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Contemporary Ballet is said to have been started by George Balanchine. Baryshnikov was a student of this type of dance.

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Why do people dance contemporary dance?

(I think) It is because they do not want to dance Ballet. According to what I have heard, Contemporary is supposed to be against Ballet, and it was supposed to be for people who want to break free from the rules of Ballet. The woman that invented Contemporary probably learned Ballet and probably found it very restricted and questioned about (e.g.) why the positions were like that and why she could not do it another way. I think that is why she invented Contemporary.


What is modern ballet?

Contemporary Ballet.


When was Complexions Contemporary Ballet created?

Complexions Contemporary Ballet was created in 1994.


When was contemporary dance invented?

around the 1920s. Isadora Duncan (the creator of contemporary dance) felt ballet wasn't self-expressive enough.


What types of the ballet?

Classical ballet and contemporary.


How can ballet help your contemporary technique?

Ballet is actually very important for contemporary technique because contemporary is a mix of ballet and modern. You need the technique of ballet and the free movement of modern. Most contemporary dancers have a lot of training in ballet. Ballet also helps with strengthening and building the right muscles needed for contemporary as well as the basic movements such as turning.


When was Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet created?

Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet was created in 2003.


What is the difference between ballet and contemporary?

Ballet is more restricted and technical Contemporary is more free


What is contemporary ballet?

Contemporary ballet is less classical than say pointe. Its more of lyrical or jazz mixed with ballet technique


Where can you find a toe shoe for ballet?

In ballet/contemporary dancing!


What are different types of ballet dance?

classical and contemporary ballet


What are some dance genres that originated from ballet?

from ballet, contemporary evolved, to be a good contemporary dancer u need to be ballet trained, modern jazz also developed from ballet.

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