Rebellious Movement; the World of Modern Dance

What is now referred to as 'modern dance' came into being in the early 20th century as a form of rebellion against classical ballet's tight strictures. Today, the term encompasses a broad range of genres, including abstractionist, avant-garde and postmodern dance.

This blog site pays tribute to modern dance; its origins, evolution, and its most celebrated performers. Here, devotees of contemporary dance (including dancers themselves) can find many well-researched posts about all things pertaining to this exciting art form. Readers will also find all the latest modern-dance news, including updates on scheduled shows and recitals in their particular country or region.

Utah School of Dance Shows Covid- 19 Adaptation

6 May 2021

In a bid to showcase both the pain and inspiration that came from the COVID-19 induced isolation, the university's dance team performed a symbolic dance as they graduated. Going by the theme 'Introspection,' the dance showed that the students could adapt to a new way of doing things.

The Beauty of Variety in Modern Dance

30 Mar 2021

The beauty of modern dance is that it does not stick to many rigid rules. So long as it follows the simple rule of sequencing, dancers are free to use their creativity. This means there can be as many modern dance routines as the imagination can create.