concert dance


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Noun1.concert dance - a theatrical representation of a story that is performed to music by trained dancersconcert dance - a theatrical representation of a story that is performed to music by trained dancers
pas - (ballet) a step in dancing (especially in classical ballet)
pirouette - (ballet) a rapid spin of the body (especially on the toes as in ballet)
choreography, stage dancing - a show involving artistic dancing
pas seul, variation - (ballet) a solo dance or dance figure
pas de deux, duet - (ballet) a dance for two people (usually a ballerina and a danseur noble)
pas de trois - (ballet) a dance for three people
pas de quatre - (ballet) a dance for four people
classical ballet - a style of ballet based on precise conventional steps performed with graceful and flowing movements
modern ballet - a style of ballet that admits a wider variety of movements
comedy ballet - a ballet that stresses the drama with features of comedy
chasse, sashay - (ballet) quick gliding steps with one foot always leading
glissade - (ballet) a gliding or sliding step in ballet
turnout - (ballet) the outward rotation of a dancer's leg from the hip
elevation - (ballet) the height of a dancer's leap or jump; "a dancer of exceptional elevation"
act - a subdivision of a play or opera or ballet
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She has more "wiggle room" in concert dance but says, "I love telling stories, and I truly believe that dance in musical theater tells the story and moves the journey forward, regardless of whether it's based on truth or fantasy.
BALLET Ballet has been around since the Italian Renaissance, and grew into a popular concert dance in France and Russia.
Aiming to create a platform for modern dance in Orange County, Embark plans to use the "lost/FIND" show as a way for students, young artists, and non-dancers in the community to connect and learn about professional concert dance.
Within concert dance, the black, male dancer's physique entered white consciousness as a desirable, exotic caricature.
Commissioned by the Concert Dance Company of Boston, "Jigsaw" is a highly episodic collection of brief sound collages, each of them built on pulsing but sometimes quirky rhythms.
It's a lot different from live theater and concert dance, which is what I do here in New York.
These specially commissioned case studies were collected to stimulate debate on the combined use of ethnographic and historical strategies in investigating dance as embodied cultural practice and to expand the field of mainstream dance studies by focusing on examples beyond typically Eurocentric conceptualizations of concert dance.
have repeatedly drawn men and metaphors from the world of sports to give their work a sense of authenticity on the concert dance stage.
Jennifer Knight Dills, dance, discusses "Transparence and Transcendence in a Dance Aesthetic: The Language of Self Portrayed in Contemporary Concert Dance.
Very much on my mind is not to miss out on the opportunity to stimulate young audiences that are not used to concert dance, and to help them understand that concert dance is a reflection of themselves, an identifiable part of their lives.
Backhausdance at Bluewater" Will Enable Popular Local Dance Company to Continue Promoting Arts Education and Concert Dance
A driving force for concert dance in Chicago, The Ruth Page Center for the Arts continues her legacy today.