dance of the soldiers

Dance of the Soldiers



Against a Moscow sky, to music by Boris Alexandrov, the brilliant dancing of the soldiers. It’s a friendly contest, with fantastic footwork and adventurous acrobatics: the Dance of the Soldiers.






1. This was a video about soldiers training and practicing with guns. True or false?

2. Did the dance begin with twenty soldiers?

3. Were all the soldiers doing the same dance together?

4. In the middle of the performance, were there solo (individual) acts?

5. Were there only dance moves or also acrobatic moves? What were some examples?

6. The dancers where wearing dance costumes. Is this right or wrong?

7. The dancers consisted of men and women performing in a concert hall or show room. Is this correct or incorrect?


A. I loved the dance of the soldiers. And my friends love it too. Yes or no?

B. Have you seen such dance performances?

C. My friends and I want to dance like the soldiers.

D. Are dance groups, schools and clubs popular?

E. Dancing in the past or old dancing is better than modern dancing. What do you think?

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