Social dance

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  • Dance In The 70's

    every aspect of dance, other than its purpose of entertainment and enjoyment, has been modified at some point to accommodate the taste of a generation. Whether it be the style or type of dance, the individual conducting the moves, the music it is performed to, or anything in between, dance is constantly revised and will continue to be an endlessly adapting art form. Dance has been prevalent since ancient times. One of the oldest forms of casual or social dance expression is folk dance, which is also known as ritual dance. These folk dances were most commonly performed to traditional music. People with no professional training would perform the dance at social functions…

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  • Evolution Of Swing Dance

    independent dance style anymore. There are more Charleston steps invented such as side, back, fly or double Charleston, but all of this are just the part of the Lindy Hop movements. Balboa Another popular swing dance is called Balboa that was originated in Southern California during the 1920s/30s. A lot of dance historians believe that this dance was influenced by Foxtrot, but others state that it was evolved from the Charleston. Although it is clear that Balboa dancers were influenced by the…

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  • Non-Western Dance Analysis

    non-western influenced dance was little to none. My knowledge of dance was not very vast but I did have some knowledge, as I was a part of a Mexican folkloric dance group while in high school. However most Mexican folk dances are evident in the heavy influence that European settlers had on them. Although I did have this small knowledge of dance, I knew it would not be much help for this assignment. My background in dance did not help me a lot in certain aspects but it did help me slightly on…

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  • Dance Appreciation

    The appreciation of Danceplus Spring As the student of Dance appreciation, I am so luck to take this wonderful class this semester because that gives me a lot of opportunities to watch many amazing dance shows. I attended Danceplus Spring, the show was on 23th April 2016 at Mason Gross. It 's a great show, and it impressed me most. So I’d like to talk about this show today. I 'm willing to talk about it in details; the show is so great because it gives me a new feeling about dance. That means a…

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  • The Influence Of Self Esteem

    Although self-esteem comes in part from our personal accomplishments, it is also influenced by the social situation. Positive self-esteem occurs not only when we do well in our own eyes but also when we feel that we are positively perceived by the other people we care about. Think about Dancing Matt Kanye West as an example—he may love to rapdance for himself, but he also seems to enjoy rapping for sharing his dancing with others. Perhaps Kanye Matt feels good about himself in part because he…

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  • Fads In The 1920's

    located on the outskirts of the city or in one of the warehouses in the industrial section. • Winners were usually announced “missing” by the next morning. In the underground venues, it is speculated that the winner would be murdered once all the players left the room miserably. Jazz Music in the 1920s • Black American-based music derived from slave music and African spirituals. • Undercurrents of racism bone strategy upon the opposition of jazz. • The time from the end of WW1 to 1929 is known…

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  • Traditional Greek Dance

    Dance, a five-letter world, yet with powerful meaning. What is dance and what kind of forms can it get? Dance, the movement of the body in a rhythmic way, usually to music and within a given space, for the purpose of expressing an idea or emotion, releasing energy, or simply taking delight in the movement itself. Among other forms, dance can get two main ones, folk and social pattern. Folk dances are produced by individuals that mirror the life of the general population of a specific nation or…

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  • Personal Reflection On A Phi Slam Event

    On September 9th I attended a Phi Slam event called Kaleidoscopic Color-Dressed Chromatic Dance Fest. This was a social dance event that is completely dry and it is essentially a giant dance party. The guys in Phi Slam, which is a Christian organization that is similar to a fraternity but they do not do typical frat things such as drinking, hazing or smoking, set up the event. Phi Slam has events just like fraternities and sororities do. This event was just one of the many events they put on…

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  • Summary Of The Film 'Tommy The Clown'

    Riots in 1965 Los Angeles, as well as the infamous Rodney King Riots in 1992 Los Angeles. In the documentary Rize, the themes of expression of emotion and dance as social and personal healing are represented by the dancing, costumes, characters, and music in the film. According to our lecture notes, “Through dance, people of different races, ethnicities and even nationalities can come together to overcome their differences and at the same time achieve their dreams of fame and, perhaps,…

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  • Reposition Dance Analysis Of Romeo And Juliet

    “Romeo and Juliet” Reposition Dance Analysis The classic play of Romeo and Juliet inspired choreographers to remake its originality from social changes. Inspiration of dances develops to represent its personal narrative through ballet, jazz, and hip hop, have performed to retell this story in each background of generations and society perspective. The classic english play by Shakespeare, “Romeo and Juliet” is known for its romantic originality as it have been choreographs and reposition through…

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