Week 1 - DAN-27076-001-201580: DANCE AS AN ART FORM - Notes
Week 1 - DAN-27076-001-201580: DANCE AS AN ART FORM - Notes Dan 27076-001
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Date Created: 09/04/15
Week 1 Wed 9215 Dance as an Art Form Lecture Group A September 11 Group B Sept 25 1 Dance is an art form that is human body thru movement a Purpose express feelings and emotions i Social ritual entertainment and other purposes 1 Folk musical theatre Rockettes b Value i Around for thousands of years 1 Gave drawings before verbalmovement ii Means of communication bodies to express thoughts feelings actions c Way of life i Milestones 1 Birth death coming of age wedding a New Orleans funeral ii Magical powers 1 Hunting planting harvest fertility 2 Weather a Sun rain snow wind 2 Video of Australian tribe dancing a Dancing as a group not for selves b Communication thru dance c Different types of movement say different things 3 Ritual or ceremony a Rituals used to worship or appease the gods b Ceremonies structured and stylized artistic ceremonies 4 Functions of dance a Emotional experience nonverbal communication b Establishing social unity c Expressive of the unconscious of a society i Grows from history myths legends d Re ection of political climate and social commentary i Pic of twin towers 5 Aesthetics a Definition i Of or pertaining to the beautiful ii As distinguished from the merely pleasing the moral or the useful iii Responsive to the beautiful in Art or nature b Defined by C i Culture ethnicity social status economic background age gender time It is not the art that becomes better or worse over time but they simply look different and have different values as society changes 6 Primitive period to 3000 BC Verbalizations Rock and cave paintings i Paleolithic age Used basic movements i Walking running hopping leaping Imitated animals forces of nature the gods Conscious of internal rhythm i Heart beating ii Rhythm of walk or run External rhythm i Nature seasons day night 7 3000 BC to 400 AD India world concert Ritual dance i One of the oldest and rashest histories of dance in the a b h a world ii Bharata Natyam 500300 1 6 Oldest known dances 2 Temple dance still practiced today as concert dance 3 Sensual grown less sensual over time 4 5 Sexuality sensuality viewed differently from most Hindu dance to Krishna western Expression in eyes or face
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