MODERN

untitled-6056Modern dance is a term usually referring to 20th-century concert dance, although it has also been applied to a category of 20th-centuryballroom dances. Modern dance refused classical ballet’s stress on feet as the primary catalyst for dance movements. It, instead, put stress on torso employing such elements as contact-release, floor work, fall and recovery, and improvisation. It was usually performed in bare feet, often with non-traditional costuming.

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