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Styles Of Dance! Crossword

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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

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dance terms Word Search

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flap
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HARLEM SHAKE
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PIROUETTE
RIPPLE
CHA CHA
SALSA
HAMMER TIME
BANKHEADBOUNCE
AFRICAN
NAENAE
Grapevine
Gumboot
tap
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Break dancing
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Ballet Terms Crossword

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Literally "lifted". Rising from any position to balance on one or both feet on at least demi-pointe which is heels off the floor or higher to full pointe after a plie. Releve
Meaning "beat". A beating movement of the working leg, resembles a kick. Battement
Literally "pricked". A movement in which the strongly pointed toe of the lifted and extended leg sharply lowers to hit the floor then immediately rebounds upward. Pique
Meaning "half". Applied to plié and pointe and other movements or positions to indicate a smaller or lesser version. Demi
literally "chased". A slide forwards, backwards, or sideways with both legs bent, then springing into the air with legs meeting and straightened. Chasse
long horizontal jump, starting from one leg and landing on the other. Known as a split in the air… very big. Grandjete
Literally "rise"A relevé without the plié, so that the dancer simply rises directly to demi or pointe from flat feet and straight legs all the way to the balls of the feet. Eleve
a jump from one foot to the other similar to a leap, in which one leg appears to be "thrown" in the direction of the movement, small split in the air. Jete
A turn on one leg, often starting with one or both legs in plié and rising onto Relevé Pirouette
When a foot is placed near, on, below, or above the other knee. Passe
At or to the back side. Derriere
Means "bend", from the verb plier, to bend. A smooth and continuous bending of the knees halfway. Demiplie
An exercise to force the insteps well outward. The working foot slides from the first or fifth position to the second or fourth position without lifting the toe from the ground. Both knees must be kept straight. When the foot reaches the position, it then returns to the first or fifth position. Tendu
a position on one leg with the other lifted in back, the knee bent at an angle of 90 degrees and well turned out so that the knee is higher than the foot. Attitude
of the head is used to stabilize the torso in this and all turning exercises in ballet Spotting
One of the basic poses in ballet, a position of the body, in profile, supported on one leg, which can be straight or demi-plié, with the other leg extended behind and at right angles to it. Arabesque
Carriage of the arms Portdebras
It consists of three quick steps. A demi plié with extension of the first leg, closing the first leg to the second as the second rises to demi pointe or pointe, extending the second leg to an open position while both legs remain on demi or full pointe, and closing the first leg to the second in a demi plié. Pasdebourree
Outward... En___ Dehor
Inward... En ___ Dedan
A series of quick 360 degree complete rotation turns on alternating feet with progression along a straight line or circle Chaines
A circular movement of the leg Ronddejambe
The working foot rises about four inches from the floor with a well-pointed toe, then slides back into the first or fifth position very quickly. Degage
A full bending of the knees. The back should be straight and aligned with the heels, and the legs are turned out with knees over the feet. Grandplie

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point
circus
lyrical
cheerleading
liyra
acro
contempary
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dance vocabulary and Terms Word Search

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tourjete
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Dance Trivia Crossword

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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

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