Latin American Dance

Latin American dances are the ballroom and folk dances that originated in Latin America. These dances are now included in international dance competitions around the world. They have proved so popular that many of the top dancers are internationally known and are household names. Their status has been reinforced by the popularity of television programs introducing celebrity dance competitions. Programs, […]

The Tap dance

Tap dance is unusual, as it provides both a visual entertainment and also gives out a percussion sound. The performers wear shoes that have metal “tap” on both the toe and the heel of the shoe. As the dance has evolved, it has split between the rhythm tap and the Broadway tap. The rhythm tap focuses on the percussion sound […]

The emergence of Ballet

Ballet emerged during the Italian renaissance period in the 15th century and was further enhanced by the French and the Russians until it became a court dance. As time passed, ballet had been taught in a number of schools around the world, which have helped to evolve the art. Although ballet first appeared in Italy, it was the French who […]