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Ruya Adly Professor Bailey DAN 105.35 5 February 2018 First Impressions In this assignment we were to watch several different dances and give our first impressions of these dances. My first impressions are as follows: Bharatnatyam: Classical Indian Dance As I began to watch the performance, I noticed immediately how decorated the dancer was. From the flowers in her hair, the jewelry hanging from her nose, the many bangles on her arms, all the down to the sound producing charms around her ankles. This classical Indian dance was done solo with very structed movements. I witnessed balancing and the coordination of limbs to create the moves. She positioned her arms and hands in ways which seemed challenging, however she made it seem effortless. The dance seemed to tell a story or imitate acts of worship. She expressed emotions throughout the dance, from her facial expressions, to the detailed movements of her hands and finger tips, and even used her eyes to help further her expressions. The dancer incorporated each body part during her performance, including her neck and heels of her feet. Although the dancer was heavily decorated with brightly colored clothing and lots of jewels, her moves and techniques, and seemingly fluid like movements were most impressive.
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Nimbaya: African Dance This African cultural dance was performed by a group of all women. The group was very energetic and upbeat, seeming to have a sense of pride shining out of them. They encouraged the audiences’ involvement and approval, which they thrived from. This dance was upbeat and emitted a joyful, exciting feeling. The facial expressions of the women seemed to be of true enjoyment and exhilaration. While all the women wore the same white outfits, and did the same
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