Dance

Sensory-Friendly Ballet | Move to Include

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Learn about the sensory-friendly performances for everyone including people on the autism spectrum. The Rochester City Ballet is featured with a performance for children. Differences in the performance include attention to lighting and sound levels, crowd size and and an inclusive environment.

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The Five Elements of Dance | KQED Art School

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How fluent are you in the language of dance? Here we detail the five elements that all forms of dance and creative movement have in common: body, action, space, time and energy. Being able to identify and understand these core characteristics can help you when talking about a dance performance or can help you get your own messages across through movement.

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Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes 1909-1929 (2013)

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Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes, 1909–1929: When Art Danced with Music celebrates one of the most dazzling cultural enterprises of the twentieth century. The Ballets Russes, established in 1909 by the indefatigable impresario Serge Diaghilev, revolutionized the art of ballet.

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High
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00:28
Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes 1909-1929

Moving Within the Circle

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Contemporary Native American Music and Dance
Produced and Compiled by Bryan Burton

1994 World Music Press
PO Box 2565 Danbury CT 06813

Ivy & Bean: Doomed to Dance (Unabridged)

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Annie Barrows has won critical acclaim and become fabulously popular among young readers for her enchanting Ivy and Bean books. In Doomed to Dance, Ivy and Bean pester their parents into letting them take ballet lessons - but ballet isn't quite what the girls thought it would be! And now they have to get through the entire ballet course, just like they promised.

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Ivy & Bean: Doomed to Dance (Unabridged)

The World of American Indian Dance (2003)

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The beauty, artistry, athleticism, and competition of Native American dance are illustrated in this documentary. Filmed at the Crow Fair, Crow Agency, Montana, the program highlights the beautiful costumes and many dance styles incorporated into the culture from various Native American tribes and nations.

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Elementary
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01:05
The World of American Indian Dance

Hip Hop (2007)

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This fun and engaging program will guide students through the first steps of creating a Hip Hop dance routine. Basic moves such as running steps, electric slides and side steps are all demonstrated, and the vibrant visual interaction is sure to enthrall students of all ages.

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Middle
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00:22
Hip Hop

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