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Dance

Contains 13 Videos

Ethnic Dance: Tibet

Ethnic Dance: Tibet

The Heritage of Chinese Culture and Dance

Living on the Plateau, at an average elevation of over 12 thousand feet above sea level, the Tibetan people are known to be compassionate, bold, candid and devout. Most Tibetans practice Tibetan Buddhism. Just as the distinctive geographical and...Show More
Ethnic Dance: Inner Mongolia

Ethnic Dance: Inner Mongolia

The Heritage of Chinese Culture and Dance

In this programme, the ethereal voice of Buren Bayaer (a legendary Inner Mongolian singer), along with the images of yurts and running horses, brings the audience to an otherworldly setting of Inner Mongolia. Inner Mongolians, in general, are...Show More
Ethnic Dance: Han

Ethnic Dance: Han

The Heritage of Chinese Culture and Dance

Han is the largest ethnic group in China, whose people inhabit the middle and eastern regions of the country. Han folk dance tradition started on the streets in the 5th century as ritual events. Nowadays, this tradition named Yangko flourishes...Show More
Ethnic Dance: Dai

Ethnic Dance: Dai

The Heritage of Chinese Culture and Dance

Located in the southwest region of China, Dai people enjoy mild weather and beautiful landscapes of mountains and lakes. While the water splashing and dragon boating events held in their annual spring festival showcase the close ties between...Show More
Ethnic Dance: Aini

Ethnic Dance: Aini

The Heritage of Chinese Culture and Dance

Neighbouring with the Dai group, Aini group lives primarily in and around mountains and canyons at an altitude of twenty-five to eighty hundred feet. They are famous for their production of Pu-erh tea. Dancing and singing are second nature to the...Show More
Classic Dance: Long Sleeve

Classic Dance: Long Sleeve

The Heritage of Chinese Culture and Dance

This programme provides an overview of the historical development of Long Sleeve Dance, a dance form dating back to the 7th century BCE, a time that is known as the Spring-and-Autumn period in Chinese history. It introduces a some of the codified...Show More
Classic Dance: Dunhaung

Classic Dance: Dunhaung

The Heritage of Chinese Culture and Dance

Dunhuang Dance is a form of Chinese dance that draws sources from body movements depicted in artefacts found in Dunhuang Mogao Caves. Located in Gansu Province of China, along the Silk Route, at the crossroads of trade as well as religious,...Show More
Patyegarang

Patyegarang

Choreography by Stephen Page Produced by Bangarra Dance Theatre in 2013. As the colonial fleet arrived on Eora country in the late 18th century, Patyegarang befriended the colony’s timekeeper, Lieutenant William Dawes, gifting him her language...Show More
Terrain

Terrain

Choreography by Frances Rings Produced by Bangarra Dance Theatre in 2012. Described as a hymn to Country, 'Terrain' transports us to Lake Eyre, the place of Australia’s inland sea and one of the few untouched natural waterways in the world....Show More
Mathinna

Mathinna

WARNING: The final three dances of Mathinna - 'Convict', 'Moonshine' and 'Drowning' - deal with sexual abuse, alcohol abuse and death. Teachers are strongly advised to view the programme and use their discretion to determine the suitability of...Show More
Tap Dance Composition

Tap Dance Composition

Dance Composition Series

Tap dancing is a popular dance style all around the world. This audible style of dance comes from the tapping sound made when the metal discs on the soles of the shoes hit a hard surface. The dancer is a percussive instrument, as the feet tap out...Show More
Hip Hop

Hip Hop

Dance Composition Series

This fun and engaging programme will guide students through the first steps of creating a Hip Hop dance routine. The importance of the warm up and warm down when participating in physical activity is also emphasised in this entertaining programme.
Australia Dances

Australia Dances

This lively programme examines the rich history of dance in Australia; from Aboriginal dancing to the rise of ballet; from the influence of Robert Helpmann to the major role of today's contemporary dance companies in Australian identity....Show More