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|Noun||1.||stage 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"