I've watched the videos here on D-F of dancers who, it is my understanding, are certainly advanced enough to be considered sophisticated. I've also seen it danced socially (as in, not competition efforts to be impressive) by people I'm assuming are skilled enough to portray the character of the dance. I'm NOT considering cheesy class routines. My opinion does not change. I do not care for the character of the dance. Period. I can find absolutely nothing about it that appeals to me. End of story. It's not a criticism of others. It's not a judgement. I realize that other people feel very differently, and that's fantastic. I'm happy for them. All I'm saying is, "silly, pompous, melodramatic, shallow" is how the dance appears to me.