The New York City Dancer - Ric Silver,

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"The Electric"

 

 REvised choreography 2012 January 22

As performed June 1976 at VAMPS NYC

By The Silver Star Dance Troupe (20)

CHOREOGRAPHER: Ric Silver

Danced to: ‘Electric Boogie’ by Marcia Griffiths  Words & Music by Neville Livingston

 

STEP DESCRIPTION:

Lyric:  “It’s Electric”

8 counts – walk into position  (4 lines of 5)\

 

1,2 Step to the right on RIGHT foot; Step LEFT foot behind Right foot;

3,4 Step to the right on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

5,6 Step to the left on LEFT foot; Step RIGHT foot behind Left foot;

7,8 Step to the left on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot next to Left foot (clap)

9,10,11 Walk back stepping on RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT

12 Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

13,14 Step forward on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot toe to Left heel (clap)

15,16 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot toe to Right toe (snap)

17,18 Step forward on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot toe to Left heel (clap)

19,20 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot toe to Right toe (snap)

21,22 Step forward on LEFT foot turning foot 1/4 turn to left; Hop onto left foot

23,24 Turn to the right on RIGHT foot; step onto LEFT foot;

25,26 Turn to the right on RIGHT foot;  LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

27,28 Turn to the left on LEFT foot; Step RIGHT foot ;

29,30 Turn to the left on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot next to Left foot (clap)

31,32,33 Turning back stepping on RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT

34 Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

35,36 Step forward on LEFT foot; Kick RIGHT foot  (clap)

37,38 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Extend LEFT foot behind slapping floor (snap)

39,40 Step forward on LEFT foot; Kick RIGHT foot (clap)

41,42 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Extend LEFT foot behind slapping floor (snap)

43,44 Step forward on LEFT foot forward in Prep Position; Hop onto Left foot turning   rotations in air

 

1,2 Step to the right on RIGHT foot; Step LEFT foot behind Right foot;

3,4 Step to the right on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

5,6 Step to the left on LEFT foot; Step RIGHT foot behind Left foot;

7,8 Step to the left on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot next to Left foot (clap)

9,10,11 Walk back stepping on RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT

12 Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

13,14 Step forward on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot toe to Left heel (clap)

15,16 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot toe to Right toe (snap)

17,18 Step forward on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot toe to Left heel (clap)

19,20 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot toe to Right toe (snap)

21,22 Step forward on LEFT foot turning foot 1/4 turn to left; Hop onto left foot

23,24 Turn to the right on RIGHT foot; step onto LEFT foot;

25,26 Turn to the right on RIGHT foot;  LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

27,28 Turn to the left on LEFT foot; Step RIGHT foot ;

29,30 Turn to the left on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot next to Left foot (clap)

31,32,33 Turning back stepping on RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT

34 Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

35,36 Step forward on LEFT foot; Kick RIGHT foot  (clap)

37,38 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Extend LEFT foot behind slapping floor (snap)

39,40 Step forward on LEFT foot; Kick RIGHT foot (clap)

41,42 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Extend LEFT foot behind slapping floor (snap)

43,44 Step forward on LEFT foot forward in Prep Position; Hop onto Left foot turning   rotations in air

 

 

 

 

1,2 Step to the right on RIGHT foot; Step LEFT foot behind Right foot;

3,4 Step to the right on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

5,6 Step to the left on LEFT foot; Step RIGHT foot behind Left foot;

7,8 Step to the left on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot next to Left foot (clap)

9,10,11 Walk back stepping on RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT

12 Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

13,14 Step forward on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot toe to Left heel (clap)

15,16 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot toe to Right toe (snap)

17,18 Step forward on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot toe to Left heel (clap)

19,20 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot toe to Right toe (snap)

21,22 Step forward on LEFT foot turning foot 1/4 turn to left; Hop onto left foot

23,24 Step to the right on RIGHT foot; Step LEFT foot behind Right foot;

25,26 Step to the right on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

27,28 Step to the left on LEFT foot; Step RIGHT foot behind Left foot;

29,30 Step to the left on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot next to Left foot (clap)

31,32,33 Walk back stepping on RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT

34 Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

35,36 Step forward on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot toe to Left heel (clap)

37,38 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot toe to Right toe (snap)

39,40 Step forward on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot toe to Left heel (clap)

41,42 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot toe to Right toe (snap)

43,44 Step forward on LEFT foot turning foot 1/4 turn to left; Hop onto left foot  

 

Lyric: And I’ll teach you… Teach you

 

1,2 Step to the right on RIGHT foot; Slide(drag) LEFT foot beside Right foot; Step to the right on RIGHT foot; Slide LEFT foot beside Right foot;

3,4 Step to the right on Right foot; Slide Left foot beside Right foot; Step to the right on Right foot; Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

5,6 Step to the left on Left foot; Slide Right foot beside Left foot; Step to the left on Left foot; Slide Right foot beside left foot;

