Meaning of dance drama in English:

dance drama


  • A drama in which all the action is expressed by dancing.

    ‘During this festival, participants had to compete in poetry, dance, stage plays and a dance drama.’
    • ‘The unique indigenous folk dance called Yakshagana (a dance drama usually glorifying Indian mythology) is now thought to be the precursor of some of the well-known South Indian dances like Kuchipudi.’
    • ‘Wei Zhi, from the organizing committee of the art festival, revealed that the closing ceremony will feature a flamenco dance drama produced by the versatile artist Carlos Saura.’
    • ‘The dance drama will have two narrators apart from the on stage dancers.’
    • ‘On Saturday, a dance drama, based on Jayadeva's Gita Govinda, will be enacted at Ravindra Kalakshetra, directed by danseuse Radha Sridhar.’
    • ‘Traditional dance has flourished in Japan for centuries within the highly stylized forms of dance drama.’