stage dancing

Definitions of stage dancing
  1. noun
    a show involving artistic dancing
    synonyms: choreography
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    ballet, concert dance
    a theatrical representation of a story that is performed to music by trained dancers
    modern dance
    a style of theatrical dancing that is not as restricted as classical ballet; movements are expressive of feelings
    apache dance
    a violent fast dance in French vaudeville (an apache is a member of the French underworld)
    belly dance, belly dancing, danse du ventre
    a Middle Eastern dance in which the dancer makes sensuous movements of the hips and abdomen
    bolero
    a Spanish dance in triple time accompanied by guitar and castanets
    cakewalk
    a strutting dance based on a march; was performed in minstrel shows; originated as a competition among Black dancers to win a cake
    cancan
    a high-kicking dance of French origin performed by a female chorus line
    nude dancing
    erotic dancing with little or no clothing
    classical ballet
    a style of ballet based on precise conventional steps performed with graceful and flowing movements
    modern ballet
    a style of ballet that admits a wider variety of movements
    comedy ballet
    a ballet that stresses the drama with features of comedy
    fan dance
    a solo dance in which large fans are manipulated to suggest or reveal nakedness
    strip, strip show, striptease
    a form of erotic entertainment in which a dancer gradually undresses to music
    bubble dance
    a solo dance similar to a fan dance except large balloons are used instead of fans
    interpretative dance, interpretative dancing, interpretive dance, interpretive dancing
    a form of modern dance in which the dancer's movements depict an emotion or tell a story
    type of:
    dance, dancing, saltation, terpsichore
    taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music
    show
    a social event involving a public performance or entertainment
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