Dance Feelings The Author Of This Report Essay

Length: 3 pages Subject: Sports Type: Essay Paper: #94293195 Related Topics: Ballet, Choreography, Pop Culture, Musical Genres
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Dance Feelings

The author of this report is asked to answer to a few questions relating to dance, how the author feels about it and why. As for the author's relationship with dance, the author is not heavily involved in dancing unless one counts the occasional jaunt to the dance club but the author is much more apt, and is enraptured by, watching dance via live performance or even on television. Even if they are a little contrived or even fake, even shows like So You Think You Can Dance are worth watching at times because of just how wonderful and talented some of the dancers are. Dancers are much like non-vocal musicians who have to speak volumes while speaking no actual words. With dance, music and movement are melded together to tell a story or express a feeling and it is both exquisite and fabulous to see this done well.

Dance absolutely holds value to the author of this report because it is a form of art that should never be squelched or stifled just because some people think its overly sexual or otherwise immoral. There is a lot of dance that can be labeled that way, wrongly or rightly, but the overall sphere of dance encompasses so much more than that and should not be condemned or prevented. People that do not like a certain type of dance can simply ignore it, much like a lot of people who saw the recent VMA performance by Miley Cyrus...

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As for the value that others would hold, everyone can perceive a single dance differently and not all dance speaks to all people…and that is OK.

The author of this response absolutely does not dislike dancing. The author does feel that some dancing is juvenile and even insensitive at times but the author tries hard to follow a "live and let live" approach because that is what the author would want from others. Genres that draw the author in include just about anything with a strong beat with recent examples like Lady Gaga even some dubstep examples being the best songs to get something going. The author of this report has been to a number of dance performances but most of them have been classical and ballet in nature rather than dancing that involves more popular and modern music. Much of what the author of this report watches in person, unless one counts what is happening at the club, is based on grace, artistic presence and poise and so forth.

Some dancing, though, does cross the line between intentionally trying to be shocking rather than artistic or even sensual. Madonna had something going when she rolled around on stage in a wedding dress in her now-notorious performance but the recent escapades of Miley Cyrus are just juvenile crap. Her insipid antics continued backstage and it would appear that she is catering the lowest common denominator. While the author of this report would not generally begrudge people making their own musical choices, to suggest that Miley could or should represent the cutting edge of dance is disgusting to even think about. Along the same lines, a woman-beater like Chris Brown should…

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