Noun(1) a high-kicking dance of French origin performed by a female chorus line
(1) Another historic reference is made in Act III where the Neapolitan Dance becomes a cancan .(2) The Bluebell Girls - one of the last remaining companies to dance the traditional cancan - still perform at the Lido, on the Champs-Elysees.(3) Opening June 1 nationwide and slated to kick off next month's Cannes Film Festival, Moulin Rouge stars Nicole Kidman and depicts the cancan and cabaret world of Paris in 1899.(4) Founded in 1932, the Bluebell Girls are one of the last remaining companies to dance the traditional cancan , with its flying kicks and punishing splits.(5) Ben Nicolodi, the male solo dancer in the cancan , was an acrobat when he first entered the club.(6) Women have been condemned for dancing the cancan and the waltz.(7) Assuming center stage like a troupe of cancan dancers, they expose enormous legs beneath vibrant, Pucci-patterned miniskirts that recall Nixon-era fashions.(8) Entertainment includes cancan dancers and the music of Jerry Atwood and Sharon Montgomery.(9) The colours on her paintbrushes merged into her cancan dress, giving it a tie-dye appearance.(10) I mean, who knew that the French cancan had revolutionary roots, and the dance is coded, physically coded?(11) cancan dancers(12) From the riot of colour of the cancan dancers' skirts, to the outrageous gear worn by Toulouse-Lautrec, costume creates visual excitement.(13) Red Picotee, a scarlet variety with a white fringe, makes me think of the cancan , all high spirits and to hell with good taste.(14) The big numbers included, of course, the cancan , but also a Viennese waltz scene with the dancers in flowing ballroom gowns and a big, big finale, with ostrich-plume headwear and sequinned costumes.(15) But his most impactful display here must surely have been the unofficial exhibition that took place in the London streets when his cheeky posters for touring troupes of French cancan dancers were pasted up.(16) For example, when straightening your legs in cancan or crisscross, imagine reaching your toes as far away from you as you can, as if to touch an imaginary wall.
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