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The History of Interpretative Dance

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Mary Kate Misak

on 15 October 2013

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Transcript of The History of Interpretative Dance

Energetic Style
A more lively tempo with more jumps and twirling motions. Allows dancers to be more creative.
Interpretative dance came from cultures all over the world.

Tribal dances are used especially in ceremonies to tell stories about the past. These were the first examples of the narrative style of interpretive dance.
Where did it come from?
Today interpretive dance is commonly found in recitals or theatrical productions as a form of emotional expression.

Really any type of dance with any type of music.

Focuses on improvisation.
Classical Style
Very lyrical music with classic ballet moves
The History of Interpretative Dance
by Mary Kate Misak
Interpretive dance is a combination of dance and music styles used to display a certain theme or emotion.
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