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History of Mexican Folk Dancing

Mexican folk dancing began in the Mesoamerican era when the Mayans and Aztecs performed dances to satisfy the deities. These dances were performed by the elite within the culture in religious ceremonies. The lower classes within the culture at this time performed Mexican folk dances to ask the gods to...

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The History of European Ballet

IntroductionDifferent forms of art and entertainment seem to share one quality: as they evolve over time, they strongly reflect the changing tastes and thinking of cultures as they evolve themselves. This is certainly true of ballet, an art form dating back to the 16th century. What was in the past...

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Personal Reflective Journal on my Experience with Argentine Tango in and out of Class and at Milongas

Entry 1 Date 10 April 11, 2017Since it was the first lesson of the semester, we began with a brief introduction of ourselves. It was a Tango training lesson in which we were to learn the dance moves. Expectations at the end of the training were spelt out to us....

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Dancing Styles

Each of the dances viewed for this paper were striking in very different ways, portraying different historical influences and styles. At the beginning of the Cossack Dance, the orchestral introduction provides appropriate expectations for what the viewer is about to see; a formal display with military influence. The dancers are...

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Introductory Module: The Issue of Defining Dance

Page 1 Often when talking about societies broad generalization are made. However, it is a gross error to assume and broadly characterize dances as being attributed to an entire population. Another term which can be used to describe this erroneous practice is that of “monolithic wholes”. It is important to...

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The Issue of Defining Dance: An Introduction to Western Concert Dance

Note the changes that occurred in the Eighteenth Century, Nineteenth Century, and Twentieth Century as noted in the text Ballet continued to redefine its role in theatrical productions and the vocabulary of the dance (also known as the codified steps of Ballet) Understand the relationship of music and movement in...

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In the Time of the Butterflies

The performance of “In the Time of the Butterflies” based on a novel by Julia Alavarez, directed by Roberto D. Pomo and was held by Department of Theatre & Dance at Shasta Hall of Sacramento State University on October 18 of 2017. To set the stage for the play, the...

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The Evolution Of Ballet

Your Majesty, Although Your Majesty did establish the first formal ballet school, Académie Royale de Danse, in the early eighteenth century there were no independent ballet. Ballet existed only as a physical and visual part of operas and court dance, and was promoted mostly thanks to Your Majesty’s love for...

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Movement as a Dance

The main theme of the article is that human beings are designed to move. The focus is on the fact that from the time we were infants, pleasurable non-purposeful movement led to our developmental processes, however, we leave behind this movement that we employed just to feel good, and only...

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The Essence Of Dance

Defining a physical, emotional, and intellectual activity such as dance is a challenging yet thought-provoking undertaking. Some define dance as an art form, others define it as a sport. Still others define dance as the physical expression of an idea, a story, or a song. Often, dance is defined as...

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Dracula Dance

Dracula dance was kind of what I expected when the dance is entitled Dracula dance. With Halloween coming up, it seems like a lot of unnecessary ‘ genre forces’ come around. That being said, the dance was not bad; it was good. It was up to my standards, and what...

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Sacramento/Black Art of Dance: Dancing the Spirit

Introduction For three nights between 9th and 12th November 9, 2017, the California State University in Sacramento held the Black Art of Dance. The dance performance was held in the University of Nordhoff’s Hall. The building is aptly designed for theatrical performances. During the dance, it provided enough space for...

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Bust a move through Dance

Abstract Despite the extensive history of dance worldwide, only small bits of its history and global significance were addressed in its early history as a formal discipline. Since its formal study in the US beginning in the 1920s, dance has slowly become more inclusive and now explores the dance histories...

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Dance Africa

Was it authentic? Hell yes. What most drew me into the performance was the focus and determination of the dancers. They were coordinated and moved intelligently and it was mesmerizing. They moved quickly but with control and although they jumped and sprinted it was still a heavy performance, not light,...

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Big Band Dance Response

The purpose of this paper is to discuss research on a dance trend from the Big Band Era and to look at its connection to this era. During the course of the paper, I also look at the important and unique elements of Big Band Era Dance. After the major...

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Middle Eastern Dance

Middle Eastern dance is a broad term that encompasses all dances of the Middle East and neighboring territories. According to many scholars, Middle Eastern dance comes from ancient dances that were popular among different people inhabiting Egypt, Persia, Mesopotamia, India, and other ancient civilizations. Many scholars are arguing about the...

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Analysis of Dance

The dancers in question embody the four key elements of dance in ways that are worthy of exploration. At the outset, it should be mentioned that there occurs a marked binary distinction between the genders, with the male dancer occupying something of a poised and upright role, and the female...

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Dabke Dance Style

‘Dabke’ is the name for modern Levantine Arab folk circle dance that originates from Canaanite. Over the centuries, the dance gained tremendous popularity in the Middle East region, and specifically in Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and Iraq. The dance is traditional for joyous and wedding celebrations. Dabke stretches...

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Ballet Final

OneGiselle is noticeable because of the positioning of the dancers across the stage. There's a prominent male and female dancer among the rest of the group but much of the male dancer's time is spent off to the side or not directly in the focus of the shot. Mikhail Baryshnikov...

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Ask and Tell

The fall dance theater concert displayed a number of dances that were educative and entertaining. However, two dances attracted my attention. The first dance was named “Ask and Tell” and was performed by two outstanding performers Angelo Martin and Dylan Ochoa. The storyline of the dance is a dream and...

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