Tayub Dancers in Social Reality in Dusun Bulu, Kropak Village, Wirosari Subdistrict, Grobogan Regency
Tayub is one type of art in several regions in the province of Central Java which until now is still preserved. Tayub is a type of folk dance with gamelan, which is one of its functions as entertainment. A tayub dancer has the main position in a show. Tayub dancers are the main actors who provide an aesthetic touch in tayub. The majority of tayub dancers are young women (under 30 years old). In Dusun Bulu, Kropak Village, Wirosari Subdistrict, Grobogan Regency, there is a community of tayub dancers who are still active. The tayub dancer in Dusun Bulu is organized in a studio. There are several phenomena or social realities of the life of tayub dancers in Dusun Bulu. The social reality of the tayub dancer is an accumulation of the times. Tayub dancers, on the one hand, are art agents who display aesthetics; on the other hand, they are also women who play a role in the household. Tayub dancers in Dusun Bulu represent women who have a dual role, namely as artists in the context of work and as housewives. They grapple with social reality: between life needs and pleasure. They realize that social reality (das sein) must be accepted as it is, but also used as a consideration in acting (das sollen).
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