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Arts - Yr9 Dance - Dance Styles - Student Work - Ballroom Dancing

Arts - Yr9 Dance - Dance Styles - Student Work - Ballroom Dancing



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Published by: Bendigo South East College on Jan 04, 2010
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By Denita Cooper
Ballroom Dancing Started..
Ballroom Dancing started as being a Dance for themore wealthy people in community’s leaving FolkDancing to the lower class. Ballroom Dancing is adance between two people with Charisma. Ballroomdancing requires emotion and dancing from theheart. Ballroom became a very popular dance in the1900’s, Ballroom became the social event of thecommunity, every week families would go to theirnearest hall and dance the night away. In the 1990’sBallrooms popularity disappeared because all thepeople that were interested had either died or couldno longer dance, this was until TV shows like“Dancing with the Stars” and “So you Think you canDance” came to peoples TV screens. BallroomDancing is a very Popular Dance in the 2000’s.
Some Types Of BallroomDancing
– The Foxtrot was create by Harry Fox in 1914, it was created in NYC
– The Quickstep was created in 1925 but was called the CharlestonWaltz.
Tango –
The Tango was born in the back street gutters of Buenos Aires, Argentina, In the early 1800’s.
Cha-cha –
The Cha-cha was created in 1948, It is a Cuban family Dance.
Paso Doble –
The Paso Doble is an Spanish and French dance,
Jive –
The Jive started in the 1930’s in USA
– The Mambo was created in Afro-Caribbean and Latin Americancultures found on The island of Cuba. The dance was created around the 1940’s
– The Waltz was created in Vienna, Austria in the seventeenth century.

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