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Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts
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Triangle [Working As A Box] Concept [C2]
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The Triangle [Working As A Box] CONCEPT allows for a call normally done from a 2 x 2 to be done from a generalized Tandem-Based Triangle. EN: 10

Unless otherwise specified by the caller, the Apex dancer always acts as a Trailer whereas the Base dancers have clear Leader-Trailer roles. This leaves one 'phantom' in the execution of the call. The three dancers and the phantom work together to execute the given call. At the completion of the call, a space may be reserved for the phantom dancer (see note below). EN: 20

Triangle Peel & Trail
(imagine you are here) EN: 30
Triangle Follow Your Neighbor
(imagine you are here) EN: 30
Triangle (facing) Recycle
(imagine you are here) EN: 30
Triangle Wheel Thru

  • Historically, the phantom's part of the call does not involve much interaction with any real dancers. EN: 40
  • If the call ends in a 2 x 2, EN: 50
    1. each dancer must end on one of the original Triangle footprints. EN: 60
  • If the call does not end in a 2 x 2, EN: 70
    1. The phantom position is kept if the phantom ends as a center of a 1 x 4, Diamond, or Single 1/4 Tag. EN: 80
    2. Otherwise, if the effect of removing the phantom causes all of the real dancers to move closer to the center of the set, then the phantom is removed. EN: 90

Outside Triangles Peel The Top

The phantom position is kept EN: 100

Outside Triangles Peel & Trail

The phantom position is removed EN: 120

The following is a partial list of calls [C2 or below] that might be done from a Triangle: EN: 130

anything & Cross (Left) 1/4 Thru Circle To A Wave
(Reverse) Cross & Turn Cross Back Cross Your Neighbor
Fan The Top Follow Thru Follow Your Neighbor
Pair Off Pass The Ocean | Sea Peel Off
Peel The Top Peel | Trail To A Diamond Right | Left Roll To A Wave
Split Recycle (Reverse) Split Swap (Reverse) Swap Around
Trail Off Turn To A Line Veer Right | Left
(Left) Wheel Fan Thru (Left) Wheel Thru

Typically the Triangle [Working As A Box] CONCEPT is used only from a Generalized Tandem-Based Triangle. Occasionally, however, callers sometimes use this concept from a Wave-Based Triangle. EN: 140

Triangle Scoot Back
(Follow Thru)

Choreography for Triangle [Working As A Box] Concept

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