Quickstep Choreography

See Also: Quickstep Syllabus Routine Builder

Quickstep Newcomer Choreography #1

  1. Quarter Turn to Right

  2. Progressive Chassé

  3. Forward Lock

  4. Natural Spin Turn

  5. Quarter Turn to Left (Heel Pivot)

  6. Natural Pivot

  7. Natural Turn with Hesitation (new LOD)

  8. Chassé Reverse Turn

  9. Progressive Chassé

  10. Natural Turn (new LOD)

Quickstep Newcomer Choreography #2

Preparation Step (1234 5678)

Repeat from #1

Quickstep Bronze Choreography #1

Preparation Step (S)

Repeat from #1

Quickstep Bronze Choreography #2

  1. Natural Spin Turn (SQQ SSS)

  2. Heel Pivot (Quarter Turn To Left) (SQQ)

  3. Cross Chasse (SQQ)

  4. Forward Lock (SQQS)

  5. Natural Turn And Back Lock (SQQ SQQS)

  6. Running Finish (SQQ) changing LOD

  7. Forward Lock (SQQS)

  8. Natural Turn (SQQ)

  9. Closed Impetus (SSS)

  10. Progressive Chasse (SQQS)

Repeat from #1

Quickstep Bronze Choreography #3

Start Man DC

Repeat from #1.

Quickstep Bronze Choreography #4

Starting DC, middle of long wall (alignment is from Man's perspective)

Steps in this color can be skipped when dancing on a shorter wall.

  1. Chasse Reverse Turn (SQQ) (start on 1, not 8) -> BLOD

  2. Progressive Chasse (SQQS) -> DW

  3. Forward Lock (SQQS) -> DW

  4. Natural Turn with Back Lock (SQQS QQS) -> BLOD

  5. Running Finish (SQQ) -> almost LOD

  6. 123 Natural Turn (SQQ) -> Man BDC

  7. Closed Impetus (SSS) -> turning corner, Man DW on new LOD

  8. Reverse Pivot (S) -> DC (on short wall)

  9. Double Reverse Spin (SSQQ) -> LOD

  10. Progressive Chasse to the Right (SQQS) -> BDW

  11. Back Lock (SQQS) -> BDW

  12. Tipple Chasse to the Right (SQQS QQS) -> DW New LOD

  13. Natural Pivot Turn (SQQS) -> LOD

  14. Natural Spin Turn (SQQ SSS) -> BDC

  15. Progressive Chasse (SQQS) -> DW

  16. Natural Spin Turn (SQQ SSS) -> BDC

  17. Heel Pivot - Quarter Turn to Left (SQQ) -> DW

  18. Cross Chasse (SQQ) -> DW

  19. Natural Turn with Hesitation (SQQ SS) -> underturn ending almost LOD on New LOD, continue with Zig-Zag.

  20. Zig Zag, Back Lock & Running Finish (SSS QQS SQQ) Running Finish ending DW New LOD

  21. Natural Turn with Hesitation (SQQ SSS) -> DC about in middle of long wall, start over from #1

Quickstep Silver Choreography #1

Repeat from #1

Quickstep Silver Choreography #2


  1. Start facing DW on short side.

  2. Running Right Turn (1-10) (SQQ S SSS SQQ), ending DW of new LOD.

  3. Natural Turn With Hesitation (SQQ SS hold S)

  4. Chasse Reverse Turn (SQQ)

  5. Reverse Pivot (S)

  6. Double Reverse Spin (SSQQ)

  7. Chasse Reverse Turn (SQQ)

  8. Reverse Pivot (S)

  9. Closed Telemark (SSS)

  10. Fish Tail (1-6) (SQQQQS) Start Facing DW, last step of Closed Telemark is first step of Fish Tail

  11. Natural Spin Turn (SQQ SSS) Underturn at corner, come out DC new LOD

  12. V6 (2-8) (QQSSQQS)

  13. Forward Lock (2-4) (QQS)

  14. Natural Spin Turn (SQQ SSS) Underturned, come out backing DC, new LOD

  15. Progressive Chasse (SQQS) Turn left so that when we do the Chassé, leader is facing LOD, last step is DC

  16. Quick Open Reverse (SSQQS) Add RF forward walk step to beginning of figure, DC to beginning of figure. Lady: keep head position when body turning left, then head turns back to left at following Four Quick Run.

