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America’s Ballroom Challenge; America’s Ballroom Challenge 2008: American Rhythm

02/06/2008

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Series
America’s Ballroom Challenge
Program
America’s Ballroom Challenge 2008: American Rhythm
Program Number

302

Series Description

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

Program Description

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.

Duration

00:56:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Event Coverage
Topics
Dance
Creators
Moreno, Aida (Series Producer)
Citation
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
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