Introduction to dance styles
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Introduction to dance styles

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This clip provides an overview of styles of dance and looks at the origins of break dancing.

This clip provides an overview of styles of dance and looks at the origins of break dancing.

What is contemporary dance?
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What is contemporary dance?

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Join a contemporary dance group as they prepare for a performance and find out what the style of dance involves.

Join a contemporary dance group as they prepare for a performance and find out what the style of dance involves.

Australian callisthenics explained
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Australian callisthenics explained

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Dance

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Emma Ralph tries her hand at callisthenics and learns from members of the Highbury Calisthenics club what they like about the competitive performing art.

Emma Ralph tries her hand at callisthenics and learns from members of the Highbury Calisthenics club what they like about the competitive performing art.

Bollywood dancing basics
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Bollywood dancing basics

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Dance

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Adam Cox visits Bollyfunk Dance where Andrea Lam explains where Bollywood dancing originated, what makes it unique, and how it is a fusion of different dance styles.

Adam Cox visits Bollyfunk Dance where Andrea Lam explains where Bollywood dancing originated, what makes it unique, and how it is a fusion of different dance styles.

What it takes to perform contemporary dance
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What it takes to perform contemporary dance

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Scott is shown the ropes by female contemporary dancers. Acclaimed choreographer and dancer Phoebe Fisher puts him through a 'medium' routine, which he then performs with the ...

Scott is shown the ropes by female contemporary dancers. Acclaimed choreographer and dancer Phoebe Fisher puts him through a 'medium' routine, which he then performs with the entire group. Later, backstage on opening night, Scott interviews dance members and we get a feel for the emotions and pride involved!

The culture of Balinese dance
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The culture of Balinese dance

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An explanation of the Balinese style of dance including the costumes, stances and types.

An explanation of the Balinese style of dance including the costumes, stances and types.

An introduction to tap dancing
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An introduction to tap dancing

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Behind The News provides an overview of tap dancing and meets busker Benji Riggs.

Behind The News provides an overview of tap dancing and meets busker Benji Riggs.

A special king of dance troupe
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A special king of dance troupe

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A team of students from Australia are part of what is known as the Bust A Move dance troupe, and they've got an incredible opportunity to travel to the US and perform at a big ...

A team of students from Australia are part of what is known as the Bust A Move dance troupe, and they've got an incredible opportunity to travel to the US and perform at a big Special Olympics event. They've worked hard to get this point as everyone in the group has some sort of physical handicap, but despite that, they are able to dance and perform and different events around the country and now, the world.

The art and ardour of Bollywood dance
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The art and ardour of Bollywood dance

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Today Alex helps immerse us all in Bollywood! He's quite a sport as he tries to fit in and crashlearn the intricacies of semiclassical Bollywood dance. Graceful and intense ...

Today Alex helps immerse us all in Bollywood! He's quite a sport as he tries to fit in and crashlearn the intricacies of semiclassical Bollywood dance. Graceful and intense instructors advise him of the multiple moves of various parts of the body required for this joyful and sensual dance. Head movement and even eye and finger movements are integral for the lively expressions to be projected. What a workout!

The basics of break dance
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The basics of break dance

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Dance

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Seamus Evans visits a dance studio to learn the basics of 'breaking'.

Seamus Evans visits a dance studio to learn the basics of 'breaking'.

Bollywood dancing
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Bollywood dancing

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Behind The News shows how dance is used in Indian films, meets children learning Indian dance styles, and compares the Bollywood and Hollywood movie industries.

Behind The News shows how dance is used in Indian films, meets children learning Indian dance styles, and compares the Bollywood and Hollywood movie industries.

Scottish dancing
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Scottish dancing

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Learn about one of Scotland's main cultural traditions, highland dancing.

Learn about one of Scotland's main cultural traditions, highland dancing.

Hearing impairment and learning dance moves
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Hearing impairment and learning dance moves

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Duane speaks with choreographer JulieAnne Byster. Singers, actors, dancers, musicians all have their dress rehearsals and have to come together in the big production. We also ...

Duane speaks with choreographer JulieAnne Byster. Singers, actors, dancers, musicians all have their dress rehearsals and have to come together in the big production. We also hear from a hearing impaired dancer and his signer/translator, how he must adapt personally to learn the moves by feeling the vibrations.

Learning how to dance Bollywood style
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Learning how to dance Bollywood style

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Dance

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Join a dance class and learn how to dance Bollywood style

Join a dance class and learn how to dance Bollywood style

Hip-hop as self-expression
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Hip-hop as self-expression

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Dance teacher Bessy Kabamba explains that hip-hop is more than just dance steps alone, as it is also a way of thinking and form of self-expression.

Dance teacher Bessy Kabamba explains that hip-hop is more than just dance steps alone, as it is also a way of thinking and form of self-expression.

The history and basics of tap dancing
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The history and basics of tap dancing

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An overview of the history and style of tap dancing.

An overview of the history and style of tap dancing.

What is dance?
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What is dance?

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A brief overview of dance what it is and the many styles and forms.

A brief overview of dance what it is and the many styles and forms.

How the performing arts instil pride
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How the performing arts instil pride

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Alex takes us on a tour of a performing arts academy housing many talented students in the traditions of drama, dance and music. First joining the physical theatre group, he ...

Alex takes us on a tour of a performing arts academy housing many talented students in the traditions of drama, dance and music. First joining the physical theatre group, he chooses an animal to bring out movements that enable him to find himself and his spirit. Then it's down the hall for a jam session including many talented students and even national award winners. We hear from instructors along the way who tell us the philosophy of this joyful community, and note the instilment of pride in e