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Third Saturday Fusion Dance – CANCELED (temporarily)
May 16, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
An event every month that begins at 8:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until August 15, 2020
**EVERY THIRD SATURDAY**
8pm Lesson: Lauren Wellborn and Alix Wicker
DJs: Lanelle Ward and Kat Holloway
What is Fusion?
Fusion is an improvised lead-follow approach to dancing to any style of music that does not have a strictly defined dance aesthetic. Just as music adopts, adapts to, and blends with various influences and styles, fusion accomplishes the same in the form of dance. It is a triad of connection between your movement, your partner’s movement, and the music. Depending on the music and the dancers, fusion can mean creating a new dance style to unique music, or combining two or more established dance aesthetics into a single dance to reflect the sound of a song combining multiple influences.
Many fusion dancers are versed in the fundamentals of various dances, be it blues, tango, west coast swing, Lindy Hop, waltz, or hip hop. By finding the commonalities between various dance styles, or creating new movements, dancers can actively adapt and improvise their dance style to music of all influences.
Fusion is a continuously-developing concept and can mean different things to many different people.