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Jiyo Re Baahubali | Baahubali 2 The Conclusion | Dance Champions | Kings United
Jiyo Re Baahubali | Baahubali 2 The Conclusion | Dance Champions | Kings United
Published: 2017/11/12
Channel: KINGS UNITED INDIA OFFICIAL
The United States of America   Dance
The United States of America Dance
Published: 2011/07/29
Channel: Rebecca Budd
OCIS - USA traditional dance
OCIS - USA traditional dance
Published: 2016/12/26
Channel: Shaziya Salman
Traditional Square Dance  USA  - I. R. M. E. ( Idaho )
Traditional Square Dance USA - I. R. M. E. ( Idaho )
Published: 2015/07/12
Channel: Thuiringer
Polish American Folk Dance Company in Pensylvanii  `Szkice`
Polish American Folk Dance Company in Pensylvanii `Szkice`
Published: 2013/11/30
Channel: Tomasz Orzechowski
US got talent Break Dance
US got talent Break Dance
Published: 2012/05/30
Channel: autofanboy1
United Dance Crew | 2nd Place Upper Division | FRONTROW | World of Dance San Diego 2015 | #WODSD15
United Dance Crew | 2nd Place Upper Division | FRONTROW | World of Dance San Diego 2015 | #WODSD15
Published: 2015/11/09
Channel: World of Dance
President Trump, First Lady Melania
President Trump, First Lady Melania's First Dance
Published: 2017/01/21
Channel: ABC News
TRUMP & MeLania
TRUMP & MeLania's DANCE with United States Army
Published: 2017/01/29
Channel: Best NationaList Videos 4
Clogging & Square Dance (English/American folk dance)
Clogging & Square Dance (English/American folk dance)
Published: 2011/06/17
Channel: harmonyclinic
United States heritage dance
United States heritage dance
Published: 2011/11/19
Channel: ywamer88
United States Acrobatic & Dance Team performing at the USS Intrepid, New York.
United States Acrobatic & Dance Team performing at the USS Intrepid, New York.
Published: 2014/11/11
Channel: Marisa D'Amico
Chris Aable - United States Of America Dance Song
Chris Aable - United States Of America Dance Song
Published: 2016/08/19
Channel: RCM INC
12. Superstars of Dance - Solo Dance - United States 2 - Week 1
12. Superstars of Dance - Solo Dance - United States 2 - Week 1
Published: 2009/01/12
Channel: superstarsdance
USA, United States of America, American Cheer Dance Mix
USA, United States of America, American Cheer Dance Mix
Published: 2013/09/11
Channel: Lee Michaels
|Kannada Rajyotsava dance in the United States of America | San Jose state university |
|Kannada Rajyotsava dance in the United States of America | San Jose state university |
Published: 2017/08/30
Channel: Pooja Venkatesh
Adire Abhi Imitation Dance - MM Keeravaani Live Concert | United States 2016
Adire Abhi Imitation Dance - MM Keeravaani Live Concert | United States 2016
Published: 2016/09/26
Channel: Vel Records
Evolution of Dance in America
Evolution of Dance in America
Published: 2015/06/05
Channel: Nick Hebert
USA - 2009 World Culture Folk Dance Competition
USA - 2009 World Culture Folk Dance Competition
Published: 2009/04/14
Channel: AzaleaInternational
BEAST - 12. President Of The United States Of Dance
BEAST - 12. President Of The United States Of Dance
Published: 2016/04/17
Channel: NIIC the Singing Dog
Robot Title Song | Dance Champions | Kings United | Dance Choreography
Robot Title Song | Dance Champions | Kings United | Dance Choreography
Published: 2017/11/29
Channel: KINGS UNITED INDIA OFFICIAL
Epic Break Dance Battle Usa Vs Korea
Epic Break Dance Battle Usa Vs Korea
Published: 2014/05/20
Channel: Break Dance Officiel
Alive / Vivo Estas- Hillsong Young & Free (Dance Choreography) - United Dance
Alive / Vivo Estas- Hillsong Young & Free (Dance Choreography) - United Dance
Published: 2014/11/21
Channel: United Dance
Relentless (Tu Amor No Se Rinde)  Dance Choreography by United Dance
Relentless (Tu Amor No Se Rinde) Dance Choreography by United Dance
Published: 2016/03/14
Channel: United Dance
Fred Astaire Dance Studio - Middletown, CT, United States
Fred Astaire Dance Studio - Middletown, CT, United States
Published: 2017/12/15
Channel: SmartShoot Global
2017 United States Dance Championships LIVE on FloDance
2017 United States Dance Championships LIVE on FloDance
Published: 2017/09/01
Channel: FloDance
my dance of United States of Pop
my dance of United States of Pop
