Organisers are describing Kabarett Babel as "a night of decadent cabaret, louche musicianship and terpsichorean
excess in the heart of Liverpool."
For example, the 'Terpsichorean
Divertisement' titled the 'Grand Burlesque Concert a la Jullien' on New York and San Francisco playbills of 1853 and 1854 consistently featured the 'American Quadrille' and comprised 'a general "POT PIE" of indescribable Musical Combination--from a Penny Whistle to a considerable sized Tin Horn, Sledge Hammer, Chinese Bells, &c.
Over all brooded the 'Tommys and Bettys' of Northern tradition, or the 'old farmer' and his 'wife', of the 'County of Broad Acres', admonishing and encouraging the 'lads of the village' in their exposition of centuries-old terpsichorean
Greene, The Terpsichorean
Monitor (Providence, 1889), p.
Great fan of all the different sorts of animal-based terpsichorean
arts, in fact.
Beginning with a two-hour gym workout at 6:00 a.m., she moves through a highly structured day with laser-intense focus that allows her to achieve maximum concentration and sustain the motivation necessary for her Terpsichorean
creativity and Herculean productivity.
In the piece, which premiered at the Japan Society in New York City this past February, the cast and creators braid together a skein of influences--Western and Eastern, American and Japanese, commercial, terpsichorean
Appearing in small type at the bottom of a column of advertising under the heading "Amusements," it is the sole baseball announcement among ads for "Imre Kiralfy's latest, greatest, and supreme triumph, NERO; OR THE FALL OF ROME," complete with 2,000 performers and a Terpsichorean
corps of 1,000 on the very largest stage of all time, and "Pain's '1666' GREAT FIRE OF LONDON," reenacted at Manhattan Beach on Coney Island.
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Same-sex ballroom allows for significant range in terpsichorean
style; some dancers clearly choose to embrace those elements, such as the degree of extension in the "lady's" back arch in Standard, that can be read as traditionally "feminine." Significantly lacking among both male and female Latin couples at the Gay Games and Outgames this year, however, were the exaggerated smoldering glances and muy macho grimaces that have increasingly transformed male-female ballroom arenas into sites of gender parody.
Those pieces comprised a heterogeneous assortment of contemporary dramas, melodramas and comedies, with adaptations from Scott and Dumas, romantic spectacles, a limited range of Shakespeare's plays, and numerous farces, extravaganzas, burlettas and interludes, all adroitly permutated to form a multiple bill of normally three plays per evening, interlarded with comic songs, ballets or 'terpsichorean
melanges', and a host of solo dances, from the highland fling, the sailor's hornpipe, the burlesque polka and the pas grotesque to the unimaginable 'pas mahometan', plus novelty items like Mons.
Born June 22, 1909, in Chicago, she graduated from Joliet High School where she captained the girls' track and basketball teams and was a member of the Terpsichorean