Contemporary Dance

Contemporary dance is a genre of dance performance that developed during the mid-twentieth century. Since then, it has grown to become one of the dominant genres for many dancers throughout the world, especially in the U.S. and Europe. The dance move of contemporary dance was originally borrowed from classical, modern and jazz styles, but now…

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Jazz

Jazz dance is a wide term that include several related dance styles. All of them relate to common roots, namely tap, ballet, jazz music, and African-American rhythms and dance. Jazz dance was originated from the African American dance of the late 1800s to the mid- 1900s. Joe Frisco was the early popular “jazz dancer” that…

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Modern Dance

Modern dance is a theatrical dance that originated from the United States and Europe late in the 19th century, it was a dance style that focuses on a dancer’s own interpretations instead of structured steps. Modern dancers throw away the limitations of classical ballet and favor movements derived from the expression of their inner feelings.…

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Ballet

Ballet origins started since the Italian Renaissance, it was first developed as a court entertainment. The dance became formalized during the 15th to 16th centuries. The dance received excellent comments as an elegant dance especially in France and the entire European continent. The term ‘Ballet’ means dance in Latin. A male ballet dancer is referred…

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Tap Dance

Tap dance is a dance genre that dancer will wear shoes that are fitted with heel and toes to taps sounds out audible beat by rhythmically striking the floor. There are a few major variations on tap dance that includes: rhythm tap, classical tap, Broadway tap, post-modern tap. Tap dance begun to be famous in…

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