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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Australia's Bangarra Dance Theatre, which has been bringing indigenous stories to the concert dance stage for 30 years, celebrates its anniversary with the company's Chicago debut and first major Canadian tour.
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Tanoura is associated with Sufism and is performed at Sufi festivals, but it is also performed by non-Sufis as a folk dance or concert dance. The dancers also augment their balance with the tanoura, through a dynamic centrifugal effect.
In his letter, Valenciano said his uneasy feeling started when he felt chest pain after his 35th anniversary concert dance performance with his son Gabriel.
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. The night before the premiere, EDT will perform a free show for an audience made up of dancers from local high schools and host a question and answer session.
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.
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. The contributors, who include dance instructors and social scientists, discuss dancing in Tonga, Java, Bosnia-Herzegovina, New Mexico, India, Korea, Macedonia and England.
have repeatedly drawn men and metaphors from the world of sports to give their work a sense of authenticity on the concert dance stage.
African-American Concert Dance: The Harlem Renaissance and Beyond by John O.