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32 terms
Jazz Dance
Parallel
Plié
Releve
Jazz hands
Stance where toes face forward
To bend
A lift onto the toes
When the palm is open and the fingers are separated so the ha…
Parallel
Stance where toes face forward
Plié
To bend
12 terms
Jazz Dance
Plíe
Passe
Pirouette
Chaine
bend
to pass
whirl or spin
chain
Plíe
bend
Passe
to pass
15 terms
Dance Jazz
Ball change
Barrel turn
Grapevine
Isolations
Weight shift from the ball of your back foot to the front of…
Jump in the air where both legs are bent back
Series of steps using a side back side pattern
A movement of one body part
Ball change
Weight shift from the ball of your back foot to the front of…
Barrel turn
Jump in the air where both legs are bent back
16 terms
Jazz dance
Low v arm line
Low Parallel arm line
Medium parallel arm line
High parallel arm line
Arm/s extended diagonally out and down from the side of the b…
Arms extended forward and down in a diagonal line. Palms to t…
Arms extended forward at shoulder level. Palms to the floor,…
Arms extended upwards above the head. Palms to front or facing.
Low v arm line
Arm/s extended diagonally out and down from the side of the b…
Low Parallel arm line
Arms extended forward and down in a diagonal line. Palms to t…
37 terms
Jazz dance
Jazz is a versatile dance genre, with…
Jazz has been influenced by many thing…
forced arch
isolation
social, concert dance, musical theatre, and entertainment
music/trends of an era, society, stage
releve in demi plie (heels up knees bent)
moving individual parts of the body while the rest stays stil…
Jazz is a versatile dance genre, with…
social, concert dance, musical theatre, and entertainment
Jazz has been influenced by many thing…
music/trends of an era, society, stage
47 terms
Jazz Dance
Parallel
Plié
Releve
Jazz hands
Stance where toes face forward
To bend
A lift onto the toes
When the palm is open and the fingers are separated so the ha…
Parallel
Stance where toes face forward
Plié
To bend
Jazz Dance
Parallel
Plié
Releve
Jazz hands
Stance where toes face forward
To bend
A lift onto the toes
When the palm is open and the fingers are separated so the ha…
Parallel
Stance where toes face forward
Plié
To bend
8 terms
Jazz Dance
Chassé
Pas dé Bourreé
Battement
Tempo
To Chase
Behind, Side, Front steps
To kick
The speed of the music
Chassé
To Chase
Pas dé Bourreé
Behind, Side, Front steps
10 terms
Jazz Dance
Modern/Ballet
Polycentric movement
Isolations
Characteristics of Jazz Technique
African roots were "refined" and blended w/ other technique
the principle of organization of a region around several poli…
separating one part of the body from the whole body
Use isolation... polycentric movements... syncopation... flexibility... E…
Modern/Ballet
African roots were "refined" and blended w/ other technique
Polycentric movement
the principle of organization of a region around several poli…
12 terms
Jazz Dance Vocabulary
Chassé
Battément
Pas dé Bourré
Grand Jeté
To Chase (one foot chases the other)
To kick
Behind, side, front
A big leap
Chassé
To Chase (one foot chases the other)
Battément
To kick
22 terms
Jazz Dance Vocabulary
ball change
box step
chassé
passé
weight transfer from one foot to the other
a movement where 4 steps form a square
a chasing step that resembles a gallop
standing on one leg with the other foot pointed against the k…
ball change
weight transfer from one foot to the other
box step
a movement where 4 steps form a square
17 terms
Jazz Dance
Jazz Origin
Early 1900's Migration of Black Americ…
Savoy Ballroom Jazz Origin
Black Dance
-rhythms and drumming of African slaves brought to America... -D…
-settled in Northern major cities such as Harlem, New York in…
-Lindy Hop... -Swing music
-developed by Afro-American cultural groups, encompasses a va…
Jazz Origin
-rhythms and drumming of African slaves brought to America... -D…
Early 1900's Migration of Black Americ…
-settled in Northern major cities such as Harlem, New York in…
31 terms
Dance Jazz
Chasse
Jazz Hand
Jazz
Jazz Walk
Step together step where feet kiss
Fingers spread out like 5
Routine or combo with smooth dance moves
Gliding action with toe first (staying same level at all times)
Chasse
Step together step where feet kiss
Jazz Hand
Fingers spread out like 5
Jazz Dance
Originated with...
Slave dances were combined with...
1920s-1930s
1940s-1950s
African-American dances of the early... 1900s
Traditional European dances (focused on rhythm)
Harlem Renaissance and jazz music influenced the dance style,…
Jazz begins to be taught in studios and used in musicals and…
Originated with...
