1.1 Introduction Reality TV is a television programming genre that records real life situations. These often come with a reward and are viewed for entertainment. The program being discussed is Dance Moms (2016) categorized in the competition drama. This report will discuss how real Dance Moms is through looking at the reality events and the editing. 2.1 Summary of Dance Moms Dance Moms is an American reality TV show.
Hawaiians believed that Laka was demanded by her sister Pele to dance hula, then she started swaying gracefully to the sound of the wind and the ocean. After then “hula was practice as a sacred dance of a goddess and nature” (5). Every time hula is being dance, each movement that a dancer moves tells a story to anything, and it might be a surrounding, weather, or the changing of the tide. Hawaiian elders believe that the main purpose for hula is to “pass down their traditions, their history, and their religion to the coming generations to honor deity, local chiefs and important community members (6)”. Hula was a very sacred dance, it was taught that they only dance hula on special occasions.
In addition they must include her sister, who happens to have two left feet. But a plot twist reveals that for them to receive the inheritance, the must bring the family together. The choreography of this dance sequence is based on a traditional aspect, this includes much synchronised upper and lower body gestures and an almost always a fast tempo. The set design differs between classy and traditional but also very unique and colourful sets. Hot shoe shuffle includes props to enhance level changes and bring attention to the theme and the performers.
Some television shows that contain this are unskilled celebrities dancing on Dancing with the Stars and memorizing a dance piece in days in So You Think You Can Dance. Individuals argue that the public perceives the process of becoming a dancer to be quick and easy. Dance professionals feel that this representation shows an inaccurate representation of becoming a dancer. Specifically, with Dancing with the Stars, Tony Cardinali, a choreographer and studio owner, mentioned how becoming a professional dancer doesn’t take four to five weeks when starting out without prior experience (Bauknecht) Due to the quick timeframe of the shows themselves, the public perceives the perfection of the art of dance to be accomplished in days or a week timespan because of these shows. Others argue that dance is only seen as a source of entertainment, rather than a sense of art through television shows.
The origins of hula are actually believed to be from stories of Pele and her family. Hula incorporates chanting and dancing. Hula dance “Not only was it done to honor the goddess, it was the Hawaiian record of history. It was believed that changing the dance would change history. Now, schools for hula exist and the history and meanings of the movement are considered sacred, but it is also meant to be enjoyed.” (Hula Dancing Culture).
I looked over to see him gone. He was dancing with nancy white, the captain of the nal team. I had been left alone at my first highschool dance by the nerdiest guy in my class. I ran outside and waited by myself for my parents to pick me up when Will came out and sat right next to me. As my stomach filled up with thousands of butterflies he said, “ what are you doing out here julie?
The day every girl in Eunice New Mexico dreamed about, the Father Daughter Dance. It was the day that we have all talked about and we all wanted to go. My dad was my date, he was also my best friend, we did a lot together. He was a big scary man, as all my friends thought but inside he was a teddy bear, and yes, he could be mean but then again he could be so sweet. This day was the one night out of the year that we all got to put on dresses get our hair and makeup done and look like princesses.
The interesting fact was that the under study can be either a guy or a girl. Even though it is mostly the girls dancing, when a guy merges in, no one really knows. He creates a movement on someone but its not fixed. Even though it can be changed, but its not pure improvisation. The piece has a complicated scene of people partying at the Christmas party, audience can choose to watch everyone or audience can choose to watch one person and everything would still make sense.
Hawaii’s culture is about 1500 years old. The culture started when Polynesians voyaged to Hawaii and settled there. Hawaiian culture is based on three main aspects. Food such as broiling pig, taro and banana. Dance including the hula or as it was traditionally called Kahiko and warfare/weapons examples including the Koa and different forms of training and attach techniques.
The parents of the young girl start off by making a brindis, or a toast. They remark on the young girl with fond memories and special messages, transferring knowledge and life experience to her. Most importantly to their little girl blossoming into a mature women. The father daughter dance of the is the first dance of the night with the young girl and her father. It's the most emotional dance that symbolizes the young girls first dance with her father as a women.