Unformatted text preview: dance o Astaire almost always danced very well dressed – tuxedo, etc. ° He always danced in places that were recognized as places to dance – the stage, etc ° Within his own films, he’s usually recognized as a great or professional dancer ° He embodies a king of grace in his dancers ° He almost never violates the Proscenium arch o Kelly’s dance is much more energenetic and spontaneous ° He’s graceful in a way that violates boundaries instead of respecting them ° His dances take over spaces that don’t normally belong to dance – he dances in trees, on roofs, on tables… ° It’s like he’s disobeying the ordinary restraints...
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- Fall '10
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