African-American dances of the early... 1900s
Slave dances were combined with...
Traditional European dances (focused on rhythm)
22 terms
Jazz Dance
What is jazz dance?
Vernacular
Jazz Origins
Slave Act of 1740
American vernacular dance
any medium or mode of expression that reflects popular taste…
African slaves
Slaves were forbidden to do traditional dance or drumming to…
What is jazz dance?
American vernacular dance
Vernacular
any medium or mode of expression that reflects popular taste…
74 terms
Jazz dance
flexibility
how to increase flexibility
static stretching
active stretching
allows the movement of the muscles and joints through their f…
stretched beyond normal (resting) range however must be gentl…
used in cool-down. antagonist and agonist muscles relaxed whi…
only strength of opposing muscles contracting used to generat…
flexibility
allows the movement of the muscles and joints through their f…
how to increase flexibility
stretched beyond normal (resting) range however must be gentl…
10 terms
Jazz Dance
Modern/ Ballet
Polycentric movement
Isolations
Characteristics of Jazz Technique
These dance style blended with African rhythm and movements.
: having more than one center of movements
the process or fact of isolating or being isolated.
1. Pollycentric movements 2. syncopation 3. uses isolation
Modern/ Ballet
These dance style blended with African rhythm and movements.
Polycentric movement
: having more than one center of movements
47 terms
Jazz Dance
Minstrel Show
Cakewalk
Vaudeville
Jazz Music THEN
-1830s... -showcased black songs and dances... -performed by whites…
Minstrel Show dance that mocked plantation owners
-1900s... -"circuit"... -theatrical performances including Graham,…
Jazz dance
Minstrel Show
-1830s... -showcased black songs and dances... -performed by whites…
Cakewalk
Minstrel Show dance that mocked plantation owners
7 terms
jazz dance
From where did the syncopated rhythms…
How are the jazz dance styles related…
Jazz dance today is a blend of what 2…
In what decade in the 1900's did jazz…
Africa
Born in America with African descent
modern and folk dance
1920's
From where did the syncopated rhythms…
Africa
How are the jazz dance styles related…
Born in America with African descent
23 terms
Jazz Dance
jazz music and social dances
South USA, mainly in New Orleans
African and African American
Complex syncopated rhythms
Jazz dance is linked to _____ _____ and ____ _____.
Where did Jazz dance start?
The rythms of jazz derive mainly from _____ & _____ ____ soun…
Jazz dance contains ______ _____ ______.
jazz music and social dances
Jazz dance is linked to _____ _____ and ____ _____.
South USA, mainly in New Orleans
Where did Jazz dance start?
12 terms
Jazz Dance
Cakewalk
Charleston
Lindy hop
Where was lindy hop invented?
Dance done by slaves to make fun of masters, but the masters…
Vernacular dance done to ragtime music; all about letting loo…
Combined partner and solo dancing; could be wild and crazy, o…
Savoy ballroom in Harlem
Cakewalk
Dance done by slaves to make fun of masters, but the masters…
Charleston
Vernacular dance done to ragtime music; all about letting loo…
38 terms
Dance jazz
Africa
American jazz
Birth and marriage
Developed through the influence of sev…
The very oldest roots of jazz dance come from what continent
What music fused with this new dance style to help the dance…
Name two reasons African natives danced
Why is jazz dance considered to be such a diverse style
Africa
The very oldest roots of jazz dance come from what continent
American jazz
What music fused with this new dance style to help the dance…
19 terms
Dance, (jazz)
Jazz split
Forced arch
Pique turn
Developpé
Sliding into a split with the back leg bent. (Incomplete).
On ball of feet with heel off the floor and and knee bent.
A full turn performed turned out, in relevé, on one foot. Ste…
To develop
Jazz split
Sliding into a split with the back leg bent. (Incomplete).
Forced arch
On ball of feet with heel off the floor and and knee bent.
14 terms
Jazz Dance
Matt Mattox
Peter Gennaro
Billy Siegenfeld
Lester Horton
-Studied w/ Jack Cole... -Fluid to sharp movements... -"freestyle"…
-The only one to stage the Rockettes in Radio City Hall... -Coll…
-Founder of Jump Rythem Project... -Technique using body percuss…
-technique influenced WSS... -Created the concept of using shape…
Matt Mattox
-Studied w/ Jack Cole... -Fluid to sharp movements... -"freestyle"…
Peter Gennaro
-The only one to stage the Rockettes in Radio City Hall... -Coll…
Jazz Dance
When did jazz dance start?
Jazz dance is driven by...
6 phrase types of dynamics
Even Dynamic
1900's
Rhythm
Even, percussive, impulse, impact, swing, and vibratory
Right arm crossed in front of your body over to your left sid…
When did jazz dance start?
