CASTAWAYS

Choreographed by Dan Albro

Description
32 count, low intermediate partner/circle dance
Music
Castaway by Zac Brown Band
Position
Skaters Position (Side By Side, left hands connected at shoulder height, right hands connected a lady's right hip.) Same feet except where noted
a.k.a.
Deuces Wild
Intro
16
ROCK FORWARD, REPLACE, SHUFFLE BACK, ROCK BACK, REPLACE, SHUFFLE FORWARD
1-2-3&4
Rock left forward, recover to right, chassé back left-right-left
5-6-7&8
Rock right back, recover to left, chassé forward right-left-right
 
14 TURN SIDE, BEHIND, SHUFFLE SIDE 14, WALK, WALK(LADY'S TURN), SHUFFLE
1-2
BOTH: Turn 14 right and step left side, cross right behind (olod)
On count 1 both hands go out to side
3&4
BOTH: Chassé side left-right-left turning 14 left (lod)
5-6
MAN: Step right forward, step left forward
 
LADY: Turn 12 left and step right back, turn 12 left and step left forward (lod)
On count 5 release left hands and bring right hands over lady's head for full turn
7&8
BOTH: Chassé forward right-left-right
On count 7 pick up left hands and return to skaters position
 
LADY CROSSES IN FRONT, ROCK 12 TURN, SHUFFLE FORWARD
1-4
MAN: (leading the lady from right to left), hip left, hip right, hip left, hip right
 
LADY: (crossing in front of man), step left side, step right together, step left side, step right together
On counts 1-4 as lady crosses in front keep hands low and then into Reverse Skaters Position
5-6-7&8
BOTH: Rock left forward, recover to right, chassé back left-right-left turning 12 left (rlod)
On counts 7&8 keep hands connected finishing in Skaters Position
 
TWO SHUFFLES 12 CIRCLE, WALK, WALK, SHUFFLE FORWARD
Staying in Skaters Position throughout, man circles in place, lady travels around
1&2
MAN: Step right together, turn 18 left and step left together, turn 18 left and step right together
 
LADY: Step right forward, turn 14 left and step left forward, step right forward
3&4
MAN: Turn 18 left and step left together, step right together, turn 18 left and step left forward (lod)
 
LADY: Turn 18 left and step left forward, step right forward, turn 18 left and step left forward
5-6-7&8
BOTH: Step right forward, step left forward, chassé forward right-left-right
 
REPEAT