Dance

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Dance
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  1. Dance form of tribal societies for spiritual, practical, and narrative purposes
    Ritual Dance
  2. In ballet, a slow turn on one leg, standing en pointe
    Pirouette
  3. Compositional element of dance which describes the linear nature of the body's position
    LIne
  4. Dancing on tip toe
    En Pointe
  5. Visual component of dance within a particular three-dimensional area (Such as on stage)
    Space
  6. The primary element of dance
    Movement
  7. In ballet, a leap, pushing off from one leg and landing on the other
    Jete
  8. MOvements and gestures inspired by jazz
    Jazz Dance
  9. Classical form of dance which features a staged presentation of group or solo dancing with music, costumes and scenery, generally with a narrative or story
    Ballet
  10. A dancer who performs with great expertise or technical ability
    Virtuoso
  11. In dance, sequences of motions and levels of energy
    Rhythm
  12. In Ballet, a deep swoop, shile keeping perfect back and neck posture
    Grand Plie
  13. An art form involving a sequence of rhythmic movements or steps performed to music
    Dance
  14. Lead male dancer in a ballet company
    Danseur Noble
  15. A dance form and movements embraced by the aristocracy of Europe, beginning in the Middle Ages
    Court Dance
  16. The formal composition of dance into a meaningful whole, expressing a theme, narrative, or emotion
    Choreography
  17. Dance that involves steps to an unstressed beat; improvised or rehearsed execution of more rhythmical step patterns
    Syncopation
  18. A "dance for two" or duet
    Pas de Deux
  19. Dancers in a ballet company excluding the prima ballerina and danseur noble
    Corps de Ballet
  20. A dance form reflecting the inherited, traditional dances of the common people
    Folkloric Dance
  21. A dance form meant to be enjoyed by the participants within the context of a specific social group
    Social Dance
  22. Compositional element of dance which describes the shape of the body during a dance
    Form
  23. Dance that is free form movement created and performed spontaneously
    Improvisational Dance
  24. Lead female dancer in a ballet company
    Prima Ballerina
  25. Narrative storyline of a ballet
    Pretext

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