1900's
Jazz dance is driven by...
Rhythm
22 terms
Jazz Dance
Forced arch
Isolation
Contraction
Jazz hands
A position in which the supporting foot is in three-quarter r…
Moving individual parts of the body while the restnof the bod…
Shortening the angle of the joint; instead of expanding the m…
When he palm is open and the fingers are separated so the han…
Forced arch
A position in which the supporting foot is in three-quarter r…
Isolation
Moving individual parts of the body while the restnof the bod…
10 terms
Jazz Dance
jazz dance
Jack Cole
pirouette
ron de jambe
shared by a variety of dance styles; has roots from ballet, j…
the father of jazz dance
to whirl or spin
circular motion of the leg
jazz dance
shared by a variety of dance styles; has roots from ballet, j…
Jack Cole
the father of jazz dance
48 terms
Dance Jazz
Ball change
Barrel
Break
Battement
Transfer of weight on the balls of feet
A leap where the body tries to get horizontal to the floor, u…
A lean with both legs bent and parallel
To beat
Ball change
Transfer of weight on the balls of feet
Barrel
A leap where the body tries to get horizontal to the floor, u…
13 terms
jazz dance
plie
Tendu
En Croix
coupé
to bend
stretched on the earth
squared
cut
plie
to bend
Tendu
stretched on the earth
26 terms
Jazz dance
commercial
energetic
showcase
individual
mainos
energinen
esitellä
yksilöllinen
commercial
mainos
energetic
energinen
23 terms
Jazz Dance
Plie
Tendu
Coupé
En Croix
to bend
stretched on earth
cut
squared
Plie
to bend
Tendu
stretched on earth
95 terms
Jazz Dance
Characteristics of African Dance prese…
Principles that define all movement/da…
Rudulf von Laban
Space
1. Low to the ground... 2. Whole foot... 3. Body isolations... 4. Indi…
space, time, energy (force or weight)
developed principles that define movement as space, time, and…
Initially visible intangible entity until given bounds by the…
Characteristics of African Dance prese…
1. Low to the ground... 2. Whole foot... 3. Body isolations... 4. Indi…
Principles that define all movement/da…
space, time, energy (force or weight)
15 terms
jazz dance
ball change
box step
cha cha cha
chainee turn
a dance move that consists of two steps: a partial weight tra…
a basic dance step named after the pattern it creates on the…
a latin American dance step consisting of three steps that tr…
series of quick turns on alternating feet with progression al…
ball change
a dance move that consists of two steps: a partial weight tra…
box step
a basic dance step named after the pattern it creates on the…
19 terms
Jazz Dance
20th century
Jazz
Stage
Music
Jazz grew out of the popular dance of the early ______
An American dance genre
Jazz dance has absorbed many dance forms from society and the…
Was influenced by ______ and trends of an era
20th century
Jazz grew out of the popular dance of the early ______
Jazz
An American dance genre
10 terms
Jazz Dance
Early Influences that caused Jazz Danc…
Types of Jazz Dance
Jazz Dance Terminology
Teachers
•African & Caribbean dance found in slave dances when slaves…
• Lyrical ... • Funk... • Classic... • Hip Hop (Krumping, Locking, Pop…
• Isolated movements ... • Hip and head rotations... • Spread jazz…
Luigi (Eugene Louis Facciuto) ... Gus Giordano
Early Influences that caused Jazz Danc…
•African & Caribbean dance found in slave dances when slaves…
Types of Jazz Dance
• Lyrical ... • Funk... • Classic... • Hip Hop (Krumping, Locking, Pop…
40 terms
Jazz Dance
1st Position
2nd Position
4th Position
Ball-Change
Foot position where feet are TOGETHER and parallel
Foot position where feet are APART and parallel
Foot position where one foot is in front of the other, hip wi…
Stepping onto the ball of one foot and changing weigh onto th…
1st Position
Foot position where feet are TOGETHER and parallel
2nd Position
Foot position where feet are APART and parallel
49 terms
jazz dance
alignment
style
isolation
head isolations
posture, placement... the arrangement of all body parts one atop…
gives the step patterns and movements their artistry and form…
movement of one body part separately from other parts to stre…
vertical, horizontal, lateral, thrust forward and back, orien…
alignment
posture, placement... the arrangement of all body parts one atop…
style
gives the step patterns and movements their artistry and form…
35 terms
Jazz Dance
Jazz dance is an ever changing art for…
Some of Jazz Dance's characteristics i…
One of three over-looked Jazz Dance is…
List 4 places commercial Jazz might be…
Social, Cultural Art, Ethnic, Historical
Utilization of beats, isolation, rhythm and syncopation, impr…
