvin 1974)

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From Generalized Columns. EN: 10

Ends slide apart (to allow for two dancer-sized positions of space between them) as Centers do two Phantom Column Circulates; all adjust to end such that the resulting Lines are close together. EN: 20

File To A Line
Ends slide apart
as Centers Phantom Column
Circulate twice EN: 30
adjusting to end
in adjacent Lines EN: 80

  • Some callers say File To A Wave when the call ends in Parallel Waves, and File To A Line otherwise. Other callers always say File To A Line, no matter what the ending formation will be. EN: 50

Variation: From a Butterfly, the caller can say Centers (Start) File To A Line in which case the Centers do two Phantom Column Circulates and all adjust to end in adjacent Lines. EN: 60

Magic File To A Line [C2V]:
Ends Spread apart as Centers do two Phantom Column Magic Column Circulates; all adjust to end in adjacent Lines. EN: 711

Centers Magic File To A Line
Centers Phantom Column
Magic Column Circulate
twice EN: 70
adjusting to end
in adjacent Lines EN: 80

For those of you who are checker-pushers, File To A Line is choreographically equivalent to Centers Box Circulate as Ends Stable Divide. EN: 90

CALLERLAB definition for File to a Line

Choreography for File To A Line

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17-January-2020 22:35:14
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