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1920's Dance

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MARC SAID HE WAS GUNNA RAPE YOU JUST BE PREPARED JACK IS GUNNA WATCH 1920's Dance The era of highly energetic dance for the younger generations. Charleston Named for the city in South Carolina Developed in African American Communities Became a popular international dance craze Flappers Girls dance together or alone as a way of mocking the "drys" (prohibition supporters) was considered
1.) immoral
2.) provocative Black Bottom Common during the Flapper era originated in New Orleans
in the 1900's The dance eventually overtook the popularity of the Charleston The #1 social dance of the 1920's the rythym of the Black Bottom is based on the Charleston 1.) Hop down front then Doodle back, (Doodle means slide)
2.) Mooch to your left then Mooch to the right
3.) Hands on your hips and do the Mess Around,
4.) Break a Leg until you’re near the ground (Break a Leg is a hobbling step)
5.) Now that’s the Old Black Bottom Dance Became a National Craze Foxtrot Collegiate Shag Up-tempo partner jazz dance Evolved from Foxtrot "Shag" referred to a broad range of jitterbugging Popluar among the college crowd Originated in New York Invented by the vaudville actory Harry Fox Vernon and Irene castle gave the dance its signiture grace and style Danced to ragtime Most popular fast dance Ballroom dance Waltz Sliding and gliding steps Was danced to faster music than previously before in the 18th and 19th century Many differnt types of the waltz danced to different music. Annotated Bibliography Stearns, Marshall Winslow. "Black Bottom (dance)." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Web. 22 May 2011. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Bottom_(dance)>. "Historical Dance." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Web. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Historical_dance>. "Charleston (dance)." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Web. 22 May 2011. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charleston_(dance)>. "Foxtrot." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Web. 22 May 2011. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foxtrot_(dance)>. "Collegiate Shag." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Web. 22 May 2011. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Collegiate_shag>. Grove, George. "Waltz." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Web. 22 May 2011. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waltz>. This website was helpful because it gave alot of information about the hsiotry of the dance. There was information about where it originated and even where the name came from. There were pictures and even steps to the dance. This website was helpful because it gave a list of the most common dances during the 1920's. there were links to other websites and even an overview of the style of dance during the 1920's. This website offered a lot of inforation about the abckground of this dance. There was information about where it originated and even where the name came from. The steps were listed and easy to follow. This website was helpful because there are many different types of Foxtrots adn this website had information on all of them. There was general inforamtion provided for each dance and even a link to a more detailed website. I liked this website because there are many types of waltzes and different variations. There was inforation about the waltz from the 1920's such as how it was differnt from the classic waltz and who made it differnt. The variations were noted and there was a cute little graphic of a man and woman dancing the waltz. It was one of the earliest forms of a motion picture. There are many differnt types of a "shag" dance and this website lists them all. It also tells how the differnt forms are differnt and what sets them apart. The dance form the 1920's is clearly listed with information such as some history and background information.
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