<img src="http://www.dancing-times.co.uk/Pics/dancetoday/200305/front.jpg" alt="" /> From social beginnings to professional ends
Dance 2XS is an exciting troupe of young vibrant artists creating a new breed of talent for the
dance and entertainment industries. Having already created successful Hip-Hop troupes in America, Dance 2XS’s unique family tree has branched to England. Folu Merriman-Johnson explores their secret of success for Dance Today.
The link between popular music and dancing cannot be denied. For years musical groups have been choreographing movements to their music to enhance their appeal to the audiences. Even back when the Jackson Five and Elvis performed, the importance of entertaining live shows was well known.
Today, with the emergence of the music video and satellite television, this link is even more widely recognised. Dance troupes provide the link between dancing and the popular music industry, an industry, where dancers are in demand almost as much as the artists they serve. With the dramatic increase in musical performers utilising dancers or dance troupes, especially Hip-Hop ones, the latter have now found themselves performing for both live shows and videos, creating an ever greater demand for click for more
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