Dancing Till Dawn: A Century of Exhibition Ballroom Dance

Dancing Till Dawn A Century of Exhibition Ballroom Dance This volume explores the rich history of exhibition ballroom dancing from its heyday in the s to the present Malnig s record of this intimate theatrical genre of dance features male female teams

  • Title: Dancing Till Dawn: A Century of Exhibition Ballroom Dance
  • Author: Julie Malnig
  • ISBN: 9780814755280
  • Page: 416
  • Format: Paperback
  • This volume explores the rich history of exhibition ballroom dancing from its heyday in the 1910s to the present Malnig s record of this intimate, theatrical genre of dance features male female teams as performers in cabaret, vaudeville, musicals, and, later, film and television Exhibition ballroom dancing is also examined as a cultural and social phenomenon that promoteThis volume explores the rich history of exhibition ballroom dancing from its heyday in the 1910s to the present Malnig s record of this intimate, theatrical genre of dance features male female teams as performers in cabaret, vaudeville, musicals, and, later, film and television Exhibition ballroom dancing is also examined as a cultural and social phenomenon that promotes new cultural standards This first comprehensive study of a unique dance genre and entertainment form utilizes primary sources, including promotional materials and print reviews, and is illustrated with original photographs.

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