Study Guide for Exam 1 - DAN-27076-001-201580: DANCE AS AN ARTFORM
Study Guide for Exam 1 - DAN-27076-001-201580: DANCE AS AN ARTFORM Dan 27076-001
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Week 4 Mon 92115 DANCE Study Guide for Exam 1 35 questions 5 points bonus True False Know sequence of Periods no dates 1 Paleolithic no language a Ritual and Cermony know difference i Ritual marked special occasion imitative of nature 2 Neolithic movement used as communication 3 Ancient Aesthetics Greek period a culture shaped dance Greek Art very important divinely inspired b Movement music poetry song group c Greek Theatre d India Bharata Natyam religious dances e Iapan dance back to 7th century all about the story grand costumes 4 Medieval church take over pagan dances dance banned by church plague death themes a Dance of Death emerged b Islamic lands dance as entertainment and ritual 5 Renaissance 1400 AD a renewed interest in arts b Court ballet for nobility and folk dance in country c became about individual artists 6 Renaissance rebirth 1440 ad 1700 ad a The de Medici Family Italy i Patron of the arts ii Catherine De Medici 1 Married Henri King of France 2 Brought several dance masters from Italy 3 Introduced ballet to court 7 Court Ballet a Balthasar de Beaujoyeulx 15351587 i Head dance master ii Choreographed 1St ballet iii Ballet Comiqu de la Reine 1581 b Pierre Beauchamps 16311705 i First ballet master of the academy of dance i Created the 5 feet positions used today i i Developed turned out leg iv Devised system of dance notation v French is the official language of ballet c Jean Baptiste Lully 16321687 y u y d i 1St director of the royal academy of music and dance ii Elevated status of opera and ballet from entertainment to professional art forms iii Later known as Paris Opera 8 From court ballet to theater a Proscenium Arch end of 16th c separation of dancer from audience i By end the 17th Ballet recognized as viable art form 1 Turnoutleg rotation 2 Established new vocabulary 3 Separation concentrated focus 9 Contemporary 1700 to the present a early times till today dance remains relevant b importance varies from century to century and culture to culture c more than entertainment means different things to different people Folk social and recreation Hora Ritual is a part of daily life performed at ceremonies traditional Africa bare feet imitates animals Folk Russia Hora from Romania national dance of Isreal United States Folk dance square dancing in uenced by imigrants 11 Stage directions If stage is used means dancers directions 12 The dancer a The tool of the choreographer is the dances b Through the use of movement the choreographer molds and shapes what the dancer will perform just as a sculptor shapes clay 13 The training a Technique the proper alignment or placement of the dancers body and how the dancer executes the movement b Technique style can also refer to the specific style of movement that a certain person developed such as Martha Graham 14 Performer a Though having good technique is important dancers should also be outstanding performers b Having this ability means that the dancer go beyond what is learned in technique class and bring the movements that they are performing to another level c Can not be taught 15 Choreographer a A person who utilizes movement specifically the medium of dance movement to make their art W999 know a couple 16 Choreographic elements a All choreographers manipulate the elements of space time and e energy i Space space design and dance structure evolve together through the use of the space elements Such as shape line level direction focus patterns depth and with transitions ii Time all dances happen in a given time frame Unlike some other arts such as painting and sculpture dance is ephemeral and can only be seen is its present state unless captured by video Dance on video is not the same as a live performance 1 Speed tempo pulse rhythmic pattern meter time signature no counts at all emotional phrasing breath stillness words text sounds silence iii Energy when a movement is executed a certain amount of energy is used to accomplish the movement the duration intensity and speed of each movement is determined by the amount of energy Tacittacet without accompaniment is to dancer as acapella is to singer Dynamics dynamics are created when energy is used with time such as sharp Sustained accented Qualities some movements qualities are sustained dream like jerky or vibrating Choreography is more difficult than it looks 1 The creative Process a Each choreographer has their own method or process by which they create i Improvised collaborate pop up time to plan rehearse 2 The audience 9969 Keep and open mind Everyone s interpretation of a dance is a correct interpretation Everyone s opinion is valid Viewing dance can be an exciting sad enlightening mesmerizing infuriating experience Dance is a powerful medium that can touch the deepest parts of our being
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