Modern styles of dance
In my previous post I told you about the Indian classical dance styles and forms.Now i will tell you in a brief about the modern dance forms .
Modern dance forms provides us with hundreds of dance style
But here i will be telling you about most popular dance forms.
So here is the list of most popular modern dance forms
Before telling you about these dance forms i would like to tell you that these dance forms require a lot of practice and passion for performing it . Being passionate adds a grace in all of these dance forms.
In all my posts i highlighted one thing that is PASSION.. but what is actually passion?
Passion is an emotion, a desire to do something which makes you feel complete and happy. Being passionate towards dance is the main thing which is required .Passion gives you expression and grace while dancing . So now coming back to the topic here’s the list of modern dance forms:
Ballet dance form was originated during Italian renaissance during the 15th century. And later it was developed as a concert dance form in France and Russia.It is influenced by highly technical vocabulary and terminology. A ballet consists of choreography and music for the production of ballet. Ballet dance is performed by trained ballet dancers.
The costume which is to be wore while performing ballet is called TUTU.Its a small and bell shaped costume.
Jazz dance was originated in America in 20th century.It ha became very popular in recent years because of its performances in television shows, music videos etc.It is a dance forms fulfilled with fun and a lots of energy. It consists of unique moves,fancy foot work, energetic twists and turns etc.
Jazz dancers usually wears visible bagging and casual cloths which can allow them to move gracefully.
Having its roots from African tribal dance Tap dance is basically characterized by creating the sounds by striking the shoes on the floor. Tap dance is done by wearing the special type of shoes which are known as Tap shoes .Tap shoes have a metal tap in the heels and in toes .The sounds are created using these taps. The rhythm and sound is influenced by the brand of the tap shoes.
Hip -Hop is basically a street style dance performed on hip hop music. Hip hop dance includes further styles like breaking,Popping and Locking.Hip hop can be distinguished with other styles of dance because it can be improvised and is also engaged in freestyle dance competitions. It can be performed as an entertainment or hobby.
Lyrical dance is a form of dance which is created by merging Ballet and Jazz. It is performed on a music with lyrics to express the emotions and strong feelings which are in the lyrics of the music. It involves more expressiveness than the perfection in the movements of the dancer. That is why there is not so much focus on choreography of the lyrical dance. It is faster then ballet dance but slower than jazz.
Also known as Arabic dance , belly dance dance has its origin from Egypt. It involves the movement of hips, belly ,limbs and abdomen. The costume of belly dance includes a body fitted top decorated with beads,crystals etc ,a fitted hip belt and a full length skirt or harem pants . the costumes of the belly dance depends upon country to country.