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Styles Of Dance! Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Dancers, usually accompanied by music, tell a story or express a mood through their movements. It is characterized by light, graceful movements and the use of pointe shoes with reinforced toes Ballet
Can be another term for folk dance, or sometimes even for ceremonial dance Traditional
A ballroom dance in triple time (3/4) performed by a couple, who turn rhythmically round and round as they progress around the dance floor. Waltz
A style of dance highly dependent on disco music.One classic dance is the Hustle, as seen in "Saturday Night Fever." Disco
A popular form of social dance that originated in the Caribbean. This dance form is an example of a partnered ballroom dance. Salsa
The process of spontaneously creating movement. Development of movement material is facilitated through a variety of creative explorations including body mapping through time, levels, shape and dynamics. Improvisation
A style of funk dance, which is today also associated with hip hop. The name is based on the concept of freezing from a fast movement and "locking" in a certain position, holding that position for a short while and then continuing in the same speed as before. Locking
A dance style, or a group of dances, originating from Harlem, New York with Afro-American Roots. The feeling of the dance is "swinging", as it developed to the swing style of jazz music from the 1920s to the 1940s or 50s. Swing
The dance-form used in the Indian films. It is a mixture of numerous styles. These styles include belly-dancing, kathak, Indian folk, Western popular and modern jazz. Bollywood
A smooth, progressive dance characterized by long, continuous flowing movements across the dance floor. It is danced to big band (usually vocal) music. The dance is similar in its look to waltz, although the rhythm is in a 4/4. Foxtrot
A style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet. Contemporary
A partner dance that originated in the 1880s along the River Plata, the natural border between Argentina and Uruguay, and soon spread to the rest of the world. Early this style was known as tango criollo (Creole tango). Tango
One of the street dance styles that based on the quick muscle contraction techniques to blend into various poses and it’s often integrated with Robot, Waving and Tutting. Popping
The steps and essential style of this type of dancing, originated from dances of Africans brought to the America as slaves. Originally, the term for this style of dance encompassed any dance done to jazz music. Jazz
A style of acrobatic dancing originating in the mid-1970s, often performed to rap music usually by teenage males in the streets, and characterized by intricate footwork, pantomime, spinning headstands, tumbling, and elaborate improvised virtuosic movements. Breaking
A fast ballroom dance of Latin American origin, similar to the mambo, that follows a rhythmic pattern based upon a quick three-step movement. Cha Cha
A dance performed wearing shoes fitted with metal taps, characterized by rhythmical tapping of the toes and heels. Tap

DANCE Word Search

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shimy
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hip-hop
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Dance Crossword

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A dance style originating from the 1970's Disco
A lively dance originating from Spanish cultures Salsa
An artistic dance with precise movements, elegant. A show example is the Nutcracker Ballet
A ballroom dance in 3/4 time Waltz
a form of swing dance and a form of blues piano playing, has a funny name Boogie Woogie
A form of street dance styles, usually performed to music with the same name. Hip Hop
A type of ethnic dance that are developed by a people of one country, usually specific to one area Folk Dance
A style of dance played to jazz from 1920's-40's Swing
A czech dance familiar throughout America and Europe Polka
An aerobic fitness dance inspired by various Latin America dance Zumba
A spanish dance that you perform to a specific song, popular at parties and sports events Macarena
A dance performed with a special type of shoes with metal taps, and is performed by rhythmical tapping Tap

All About Dance Word Search

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african
alignment
Arrangement
ballet
barre
battement
butterfly position
cannon
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Dance Culture
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dance style
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improvisation
isolation
jazz
male dancer
modern
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plie'
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Dance Trivia Crossword

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Crossword
Description

How many positions are there in ballet? five
What ballet term means "to melt"? fondu
Every time your foot leaves the floor in a ballet class, it must be... pointed
What is the language of ballet? french
So You Think You Can __________ dance
To strike frappe
To turn pirouette
If you're not ________, you're late! early
It is proper etiquette to have your hair in a _______for class. bun
Dance like no one's _____________ watching
Where did Hip Hop originally come from? bronx
Movement in jazz where the dancer extends the leg and arches the back at once? layout
Slow motion movement adagio
Big kicks battmentes
You must turn out from your ________, not your feet hips
Miss Armanii's last name SaahdTann
Two brushes, one to the front and one to the back? (tap) shuffle
Rahway Dance ___________ theatre
Dance Theatre of __________ Harlem
American ___________ Theatre Ballet
Alvin ________ ailey
___________ __________ City Ballet Newyork

dance terms Word Search

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flap
shuffle
attitude
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shake
hips
arabesque
ballet
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buffalo
chasse
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Ellie
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jazz square
Kaylauna
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Mallory
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Dance Through the Decades Word Search

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Breakdancing
Cha cha
Dance
Disco
Dougie
Funky Chicken
Hammer time
Hand jive
Hip hop
Jazz
Jitterbug
Macerena
Moonwalk
Robot
Running man
Shufflin
Tango
Tap
Twist
Vogue
Whip
Wop

Dance Styles Word Search

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Jive
Samba
Swing
TwoStep
Bachata
Tap
Ballroom
Merengue
Krumping
Step
Socialdance
Shoot
NaeNae
African
Breakdance
Contemporary
Salsa
Hip Hop
Modern
Jazz
Ballet

SJB Dance Word Search 2

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chasse
hiphop
releve
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pivoturn
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grapevine
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leap
lyrical
contemporary
musical theater
jazz
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DANCE Word Search

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