Broadway

Kelly Rowe, Dack, AA2 Fall 2014

Creation of Broadway Dance

The ancient Greeks incorporated dance into many of their plays, and while it was a style far from what we see today in the grand venues of New York, dance still captured audiences way back when. Broadway as we know it today began in the 1900s, where it was just beginning to make an impact in New York City culture.

The leaders in its creation were the ancient Greeks, as well as George Balanchine.

When it was created, and where it evolved

It was created in Ancient Greece, and evolved in the 1900's in New York.

Small Description of Dance

Broadway dance is the dancing incorporated into Broadway productions. Mostly in musical scenes do people dance.

Citations

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