America’s Ballroom Challenge; America’s Ballroom Challenge 2008: American Rhythm
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- America’s Ballroom Challenge
- America’s Ballroom Challenge 2008: American Rhythm
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Premiered in 2006
Over the course of five weeks, top ballroom dancers compete at the world's largest ballroom dancing competition, in Columbus, Ohio. the series takes viewers onto the dance floor and behind the scenes as 24 couples compete for the ultimate dance title. Series release date: 2006
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The dances in the American Rhythm division consist of the cha cha, rumba, swing, bolero and mambo. With the exception of swing, which started in America, these sultry, sexy dances originated in Africa and Cuba. The essential ingredient is the suggestive hip rotation, referred to as “Cuban motion.” This is the only division in which the mambo, bolero and swing are danced competitively.
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- Moreno, Aida (Series Producer)
- Chicago: “America’s Ballroom Challenge; America’s Ballroom Challenge 2008: American Rhythm,” 02/06/2008, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 6, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CCDA4AF639D74FC3918CEF7FFE0D61B8.
- MLA: “America’s Ballroom Challenge; America’s Ballroom Challenge 2008: American Rhythm.” 02/06/2008. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 6, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CCDA4AF639D74FC3918CEF7FFE0D61B8>.
- APA: America’s Ballroom Challenge; America’s Ballroom Challenge 2008: American Rhythm. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CCDA4AF639D74FC3918CEF7FFE0D61B8