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The Importance of Dance and Its Evolution
Throughout the course of human history, dance has been a part of cultures around the world. The purpose and style of dance varies from culture to culture. Perhaps in this article, dance can be divided into two parts: Eastern versus Western dance. I believe that what the author wants to accomplish in this article is to b...
My Dancing Talent
One may define dance as the movement of a person’s feet and body, usually accompanied by music. To me, however, dance means more than that. Dance is an art involving grueling practices, calluses on your feet, sore muscles, bedazzled costumes, first-place trophies, and lots of aggressive competition. I have been pointing my...
My Childhood Passion
As a little girl I loved to dance. Down the aisles at Wal-Mart, at church, anywhere, I was always dancing. At the age of four I began participating in dance classes at Irby Dance Studio. Each year, I enjoyed dance more and more, and it grew to become my second home. Beginning my junior year of high school and continuing...
The Symbolism in a Chinese Lion Dance Performance
Chinese Lion Dancing Many who see a Chinese Lion Dance performed, and even many of the performers, do not stop to reflect on the symbolisms being presented. However, by understanding them, a greater appreciation for this ancient ritual can be gained. Insights obtained from studying the meanings of the ritual and myths su...
A Comparison of Two Different Styles of Dance - a Classical and Contemporary Dance
Alvin Aileys Revelations and Tchaikovskys Swan Lake are two different styles of dance from very different points in history. Revelations is a contemporary dance and Swan Lake is a classical dance. Each dance has certain points that have made it critically acclaimed. They both incorporate different styles of dance but they d...
The Land of the Strutters - a Story about Freedom and Dance
" 1,2,36,7,8" Ms A counts the dance's pounding beat as her dancer's practiced for hours. Ms A, an experienced dance instructor who has a passion about the art of dance owned a ranch called " The One and Only Dance Community." The Dance Community was 50 acres of dance rooms, work out facilities, cafeteria...
An Analysis of the Game Dance Dance Revolution
Trends have come and gone over the years. Since the beginning of time, certain movements tend to sweep away our time; however, most lose interest in the topic, leaving it as a trend, where it was popular only in it's time. For example, in the 70's and 80's, hard metal rock came out where rock stars grew their hair out long...
Book Review About the One and Only Dance Community
" 1,2,3 6,7,8" Ms A counts the dance's pounding beat as her dancer's practiced for hours. Ms A, an experienced dance instructor who has a passion about the art of dance owned a ranch called " The One and Only Dance Community." The Dance Community was 50 acres of dance rooms, work out facilities, cafeteri...
Dance is a Sport
Dance is seen only as an art to some individuals but in actuality it is a hard working sport as well. The definition of sport is, “an active diversion requiring physical exertions and competition or the occupation of athletes who compete for pay”Sport: Definition. Dance is one way to express oneself, or to tell a story but...
The History of Dance
The world of entertainment today has been greatly influenced by song and movement. Dance forms such as ballet, tap, jazz, and hip-hop have been performed in royal courts, night clubs, Broadway musicals, movies, and music videos. Dance has been a major influence on popular culture all throughout history and continues to do s...