25 terms

Dance

STUDY
PLAY
Ceremonial
Purpose of dance that involves rituals and ceremonies
Artistic
Purpose of dance that expresses feelings and tells a story
Recreational
Purpose of dance that is for entertainment or exercise
Acronym for the elements of dance
BASTE
Body
Element of dance that tells who is dancing
Actions
Element of dance that describes the specific movements
Space
Element of dance that refers to the area used
Time
Element of dance that refers to the tempo and rhythm of movements
Energy
Element of dance that refers to the force used in movements
Distal
The furthest point from the point of attachment
Courtship
Type of social dance that involves finding a spouse or partner
Work
Type of social dance that mimics the act of working
War
Type of social dance that involves combat moves
Communal
Type of social dance that encourages cooperation over competition
Line Dance
Simple and repetitive dance that most people know
Virginia Reel
Line dance that was popular during the Civil War
Capoeira
Brazilian martial art disguised as dance
Ballet
Genre of classical dance that dates back to the Renaissance era
King Louis XIV
Monarch who created the Royal Academy of Dance
Pierre Beauchamps
Ballet master who created the 5 basic positions
Marie Taglioni
Ballerina who was the first to go en pointe
Anna Pavlova
Ballerina who helped spread ballet to all parts of the world
Pirouette
ballet term that means to spin or turn
Locomotor
Types of movements that change location
Non-locomotor
Types of movements that do not change location