To most people, dance is not always seen as a form of art. But in fact, it is one of the most expressive forms in the art world. Dance is international, so there are many different types, coming from cultures all over the world; ballet, hip hop, Bharata Natyam, Geogian Folk, Australian Aboriginal, Bulgarian Folk, Flamenco; the list goes on and on. As an audience, we look at dance and observe the movement, music, the facial expressions, the clothing, and the story behind it. But do we notice any gender role patterns? If so, what types of dances or cultures show these gender roles and are they changing? Below you will see a collection of pictures and videos of different dances that explore my questions about gender roles.

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