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  • Origin of Dance

    Crystal Jackson 2/21/12 Dance 6/7 pd. When being asked what would be taken from me if I could no longer dance I had to think for a while. I had to rearrange the question and ask myself “what does dance mean to you‚ and how does it affect you?” It honestly not something I think about much so it actually was a bit hard trying to put all the emotions that this prompt evoked in words. If I was no longer in a position where I could freely dance multiple things would be taken away from me. Initially

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  • Elements of Dance

    the handout about tribal dances and ceremonies‚ I learned a lot of interesting things I never knew before. I guess the fact that I haven’t taken a dance class ever before and wasn’t taught too much about dance in grammar school or high school‚ I was ignorant to how important and how influential ritual dances are within a society. Dancing is an activity that can be dated as far back as the Stone Age‚ when people first existed on this planet. Not only that‚ ritual dances can be found in almost

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  • Dance Captain

    The Dance Captain is a member of the company who maintains the artistic standards of all Choreography and/or musical staging in a production. The Dance Captain shall always work in tandem with the Stage Manager in conveying and maintaining the creative intentions of the production. The Dance Captain is a member of the company who maintains the artistic standards of all choreography and/or musical staging in a production. The Dance Captain shall always work in tandem with the Stage Manager in conveying

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  • Dance Is A Sport

    or others for entertainment. Dance is a way of art‚ yes‚ but it is also one hundred percent a sport. The fact that dance can be an art and a sport already counts more than just football or baseball. Some people believe that dance is not a sport because there is no physical action. In reality‚ dance is a sport for many reasons‚ one being that dancers train for hours‚ they compete and get injured‚ and they are flexible beyond measure. The people that believe that dance is not a sport‚ have no logical

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  • Dance and Fashion

    Fashion or Fashionable Dance: Either way‚ it works! A Concept Paper Presented to Prof. Robert Rodriguez Division of Humanities‚ College of Arts and Sciences University of the Philippines in the Visayas‚ Miagao‚ Iloilo In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements For the Course in Communications 2 By Nohr Malynne Tabares February 5‚ 2013 There’s an exciting fashion trend happening – dance. The dance and fashion industries seem to be increasingly joining forces‚ with dance companies commissioning

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  • Dance history

    Ballet is a form of dancing performed for theatre audiences. Like other dance forms‚ ballet may tell a story‚ express a mood‚ or simply reflect the music. But a ballet dancer’s technique (way of performing) and special skills differ greatly from those of other dancers. Ballet dancers perform many movements that are unnatural for the body. But when these movements are well executed‚ they look natural. The beginnings of ballet can be traced to Italy during the 1400’s at the time of the Renaissance

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  • Dance Paper

    Dance Paper ARTS/100 February 28‚ 2011 Dance Paper Dance is used as a form of expressing how you feel through the movement of your body through music. Through the different styles of dancing‚ it can be slow paced‚ fast paced‚ mellow‚ seductive‚ fun and enjoyable at the same time. The different styles discussed in this paper will show that jazz‚ ballet‚ folk‚ ritual and modern dance are different but similar. Whatever style of dance you choose they all have repetition‚ form and rhythm

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  • Zulu Dance

    Essay on Zulu dance According to Zulu Culture.com‚ thousands of Zulu virgins dance at the Enyokeni Zulu Royal Palace each September at the Reed Dance Festival‚ or Umkhosi Womhlanga. The tradition begins with the virgin maids gathering reeds from the river and bringing them to the Zulu king. The girls dance with the reeds in front of the king‚ and then he chooses his bride. Besides the bride choice‚ one of the main purposes of this ritual was to encourage girls to remain virgins until marriage.

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  • Dance Essay

    Jameisha Tucker Divine Purpose Dance Team 08.01.11. Co-Captain Admissions Essay The term captain is synonymous with the term leader. By definition‚ a leader is someone who is in an advanced position to take the initiative in order to go forth and show the way. A dance captain should be able to make intelligent and creative decisions quickly and efficiently. Being a dance team captain for the Mighty Marching Lions has so much more to do with choreography and precision. Because we are

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  • Types of Dances

    Types of dances Ballet Ballet serves as a backbone for many other styles of dance‚ as many other dance genres are based on ballet. Ballet is based on techniques that have been developed over centuries. Ballet uses music and dance to tell stories. Ballet dancers have the ability to transport an audience to another world. [pic] Country and Western Country and western dance includes several dance forms‚ usually danced to country-western music. If you’ve ever been to a country and western

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