Ballroom Dance > Rudolph Ronde

Discussion in 'Ballroom Dance' started by DanceMentor, Mar 4, 2011.

  1. DanceMentor

    DanceMentor Administrator

    Where did they get the name "Rudolph"?
    While we are at it, what makes a good one?
  2. madmaximus

    madmaximus Well-Known Member

    Rudolph Valentino,

    erstwhile actor from the silent movies era.

    Or so I'm given to understand.

  3. Angel HI

    Angel HI Well-Known Member

    I have often wondered about the origin, and have received several theories; all of which I will spare you the grimmacing of.

    Re the execution, w/o going into grand detail, good one is well led by the man's interacting movement w/ the lady's right leg, and the subsequent rotation and lift of his right side. And, the taut and pointed resulting ronde by the lady. When danced poorly, it is most often one of/all of these elements gone awry.
  4. DanceMentor

    DanceMentor Administrator

    What about the dance position? Does it change? When?
  5. Dr Dance

    Dr Dance Well-Known Member

    Watch and see...

    Last edited: Mar 16, 2017
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  6. Mr 4 styles

    Mr 4 styles Well-Known Member

    I thought it was named after a ballet dancer. Perhaps nureyev

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