Pres5- test drive


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Pres5- test drive

  1. 1. Dance in<br />the Americas<br />Clarissa David<br />Jherri Simpson<br />Victoria Carey<br />Danielle Nilson<br />Valena Singleton<br />Richard Momii<br />Jeremy Rider<br />The Americas R002 group<br />
  2. 2. Swing Dance<br />
  3. 3. Swing dance History<br />Developed under the swing style of jazz music during the 20’s, 30’s, and 40’s.<br />Began in African American communities known as vernacular African American dances. <br />Lindy Hop, originated in Harlem, is known as the most popular swing style and is still danced today.<br />
  4. 4. Types & Styles<br />Savoy Swing<br />Lindy Style<br />West Coast Swing<br />Whip<br />Push<br />Supreme Swing<br />Imperial Swing<br />Carolina Shag<br />DC Hand Dancing<br />East Coast Swing<br />Ballroom West Coast Swing<br />Country-Western<br />Cajun Swing<br />Pony Swing<br />Jive<br /><br />
  5. 5. Salsa! <br />The Salsa dance has evolved from Latin and Caribbean dances. <br />Salsa is almost the same as the Mambo in that the partners both have a pattern of six steps danced over eight counts of music.<br />The dance has been influenced by many cultures, but it originated in Cuba. <br />The Dominican Republic, Colombia, and Puerto Rico have all had some influence on the dance. <br />There are many different styles of salsa that vary by location: Cuban-style salsa, Columbian style-salsa, L.A.-style salsa, New York-style salsa, Puerto-Rican style salsa, and Casino Reudo- style salsa. <br />
  6. 6. Who salsas? <br />Although Salsa dancing originated in Latin America, it is now popular all over the Americas, particularly the US. <br />There are a mass number of Salsa clubs in the US. The most popular being in Miami, New York, LA, Chicago, Dallas, and Boston. <br />Salsa classes are being taught across the US as well as online.<br />Salsa has become so popular in the US, that it is even portrayed on prime-time shows such as Dancing with the Stars.<br />
  7. 7. Old School Hip Hop Dance<br />
  8. 8. Old School Hip Hop Dance<br />*Moonwalk <br /> -Michael Jackson <br /> -March 25 1983<br /> - one of the best dance techniques used world wide<br />*Breakdancing<br />-one of the oldest forms of hip hop dance<br />-rising popularity in 1970’s in the streets of America<br />- “evolved in order to settle the brutal territorial fights with macho dancing techniques instead of guns”<br /> - “Dance battles”<br />-1980’s and 1990’s eventually reached Asia and Europe<br />*Pop Locking<br />-Electric Boogie<br />-Los Angeles<br /> -created by Electric Boogaloo<br /> *The running Man<br />-1980’s<br />-MC Hammer made it popular<br />-<br />
  9. 9. The New Millennium Dances<br />
  10. 10. What, Who and Where<br />Spongebob Dance<br />Baltimore Club Music and started in Baltimore, MD<br />The Cha Cha Slide (1996)<br />DJ Casper and started in Chicago<br />Harlem Shake (2001)<br />G-Dep and started in The Bronx, New York<br />Cupid Shuffle (2007)<br />Cupid and started in Lafayette, Louisiana<br />Walk It Out (2006)<br />Unk and started in Atlanta, GA<br />Crank That (Soulja Boy) (2007)<br />Soulja Boy and started in Chicago, Illinois.<br />Swag Surfin’ (2009)<br />F.L.Y. (Fast Life Yungstaz) and started in Stone Mountain, GA<br />Stanky Legg (2009)<br />GS Boyz and started in Texas<br />Jerking (2009) <br />New Boyz and started in Los Angeles, CA<br />
  11. 11. Hula Dance<br /><ul><li>The hula was pegged as being too “exotic” but was originally done as a Hawaiian ritual.</li></ul> King Kalakaua&apos;s was a easygoing, fun loving person so,<br /> under his reign, in 1874 the ban on Hula was<br /> trashed. &quot;Hula is the language of the heart and therefore the heartbeat of the Hawaiian people.“<br /> —King K<br /> Hula Kahiko (Ancient hula) <br /> Hula Auana (Modern hula)<br />
  12. 12. Aloha Hula <br />Traditional drums- Pahu, Puniu, Ipuheke<br />Made from gourds, coconut or breadfruit tree trunk, or half coconut shell with skin stretched over it<br />Other commonly used instruments are the &apos;uli&apos;uli (feather decorated gourd rattle), pu&apos;ili (split bamboo <br />rattle), and kala&apos;au (sticks). There is a close <br />correspondence between the foot patterns and <br />the rhythmic patterns of the instruments.<br />Nowadays, the traditional <br />instruments used for the hula <br />has been replaced by the guitar <br />and ukulele. <br />
  13. 13. Works Consulted<br /><br /><br /><br /><br />