Modern Dance In America

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The state holds great power in media and its expression. Modern dance in America was developed as a separate identity from colonial European heritage. Much like other aspects of society, dance was also revolutionizing itself from the rest of the world by forming new techniques and training the body to encompass all. It is interesting to see how the state, even though it’s not present in classrooms directly, is indirectly present through the teachers and their method of teachings. The history of the technique and its teacher has a different authority from students learning on their own accords. By being part of the institution dancers are able to shape their body to the next technique or routine required of them, it’s not a freedom of expression
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