  17. Four Quick Run (2-6) (QQQQS)

  18. Natural Turn (SQQ) First half

  19. Tipple Chasse To Right (SQQ SQQS) across corner

Start again from #1

Quickstep Gold Routine

Start middle of short wall

  1. Natural Pivot Turn (SQQS)

  2. Natural Pivot Turn (SQQS ) ---- corner, last S, not a pivot, get into knees, Lady shape to R

  3. Tipsy To R (QQS) - Lady shape to L

  4. Tipsy To L (QQS) slower version

  5. Tipsy To R (QQS) finish Man DC - new long wall

  6. Forward Lock (QQS)

  7. 1 Walk, Quick Open Reverse (S SQQ)

  8. Reverse Pivot (S)

  9. Double Reverse Spin (SSQQ)

  10. Cross Swivel (SSS)

  11. Fish Tail (QQQQS) ending Man facing DW, long wall

  12. Natural Spin Turn (SQQ SSS) ---- corner, start short wall

  13. Progressive Chasse (SQQS)

  14. 1 Walk, Quick Open Reverse (S SQQ)

  15. Reverse Pivot (S)

  16. Double Reverse Spin (SSQQ)

  17. Chasse Reverse Turn (SQQ)

  18. Hover Corte (SSSS) -- corner, start long wall

  19. Six Quick Run (QQQQQQ S)

  20. Natural Pivot Turn (SQQS)

  21. Rumba Cross (S QQS)

  22. Running Right Turn (SSS SQQ) -- corner, start short wall

  23. Forward Lock (S QQS)

  24. Natural Pivot Turn (SQQS)

Repeat from Tipsy to R

Quickstep Gold Routine #2

Start halfway down the short wall, facing Diagonal Wall

  1. Natural Pivot Turn (SQQS)

  2. 1-4 Natural Turn (SQQS)

  3. Tipsy To R (Q&Q)

  4. Tipsy To L (Q&Q)

  5. Tipsy To R (Q&Q)

  6. 1 Walk, Quick Open Reverse & Reverse Pivot (SSQQS)

  7. Double Reverse Spin (SSQQ)

  8. Cross Swivel (SSS)

  9. Fish Tail (QQQQS)

  10. Natural Spin Turn (SQQSSS) in corner

  11. Progressive Chassé (SQQS)

  12. One Walk, Quick Open Reverse with Reverse Pivot (SSQQS)

  13. Double Reverse Spin (SSQQ)

  14. Chassé Reverse (SQQ)

  15. Hover Corté (SSSS) in corner

  16. Six Quick Run (QQQQQQS)

  17. Natural Pivot Turn (SQQS)

  18. One Walk and Rumba Cross (SQQS)

  19. One Walk and Rumba Cross (SQQS) into corner

  20. 5-11 Running Right Turn (SSSSQQ)

  21. Natural Spin Turn (SQQSSS) in corner

  22. 2-6 V6 Overturned (QQSSQQ)

  23. One Walk and Quick Open Reverse (SSQQ)

  24. Progressive Chassé (SQQS)

  25. 1-3 Natural Turn (SQQ)

  26. Tipple Chassé to the Right (SQQSQQS)

Dance Club Choreography (Simplified)

Start from the Man facing DW, long wall

  1. Quarter Turn to Right (SQQS)

  2. Progressive Chasse (SQQS) (Next, repeat these as many # of times as needed, depending on length of wall)

  3. Quarter Turn to Right (SQQS)

  4. Progressive Chasse (SQQS)

  5. Forward Lock (SQQS)

  6. Natural Spin Turn (SQQ SSS) At corner.

  7. V6 (QQSSQQ) On the short wall

  8. Forward Lock (SQQS) (may repeat, depending on length of wall)

  9. Natural Turn With Hesitation (SQQ SSS)

  10. Chasse Reverse Turn (SQQ)

  11. Progressive Chasse (SQQS)

Repeat from beginning