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Passion Project

Feb 22, 2016




Passion Project. By: Autumn Jester. It all started when…. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

Passion Project

By: Autumn JesterPassion ProjectI moved into Texarkana when I was 5 years old. My mom decided she wanted to put me in an activity that would benefit me in the long run, so she decided to put me into dance. I started dancing when I was 5 years old. Ever since I started, it has been something thats stuck with me throughout my life. When I went out on the big stage, underneath the lights, there was a feeling like no other. Not only could I go out there and have so much fun, I could express myself through the music as well. Dancing was a lot like my get away. There was nothing else I would rather do!It all started when

Break dancing originated in the Bronx area of New York City in the early 1970s.

Facts About Dance- Did you know? Arts Alive. n.d. Web. 15 April 2013.Break dancing

Martha Graham is often credited as the founding mother of contemporary and modern dance.

Hanson, Rachel. Origins of Contemporary Dance. Love to Know Dance. n.d. Web. 15 April 2013.Contemporary dance

Many modern styles of dance such as jazz, hip hop and contemporary still use the language of ballet for some of the movements or use movements that have been adapted from ballet.

The Origin of Ballet. Scottish Ballet. n.d. Web. 16 April 2013.


A dance in which the rhythm or rhythmical variation is audibly tapped out with the toe or heel by a dancer wearing shoes with special hard soles or with taps.

Tap Dance. Dictionary. n.d. Web. 16 April 2013.Tap dancing

Ancient Egyptians used dancing for both entertainment and religion.

Dance Facts- History, Interesting Tips and Types of Dance. Dance Facts. n.d. Web. 15 April 2013.

Dance fact

Dance consumes a lot of energy. A three hour ballet dance is equivalent to two 90-minute soccer games or running 19 miles.

Dance Facts. 22 Facts. n.d. Web. 15 April 2013.Dance fact

Dancing is very beneficial to your health. It lowers the chances for heart and blood vessel diseases, improves posture and weight, reduces stress and tension, improve brain function because of constant presence of music, and can improve relationship between dance partners.

Dance Facts- History, Interesting Tips and Types of Dance. Dance Facts. n.d. Web. 16 April 2013.

Dance fact

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