Count: 32. Wall: 2. Level: High Beginner
Choreographer: Lorraine Kurtela
Music: Hello, Dolly! by Bobby Darin CD: The Legendary Bobby Darin
There are many arrangements of this song, but the one by Bobby Darin is the preferred version.
The step sheet is written using the slow counts.
SWAY RIGHT, SWAY LEFT, SIDE, TOGETHER, SIDE
SWAY LEFT, SWAY RIGHT, SIDE, TOGETHER, SIDE
1,2 Step R to right swaying hips right, Step L to left swaying hips left
3&4 Step R to right, Step L beside R, Step R to right
5,6 Step L to left swaying hips left, Step R to right swaying hips right
7&8 Step L to left, Step R beside L, Step L to left
SYNCOPATED WEAVE, CROSS, RUMBA BOX
1,2 Step R across L, Step L to left
3&4 Step R behind L, Step L to left, Cross R over L
5&6 Step L to left, Step R beside L, Step L forward
7&8 Step R to right, Step L beside R, Step R back
COASTER 1/8, WALK, WALK, ROCK FORWARD, RECOVER, ROCK 1/8 RIGHT, RECOVER, ROCK BACK, RECOVER, STEP
1&2 Turn 1/8 right step L back, Step R beside L, Step L forward [1:00]
3,4 Walk R forward, Walk L forward [still facing 1:00]
5& Rock R forward, Recover onto L
6& Turn 1/8 right rocking R to right, Recover onto L [3:00]
7&8 Rock R back, Recover onto L, Step R forward
WALK, WALK, STEP, PIVOT 1/4, CROSS, SIDE, CROSS, SIDE, CROSS
1,2 Walk L forward, Walk R forward
3&4 Step L forward, Pivot ¼ right (weight on R), Cross L over R [6:00]
5-8 Step R to right, Step L across R, Step R to right, Cross L over R
These 4 walks to the right are done with a R hip lead and bent knees, stepping first onto the ball of the foot before releasing heel to floor. - Think of strutting across the floor with major Broadway flair.
On the last wall of the dance, dance through the COASTER, WALK, WALK.
Turn right to the front wall, and give it your best BIG FINISH.