B & Sw option duly noted, Joyce. Also it seems like this is a dance that's far
better run short; sort of an intermezzo.
I've noticed that due to its very novelty (goofiness), Carmen's Contra can really
perk up a hall full of dancers who are getting tired or who've been thinking too much
(following a couple of complex dances), reviving their spirits for a few more.
Thanks for the joyful dance, Lisa (and Kathy)!
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2008 23:48:00 -0500
From: Lisa Greenleaf <laleaf(a)verizon.net>
Subject: Re: [Callers] Carmen's Garments
To: Caller's discussion list
I agree, Joyce! it's a novelty dance, and I
wouldn't call it more
than once in a three year period at this point, and not for
full of experienced dancers.
The original idea was Kathy Anderson's Carmen's
Hat, and then I wrote