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Character/Acting

Character dance is a stylized representation of traditional folk dances

At Dance Channel TV Studios Character dances are taught to students beginning with the basic skills of coordination and style of folk dances from around the world. As the student develops in their dance training, character dance becomes a perfect blend between technical skill and emotion portrayed in their dance performances.

Learning the art of character dance at Dance Channel TV Studios will expose you or your child to many popular character dance adaptations including the national dances of Hungary, Russia, Poland, Italy, China and Spain.

In the dance world “Character Dance” is often used in misleading ways that have no bearing to the origins of the dance. DCTVS teachers are familiar with the history of the folk-dances that the character work was developed from and teach not only the ‘moves’ but also the meaning and intent behind the dancesr.

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