Victoria Lyras of the Indianapolis School of Ballet, for example, loves her Harlequin dance floor because "…it allows my dancers to feel secure and to have their primary focus during performances be on the choreography - not the floor."
Claude Heintz, Technical and Theater Director for the University of Wisconsin- Madison dance department, was not happy with the American Harlequin floor he found in the theater when he took over eleven years ago.
Spreading from Great Britain through Europe, Asia, and Australia, the installation of an American Harlequin dance floor is becoming part of a global standardization of dance surfaces.
Part of what has brought American Harlequin dance floors to prominence in the field of dance, both socially and professionally, is the wide variety of solutions the floors provide.
A mask may be decorated in Mardi Gras colors of green, purple and gold, but you can also use a stark black-and-white pattern, especially if you are dressing as a Harlequin.
With such a wide variety of products, American Harlequin dance flooring and their overseas counterparts have a great number of testimonials on their website.
This is the challenge that Harlequin floors undertook to meet, and for the most part, the company has been doing it all over the world.
All in all, American Harlequin seems to satisfy customers around the world, being a common flooring solution for dancers world-wide.
Let Harlequin be taken with a fit of the colic and his trappings will have to serve that mood too.
Among venomous snakes the harlequin, or coral snake (Elaps fulvius) is common along the coast; the copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix) along the wooded banks of creeks and rivers; the cottonmouth (Agkistrodon piscivorus), in all parts of the state except the more arid districts; the "sidewiper," or massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus consors, sometimes called Crotalophorus tergeminus) and the ground rattlesnake (Sistrurus miliarius), in all sections.