stage dancing


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Noun1.stage dancing - a show involving artistic dancingstage dancing - a show involving artistic dancing  
dancing, terpsichore, dance, saltation - taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music
ballet, concert dance - a theatrical representation of a story that is performed to music by trained dancers
modern dance - a style of theatrical dancing that is not as restricted as classical ballet; movements are expressive of feelings
apache dance - a violent fast dance in French vaudeville (an apache is a member of the French underworld)
belly dance, belly dancing, danse du ventre - a Middle Eastern dance in which the dancer makes sensuous movements of the hips and abdomen
bolero - a Spanish dance in triple time accompanied by guitar and castanets
cakewalk - a strutting dance based on a march; was performed in minstrel shows; originated as a competition among Black dancers to win a cake
cancan - a high-kicking dance of French origin performed by a female chorus line
nude dancing - erotic dancing with little or no clothing
show - a social event involving a public performance or entertainment; "they wanted to see some of the shows on Broadway"
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The 'Django Unchained' star told ABC news that he had Colin Powell on stage dancing, so the media could have said that he was dating Powell.
Dunham distilled dance forms of the Caribbean, Latin America and Africa into a codified system of stage dancing.
We want to get them as involved as possible, maybe even get them up on stage dancing, but mainly we want to get the energy that stems from that '60s and '70s funk vibe going.