Knowing How to End a Performance

Leyla Najmas Belly Dance Blog, Know How To End a Performance

Most of the time when music ends, it’s easy to know how to end a performance but in saying this, one must know how to hear music especially if it’s composed and based on various cultures esthetics, traditions and past history. There have been articles in magazines regarding how to approach a stage, where to position yourself and what kind of lights to use but for me I always wanted to know where and how to end. And I use to wonder, was there a protocol to ending a performance. It seemed like standing there at the end and bowing never seemed to be enough and yet I have ended this way with various performances. Read more