DeVry University World Dance Russian Dance Discussion Essay There are 5 videos to choose from. All are very short (under 8 minutes) videos.
Choose one of the dance videos you watched in this module to research further. Write a minimum 350 word essay describing the dance, and the culture of the people who perform this dance. What are the dancers wearing in the video? Is the audience participating in some way? What instruments are being used? What function does this dance serve? When is the dance performed? Are their gender roles within the dance or is the dance performed by only 1 gender? Why? Have there been changes in the way this dance was performed traditionally vs. in contemporary performance?
These questions should serve as a springboard for your own inquiry. Research the dance using additional sources and cite them after your essay.