It was thus the fountains were dancing to the moon in Arabia; it was thus the Nixies shook their white limbs on the haunted banks of the Rhine; it was thus the fairy women flashed their alabaster feet on the fairy hills of Connemara; it was thus the Houris were dancing for Mahomet on the palace floors of Paradise.
Sylvia's dancing 'neath the moon, Like a star in water; Sylvia's dancing to a tune Fairy folk have taught her.
Half were they minded to do this because of the grateful indolence after six days of insistent motion, half in conservation for the hours of dancing to
They sat down, and for a few minutes Helen was too much under the influence of dancing to
She is only here to-night to please me; and she is only dancing to
please my husband.
While dancing well might take a certain level of skill and experience, anyone can enter a party for the first time and participate, putting their arms up and dancing to
This 'freedom through structure' aspect of Haitian dance becomes, for me, the most nourishing part of the dance, besides the sheer joy of dancing to
Everyone gets dressed up, and the evening is devoted to dance instruction and dancing to
American music, in American styles.
So perhaps the dictionary is right--jazz dance is dancing to
It is admittedly quite a step and a dance from that regulation of what was very much social, or folk, dancing to
the present worldwide vogue for theatrical Irish dancing, which has assumed something of the international popularity of Spanish flamenco dancing.
As choreographer Danny Buraczeski has noted, jazz dance is dancing to
Imagine the thrill of dancing to
live bag-pipe music, outside on the grass, with a heavily pleated tartan kilt swirling around you.
In a very democratic process, every applicant performs a one-minute solo of any style of dance--faculty have seen everything from karate and break dancing to
Hemsley Winfield, Edna Guy, and Helen Tamiris were among the many who found inspiration dancing to
spirituals, while Graham's Frontier (1935) and Charles Weidman's American Saga (1936) explored other aspects of the American experience.
The Umbrella offered a wonderful look at a spectrum of dance as diverse as the South African population: from belly dancing to
ballet, jazz to contemporary, Indian, Spanish and African dance forms (like gumboot dances and the infectious rhythms of slick, synchronized Mapantsula groups--like tap crossed with hip-hop).