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Dance terminology

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There are many terms in English in the performing arts in China that require some explanation. While such terms can find equivalences in English, they have very different meanings within a Chinese context. A lot of misunderstandings between China and the West have to do with terminology, especially many Chinese confusing  “modern” and “contemporary” in the West.