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Disco-Dance Assignment

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Julie T.

on 17 September 2014

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Transcript of Disco-Dance Assignment

Cultural Importance
-Disco is usually performed at: shows and night time rock concerts
-It is performed for mainly entertainment
- Allows people to socialize - Some people do disco for competitions.
Disco choreography
Now we will perform our short 1 min and 5 second disco choreography!
Historical Background
Disco Music
Dance Assignment-1970s
- Generally have echoed and vibrated vocals over a steady four
on the floor beat.
-Instruments create an upbeat background sound.
- Well know late disco performers include ABBA,
The Bee Gees, The Trammps and Jackson 5.
By Jenny, Maya, Cailyn, Amrutha and Julie



The main dance associated with this era was disco. It mostly looks like this:
We give credits to:
Clothing worn at discos
- Fashion is the 1970 were daring, bold and diverse
- Designed to show off the body under the disco lights.
The Bee Gees
The Tramps
The quality of movements and characteristic techniques
The historical background of the 1970s. The dance performed during this time was disco.

and Prezi!
-It originated from the African-Americans.
-The dance mainly came from soul and punk music.
-It became very popular around urban centers.
-Also became known by the 1977 movie 'Saturday Night Fever' .
-Music was mainly dictated by DJs
-Became less popular with the upcoming of various other dance styles like hip hop, and break dance.
-Disco dance movements are sharp and affective .
-Freestyle, with a partner, or in a line dance formation.

-Hip and pelvic moves
-Performed in time to the beat of the music.

- “Hustle",
- "Cha cha."
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