Dance Competition Culture and Commercial Dance

  title={Dance Competition Culture and Commercial Dance},
  author={Karen Schupp},
  journal={Journal of Dance Education},
  pages={58 - 67}
  • Karen Schupp
  • Published 3 April 2019
  • Art
  • Journal of Dance Education
ABSTRACT In the United States dance competition culture and commercial dance are both highly visible. Although connections between the two distinct dance worlds are implicitly present, they remain largely unexamined. To begin a conversation about how commercial dance and dance competition culture relate and their influence on dance education, this article provides a contextualization of nine dance competition teacher/choreographers' perceptions of how commercial dance and dance competition… 

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