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The movie Shall We Dance featured John Clark who was a man with a wonderful job, a wife named and a loving family, who nevertheless feels that something is missing as he makes his way every day through the city. Each evening on his commute home, John sees a beautiful woman, staring with a lost expression through the window of a dance studio. Haunted by her gaze, John impulsively jumps off the train one night, and signs up for dance lessons, hoping to meet her. At first, it seems like a mistake. His teacher turns out to be not Paulina, but the older Miss Mitzi, and John proves just as clumsy as his equally clueless classmates on the dance-floor. Even worse, when he does meet Paulina, she icily tells John she hopes he has come to the studio to seriously study dance and not to look for a date. But, as his lessons continue, John falls in love with dancing. Keeping his new obsession from his family and co-workers, John feverishly trains for Chicago's biggest dance competition. His friendship with Paulina blossoms, as his
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Unformatted text preview: enthusiasm rekindles her own lost passion for dance. But the more time John spends away from home, the more his wife becomes suspicious. With his secret about to be revealed, John will have to do some fancy footwork to keep his dream going and realize what it is he really yearns for. Written by Sujit R. Varma They performed dances such as : rumba, the quickstep, foxtrot, ballet promenade, waltz and a few others. I wad very familiar with most of the dance frames that were shown in the movie a lot dance instructions and foot movements were the same as what we had learned in class. Steps such as heel-toe. Based on my experience I do believe a 5 week time frame is feasible to perform as John did at competition. We had about 15 weeks of classes but, only 2 sessions per week while, they had many more practice sessions. With very hard work and specific dance routines I do believe this time frame was feasible....
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This note was uploaded on 07/26/2009 for the course 3534 3535 taught by Professor Nelson during the Spring '09 term at LSU.

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