Boy version of Shirley temple... Was in a huge car accident
Broadway musical, Las Vegas shows, Music videos, movie musicals
Jazz dance is an ever changing art for…
Social, Cultural Art, Ethnic, Historical
Some of Jazz Dance's characteristics i…
Utilization of beats, isolation, rhythm and syncopation, impr…
20 terms
Jazz Dance
Like its musical counterpart, jazz dan…
The jazz style of dance is characteriz…
Jazz music characterized by __________…
in 1917, the term "jazz" was coined to…
American
Free ... Styled
Strong... Flexible
African American
Like its musical counterpart, jazz dan…
American
The jazz style of dance is characteriz…
Free ... Styled
23 terms
Jazz dance
ball change
battement
box step
chaine
shifting weight from one foot to the other
large kick of leg
four steps that form a square. (first step crosses over, seco…
means chain, series of linked turns. (keep feet in first posi…
ball change
shifting weight from one foot to the other
battement
large kick of leg
12 terms
Jazz Dance
Folk Dances of Africa/North and South…
Charleston, Shimmy, Lindy Hop
Bill "Bojangles" Robinson
Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers
Two movement ideas of jazz dance
Three famous dances from 1920's
Elevated rhythmic structure, precise footwork, and complexity…
Famous in 1930's
Folk Dances of Africa/North and South…
Two movement ideas of jazz dance
Charleston, Shimmy, Lindy Hop
Three famous dances from 1920's
24 terms
Jazz dance
Arch
Arms in opposition
Box step or jazz square
Ball change
A curve of the upper torso upward and backward.
Opposite arm as leg in front other arm to the side
Four walking steps in a square
A step onto the ball of the food switching weight from one fo…
Arch
A curve of the upper torso upward and backward.
Arms in opposition
Opposite arm as leg in front other arm to the side
22 terms
Jazz Dance
jazz dance
jazz dance
forced arch
isolation
is an American dance genre that grew out of the popular dance…
is a versatile and adaptable dance genre with social, concert…
a position in which the support foot is in three-quarter rele…
moving individual parts of the body while the rest of the bod…
jazz dance
is an American dance genre that grew out of the popular dance…
jazz dance
is a versatile and adaptable dance genre with social, concert…
74 terms
Jazz Dance
alignment or jazz stance
ball change/rock step
battement tendu
bettement dégagé
...
...
...
...
alignment or jazz stance
...
ball change/rock step
...
43 terms
Jazz Dance
Isolations
Syncopation
Parallel
5 Jazz Positions of the Leg
refers to movement of a single body part as opposed to whole…
a temporary displacement of the regular metrical accent in mu…
stance where toes face forward
...
Isolations
refers to movement of a single body part as opposed to whole…
Syncopation
a temporary displacement of the regular metrical accent in mu…
14 terms
Jazz Dance
Skip
Tendu Off of Floor
Toe Pointed on Floor
Musical Theater Hop
Single Knee Hop
Battement Dégagé
Tendu
Flea Hop
Skip
Single Knee Hop
Tendu Off of Floor
Battement Dégagé
23 terms
Jazz dance
Chassé
Pas de bourrée
Passé
Plié
One leg chases the other (chased)
3 steps
One foot at the knee
Bent or bending knees yielding a level change in the body
Chassé
One leg chases the other (chased)
Pas de bourrée
3 steps
25 terms
Jazz Dance
Chasse
Jazz Square
Contraction
Jump
Step, together, step
Consists of four walking steps performed in a square
A muscular tension that shortens body parts
Taking off and landing on both feet
Chasse
Step, together, step
Jazz Square
Consists of four walking steps performed in a square
28 terms
Jazz dance
Characteristics of African Dance prese…
Principles that define all movement/da…
SPACE
CATEGORIES OF SPACE
1. Low to the ground... 2. Use of the whole foot ... 3. Body isolat…
SPACE - TIME - ENERGY (FORCE OR WEIGHT)
Initially invisible intangible entity until given bounds by t…
Intimate, private, inward, personal ... Public, social, boundle…
Characteristics of African Dance prese…
1. Low to the ground... 2. Use of the whole foot ... 3. Body isolat…
Principles that define all movement/da…
SPACE - TIME - ENERGY (FORCE OR WEIGHT)
25 terms
Jazz Dance
Turned in
Turned out
Flat back
Runner's lunge
a position which usually applied to feet, knees or hip. When…
a position where feet, knees and hip are turned so they are f…
torso is suspended like a table top with a bend of the body a…
a stretch designed to warm up the lower body and hips
Turned in
a position which usually applied to feet, knees or hip. When…
Turned out
a position where feet, knees and hip are turned so they are f…
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