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  Dance - Gurupedia
Dance can be divided into two main categories that each have several subcategories into which most dance styles can be placed.
These categories are not mutually exclusive and are context-dependent; a particular dance style may belong to several categories.
A dance is a measured pace, as a verse is a measured speech.
www.gurupedia.com /d/da/dance.htm   (570 words)

 Learn more about List of dances in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
There may also be listed dances which could either be considered a specific dance or a family of related dances, depending on your perspective.
For example ballet, ballroom dance and folk dance can be considered a single dance style or a family of related dances.
Dances listed on these specialized (categorized) lists should also be included in this general index.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /l/li/list_of_dances.html   (404 words)

 ipedia.com: Dance Article
Dance generally refers to human movement used as a form of expression or presented in a social, spiritual or performance setting.
Dance is also used to describe methods of non-verbal communication between humans or animals (waggledance, mating dance), motion in inanimate objects (the leaves danced in the wind) and musical formss or genre.
Definitions of what constitutes dance are dependent on social, cultural, aesthetic artistic and moral constraints and range from functional movement (Folk dance) to codified, virtuoso techniques such as ballet.
www.ipedia.com /dance_1.html   (1050 words)

 Dancer Resource Center - belly dancer
Dance is also used to describe methods of non-verbal communication between humans or animals (bee dance, mating dance), motion in inanimate objects (the leaves danced in the wind), tiny dancer and certain musical male dancer forms akon bananza belly dancer or genres.
Dance presented with music may or fl male dancer may not be performed in time to the music depending on the style of dance.
These categories are not mutually exclusive and are context-dependent; male dancer thong a particular dance style may belong to several categories.
www.taxgloss.com /Tax-Professions_Co_-_D-/Dancer.html   (1188 words)

 Learn to Dance, Arthur Murray Dance Studio
This dance is often said to have the rise and fall of Waltz, the contra-body motion of Tango, and the rhythm of Rumba.
This style is danced widely in competitions, both in the United States and throughout the world.
The Standard dances are also characterized by their very precise elements of technique: footwork, rise and fall, amounts of turn, etc. From this technique emerges a unique elegance and beauty.
www.dancedfw.com /dance.html   (2171 words)

 List of dance style categories - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of dance style categories.
These categories should also be listed on the general, noncategorized index list of specific dances.
Sharp, C, J. The dance; an historical survey of dancing in Europe.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_dance_style_categories   (174 words)

 Participation dance
Participation dance, also known as group-participation dance or audience participation dance, is a major category or classification of dance forms or dance styles based on purpose.
The purpose of this type of dance is to actively encourage dancing (participation) in a group.
The dancing that is encouraged might be among those who would otherwise be passive dance viewers, or it might be among dancers who are encouraged to dance in a new way, or with new partners.
www.knowledgefun.com /book/p/pa/participation_dance.html   (669 words)

 Dance Spotlight USA
Dance Spotlight USA holds a high standard and will not permit suggestive movements, music, inappropriate or explicit language, or costume attire that is suggestive or inappropriate.
Dance Spotlight USA reserves the right to cancel a competition if the minimum number of entries is not met in your venue.
Dance Spotlight USA or its staff cannot be held responsible for accident or injury, please do not attempt stunts without appropriate matting.
www.dancespotlightusa.com /contest_rules.php   (1214 words)

 KeysDAN Dance
The origins of dance are traceable through archeological evidence from prehistoric times such as Egyptian tomb paintings depicting dancing figures from circa 3300 BC to the first examples of written documentation from circa 200 BC.
One of the earliest structured uses of dance may have been in the performative retelling of mythological stories--Indeed, before the introduction of written languages, dance was one of the primary methods of passing these stories down from generation to generation.
John White's eye-witness interpretation of a Native American dance at Roanoke, Virginia, 1585, is affected by his knowledge of Elizabethan court danceAs European culture became more cosmopolitan, dances from various areas were practiced outside of those areas, on the one hand, and new dances began to be invented, especially in Italy.
www.keysdan.com /Dance.htm   (1498 words)

 ipedia.com: Modern dance Article
Holm's dance work Metropolitan Daily was the first modern dance composition to be televised on NBC and her labanotation score for Kiss Me, Kate (1948), was the first choreography to be copyrighted in the United States.
Both Postmodern dance and Contemporary dance built upon the foundations laid by Modern dance and form part of the greater catergory of 20th century concert dance.
Where as Postmodern dance was a direct and oppostite response to Modern dance, Contemporary dance draws on both modern and postmodern dance as a source of inspiration.
www.ipedia.com /modern_dance_1.html   (2050 words)

