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  • Ballroom Dance Observation

    setting. It was not until one of the actual dancers from the Ballroom Dance Club approached me and said, “Do you want to learn?” I found the courage to say, “Yes.” So, she pulled me into a corner of the Great Hall and we began…

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  • Scott Hastings Ballroom Dance Analysis

    Scott Hastings is an Australian Ballroom dancer who has dreams of winning the Pan Pacific Grand Prix 5 dance Latin American championship. While he is a great dancer, he has become frustrated with the restrictions placed on the dance steps, which are far removed from The Passionate American dance styles that originally inspired the ballroom steps. The film opens with a dance competition, a montage of shots showing beautiful dance couples taking the floor, this is cut with close up shots of Miss…

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  • Lessons In Master Haroldd And The Boys By Athol Fugard

    In the play“Master Harold”...and the boys by Athol Fugard, Sam teaches important life lessons by sharing physical and emotional lessons throughout the story to Willie and Hally, in order to suggest that one can gain the ability to accept others by following a role model. Sam teaches Willie how to Ballroom dance throughout the story, which is an example of Fugard showing Sam as the main teacher for Willie during the play. Sam, a great ballroom dancer, decides to teach his friend Willie the art in…

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  • Social Cognition Concepts In The Film Take The Lead

    second detention showed to have a very negative attitude towards ballroom dancing. This attitude then influenced their behaviour as they refused to ballroom dance. An example of behaviours influencing attitudes is when the students begin to dance, their attitude towards ballroom dancing changes. They begin to enjoy it and therefore their attitude is positive due to the influence of performing the dances. Functions of attitudes help enhance or protect someone’s self image via utilitarian,…

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  • Let Live Audience

    years old. This, in part, is due to our desire of to help eliminate stress in between the major test taking periods. This will allow graduates and undergraduates to experience a night of letting go of their worries and enjoying their time out at a live musical event for a reasonable price. With this intention, a handful of artists have agreed to team up with us to assist in creating the desired effect. We will be mixing genres and sounds in a way to appeal to an overarching audience, but still…

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  • Essay On 1920s Dance

    Dance in the 1920s The 1920s was a turning point for dance and everything around it in this era. This time got the name of the “roaring 20’s” and it was anything, but boring. It was also called the “Jazz Age” which pushed forward more dance and jazz at the time. The 1920s were known for many things such as the parties and flappers, but it is truly a decade that changed dance and how it was viewed. At this time people were trying to find outlets from going through the war, and dance was one…

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  • Scott Hastings's Change In Strictly Ballroom

    Scott Hastings undergoes change in Strictly Ballroom as he progresses from an angry, ambitious and defiant character to a really successful dancer and person. This will be explored with reference to filmic techniques and they reflect these changes. Scott’s first change is triggered in sequence 2 when Fran asks to be his new partner. In the beginning of the film, Scott is portrayed as rebellious and this is shown by the use of the colour black①. In Les Kendall’s dance studio, Scott is irritated…

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  • The Castle Film Analysis

    The Castle (1997), directed by Rob Sitch and Strictly Ballroom (1992), directed by Baz Luhrman both succeed in displaying the idea of Australian dreamers. They both to show that Australia is a land where working hard can make dreams come true. Scott, from Strictly Ballroom, dreams to win the Pan Pacific’s, and more importantly, to dance his own steps. Darryl, The Castle, just wants to keep living his simple life in his house with his family. While both ideals and characters vastly contrast, they…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Journey To New Orleans

    I woke up that morning ready for the day ahead of me. I was getting packed and ready to go. My mom was scurrying to get everything prepared for the day ahead of us. As I packed all of my belongings and my mom double checked behind me, since I 'm always leaving items behind. We were finally ready to go. We were setting off on a road trip from our small town to New Orleans, but we had to make a pit stop beforehand. We had to get breakfast, the most important meal of the day. As a ritual we always…

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  • Swing Dance: Swing In The 1920's

    Swing Dance begin in 1920s and 30s in America. In 1930s the words Lindy Hop, Jitterbug, and Swing were all interchanged terms. How the dance was discovered you may ask in the 1920s the black community were dancing to contemporary Jazz music and the discovered the Charleston and the Lindy Hop which was originated in Harlem. Something that I found really interesting is in 1936 Philip Nutl, was president of the American Society of Teachers of Dancing said that swing would not last. Here it is 2016…

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