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Nudity vs. Strippers
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Author:  dncrgrl2 [ Wed Nov 16, 2005 8:39 pm ]
Post subject:  Nudity vs. Strippers

Hi everyone! I'm new on here but I had a question for everyone... If you accept nudity in dance, then do you also accept strippers? Where is the line drawn?

Author:  Tom Skelton [ Thu Nov 17, 2005 4:45 am ]
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Let me put the question right back at you :Why does there have to be a line drawn at all?

Author:  salzberg [ Thu Nov 17, 2005 4:47 am ]
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Welcome to criticaldance, dncrgrl2.

If one person wants to take off her/his clothes and another person wants to watch, I don't see it as any of my business -- unless, of course, I'm either the spectator or the one disrobing.

That said, I think that nudity in dance is often used not for its aesthetic contribution but for its shock value.

Author:  Cassandra [ Thu Nov 17, 2005 6:04 am ]
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Isn't it all down to intention? The choreographers’ intentions can be various whereas stripping has only one intention - to titillate.

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