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Dance movements and choreography

call

verb

to tell dancers which movements to make, especially for a square dance

choreograph

verb

to plan the movements for dancers to perform

choreographer

noun

someone whose job is to plan the movements that dancers perform on stage

choreographic

adjective

relating to choreography

choreography

noun

the art of planning a series of dance steps for a group of dancers to perform to a piece of music

choreography

noun

the dance steps that a group of dancers performs to a piece of music

dance

noun

the activity or job of dancing in order to entertain an audience

footwork

noun

the way that you move your feet when you are dancing or playing sports

gesture

noun

the use of movement to communicate, especially in dance

kick

noun

a sudden movement of your leg forward and upwards, especially in a dance

step

noun

a particular movement or set of movements performed with your feet when you are dancing

wooden

adjective

a dancer who is wooden moves in a very stiff way that does not look natural or graceful

gyration

noun

light on your feet

able to move or dance in an easy and graceful way

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a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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