Published: 2010/07/03
Channel: FuzzyLoot
dance with stars united states
dance with stars united states
Published: 2013/09/06
Channel: Hrithik roshan
Teletubbies (United States Version) - Laa-Laa
Teletubbies (United States Version) - Laa-Laa's Secret Dance
Published: 2016/09/11
Channel: Jen Milem
US WNT Dance
US WNT Dance
Published: 2007/09/12
Channel: Nike Soccer
1  Superstars of Dance - Solo Dance - United States - Week 1
1 Superstars of Dance - Solo Dance - United States - Week 1
Published: 2009/01/12
Channel: superstarsdance
Native American - Traditional War Dance
Native American - Traditional War Dance
Published: 2009/12/21
Channel: cavedracones
Native American Dance and Regalia
Native American Dance and Regalia
Published: 2016/04/08
Channel: MN Original
Dance 2-Gather Video - Aurora, CO United States
Dance 2-Gather Video - Aurora, CO United States
Published: 2015/03/31
Channel: SmartShoot Global
2016 United States (US) Figure Skating Championships - Junior Ice Dance - Short Dance and Free Dance
2016 United States (US) Figure Skating Championships - Junior Ice Dance - Short Dance and Free Dance
Published: 2016/02/10
Channel: wah4us
3. Superstars of Dance - United States - Group Dance - Week 2 - Semi-finals
3. Superstars of Dance - United States - Group Dance - Week 2 - Semi-finals
Published: 2009/01/14
Channel: superstarsdance
Kings United India | The Journey after ABCD 2 | World Hip Hop Championship 2015 - Full Documentary
Kings United India | The Journey after ABCD 2 | World Hip Hop Championship 2015 - Full Documentary
Published: 2016/06/19
Channel: KINGS UNITED INDIA OFFICIAL
United States of Dance - We Are the Night (Radio Version) [EDM]
United States of Dance - We Are the Night (Radio Version) [EDM]
Published: 2017/12/08
Channel: ElectroDanceMixtapes
Belly Dance competition MBC 2014, Miami, Florida, USA
Belly Dance competition MBC 2014, Miami, Florida, USA
Published: 2014/09/04
Channel: Maria Prokofyeva
Peaches Hoop Dance Presidents of the United States of America
Peaches Hoop Dance Presidents of the United States of America
Published: 2016/11/01
Channel: Sarah M. Jordan
Salah @ United States of Dance, Bucharest
Salah @ United States of Dance, Bucharest
Published: 2010/01/16
Channel: unitedmusicro
Fred Astaire Dance Studios - New York, NY, United States
Fred Astaire Dance Studios - New York, NY, United States
Published: 2017/10/30
Channel: SmartShoot Global
United States Meryl Davis Charlie White WIN GOLD Figure Skating Ice Dance Winter Olympics Sochi 2014
United States Meryl Davis Charlie White WIN GOLD Figure Skating Ice Dance Winter Olympics Sochi 2014
Published: 2014/03/04
Channel: Figure Skating Olympics
USA Basketball Team Confused During New Zealand
USA Basketball Team Confused During New Zealand's Haka Dance
Published: 2014/09/03
Channel: Complex News
Don
Don't Stop Believing - Dynamite - United States of Pop Group Dance
Published: 2011/04/03
Channel: Steven Calakos
VPDK "Dzēse" un folkloras grupa "Vilnis": "United states of dance"
VPDK "Dzēse" un folkloras grupa "Vilnis": "United states of dance"
Published: 2012/07/15
Channel: VPDK Dzēse
Dance at Oregon State University
Dance at Oregon State University
Published: 2014/05/09
Channel: Oregon State University
Native American Pow Wow Dance Music
Native American Pow Wow Dance Music
Published: 2014/03/11
Channel: Traditional Music Channel
Hyderabad
Hyderabad's free style dance United States Indian student 2017
Published: 2017/05/08
Channel: Ka_ki Fotoproduction
United States Dance Sport Championship Artem and Inna
United States Dance Sport Championship Artem and Inna
Published: 2016/12/17
Channel: Imperial Ballroom Dance Company
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There is great variety in dance in the United States of America. It is the home of the hip hop dance and its derivative Rock and Roll, and modern square dance (associated with the United States of America due to its historic development in that country—twenty three U.S. states have designated it as their official state dance) or official folk dance and one of the major centers for modern dance[citation needed]. There is a variety of social dance and concert or performance dance forms with also a range of traditions of Native American dances.

