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What is Dance?

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What is Dance? DANC 100

ebone Notetaker
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Intro to Dance History
Ms. Emily Jordan

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First day of notes in Dance History pretty straight forward.
Intro to Dance History
Ms. Emily Jordan
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by ebone Notetaker on Monday October 5, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to DANC 100 at Ball State University taught by Ms. Emily Jordan in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 21 views. For similar materials see Intro to Dance History in Art History at Ball State University.


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Date Created: 10/05/15
September 1 2015 DANCE IS 0 O O 90 90 90 O O 90 9 Movement A form of Communication and Expression Universal Language Everyone speaks movement 93 of communication is nonverbal Unites different cultures Athleticism Everchanging Because society is always changing Because the body and its limits are always being pushed Aesthetic Quality vs Quantity Subjectivity vs Objectivity Personal views develop from personal experiences THREE NATURES OF DANCE Aesthetic Dance usually intended for a specific audience usually performed on a concert stage aesthetic sense sensory response Natural Dance Intrinsic movement urges Autonomic bodily rhythms 393 Social Dance Natural movement and responses that have been repeated and structured to give physical voice to social needs Elements of anthropology and cultural psychology PAUL SPENCER S 7 THEMES FOR INTERPRETING DANCE 393 Dance as a safety valve dance provides a necessary and cathartic response for the release of emotion and in times of great need Dance is educational in nature for the transmission of sentiments and emotion Dance creates interaction and maintains the sentiments of a culture Dance is a journey of selfdiscovery and generation It is a cumulative process involving the layering of thoughts experiences culture and interaction 0 O O 90 90 9 PAUL SPENCER S 7 THEMES FOR INTERPRETING DANCE CONT 393 Dance creates and breaks boundaries and involves certain competitive elements involving competition Dance is drama ritualized Dance is ever evolving into other deep structures and uncharted areas of movement and dance experience 0 O 90 90


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