Yes, I know it IS a bad thing in certain situations....
Let me back up... Obviously, if you visit here regularly, you see I do "dancing with the stars" updates. I also am a huge fan of So you think you can dance... there are some people who can DANCE!!! And some of the dances stick with you for years! I still cant hear "Bleeding Love" & not think of our cutie Chelsie, who is NOW on Dancing with the Stars! Ahh - love the circle of life of dancers!
My funny friend, Pooba had on her blog today two dances... & one of them was one of my top five dances - Addiction by Kayla & Kupono. I'm adding it at the bottom & if you havent seen it, you should watch it. If you have seen it - you totally know you want to watch it again.
The thing about that dance is how horrible "addiction" looks - the evil on his face... as addiction CAN look! I remember when Mia Michael, the choreographer, put it together. She said, "You can look controlling because YOU KNOW SHE'LL COME BACK TO YOU AGAIN".... & that look he gives at the end - its that look Mia was talking about. A snide look of, "you think you walked away? You'll be back"... gives me chills...
I looked at a defition of "addiction" - it said "a strong craving" - or " something that is habit-forming"
I want to put out an idea to some choregraphers out there. Mia Michaels, you listening? Let's do a dance where someone is addicted to God & godly things! Have that person keep running back & running back & have THAT "addiction" lovingly take them back & show nothing but love & caring... Can you imagine how different that dance would be... & how sweet the face would be at the end of that dance with the same look of "you'll be back"... a look of love in the eyes of that statement...
Wouldnt THAT be a good dance?...
I totally want to be 100% addicted to God, where I keep running back & His arms are open to always know I can come back to Him... Addiction.... doesnt always have to be a bad thing....
Thursday, November 05, 2009
Addiction - a bad thing?
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I haven't watched this season but I remember the Bleeding Love from last season and I LOVED IT!ReplyDelete
Wow that dance was intense. Such a artful representation of what addiction looks like.
I agree, a dance showing the addiction to God's love and grace would be amazing!
yes,yes,yes! That would be the most beautiful dance of all!ReplyDelete
What a great idea! I've always associated addiction with something bad. But you can be addicted to something good too! I would love to see a dance based on that theory.ReplyDelete
I hope Mia was listening!
(Or maybe you could just choreograph for the show!)
I still cry every time I see that dance. It's so powerful!ReplyDelete
And I like your view on changing the bad to good
Wow...that leaves me breathless!ReplyDelete
I can only imagine the critique she would get if she actually choreographed a dance with God as the center of it. Nigel would be livid, as he was when one of the dancers auditioned.ReplyDelete