 Dance - Article from FactBug.org - the fast Wikipedia mirror site
Dance generally refers to human movement either used as a form of expression or presented in a social, spiritual or performance setting.
Dance is also used to describe methods of non-verbal communication between humans or animals (bee dance, mating dance), motion in inanimate objects (the leaves danced in the wind), and certain musical forms or genres.
This relationship serves as the basis for Eurhythmics devised by Emile Jaques-Dalcroze which was influential to the development of Modern dance and modern ballet through artists such as Marie Rambert.
www.factbug.org /cgi-bin/a.cgi?a=7885   (967 words)

 Dance Web Sites
The list of links to professional, scholarly, educational, and discipline-based organizations is useful for academic dance programs.
Dance Notation Bureau -- This organization works to advance the use of dance notation to preserve dances.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts -- This collection is the largest archive in the world devoted to the documentation of dance.
www.gvsu.edu /library/dance.htm   (779 words)

 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on dance vedeos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Dance (from Old French dancier, perhaps from Frankish) generally refers to human movement either used as a form of expression (see also body language) or presented in a social, spiritual or performance setting.
Dance for years has been a gateway for expression and visual entertainment.
Thus a person who wrote down dances was a choreographer, but the creator of dances was still known as a dancing master (Le maître à danser) or in later years a ballet master.
www.blinkbits.com /blinks/dance_vedeos   (1293 words)

 ALA | Internet Resources: Dance
Internet resources on dance are increasingly important to the dance community as more dance performances are preserved and shared through new technologies.
Categories unique to this site include "Dancer Health" and "This Month in Dance History." The site suffers from a few too many dead links in some areas, for example within the section on "Funding Sources." The list of links to professional, scholarly, educational, and discipline-based organizations is useful for academic dance programs.
Each category listed provides a good collection of links on a particular style or specialized information about an area of dance.
www.ala.org /ala/acrl/acrlpubs/crlnews/backissues2002/december/dance.htm   (2619 words)

 Dance Scholarships
This scholarship is to recognize dance students who are outstanding in their dance participation at WMU and have, thereby, enhanced the quality of our dance program, to recognize outstanding new dance majors.
Dance majors currently enrolled must demonstrate achievement in choreography and/or performance, service, professional commitment, and satisfactory progress toward completing the requirements of the dance program.
New dance majors will be considered for this scholarship based on the Department of Dance audition process as scheduled each November and February.
www.wmich.edu /finaid/Publication/department/COFA-Dance.html   (737 words)

 Last Dance Entertainment: Music Services
At Last Dance Entertainment, we are proud of our music library featuring the best dance and party music from every style and era.
If I were to give you a complete music list, it would be a novel.
Be sure to look at my list of standards, because there are also certain songs I won't play.
www.lastdance.net /services/music/music.html   (349 words)

The purpose of this guide is to instruct and assist the Dance student in finding appropriate and important Dance resources for course needs, independent study and honors projects.
This database covers articles from the major Dance periodicals and some of the articles are in full text.
An excellent guide to dance resources on the web including 43 dance styles and 11 ballet companies.
library.bowdoin.edu /rguides/dance   (433 words)

 Square Dance, Style, Dance, Visual Arts, Performing Arts at World Wide Arts Resources
Dance Arts provides information on schools of dance, choreography, dance organizations, dance studios, traditional dance, as well as performance information on festivals and ballets.
International Association of Gay Square Dance Clubs A Lesbian and Gay Organization The term "IAGSDC" and the logo are trademarks of the International Association of Gay Square Dance Clubs.
Tech Squares The square and round dance club of MIT See the Tech Squares information in the MIT TechInfo tree, where most of our stuff still is. Definitions of all the calls taught each week of class.
www.wwar.com /categories/Dance/Style/Square_Dance   (524 words)

