The Function Art of Dance
The function art of dance in life human system always in groups and cultured, it appears not enough like expression or spontaneous expressiveness when happy and sad. The dance expanded appropriate with social needed until have the function more important in society life system Indonesian.
1.The means of custom ceremony and religious.
In this function, the dance function characteristic sacred and have magic element. The movement dance form expressive movement series.
Dance for the religious ceremony or custom usually work on before or after purpose achieved.
The dance have this function is :
- Pattulu dance from south Sulawesi about dedication .
- Seblang dance from east Java about harvest rice plant.
- Ratep dance from Madura about rain request dance.
2. The means of the show
The two kind about this dance is function dance like community entertainment and for legitimate show.
a) Community entertainment
Entertainment dance or this community watched arranged expressly for enjoyed many people and social community can the happiness. The rhythm, make up, fashion, and merry composition and work on with many people.
- Ketuk Tilu dance from west Java.
- Serampang dua belas dance from west Sumatra.
- Gale-gale dance from Biak Irian Jaya.
- Jaipongan dance from west Java.
- Payung dance from Minangkabau.
- Janger dance from Bali.