What Motivates Dancers

December 14, 2018 Dancing Arts

Just as we distinguish music from sound, we can distinguish dance from movement. What makes music and dance identifiable is the intention, the motivation behind them. No matter how elegantly someone walks down the street, it is not dancing until they intend it to be; the dancer literally wills a dance into existing, simply by wanting it to exist. Whatever they mean it to be, it is. Within the dance universe, motivation plays an even larger role. Not only doesRead More