7,8 Step to the left on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot next to Left foot (clap)

9,10,11Walk back sliding feet along floor on RIGHT, LEFT, and RIGHT

12 Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

13,14 Step forward on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot toe to Left heel (clap)

15,16 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot toe to Right toe (snap)

17,18 Step forward on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot toe to Left heel (clap)

19,20 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot toe to Right toe (snap)

21,22 Step forward on LEFT foot turning foot 1/4 turn to left; Hop onto left foot

23,24 Step to the right on RIGHT foot; Step LEFT foot behind Right foot;

25,26 Step to the right on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

27,28 Step to the left on LEFT foot; Step RIGHT foot behind Left foot;

29,30 Step to the left on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot next to Left foot (clap)

31,32,33 Walk back stepping on RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT

34 Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

35,36 Step forward on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot toe to Left heel (clap)

37,38 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot toe to Right toe (snap)

39,40 Step forward on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot toe to Left heel (clap)

41,42 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot toe to Right toe (snap)

43,44 Step forward on LEFT foot turning foot 1/4 turn to left; Hop onto left foot  

 

 

 

Lyric (Don’t want to loose it….)

1,2 Step to the right on RIGHT foot; Step LEFT foot behind Right foot;

3,4 Step to the right on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

5,6 Step to the left on LEFT foot; Step RIGHT foot behind Left foot;

7,8 Step to the left on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot next to Left foot (clap)

9,10,11 Walk back stepping on RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT

12 Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

13,14 Step forward on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot toe to Left heel (clap)

15,16 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot toe to Right toe (snap)

17,18 Step forward on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot toe to Left heel (clap)

19,20 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot toe to Right toe (snap)

21,22 Step forward on LEFT foot turning foot 1/4 turn to left; Hop onto left foot *

23,24 Step to the right on RIGHT foot; Step LEFT foot behind Right foot;

25,26 Step to the right on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

27,28 Step to the left on LEFT foot; Step RIGHT foot behind Left foot;

29,30 Step to the left on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot next to Left foot (clap)

31,32,33 Walk back stepping on RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT

**Music Interlude starts

34 Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

35,36 Step forward on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot toe to Left heel (clap)

37,38 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot toe to Right toe (snap)

39,40 Step forward on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot toe to Left heel (clap)

41,42 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot toe to Right toe (snap)

43,44 Step forward on LEFT foot turning foot 1/4 turn to left; Hop onto left foot  

 

 

1,2 Turn to the right on RIGHT foot (single); step onto LEFT foot;

3,4 Turn to the right on RIGHT foot(single);  LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

5,6 Turn to the left on LEFT foot(single); Step RIGHT foot ;

7,8 Turn to the left on LEFT foot(Single); Touch RIGHT foot next to Left foot (clap)

9,10,11 Turning back stepping on RIGHT(single-in), LEFT(single-out), RIGHT(single-in)

12 Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

13,14 Step forward on LEFT foot; Kick RIGHT foot  (clap)

15,16 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Extend LEFT foot behind slapping floor (snap)

17,18 Step forward on LEFT foot; Kick RIGHT foot (clap)

19,20 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Extend LEFT foot behind slapping floor (snap)

21,22 Step forward on LEFT foot forward in Prep Position; Hop onto Left foot turning 1 & rotations in air

23,24 Turn to the right on RIGHT foot; step onto LEFT foot;

25,26 Turn to the right on RIGHT foot;  LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

27,28 Turn to the left on LEFT foot; Step RIGHT foot ;

29,30 Turn to the left on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot next to Left foot (clap)

31,32,33 Turning back stepping on RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT

34 Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

35,36 Step forward on LEFT foot; Kick RIGHT foot  (clap)

37,38 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Extend LEFT foot behind slapping floor (snap)

39,40 Step forward on LEFT foot; Kick RIGHT foot (clap)

41,42 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Extend LEFT foot behind slapping floor (snap)

43,44 Step forward on LEFT foot forward in Prep Position; Hop onto Left foot turning 1 & rotations in air

 

1,2 Step to the right on RIGHT foot; Slide(drag) LEFT foot beside Right foot; Step to the right on RIGHT foot; Slide LEFT foot beside Right foot;

3,4 Step to the right on Right foot; Slide Left foot beside Right foot; Step to the right on Right foot; Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

5,6 Step to the left on Left foot; Slide Right foot beside Left foot; Step to the left on Left foot; Slide Right foot beside left foot;

7,8 Step to the left on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot next to Left foot (clap)

9,10,11Walk back sliding feet along floor on RIGHT, LEFT, and RIGHT

12 Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

13,14 Step forward on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot toe to Left heel (clap)

15,16 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot toe to Right toe (snap)

17,18 Step forward on LEFT foot; Touch RIGHT foot toe to Left heel (clap)

19,20 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Touch LEFT foot toe to Right toe (snap)

