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dance drama Line breaks: dance drama

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Definition of dance drama in English:

noun

A drama in which all the action is expressed by dancing.
Example sentences
  • During this festival, participants had to compete in poetry, dance, stage plays and a dance drama.
  • The unique indigenous folk dance called Yakshagana (a dance drama usually glorifying Indian mythology) is now thought to be the precursor of some of the well-known South Indian dances like Kuchipudi.
  • Wei Zhi, from the organizing committee of the art festival, revealed that the closing ceremony will feature a flamenco dance drama produced by the versatile artist Carlos Saura.

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