ILLABO REEL

Music: Any 4 x 32 bar reel.

This dance is useful for an introduction to reels of three.
Stand as for Dashing White Sergeant: i.e. a boy between two girls facing a similar group, around the room.

1 - 8 Circle round and back

9 -16 Reel of Three, the boy giving right shoulder to the girl on his right

17-24 Each boy dances three hands across with his right hand partner and the girl opposite her

25-32 All dance back to back with the person opposite them, turn them right hands 1½ times to change places.

Repeat until meeting the original three with whom they began the dance. All cheer.

Beyond the Black Stump - Sheila Gradon