Dancing <3 :)
How did it start?
Who created dance?
Dancing comes in many forms such as Hip hop, Jazz, Tap, Modern, Contemporary, and Pointe; but in order to become a professional dancer first you HAVE TO take Ballet. Ballet is the structure of all dancing without it a dancer won't get very far.
In most ancient civilizations, dancing before the god is an important element in temple ritual.
Dance may also be used as a form of nonverbal communication recognisable in other animals; in bee dances and behavior patterns such as mating dances.
The Bible and Talmud refer to many events related to dance, and contain over 30 different dance terms.
Competitive dance, in which a variety of theater dance styles, such as acro, ballet, jazz, hip hop, lyrical, and tap, are included.
To move one's feet or body, or both, rhythmically in a pattern of steps, especially to the accompaniment of music.
Why was it created?
How did it start continued.....
Social dancers may become professional or competitive dancers, may be watched by millions. Both may also have special functions; they may be ceremonial dance performed only at one time of year, they may be intended as an erotic dance, a war dance or a sacred dance.
Professional dancers are usually employed on contract or for particular performances or productions.
As with other forms of entertainment, dance is sometimes performed to raise awareness of social issues. For example, dance performances have been used to raise awareness of diabetes, violence against women, protecting water resources ,Alzheimers and breast cancer.
Dance has been an important part of ceremonies ,rituals , celebrations and entertainment since before the beginning of the earliest human civilizations.
Dance is the art of movement of the body, usually rhythmically and to music, using prescribed or improvised steps and movements.
Many early forms of music and dance were created for each other and performed together.
Dance teachers typically focus on teaching dance performance, or coaching competitive dancers, or both.
In the 1920s, important founders of the new style such as Martha Graham and Doris Humphrey began their work. Since this time, a wide variety of dance styles have been developed.
"To move rhythmically to music, typically following a set sequence of steps"