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modern dance is the same by both starting aroung the 100s and having struture.

Modern dance is sort of like the "less strict" version of Ballet. In ballet, turn outs, points, ankles, knees, posture, and all that are extremely important and ballerinas spend years in perfecting them. However in modern, there are no turn outs, instead they turn in (in terms of the direction your knees are facing), and they don't emphasize on your point either. Modern is something less "formal" and "'strict" compared to ballet i guess.

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Is modern dance the same thing as ballet?

Modern is not the same thing as ballet as ballet is classical movements of the body and modern is modern dance but it is not the same as street dance, as it can be classical but not ballet.Also for modern you can wear dance trainers which you cannot use in ballet.Ballet you would have to wear point(e) shoes and soft ballet shoes.


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