Lyrical dance (commonly referred to as, merely, lyrical) is a dance style that is frequently performed on The Next Step.
Lyrical dance originated in Russia in the early twentieth century. It became a popular dance style in the 1970s where it was often deemed as a subgenre of jazz dance of which told a story and had classical ballet technique.
Lyrical dance is occasionally deemed as a combination of techniques from jazz, ballet and contemporary. Hence the name, lyrical is set to songs with lyrics in it which the dancer connects to with the dance.
- ↑ History of Lyrical and Contemporary - The History Of Dance. Weebly. Retrieved on August 11, 2017.
- ↑ Lyrical dance - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Wikipedia (October 27, 2005). Retrieved on August 11, 2017.