Reflective Essay On Dance Performance

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On Saturday November 22, 2014 I attended the university dance theatre. I have to say if it weren’t mandatory for dance class I would have probably not gone. Personally I have never been interested in dance performances. I love dancing at parties but never thought of dance as a concert I would go too. I am glad I went because it was an experience and as a college student I want to experience new things. To see many talented students in our school was amazing. All the dances were extraordinary but two of them stood out to me Alors on Danse and What it is. The concert was split into to halves and they were both really good. In the first half of the concert I do have to admit I was a little confused. I have learned that when dancers are performing …show more content…
Like I mentioned before the dance was divided into three scenes. The first scene started of with a girl lying on the floor spinning a hoop with one of her legs. As the music progressed she got up and did all kinds of tricks with the hoop. While she was doing all that there was a bright red background that added to the scene. You couldn’t really see her that well but with the background color you could see her shadow. The hoop she was using was also lit up which illuminated her a bit. She then disappeared and three guys came on to the stage. That was when scene two started and it was a fight scene. It was honestly my favorite scene out of the three because it was so clear that they were fighting but they weren’t actually physically hitting each other they were dancing. Than the lead role beat the two other guys and that was the end of the scene. The last scene started out with another girl dancing to a tango eventually the guy who won the fight came out and danced with her. They danced for a few seconds and then the two guys from the fight accompanied by two girls joined them. The last scene ended with the three couples dancing to a …show more content…
There were a few that left me in awe. There was everything from emotional to very comedic performances. Also performances full of energy like the last performance of the second half. Even before starting this paper I wasn’t sure which of the four dances I would choose to write about. I finally decided to write about what it is. The reason why I finally chose this dance is because it told a realistic story in a very lighthearted way. The performance was very relatable that I’m sure mostly everyone in the audience found some relation. I absolutely loved Alors on Danse but if I had to choose my favorite between the two it would be what it

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