stage dancing

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n stage dancing a show involving artistic dancing
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Usage

In literature:

They reached the landing-stage, and there, sure enough, danced the "Eliza" half a mile out at sea.
"Parkhurst Boys" by Talbot Baines Reed
They dance, they converse, they sing, for exhibition, and as if they were on the stage.
"Travels through the South of France and the Interior of Provinces of Provence and Languedoc in the Years 1807 and 1808" by Lt-Col. Pinkney
When this was done they danced off the stage, and immediately, as if in the distance, was heard the voice of a man singing.
"The World of Ice" by R.M. Ballantyne
The auditorium possessed a stage and a good dance floor.
"The History of the American Expedition Fighting the Bolsheviki" by Joel R. Moore
The genius of our hero played like a dancing sunbeam over the early Elizabethan stage.
"John Lyly" by John Dover Wilson
Miss Fisher retired from the stage in 1841, and for some years was a teacher of dancing in Boston.
"The Arena" by Various
After every dance, in the early stage of the ball, there is a general set of the dancers in the direction of the tea-room.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. 12, No. 32, November, 1873" by Various
He crossed the hall into the drawing-room, where a dozen or so couples were dancing in various stages of aesthetic intoxication.
"Tutors' Lane" by Wilmarth Lewis
My stage dancing is the type of dancing that gets over with an audience.
"The Art of Stage Dancing" by Ned Wayburn
There was a stage in front, on which a crowd of girls came with timbrels dancing and singing.
"The History of London" by Walter Besant
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In poetry:

A stage below, in gay accord,
White butterflies danced on the wing,
And still the singing skylark soared,
And silent sank and soared to sing.
"A Green Cornfield" by Christina Georgina Rossetti
Breaking the line and jumping in front
Into the circle sneaks one skinny runt
Two brothers dance forward on the mud stage
The guards blow their whistles and chase them in rage
"September On Jessore Road" by Allen Ginsberg
But loud 'oorays don't 'arf ixpress my rage
When Danny comes upholstered fer the jig.
I've seen it on the stage,
Rat comic rig;
But never at a country dance before
'Ave I seen sich crook duds as Danny wore.
"The Dance" by C J Dennis

In news:

Kerry Maloney / The Times-Picayune Riley Mankin, 7, smiles at her fellow dancers on stage May 23 during the National Tap Dance Day celebration held at Heritage Park in Slidell.
On my way down to the stage to see Dylan, I swung by the Dance tent where Moby was spinning (like the lingo I used there.
British rock stars are seizing the stage to close the Olympics with an extravaganza that promises to keep a worldwide audience entertained well into the night — and dancing all the way to Rio.
Miku sings and dances on stage as a hologram.
From the dance floor to the stage.
Students danced and sang familiar tunes from popular stage shows.
Since 1996, Desiree Witt has been working in West Virginia with the Morgantown Dance board of directors to stage story ballets, such as "The Nutcracker," for the community.
SAMANTHA OWENS/ SPECIAL TO COURIER & PRESS Elementary and middle school students from the entire Central High School feeder school community dance on Central's Auditorium stage during the Wizard of Oz practice Thursday, November 1, 2012.
ST CLOUD – Big hair, 1960s pop music, loads of singing and dancing – it's all happening on the Paramount Theatre stage beginning tonight.
A group of students at the University of Mississippi have formed a dance company which allows them to create, stage and market their own productions.
The "Criminal" singer first danced on stage at age 3 and won loads of pageant trophies, which are now housed in a museum in Kentwood, Louisiana.
The stage at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts will be alive with a sugar plum fairy and dancing mice as A.V.A.
To start the festivities, Oprah dances onto the stage with one of her all-time favorite guests, John Travolta.
Fortunately for dancing patrons and stage-diving lead singers, the Capital Ale House in Richmond lacks both amenities.
You might see dancing on the bar at college dance club when the Young Pinstripe Brass Band plays on Wednesday or when DJs and other performers take the stage other nights.
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In science:

N -body dance of the star cluster as a whole. A ma jor complication in this last stage of transformation is the question of how to update the stellar evolution module of each SPH ob ject.
The Starlab Environment for Dense Stellar Systems
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