> I've had the unfortunate experience of trying to dance to an amateur > dance devisor's creation where the "rules" were broken to make the > dance more interesting. I would advise sticking to 8 bar phrases > because the musical cues need to match the movements. Dances > where the movements don't align with music rarely survive for long. > People don't enjoy them.
Hmm, you've made the same point as a number of others but have also
raised a new question: how many professional dance devisors are there
out there? I thought that we were all "amatuer", devisors and dancers
alike. I'm willing to be corrected if they do it differently in your
part of the world.