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modern dance

noun
1.
a form of contemporary theatrical and concert dance employing a special technique for developing the use of the entire body in movements expressive of abstract ideas.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15
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Examples for modern dance
  • Our area is not that rich in small ballet ensembles intent on duplicating the experimental gusto of modern dance.
  • There seems to be a lack of information especially on modern dance in the area.
  • Most significant is his blending of modern dance and ballet.
  • Her background in modern dance and choreography informs her current arts practice and influences the work she produces.
  • It is based primarily on the principles of modern dance.
British Dictionary definitions for modern dance

modern dance

noun
1.
a style of free and expressive theatrical dancing not bound by the classical rules of ballet
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