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Lyrical Dance

Reyna Quezada & Becca Buchanan Block 3
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Reyna Quezada

on 13 March 2013

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Lyrical Dance Lyrical dance is a modern dance form which fuses jazz and ballet, it is also referred to contemporary dance. The form is most often seen in live shows of contemporary music artists and some types of stage shows. History: Culture: Its entertaining, emotive qualities, along with its prominence in popular media, propelled lyrical dance to popularity in the 20th century. what made this dance so popular? By: Reyna Quezada and Becca Buchanan what is lyrical dance? When lyrical dance developed is unclear, however the origin of contemporary dance dates back to the 20th century as an outgrowth of modern dancing. where was it developed? Its hard to pinpoint where lyrical developed but the performative mode came out of the entertainment world, where dancers in popular music and also stage performances,such as Cirque du Soleil began integrating their jazz dance vocabulary with the classical training of ballet. This decade opened the century with some amazing feats like the first flight by the Wright brothers, and Henry Ford's first Model-T. The 20th century was known as the roaring 20's because of all the great appliances, and economic uproar. what does lyrical look like? The goal of lyrical dance is to convey the emotions of a songs lyrics. When you dance a lyrical dance it is not so much the technique that matters, but more the emotions that you show while you dance. It is often performed with toes pointed in partner lifts or in leg lifts. The music:
The music that is used for this type of dance is usually some type of song with emotion or deep meaning.
examples:
A Drop in the Ocean -Ron Pope
A Thousand Years - Christina Perri
Stay - Rihanna
I Won't Give Up- Jason Mraz was this dance ever banned?
for the time that lyrical dance has been around it has not been banned. Where do you see this type of dance now? Lyrical dance has been around since the 20th century, and is still very popular today. Just like hip-hop, jazz, and ballet lyrical dance is used by dance companies in competitions.
One of the most famous dance companies known is Abby Lee dance company. Abby Lee Dance Company The 20th century was a period during which the U.S. became a superpower and exercised a great deal of influence economic, political, and cultural -- around the globe, more than any other nation, having new inventions and appliances, lyrical dance came to be one of the new dances during the 20th century. What kind of message is being portrayed? Intense emotional expression of the face and body are necessary to tell the story that evolves along the lines of the song to which lyrical dance is performed. Most of the songs that are used in lyrical have deep meaning to it, therefore the dancer must show the feeling that is being portrayed. Works Cited: Ellis-Christensen, Tricia, and O. Wallace. "What Is Lyrical Dance?" WiseGeek. Conjecture, 26 Feb. 2013. Web. 12 Mar. 2013. <http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-lyrical-dance.htm>. "Lyrical Dancing." LoveToKnow. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Mar. 2013. <http://dance.lovetoknow.com/Lyrical_Dancing>. "Dance." : Lyrical. Dance, n.d. Web. 12 Mar. 2013. <http://www.llstudents.org/dance/lyrical.html>.
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