By: Natasha Archary If you’ve watched any of those reality talent shows, you’d be familiar with the different forms of dance and music genres that jazz influenced over the years. Shows like “So you think you can dance,” “America’s got talent”, and their worldly spin-offs have been a platform for art in the form of dance to take center stage. The fluid, dramatic and emotional movements of contemporary dance has been closely slated as the epitome of jazz dance. And that’s not far off the mark. The fusion, experimental and exuberant bursts of choreography from contemporary dance forms encompasses the smooth and syncopated moves of jazz almost perfectly.