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Mariana Duarte

on 9 March 2014

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Transcript of Dance

What is dance?
Dance is a type of art that generally involves movement of the body, often rhythmic and to music. It is performed in many cultures as a form of emotional expression, social interaction, or exercise, in a spiritual or performance setting, and is sometimes used to express ideas or tell a story. Dance may also be regarded as a form of nonverbal communication between humans or other animals, as in bee dances and behaviour patterns such as a mating dances.
Street Dancing
Contemporanium dance
Street dance, formally known as native dance, refers to dance styles—regardless of country of origin—that evolved outside of dance studios in any available open space such as streets, dance parties, block parties, parks, school yards, raves, and nightclubs. They are often improvised and social in nature, encouraging interaction and contact with spectators and other dancers. These dances are a part of the native culture of the geographical area that they come from. Two examples of street dance include b-boying (or breakdancing), which originated in New York City and Melbourne Shuffle which originated in Melbourne, Australia.
Contemporary dance emerged in the 1960s as a form of protest against the classical culture. After a period of intense innovation and experimentation, which often bodered total deconstruction of art, finally - in 1980 - contemporary dance began by defining, developing its own language, although sometimes make reference to classical ballet.
More than a specific technique, contemporary dance and is a collection of postmodern systems and methods developed from modern dance.
Samba is a music gender, which derives from a kind of dance with African roots, emerged in Brazil and is considered one of Brazil's popular cultural events. Among its unique features,it has a form in which dance is accompanied by small melodic phrases and choruses anonymously creation(refrões de criação anónima), the main bases of samba were born in Reconcavo Baiano. Although(contudo) there were different forms of samba in Brazil, in the form of several popular rhythms and regional dances that originated from the drumming(percussão), Samba arrived in Rio de Janeiro during the second half of the nineteenth century lead by dark skin people coming of Bahia.
Tango is a musical type and a dance track. Is binary musical form and compass two by four. The choreography is complex and the skills of the dancers are celebrated by enthusiasts. Disciple second, "Tango is a sad thought(pensamento) that can dance." Tango music does not have a clear origin. Tango descended from the habanera, Buenos Aires and Montevideo, in the last two decades of the nineteenth century, tango was accompanied with violin, flute and guitar (acoustic guitar). At this time tsngo was danced by two men, hence the fact(daí o facto) of facing face without staring.
Ballet is a type of dance performance that originated in the Italian Renaissance courts of the 15th century and later developed into a concert dance form in France and Russia. It has since become a widespread(tornou-se generalizado), highly technical form of dance with its own vocabulary based on French terminology. It has been globally influential and has defined the foundational techniques used in many other dance genders. Ballet requires years of training to learn and master, and much practice to retain proficiency. It has been taught in ballet schools around the world, which have historically used their own cultures to evolve the art.
The women's clothing that best represents the carnival is the Bahian one ,because of the origins of samba in Rio de Janeiro, with skirt, lacy gown, cloth coast, and many necklaces and bracelets. A more traditional menswear is white pants, striped shirt or white jacket and straw hat(chapeu de palha).
Samba and Samba Gafieira are danced differently. The samba is what is usually danced during Carnival, where dance individually how long you want. The gafieira samba, dance with a partner, since it is a type of ballroom dancing. The 2nd of December is National Samba Day (in Brazil).

Usually are used sneakers, large T-shirt, big coats
and trousers tracksuit.
The 4 elements of Street Dance are:
The BREAK: represents the body through dance;
The MC:represents awareness, brain;
The DJ:represents the soul, essence and root;
The GRAFFITI: represents the expression of art,
the medium...
To practice ballet you need a body sweater , a tutu , tights , ribbon and toeshoes.
The code of ballet is universal and its all in French.


Normally one uses ballerinas, body tights and sweater
Contemporary dance is not defined in specific movements or techniques, as the performer / dancer gains autonomy to build their own choreographic scores from methods and research procedures as: Improvisation, Laban Method, Release Technique, Body Mind Centery (BMC ), Alvin Nikolai.

Trabalho realizado por: Catarina Araújo nº5 Joana Duarte nº17 Mariana Duarte nº24
Catarina Gomes nº6 Mariana Machado nº23 7ºC
Escola Secundária Almeida Garrett
Disciplina: Inglês

Professora: Rute Ferreira

When the tango emerged women wore long skirts . Today is characteristic use skirts of all styles, from allowing the movement : from long skirts and short skirts with splits(rachas)up . Blouses and dresses have often accented necklines .A key player in women's clothing are their shoes , which shoes should always be tango.Other accessories that can be used on special occasions or performances are the flowers , and also the pantyhose income .A typical outfit for the man who dances tango is a thin shirt , usually silk and tapered pants. This costume to be complete requires a good pair of dance shoes . Complementing the man can still use other accessories such as suspenders, vests , and hats , all of them imaginary part of the tango.
At the beginning of Tango, when in public, men danced with men. In those times was considered obscene dance between men and women embracing each other, and this is one aspect of Tango which kept him restricted to the brothels where men used the steps that created between themselves.
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