The reality shows and competitions So You Think You Can Dance,[1] America's Best Dance Crew, and Dancing with the Stars, have broadened the audience for dance.

African American dance[edit]

African American dances are those vernacular dances which have developed within African American communities in everyday spaces, rather than in dance studios, schools or companies. African American vernacular dances are usually centered on social dance practice, though performance dance and concert dance often supply complementary aspects to social dancing.

Placing great value on improvisation, African American vernacular dances are characterized by ongoing change and development. Because they exist in social spaces and their main 'purpose' is self-expression, they are continually changing to reflect the needs, interests and personalities of their participants.

Alvin Ailey and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is an important example of African American involvement in performance or concert dance.

Swing dance[edit]

Mia Goldsmith and Peter Loggins swing dancing at the 100th anniversary of the Moore Theatre (Seattle, Washington), 2007.

The term "swing dance" refers to a group of dances that developed concurrently with jazz music in the 1920s, 30s and 40s. The most iconic among the various styles of swing dance is the lindy hop, which originated in Harlem and is still danced today. While the majority of swing dances began in African American communities as vernacular African American dances,[2] some forms, like Balboa, developed within Anglo-American or other ethnic group communities.

Dances such as the Black Bottom, Charleston, Shag, and Tap Dance travelled north with Dixieland jazz to New York, Kansas City, and Chicago in the Great Migration (African American) of the 1920s, where rural blacks travelled to escape persecution, Jim Crow laws, lynching and unemployment in the South (during the Great Depression).

Swinging jazz music features the syncopated timing associated with African American and West African music and dance—a combination of crotchets and quavers which many swing dancers interpret as 'triple steps' and 'steps' — yet also introduces changes in the way these rhythms were played—a distinct delay or 'relaxed' approach to timing.

Swing dance is now found globally, with great variety in their preferences for particular dances.

Modern dance[edit]

American modern dance developed in the early 20th century alongside American music. Among the pioneers of modern dance were Isadora Duncan, the dance company of Ruth St. Denis and her husband-partner, Ted Shawn, and their pupils Doris Humphrey and Martha Graham. The early modern dance makers broke with European classical forms by giving into the weight of gravity, initiating movement from the center rather than the limbs, and emphasizing an emotional directness in their choreography. Many of Graham's most popular works were produced in collaboration with leading American composers -- "Appalachian Spring" with Aaron Copland, for example.

Later choreographers, Merce Cunningham introduced chance procedures and composition by field, and Alvin Ailey incorporated African dance elements and black music into his works. Recently, Mark Morris and Liz Lerman have shown that graceful, exciting movement is not restricted by age or body type.

Dance and society[edit]

Dance is ingrained in society through events, the media, and awards like the Grammy awards, the Golden Globes, and the MTV video music awards which feature dancing.

Some popular competition televised events that are made for dance are Dancing with the Stars, So You Think You Can Dance and America's Best Dance Crew. These dancing shows allow society to interact with them, choosing who they think suits best in the competition.

Popular songs like Michael Jackson's "Thriller", The Harlem Shake, and "Teach me how to dougie" have influenced dance moves that became trends in society. In social gatherings people may dance folk dances, ballroom dances, casual dances, or modern dances like hip-hop.

American folk dances[edit]

Other American dances[edit]

Noted dancers[edit]

Companies[edit]

Ballet companies[edit]

Other companies[edit]

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Former dance companies[edit]

Dance education[edit]

Festivals[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fox Renews So You Think You Can Dance and Hell's Kitchen, Movieweb.com. (Accessed July 28, 2006)
  2. ^ "Nice People Suddenly Get the Urge to Become Vulgar" The Afro American 14 June 1941. 1

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