A specific category of dance that has a tradition or history and is identifiable by specific characteristics, social and cultural contexts (e.g. classical ballet, jazz, contemporary, tap).
This is a term used to classify media work according to their use of repeated, recognisable and predictable sets of codes and conventions and narratives. (e.g. film genres include horror, musicals, documentary and science fiction; TV genres include sport, news and reality shows; video game genres include first person shooter, real time strategy).
Style or category of art, architecture, theatre or literature. Historical precedent has informed the categorising of artwork, buildings, films, books, plays into genres