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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
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
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…
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
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…
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
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…
14 terms
Jazz Dance
minstrel shows
jigging
cakewalk
buck and wing
form of theatrical entertainment in the mid 1800s... - stereotyp…
early tap dance
a competitive dance
jigging, clogging rhythmic dance with syncopation
minstrel shows
form of theatrical entertainment in the mid 1800s... - stereotyp…
jigging
early tap dance
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
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…
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)
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
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
28 terms
Dance jazz
Alignment
Aspects of proper alignment eight
Why do we warm-up
Agility
Correct placement of the joints for efficient muscular function
Chin level, shoulders level and down, sternum lifted, Lengthe…
Increase bloodflow, prevent injury, increased heart rate
Nimble ability to change movement quickly
Alignment
Correct placement of the joints for efficient muscular function
Aspects of proper alignment eight
Chin level, shoulders level and down, sternum lifted, Lengthe…
Jazz Dance
Jazz Dance
Jack Cole
Bob Fosse
Fosse
*inspired by jazz music and african dancing... *energetic moveme…
*Father of Theatrical Jazz Dance
*Known as the "Father of Jazz Dance"... *Son of vaudevillian... *Jo…
Routines: were intense & specific- yet very simple
Jazz Dance
*inspired by jazz music and african dancing... *energetic moveme…
Jack Cole
*Father of Theatrical Jazz Dance
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?
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
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…
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
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…
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
11 terms
Dance 1: Jazz Dance
where are jazz dance's roots
who is the father of jazz dance
important elements of jazz dance
pas de bouree
ballet, jazz music, and African American rhythm and dance mov…
jack cole
foundation stems from ballet technique... focal point of movemen…
consists of 3 quick steps
where are jazz dance's roots
ballet, jazz music, and African American rhythm and dance mov…
who is the father of jazz dance
jack cole
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
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…
Jazz Dance
Parallel
Batte ment
Ball-change
Jazz hands
In jazz we sometimes use a stance with the knees, hips, and f…
The dance term used to describe a kick of the leg is:
This term is a syncopated weight transfer from one foot to th…
Open hands with all five fingers spread as much as possible a…
Parallel
In jazz we sometimes use a stance with the knees, hips, and f…
Batte ment
The dance term used to describe a kick of the leg is:
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…
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
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…
Jazz Dance
Rock Step
Battement Tendu
Battement Dégagé
Chassé
Rock the step
point out with foot, foot stays down
point out with foot, foot comes up
Slide (ballet comes from fifth, Jazz comes from parallel)
Rock Step
Rock the step
Battement Tendu
point out with foot, foot stays down
6 terms
Jazz Dance
Africa
Burlesque
Ballet and modern choreographers
Katherine Dunham
Place where jazz dance originated
The other route that dance took after the Minstrelsy and vaud…
The people who experimented with jazz dance
The person who introduced jazz to the influenced Latin Americ…
Africa
Place where jazz dance originated
Burlesque
The other route that dance took after the Minstrelsy and vaud…
jazz dance
plie
Tendu
En Croix
coupé
to bend
stretched on the earth
squared
cut
plie
to bend
Tendu
stretched on the earth
23 terms
Jazz Dance
Plie
Tendu
Coupé
En Croix
to bend
stretched on earth
cut
squared
Plie
to bend
Tendu
stretched on earth
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)
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
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…
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
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…
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…
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…
Dance: Jazz
Joe Frisco
Jack Cole
Jerome Robbins
Bob Fosse
1.One of the most popular and influential dancers of the vaud…
Father or jazz dance
West side story, ballet master of the NYC Ballet
Burlesque inspired sensuality into his choreography. Bowler h…
Joe Frisco
1.One of the most popular and influential dancers of the vaud…
Jack Cole
Father or jazz dance
80 terms
Jazz Dance
Chassé
Pas de bourrée
pencil turn
chaînés
"Chassed" (often one leg chases the other, but this is not th…
evolved from French dance "step of the bourre"-3 steps
a turn on one foot while the second foot is held flexed at th…
"Chains or links" rapid, traveling turns
Chassé
"Chassed" (often one leg chases the other, but this is not th…
Pas de bourrée
evolved from French dance "step of the bourre"-3 steps
6 terms
Jazz dance
Joe Frisco
Jack Cole
Jerome Robbins
Bob Fosse
His dance was a series of shuffles, camel walks, and turns, a…
Is known today as "the father of jazz dance"
Began his career in the chorus line of Broadway musicals.
He incorporated inward turned knees, hunched shoulders, and b…
Joe Frisco
His dance was a series of shuffles, camel walks, and turns, a…
Jack Cole
Is known today as "the father of jazz dance"
Dance Jazz
axel
ball change
double stag
single stag
a turning tuck jump
shifting your weight from 1 foot to another on the balls of y…
a jump with both knees bent (attitude)
a jump with 1 knee bent and the other straight
axel
a turning tuck jump
ball change
shifting your weight from 1 foot to another on the balls of y…
32 terms
Jazz Dance
movement that doesn't travel
movement that travels
knowing what your body is doing w/o lo…
correct placement of the joints for ef…
non locomotive
locomotive
kinesthetic awareness
alignment
movement that doesn't travel
non locomotive
movement that travels
locomotive
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…
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
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
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…
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