Fine Arts exam 2 2313
Terms in this set (25)
This is a classical or formal dance.
This form of dance began as a revolt against the stylized and tradition-bound elements of ballet.
What is the basic principle of modern dance?
an exploration of natural and sponteous or uninhibited movement in strong contrast with the conventionalized and specified movement of ballet
world dance typically centers on what topics?
religion, moral values, work ethics or historical info relating to a culture
What dance form is performed to traditional music, prescribed movements, and traditional costume?
From where does jazz dance trace its origins
africa prior to the arrival of african slaves on the american continent
Jazz dance relies heavily on...
vital theatrical dance rooted in jazz and the african heritage
The "acting out" of dramatic action without words.
The artist who creates a dance and plans the movements of the dancer.
The choreography of Akram Khan bridges the techniques of Western Modern dance and what other culture?
those of martha graham and the traditional dance form of kathak from india and pakistan
Modern ballet, twentieth century ballet, has dealt increasingly with what kinds of ideas?
When a dance is absent of any narrative or abstract communication, what is it called?
What kinds of patterns are formed when the action of a dancer's body has some relationship in time to every other movement?
One of the principal differences between forma[l] ballet and modern dances lies in the use of the _____.
In dance, horizontal lines stimulate a sense of _____.
sense of calm and repose
The visual elements supporting a dance work, including settings, lighting, and costumes.
mise en scene
In ballet all movements evolve from this basic "open" position.
Modern dance pioneer.
In dance, how is the principal means of the expression of mood communicated?
In dance, the human body acts as _____.
What is the primary goal of the lighting designer for dance?
maxium 3demensionality in the dancers
Dance appeals to our senses through what compositional qualities?
line and form
It is impossible to have dance without what element of music?
What dance form is based having ceremonial functions, formal characteristics, and that may never be performed in public?
One of the most significant elements of the dance costume.