apache dance


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a violent fast dance in French vaudeville (an apache is a member of the French underworld)

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But thanks to a brilliantly convincing cast, headlined by Holly Hunter and Evan Rachel Wood's mother-daughter Apache dance act, even the busiest dysfunction pile-ons maintain a clear core of behavioral truth.
Although Verastique has only played one gay character --a fierce drag queen who performs an apache dance in Victor/Victoria--he feels that Broadway is becoming more progressive in its attitudes.
Among the dancers scheduled to perform is Alesander Little Bow, who demonstrates traditional Apache dance.
Indeed, he could create a universe of astounding rhythm and motion with no more than some sheets of torn newsprint for a partner (1950's "Summer Stock"), or turn a down-and-dirty Apache dance into rock 'em, sock 'em ballet (with Vera-Ellen, in the 1948 "Words and Music").
The gay club, Chez Lui, has a bohemian atmosphere, so I looked for dance styles like the apache dance in the second act.