Once Upon A December
CHOREOGRAPHER Jo Thompson, 10/99, www.jothompson.com, 303-791-5717
DESCRIPTION 48 Count, 4 Wall Waltz Intermediate/Advanced Line Dance
MUSIC Once Upon A December by Deana Carter (start with lyrics)

  LEFT TWINKLE, RIGHT TWINKLE, STEP, RONDE, CROSS, SIDE, DRAG, TOUCH
1-2 Step Left across in front of Right, Step ball of Right to Right side turning body slightly Left
3-4 Step Left to Left side, Step Right across in front Left
5-6 Step ball Left to Left Side turning body slightly Right, Step Right to Right side
7-8 Step Left across in front of Right, Circle Right toe from back, out to Right side, to front
9-10 Step Right across in front of Left, Step Left to Left side
11-12 Drag Right toe toward Left 12 Touch ball of Right next to Left
  360 TURN RIGHT, LEFT TWINKLE, CROSS, 1/2 TURN RIGHT, SIDE, LEFT TWINKLE
13-14 Step Right to Right side with Right toe out to start into Right turn,
Small step with Left completing 360 Right turn
15-16 Step Right to Right side, you are still facing front, Step Left across in front of Right
17-18 Step ball of Right to Right side turning body slightly Left, Step Left to Left side
19-20 Step Right across in front of Left, Step Left to Left side, turn 1/2 Right
21-22 Step Right to Right side, you are now facing the back, Step Left across in front of Right
23-24 Step ball of Right to Right side turning body slightly Left, Step Left to Left side
  RIGHT TWINKLE, LEFT TWINKLE, HESITATION TURN 1/2 RIGHT, SIDE, DRAG, TOUCH
25-26 Step Right across in front Left, Step ball of Left to Left side turning body slightly Right
27-28 Step Right to Right side, Step Left across in front of Right
29-30 Step ball of Right to Right side turning body slightly Left, Step Left to Left side
31 Step Right across in front of Left
32-33 Step Left to Left side taking 2 counts to turn Right 1/2, allowing Right to drag in toward Left as you turn
34 Step Right to Right side
35-36 Drag Left toe toward Right, Touch ball of Left next to Right, you are now facing the front
  1/4 TURN LT, 1/2 TURN LT, BACK, BACK BALANCE, FWD, 1/2 TURN LT, BACK, BACK BALANCE
37-38 1/4 turn Left, step forward with Left , toe out to prep for turn, Small step with Right turning 1/2 Left
39-40 Step back with Left, Step back with Right
41-42 Step together with Left ,Step in place with Right
43-44 Step forward with Left , toe out to prep for turn, Small step with Right turning 1/2 Left
45-46 Step back with Left, Step back with Right
47-48 Step together with Left, Step in place with Right
  START AGAIN FROM BEGINNING OF DANCE
NOTE: When using the Deana Carter song, there is a 12 count bridge/tag after the 4th repetition of the dance. You will add: 1 Step forward with Left , toe out to prep for turn 2 Small step with Right turning 1/2 Left 3 Step back with Left 4 Step back with Right 5 Step together with Left 6 Small step forward with Right 7 Step forward with Left , toe out to prep for turn 8 Small step with Right turning 1/2 Left 9 Step back with Left 10 Step back with Right 11 Step together with Left 12 Small step forward with Right Also, the first half of the 7th repetition of the dance is done slowly to match the change in tempo of music, then resume normal speed.
A special thanks to Martin Ritchie from Birmingham for telling me about this wonderful piece of music.
   
Every effort has been made to ensure these cue Sheets are accurate,Should you find any errors,
Please let me know via e-mail thank you...... Robert
http://www.arjjazedance.free-online.co.uk February 2001