The Issue of Dance Playlists

Whenever a dance approaches, the songs that will be played becomes a hot topic. Whenever a dance has passed, the playlist becomes the subject of satisfaction or disappointment, enjoyment or anger – the make or break of the dance. If the songs were lacking or not hype enough, the entire dance is a letdown with little energy. For something that’s almost entirety responsible for student opinion of a dance, the playlist is always in a risky position. From students adding or removing songs right before the dance starts, to teachers changing it mid-dance due to lyrics, an immense amount of altering and changing goes on. Let’s talk about what is and isn’t okay, and how the student body feels about it.