What dance style is Strictly Ballroom?

This background proves crucial to the second half of the film, with Scott and Fran learning the ‘real’ version of the traditional Spanish Paso Doble dance – as opposed to the milquetoast, ‘strictly ballroom’ version – from Fran’s father Rico (Antonio Vargas).

What are the ballroom dancing styles?

Included in this style are the East Coast Swing, Jive, Rumba, Bolero, Cha Cha, Mambo, Samba and Paso Doble. Popular dances, such as the Argentine Tango, Salsa, Merengue, West Coast Swing, Hustle, Bachata, Night Club 2-Step and County and Western Dancing, are more recent additions to the world of Ballroom dance.

What is the ballroom dance called?

Standard ballroom dances include the waltz and the polka from the 19th century and the fox-trot, the two-step, and the tango, among others, from the 20th century.

What does strictly mean in dancing?

Strictly Come Dancing (informally known as Strictly) is a British television dance contest in which celebrities partner with professional dancers to compete in mainly ballroom and Latin dance. Each couple is scored by a panel of judges.

Where is Strictly Ballroom based?

Strictly Ballroom is based on a critically acclaimed stage play originally set up in 1984 by Luhrmann and fellow students during his studies at the National Institute of Dramatic Arts in Sydney.

Who is in Strictly Ballroom?


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