Bharata Natyam These are some of various dance forms throughout the world today. Most individuals are familiar with these forms of dancing, since they are the most prominent and most widely used forms of dances in modern society. Throughout history, dance has been a main source of entertainment, from early tribes to modern day theaters. Interestingly though, somewhere between the transition from tribes to theater, dance has played a role from temple to theater as well. The one form of dance that has made a progression from temple to theater is familiar to India.
How we dance now is not how it was done in the fifties and sixties. Like music dance evolves according to what is popular. Something is constantly being added to all of the different genres of dance. Although there are many different styles of dances in the world, there are some that are more popular: Zumba, Ballet, Salsa, and the most popular, Hip Hop. Zumba is a dance craze that has become popular in the last few years, bypassing other genres of dances that have been being done for centuries.
However, it eventually made its way to the stage and is now taught and performed worldwide. In relation to literature that most are familiar with throughout the world, Bharata Natyam fulfills all the same important purposes. It gives a sense of history and culture by the nature of the myths the performers convey. Many of the dances pay tribute to a certain god and for this reason ... ... middle of paper ... ...yam. Homepage for India allied an performing arts.
Jean-Georges Noverre Ballet is a form of theatrical dance that has existed for approximately 400 years. This form of dance is very difficult to learn and perform because it is based on specific steps that have been passed down from previous generations. These steps have to be performed with precision according to established standards set by the choreographer. Ballet artistically communicates the story of man’s emotions, beauty, and traditions. All forms of communication evolves over time, ballet is no exception.
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Modern ballet has incorporated classical Chinese dance techniques on an even larger scale. There are several ballet operas created with Chinese stories. And also, Classical Chinese dance has also had a tremendous influence on athletics. By the dance was through the world, more and more people began to learn about the Chinese athletics. The special techniques of Chinese classical dance became famous and familiar with foreigners.
In conclusion, the Asian Theatre as a whole carries a beautiful history and utilizes traditions and techniques that are thousands of years old. Over the years, Kabuki, Noh, and the Beijing Opera have turned to various Martial Arts for inspiration, therefore, adding a sense of mystery and excitement to each performance. Works Cited Minick, Michael. The Wisdom of Kung Fu. New York: Morrow, 1974.
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