Dance Appreciation: Week 1 Tues. Notes
Dance Appreciation: Week 1 Tues. Notes ESS 104
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1/26/2015 Dance Appreciation Notes (1/26/2015) 8 Functions of Dance 1.) Emblem of Cultural Identity - Culture would fall apart without dance Ex. African, North and South American Tribes 2.) Expression of Religious Worship - Ancient Greeks (Dance to the Gods) Ex. The Shakers called this because they believe when they flick and shake their fingers while bouncing up and down, they are shaking the sin out of their bodies 3.) Expression of Social Order and Power - More in History th Ex. Ballet (15 century) by Kings and Queens for Political Power 4.) Expression of Cultural Moves - Modern Dance Ex. (late 19 century) they use their whole body 5.) Performing or Theatrical Art Form -Creating Entertainment/Tell Stories Ex. Musicals, Plays 6.) A Medium of Cultural Fusion - 2 Cultures come Together to Form a New Dance. Ex. Jazz & Tap Africa/Tap Black Slaves & Irish Mix 7.) Social, Recreational, or Physical Outlet - Excersize Ex. Zumba 8.) An Indicator of Who we are Today/ Where we’re Going 9 Forms of Dance When Critiquing Dance Performances… 1.) Ballet -Watch for: 2.) Social Dance/Ballroom Rhythm 3.) Tap Dance Posture/Alignment Balance 4.) Jazz (Hip Hop) 5.) Modern Dance Flexibility 6.) Ethnic/ Folk Dance Strength Coordination Expression 1. Facial 2. Whole Body 1/26/2015 7.) Musical Theatre Dance 8.) Exercise Dance 9.) Other Allied Movement Forms (sports, other activities)