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Dance Appreciation Midterm
Terms in this set (16)
Purpose/intention of executing movement for the pleasure of others
"Art as Experience", We all experience dance differently based on our personal experiences.
ex: "Rodeo" by Agnes DeMille
ex:"Waltz of the Flowers" by George Ballentine
emotion, story telling, representing an issue
ex: Martha Graham
Pre-Axis: beginning of creative process
Middel-Axis: Rehearsal, details on movement. Longest part
Late-Axis: Finishing touches (costumes, backdrop), PERFORMANCE
Integration: Review Piece, prepare to begin again
Charles Johnson Theory
Technique: shape and position
Speed: Fast or slow
Type of stage
Has a Pit: if there is no band, it closes up and dancers can dance on it.
Dancers often break the 4th wall and interact with the audience
Rectangular shape with a smaller extension towards the audience. From that extension, the dancers enter the audience
Stage in which the audience is on the same plane as the stage, surrounding the stage from all sides.
Dancers interact with the audience
Surrounding the stage are smaller sections. Each dancer is assigned to a section and interacts with the audience members on a more personal level.
(Think strip club lol)
Piece based on surroundings
Ex: Arial Dance
Created by Rudolf Labon
Way to notate dance before technology using symbols
Creates movement for the piece
Helps choreographer take notes during the rehearsal
Sets the values and the tone for the company. Sometimes the Artistic Director and the Choreographer are the same person.
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