Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts
 
Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts
 
 

  1. Do the first given call up to a specified part of its definition;
  2. do the second given call;
  3. do the remaining portions of the first given call.

Examples of the Interrupt CONCEPT:

  • Square Thru Interrupt on the 3rd hand with a Swing Thru:
    Square Thru but on the 3rd hand do a Swing Thru, then complete the Square Thru (Right Pull By & 1/4 In; Left Pull By).
  • Scoot & Plenty Interrupt before the Split Circulates with an Acey Deucey:
    Scoot & Little; Acey Deucey; Split Circulate twice; Outsides Counter Rotate 1/4 & Roll as Centers Concentric 1/2 Zoom.
  • Alter & Circulate Interrupt before Flip The Diamond with a 6 By 2 Acey Deucey:
    Arm Turn 1/2; Centers Cast Off 3/4 as Ends U-Turn Back; Very Centers Trade as Outer 4 Circulate; Diamond Counter Rotate 1/2; 6 By 2 Acey Deucey; Flip The Diamond.
  • Pass The Axle Interrupt after 1/2 with a Split Trade Circulate:
    Pass Thru; Centers Pass Thru as Outsides Cross Cast Back; Split Trade Circulate; Trade; Centers Trade.

Swing The Fractions Interrupt after 3/5 with Trade Circulate:

 
     
before
 after
3/5 Swing The Fractions
 after
Trade Circulate
 after
Last 2/5 of Swing The Fractions
(done)

Note: After finishing the second call, re-evaluate your role within the first call, and the formation in which you are doing it.

CONTRAST THE FOLLOWING (assuming Parallel R-H Waves):

  • Interrupt after each part with In Roll Circulate, Remake:
    Right Arm Turn 1/4; In Roll Circulate; Centers Left Arm Turn 1/2; In Roll Circulate; Right Arm Turn 3/4; In Roll Circulate.
  • Interrupt between each part with In Roll Circulate, Remake:
    Right Arm Turn 1/4; In Roll Circulate; Centers Left Arm Turn 1/2; In Roll Circulate; Right Arm Turn 3/4.

See also Replace CONCEPT [C1V].

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