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  • Dance Is The Art Of Dance

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    What Is Dance? “Dance is a powerful impulse, but the art of dance is that impulse channeled by skillful performers into something that becomes intensely expressive and that may delight spectators who feel no wish to dance themselves.”(Makrell). “Dance is all of your emotions put together into a single piece.”(Ard-O'Connor). “Dance is movement. Dance is picture making. Dance is storytelling. Dance is expression. Dance is emotional.”(Young). Above were a few quotes from dancers on what they think

  • Dance Critique Of Dance

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    I am choosing to do my dance critique on the third dance, which is named “Ask and Tell”. This dance consisted of 2 male dancers along with two chairs as their props. They started dancing in the chair, using it as a platform to begin telling their story through dance. To begin, I can see that both the dancers displayed great posture, tall and erect when showing strength and hunched over when they are showing defeat. All the dance movements were in sync with one another; it was as if the two dancers

  • Dance Benefits Of Dance

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    Excluded from the study were patients that were experiencing falls or using assisted devices, as these patients would not tolerate the program well. Dance incorporates movements that are difficult for PD patients such as walking backward and turning. The benefits of dance are the music serves as a cue to facilitate specifically taught movement strategies. Dance is an excellent program because of the encouragement of balance, enhances of strength and flexibility, cardiovascular function, and is an excellent

  • Dance

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    American Dance Theater. Born in Texas, Ailey faced intense racism and discrimination growing up. As a result he strove to created a multi-racial company where dancers were judged upon ability and not their race or background. This was groundbreaking since at the time racism led to limited opportunities for African American dancers. At 22 Ailey joined the Horton dance company where he would eventually become the artistic director after Horton’s passing. Ailey founded the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

  • Dance

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    Dance A series of set of movements to music, either alone or with a partner. That is the definition of dancing. Dancing is a way to express one's feeling and to get active. Dance has been a part of human history since the earliest records of human life. Cave paintings found in Spain and France dating from 30,000 -10,000 BC. have vivid drawings of dancing figures in association with ritual illustrating the pesents of dance in early human society. Many people around the world see life as a dance

  • Dance

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    that the pointe shoes and costumes that ballerinas wore were to restrictive. She began to dance in a way that seemed to be more natural to her. Her inspirations came from the movements of the tress, the ocean and other forms from nature. Her techniques included hopping, swaying, skipping and running. She felt these type of movements were natural and expressive. Also, the history of the Greeks inspired her to dance barefoot and wear tunics similar to those of Greek style. Isadora Duncan paved the way

  • dance

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    process of selection, construction and have been encoded with different preferences dependent on what will appeal the audience more (Miller). This media be thetare, live performance or a dance all targets the public at mass who enjoys watching it. The dance that had been the first, was divided in two parts. The dance demonstrated, the intense exploitation of the female sex and the desires that have been provoken forecefully by those who exploit the female sex in an attempt to get more attention from

  • The Dance

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    THE DANCE It was a dark, windy night and Stacey Browning was just finishing work at The Tree Stump Burger Barn. It wasn’t a busy night, so Stacy suggested that her heavily pregnant boss, Sarah, leave work early, and Stacey would clean and lock up. Stacey was trying to stretch her night out for as long as possible, because tomorrow night was the school dance, and she knew her mother wouldn’t make her go if she was too tired from a hard night at work. Stacey loathed the school dance because it was

  • Dance

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    no physical pleasure from the woman whom he commissions to dance for him) to pay in excess of four hundred dollars an hour for our company ? What exactly are exotic dancers selling ? Through extensive research, I have come to realize that s... ... middle of paper ... ...tertainment industry. It has also given me a new sense of what exotic dancers are actually “selling” at work. Sadly, they are selling far more than a quick exotic dance: many times, they are selling their values and their self

  • Dance

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    George Balanchine was born in St. Petersburg on Jan 22, 1904, into a very musical family and began studying the piano at age 5. He had a classical education in acting and dance training, beginning at age 9, from the Imperial Theater School in St. Petersburg. It was originally thought that young Georgi would become one of the Tsar's cadets, so it was with the thought that if things didn't work out at the ballet school he could always join the army. In fact, in his first year he was not at all thrilled