Contemporary Dance

Contemporary dance stresses versatility and improvisation, unlike the strict, structured nature of ballet.

These classes are designed to develop modern dance knowledge, experience, techniques and expression necessary for appropriate level modern warm-ups, center combinations, improvisation and performance level choreography.

Students develop age and level appropriate spatial awareness and articulation of the body; improve physical control, balance, coordination, alignment, strength, flexibility, and stamina; and become practiced in improvisation, movement, and expression. In all classes, an age and level-appropriate understanding of proper body mechanics are taught.

Students develop age and level appropriate musicality, including an understanding of phrasing, rhythm, and counting.

Contemporary dance stresses versatility and improvisation, unlike the strict, structured nature of ballet. Contemporary dancers focus on floorwork, using gravity to pull them down to the floor. This dance genre is often done in bare feet. Contemporary dance can be performed to many different styles of music.

Pioneers of contemporary dance include Isadora Duncan, Martha Graham, and Merce Cunningham, because they broke the rules of the strict forms of ballet.  These dancer/choreographers all believed that dancers should have freedom of movement, allowing their bodies to freely express their innermost feelings. It’s important to note, however, that while Graham moved into what is now known as modern dance, and Duncan’s style was uniquely her own, Cunningham is often spoken of as the father of contemporary dance.

To learn Contemporary Dance in Gurugram contact us at  

Anu Gupta (Ph: 9717377575)
Manwinder Singh (Ph: 9643298604)

E-mail – beatthebeats2016@gmail.com

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