Robert Parker R110 - Section No. 3468 10/4/2006 Dina David Title of Speech – Ballroom Dancing Specific Purpose: To demonstrate to my class the basics of ballroom dancing. Central Idea: By knowing a few simple steps, one can easily navigate the floor at a formal affair. LEFT COLUMN label speech functions MIDDLE COLUMN content of speech use complete sentences RIGHT COLUMN Label physical behaviors Attention Revealing Topic Relevancy Credibility Preview INTRODUCTION I. Many of you have seen shows like Dancing with the Stars or So You Think You Can Dance, but most of you probably have no idea of the basics of each of these dances.
The movement, too, was similar to that of the Tambu, and the dance was also first seen to the wider public at the 1966 Festival Competition. The Ettu dance also has what is known as 'Shawling'. Shawling is a ritual which involves throwing of shawls or scarves around the neck of another dancer as a sign of appreciation. This significant task is an integral part of Ettu traditional dances. - See more at: http://timeinjamaica.com/ettu_dance#sthash.gzowyClv.dpuf Quadrille Quadrille originated from the popular dance of the French and English in the 18th and 19thcenturies.
They also have tiaras. The costumes for men are much less embellished. There are two types of shoes: gillies, which are soft shoes similar to ballet flats, and hornpipe/hard shoes. The feis is a competition in which dancers dance different dances at various levels, and win prizes, and, depending on what they get, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc., they might move up a level. The highest you can get is winning the Worlds Championships, held in Dublin at Easter, where dancers from all over the world compete for the world title.
I will focus on Ballet Folklorico de Mexico which is a folkloric ballet ensemble in Mexico City. For the past five decades folkloric dancers have performed dances in costumes that reflect the traditional culture of Mexico. The most famous dance group in Mexico is Ballet Folklorico de Amalia Hernandez, this group has been international competitions and has won many times. Folklorico is composed of Ballet steps and musical pieces reflecting various regions and folk music genres of Mexico. We should educate ourselves a little about Mexican Folklore.
By 1949 Ailey was studying under Horton’s company, a company that is “believed to be the first racially integrated Dance Company in the United States” (Monsho). It was here under the influence of Lester Horton, where Alvin Ailey’s career began to blossom . (Ailey Pictured at Horton’s Dance Studio) (Mitchell, Jack.1954) (http://blogs.loc.gov/music/2012/01/pic-of-the-week-happy-birthday-alvin-ailey-edition/)
In the movie, Mad Hot Ballroom, Public Schools in New York came together to compete in a dance called ballroom dance. In Ballroom dance, two persons move their body and hold hands together. Alex Tchassov of PS 150 defined ballroom dance as “a dialogue between a gentleman and a lady”. There are many types of ballroom dancing but the ones the schools competed on were Tango from Argentina, Rumba from Cuba, Foxtrot and Swing from America, and Merengue from Dominican Republic. The main purpose of my writing is to compare two schools namely PS 150 and PS 115.
BRS was crafted in 1962 when Knight made a deal with Onitsuka Tiger Company, a Japanese shoe company, to import their shoe to the United States. Knight had the idea to sell a low cost shoe with a very high quality. Knight had high aspirations of taking Adidas out the top spot in the athletic shoe market. In 1964, Bill Bowerman decided to join Knight as a partner at BRS to create a joint quest to be number one. Bowerman redesigned the Tiger shoes while Knight acted as the accountant/personal seller and went on the road to sell their newly crafted sneakers at track meets and local shoe stores.
Dassler shoes were seen worn by athletes in the Olympics in 1928, this really helped the company get its name out there. 3. However in 1948 Rudolf Dassler leaves to start his own company which is now known as Puma. III. Adidas has three different logos a.
Figure skating is an Olympic sport in which individuals, pairs, or groups perform spins, jumps, footwork and other intricate and challenging moves on ice skates. While people have been ice skating for centuries, figure skating in its current form originated in the mid-19th century. The International Skating Union (ISU) regulates international figure skating judging and competitions. Figure skaters compete at various levels from beginner up to the Olympic level (senior), and at local, national, and international competitions. The toe loop jump is a toe jump that takes off from the back outside edge and lands on the same back outside edge This is the first full rotation jump a skater learn.