 Summer Swingin' Dance Camp & Salsa Extravaganza
Isabelle' s Dance Academy based in Santa Monica, California is launching her brand new student based, amateur group for Salsa Extravaganza '05 under Isabelle's direction and choreography.
SalsaMania Dance Co., which is now a 60-member salsa troupe, is one of the seven Bay Area troupes that pop up every now and then to spin, shine, dip and shake to the sounds of rhythmic music, leaving the bay Area audiences wide-eyed and screaming with delight.
Their style was influenced by LA Style Salsa, composed of flashy moves, multiple spins, and showy footwork.
www.peoplewhodance.net /summer/salsa/performers.php   (1923 words)

 Dance Floor - Information
Dance works made as Dance for camera of for camera articles for camera cinematography in film contan dance sequences but not dance works per film List of style categories dance floor.
Developments in practice that Judson Theater include: improvisation improvisation dance for camera technology stub Postmodern dance Modern dance Contemporary dance contact improvisation concert List of dance style categories of the Judson Theater, 1962 Expressionist is a European dance form related modern movement it Modern dance per se.
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www.freewebs.com /information24/dance-floor.html   (298 words)

 Ballet-Modern FAQ - Part 2
The FAQ ends with some questions that don't fit well into the other categories, a list of references and periodicals, and a list of dance-related organizations.
All questions, comments, information and discussion pertaining to ballet and/or modern dance are welcome, and ALL members of the ballet/modern dance community (e.g., dancers, choreographers, fans, students, etc.) are encouraged to participate.
Dance Ballet is a general discussion group about classical dance and ballet, made up of professional dancers, directors, students, instructors, choreographers, dance artists & photographers, studio owners and many others.
www.dancer.com /tom-parsons/faq_1.html   (1815 words)

 Volunteer State Dance Challenge 2005
must dance in the same dances in the freestyles either closed or open.
dance and four (4) minutes for a medley.
Pro/Am Senior 3 Dance- to qualify you have to be 60 years old or over.
www.volstdancechallenge.com /DPolicies.html   (751 words)

 List of basic dance topics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
While it is mostly social dance, its ballroom form may be competitive dance, especially within DanceSport.
One might remember that at times it was a forbidden erotic dance.
Not to say that tango dance reaches beyond these categories: into ice dancing, burlesque and more.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dance_basic_topics   (174 words)

 Ballet - Gurupedia
Dance works choreographed using this techique are called Ballets.
Dancing en pointe (or pointe work) began in the middle of the 18th century, when the Italian dancer Marie Taglioni rose to the tips of her toes in the ballet La Sylphide, choreographed by her father Filippo Taglioni.
She was the first dancer to dance en pointe throughout the entire ballet.
www.gurupedia.com /b/ba/ballet.htm   (217 words)

 List of dance topics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This list is not necessarily complete or up to date - if you see an article that should be here but isn't (or one that shouldn't be here but is), please update the page accordingly.
Do note, however, that there is already a List of dances, List of dance style categories, List of folk dances sorted by origin, List of novelty/fad dances, List of dance organizations.
Dance -- Dance and music of Latin America -- Dance basic topics -- Dance improvisation -- Dance in film -- Dance in mythology and religion -- Dance of the United States -- Dance move -- Dance music -- Dance notation -- Dance personalia -- DanceSport -- Dance technology -- Direction of movement (dance) --
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_dance_topics   (353 words)

 Gotta Dance!® - Tips & Advice Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
An opinionated list of all of the local places to dance Swing.
A list of the places we know about, with minor commentary.
Many are augmented with lists of the moves that we covered.
www.gottadance.org /TipsAdviceLib.shtml   (293 words)

 Ballroom Dance Lessons & Dance Club in Hunstville, Alabama @ RCDCDANCE
The most obvious trait of the International Standard style is the dancers' constant closed position, where the two dance partners never lose contact.
American Smooth is quite popular at social dances, and is danced at major competition events across the UnitedStates.
Dances are: Two-Step, Country Waltz, Swing, West Coast Swing, Texas Two-Step, Nightclub 2-Step, and Polka.
www.rcdcdance.com /teach.html   (335 words)

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