Thai dancing is an umbrella term for classical and folk dances native to Thailand. Classical Thai dancing often features elaborate costumes and jewelry, especially for female performers, which may represent figures such as monkeys or devils. These dances may be performed to the voice of a narrator or background music. Folk Thai dances vary widely, from very upbeat to slow-paced. Dancers generally maintain an upright but fluid posture with hand and arm positions that express the tempo of the dance. Footwork may involve intricate stepping or simple walking to the rhythm of the music. Both folk and classical dances are performed during various celebratory occasions and festivals.
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Thai Dramatic Arts Troupe
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