21,22 Step forward on LEFT foot turning foot 1/4 turn to left; Hop onto left foot

23,24 Turn to the right on RIGHT foot(dbl); Turn on LEFT foot(dbl);

25,26 Turn to the right on RIGHT foot(dbl);  LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

27,28 Turn to the left on LEFT foot(dbl); Turn RIGHT foot(dbl) ;

29,30 Turn to the left on LEFT foot(dbl); Touch RIGHT foot next to Left foot (clap)

31,32,33 Turns to the back stepping on RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT (all dbl) Inside, Outside, Inside

34 Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

35,36 Step forward on LEFT foot; Kick RIGHT foot  (clap)

37,38 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Extend LEFT foot behind slapping floor (snap)

39,40 Step forward on LEFT foot; Kick RIGHT foot (clap)

41,42 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Extend LEFT foot behind slapping floor (snap)

43,44 Step forward on LEFT foot forward in Prep Position; Hop onto Left foot turning 1 & rotations in air

 

1,2 Turn to the right on RIGHT foot(dbl); Turn on LEFT foot(dbl);

3,4 Turn to the right on RIGHT foot(dbl);  LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

5,6 Turn to the left on LEFT foot(dbl); Turn RIGHT foot(dbl) ;

7,8 Turn to the left on LEFT foot(dbl); Touch RIGHT foot next to Left foot (clap)

9.10.11 Turns to the back stepping on RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT (all dbl) Inside, Outside, Inside

12 Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

13,14 Step forward on LEFT foot; Kick RIGHT foot  (clap)

15.16 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Extend LEFT foot behind slapping floor (snap)

17.18 Step forward on LEFT foot; Kick RIGHT foot (clap)

19,20 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Extend LEFT foot behind slapping floor (snap)

21,22 Step forward on LEFT foot forward in Prep Position; Hop onto Left foot turning 1 & rotations in air

23,24 Turn to the right on RIGHT foot(dbl); Turn on LEFT foot(dbl);

25,26 Turn to the right on RIGHT foot(dbl);  LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

27,28 Turn to the left on LEFT foot(dbl); Turn RIGHT foot(dbl) ;

29,30 Turn to the left on LEFT foot(dbl); Touch RIGHT foot next to Left foot (clap)

31,32,33 Turns to the back stepping on RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT (all dbl) Inside, Inside, Inside

34 Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

35,36 Step forward on LEFT foot; Kick RIGHT foot  (clap)

37,38 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Extend LEFT foot behind slapping floor (snap)

39,40 Step forward on LEFT foot; Kick RIGHT foot (clap)

41,42 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Extend LEFT foot behind slapping floor (snap)

43,44 Step forward on LEFT foot forward in Prep Position; Hop onto Left foot turning 2 & rotations in air

 

 

1,2 Turn to the right on RIGHT foot(dbl); Turn on LEFT foot(dbl);

3,4 Turn to the right on RIGHT foot(dbl);  LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

5,6 Turn to the left on LEFT foot(dbl); Turn RIGHT foot(dbl) ;

7,8 Turn to the left on LEFT foot(dbl); Touch RIGHT foot next to Left foot (clap)

9.10.11 Turns to the back stepping on RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT (all dbl) Inside, Outside, Inside

12 Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

13,14 Step forward on LEFT foot; Kick RIGHT foot  (clap)

15.16 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Extend LEFT foot behind slapping floor (snap)

17.18 Step forward on LEFT foot; Kick RIGHT foot (clap)

19,20 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Extend LEFT foot behind slapping floor (snap)

21,22 Step forward on LEFT foot forward in Prep Position; Hop onto Left foot turning 1 & rotations in air

 

1,2 Turn to the right on RIGHT foot(dbl); Turn on LEFT foot(dbl);

3,4 Turn to the right on RIGHT foot(dbl);  LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

5,6 Turn to the left on LEFT foot(dbl); Turn RIGHT foot(dbl) ;

7,8 Turn to the left on LEFT foot(dbl); Touch RIGHT foot next to Left foot (clap)

9.10.11 Turns to the back stepping on RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT (all dbl) Inside, Inside, Inside

12 Touch LEFT foot next to Right foot (clap)

13,14 Step forward on LEFT foot; Kick RIGHT foot  (clap)

15,16 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Extend LEFT foot behind slapping floor (snap)

17,18 Step forward on LEFT foot; Kick RIGHT foot (clap)

19,20 Step backward on RIGHT foot; Extend LEFT foot behind slapping floor (snap)

21,22 Step forward on LEFT foot forward in Prep Position; Hop onto Left foot turning 2 rotations in air (Double Tour en L’air) Front row kneeling

 

 

*    Alternate – lines 2 & 4 make turn

** Alternate – lines 2 & 4 continue back to back in opposition of 1 & 3

 

 

 

 

 

Richard Louis Silver (c) 1976

revised choreography (c) 1/22/2012 Ric Silver