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The term Ballroom encompasses so many specific dance forms, all of which require partner work. Historically, it was a type of social dancing reserved for privileged citizens. On the show, we’ve seen Salsa, Argentine Tango, Viennese Waltz, Samba, Paso Doble, Rumba, Foxtrot, Jive, Cha-cha and the dreaded Quickstep.
Bollywood is a group style of dance that originates in India. It is usually performed to up-tempo songs and requires great stamina and strength (particularly in the legs). This dance style was first introduced on SYTYCD in season 4 when Katee Shean and winner Joshua Allen performed to “Dhoom Taana.”
Broadway is essentially musical theatre. Each routine tells a story and requires that the dancers perform more theatrically than they would in other routines. Tyce Diorio has become SYTYCD’s go-to choreographer for Broadway. He has adapted pieces from many plays and films, including Hairspray.
On SYTYCD, the term Contemporary has been used to describe several similar forms of classical dance, including Lyrical, Modern and Contemporary. It’s a mixture of Modern Dance and Classical Ballet. This style allows for a lot creative freedom, as the show’s famed choreographers, like Mia Michaels and Travis Wall, have shown.
Modern dance is a dance style that rejects many of the strict rules of classical ballet, focusing instead on the expression of inner feelings. Modern dance was created as a rebellion against classical ballet, emphasizing creativity in choreography and performance.
Hip-hop is a dance style, usually danced to hip-hop music, that evolved from the hip-hop culture. Hip-hop includes various moves such as breaking, popping, locking and krumping, and even house dance are also forms of hip hip, which originated in the 1970s.. Improvisation and personal interpretation are essential to...