Floor Paths | Artopia
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In dance, a floor path - or pathway - is the "trail" left as the dancer travels through space. Floor paths can be straight, curved, or combination of the two. Choreographers try to create a variety of floor paths in order to provide visual interest or to create emotional or psychological impact. For example, a dancer moving directly toward the audience (advancing, coming closer) may have a different effect than one moving away from the audience (retreating).