is movement. Itís not just walking around the mall, or making lunch but
itís free movement. Dance makes you feel good. Whether to music, or just
the sounds of your surroundings, anyone can dance. This website is about
five types of organized dance; folk dance, ballet, tap, jazz, modern and
some of the people that have influenced these styles. Perhaps older than
the spoken language, dance has survived and no matter what, people have
kept on dancing.
Graceful as a floating feather is a dancer in a tutu. These dancers have
produced ballets that can dazzle your imagination. Along with some of
these stories, you can learn how to begin dancing like Agnes De Mille on
the Ballet page.
you know, that not only are there dances in America, but in many other
countries as well?!? There are all sorts of exotic dances from
Ireland and very lively ones from Mexico. Exactly what
is the Dance of
the Little Old Men? You can find out in our Folk
isn't just the toots from a saxophone or a clarinet, it is a vibrant dance
that is very interesting to watch. The famous play Cats has a
mixture of jazz dancing. This is just one thing that you can learn from
our Jazz page.
that old saying, "Shop 'til you drop?" Well, with us it is dance
'til your feet get tired! Tap with happy feet and you'll be stomping
rhythms all night long. Visit our Tap page and see
what it's all about.
|Modern is a dance created by
those who were sick of the stiffness and perfection of ballet. If you are
one who does not like ballet and would like to see a little more spice in
dance or just to see what another kind of dance may be like, come and see
the Modern page.
What a ride! All these great people to learn about that I never knew
existed! Martha Graham, Fred Astaire and Isadora Duncan. I could go on and
on and on! Go to the Famous People
section of our website and check it out!
|We hope that you
can find what you have been looking for on our website. If not, we have
provided Dancing Links to other websites that may interest you.
cool and very fun!!! A game that you can learn from! A test to
measure your dancing smarts. A guestbook on which to share your thoughts.
Dancing quotes. Dancing in movies Sound like
fun?...let's start! Visit
our Dancing Fun page.
|Learn about the
authors of this website, the process of building the website and the
references that were used to make our ThinkQuest website a reality at our About
This Website page.