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...Ballet Although both are considered to be pre-modern forms of story ballet, classical ballet and romantic ballet are differentiated by what is given emphasis on in performing the choreography, which can either be the dancers’ skills or their ability to express emotions through dance. In classical ballet there is a greater focus on technique execution, requiring dancers to both be graceful and skilled in executing different movements (Kassing 31).There are also fewer men in classical ballet, as elegance and grace are traits expected of women, thus the greater number of choreographies for classical ballet intended for women. For instance in Swan Lake, an example... Differences between ical and Romantic...
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Ballet
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...Ballet: The Background Romantic era was the most significant era for flourishing the art of Ballet. Lynn Garafola in the book “Rethinking Sylph says, “No era has done more to define the image and essence of ballet than the Romantic decades of 1830s and 1840s.”[1] According to Lynn romantic ballet was an international business flourished from Naples to New York. It was Carlo Blasis who first set down the ballet technique what we are familiar with today. The romantic genre of Ballet generally started with the production of “La Sylphide (1832). The most popular ballerinas in those days include Maria Taglioni, Carlotta Grisi, and Fanny Cerrito. At first the stories from Greek... mythologies were...
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Born to Dance-Ballet
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...ballet experts showed their mastery of the complex ballet steps. The four ballet stars are Ethan_Stiefel, Jose Manuel_Carreno, Vladimir_Malakhov, and Angel_Corella. The paper focuses on both Jose Manuel_Carreno and Angel_Corella. Both Carreno and Corella continually increase the classical ballet dance popularity. A. Jose Manuel Carreno In terms of what made Carreno important, Mr. Jose_Carreno is one of Cuba’s best ballet dancers. Carreno performed in the Cuban_Ballet, English_ National Ballet, Royal Ballet (Singer 1), and American_Ballet theatres (Macaulay 1). Mr... Dance Introduction Being inspired by the Judy_Kindbergs documentary film Born_to be_wild: The Leading_Men of American_Ballet, four ballet...
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Ballet and Modern Dance
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...BALLET AND MODERN DANCE History and development of the style Ballet of a form of dance that traces its origin in Italy within Italian Renaissance courts in the 15th century. The performances later spread to other countries such as France and Russia. The form of dance has now spread further to other countries of the world but the main terms and methods still retain their original state in French. Ballet is currently being taught in many schools as part of the normal curriculum so as to equip the students with creative abilities owing to the fact that the dance requires long period of training and practice in order to become more perfect....
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Modern dance and ballet
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...Ballet In order to learn modern jazz, a fusion of ballet and modern dance, dancers need to know how to coordinate the right and the left side of their bodies. This dance is a move away from the traditional ballet dance that stressed more on feet as the primary way for movements in the dance. It employs elements such as floor work, recovery, contact-release, and improvisation; it is performed, usually, in bare feet. It requires dancers to be able to coin and not repeat movements at least 2-4 times; girls must be able to perform folk dances (Fantik min. 1-3). Thesis Statement: Modern Jazz dance has very little resemblance with classical ballet; it is an improvisation that fuses... Modern Dance and Ballet ...
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Modern dance and ballet
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...ballet Introduction Present dance and ballet have developed through history. Therefore, the trends in dancing movements have gradually taken various patterns. Different choreographers implemented exclusive movements as others made subsequent adjustments in the later generations (Adshead, 12). The developmental feature in the movements is evident in the movements in modern songs. The dance movements in contemporary songs are entirely dissimilar from those in antique songs. This paper contains an analysis and perspective about the movements in My Immortal to show the evolving inclinations in choreography. Evanescence is the band originator of this song, and the movements are congruent... Modern dance and...
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Pen Pal Letter about Ballet
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...Ballet categorized as a performance dance, with an Italian...  Pen Pal Letter Dear friend, Let me start by enlightening you about dancing. Dancing is an art, thus requires movement of body parts. Am glad to inform you that I enjoy every moment ever since I joined the dancing class. You may not know that I always had an interest in dancing ever since I was six years (as claimed by my parents), but it was a challenge for me to select the best dance class that could transform my dreams into reality. After searching several institutions that offers dancing classes, I finally got one that suites me with the help of my best friend, Ivy. The first day to the class, I was shocked to get a number of students w...
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Sergei Diaghilev, Ballet Russes and 19th Century Art
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...Ballet Russes, and 19th Century Art Introduction In the words of Facos, the development of art in Europe during the 19th century takes much influence from French artists, considering that the French leads the mainstream culture (1). Facos added that 19th century artworks were formed either in accordance to, or in contrasts to generally accepted French art standards. However, prominent artists from other European countries also received positive reception among mainstream audiences. For instance, Sergei Diaghilev, a Russian impresario, was one of the artists that influenced 19th century European art through his ballet company, Ballet Russes. The performances of Ballet Russes... ?Sergei Diaghilev, Ballet...
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Ballet concert essay (swan lake by Mikko Nissinen )
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...ballet show by Mikko Nissinen director) Mikko Nissinen, the Boston Ballet firm’s administrator unveiled a revolutionised art creation of Swan Lake at a grand opening last Thursday. The story of Swan Lake uncovers Odette, a little girl, who is abducted by the wicked sorcerer, von Rothbart. Odette and her allies are converted to swans by Rothbart where Odette acts as the swan queen. They are under a wicked spell that can only be broken when a youthful boy married Odette. This was the only way that Odette’s associates would be set free. On the other hand, the magnificence of art was clearly manifested in the ballet show. For example, ghost prints, aquatints, hard grounds and dry... Swan Lake in Boston...
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How Ballet can help a Football player Improve his skills
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...Ballet Help A Football Player Improve His Skills? 5 It is likely that no two sports could be more opposed in the public imaginationthan ballet and football. One is archetypally feminine, one archetypally masculine. And yet, Lynn Swann, a legendary Steeler, took numerous forms of dance, from rap and hip-hop dance types to ballet (Time, 1999). Might there be something to the idea of ballet as a training regimen for football players? Ballet and football might be superficially diametrically opposed, but in fact they are both quite similar. Both emphasize public spectacle, group coordination and rhythm, and formation and moving in sync. There is certainly a commonality between the coordination... Can Ballet...
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Ballet d'action by Matthew Bourne and Mats Ek
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...Ballet d'action by Matthew Bourne and Mats Ek Titus Rock Manickam Order No. 176047 10 July 2007 Compare and contrast the methodologies used to create a Ballet d'action by Matthew Bourne and Mats Ek Down the ages, art has fascinated man. And every age has had its own legends. So also in the case of ballet, if it was Jean Georges Noverre who enthralled in the eighteenth century, it is Mathew Bourne and Mats Ek do so now. Noverre was far ahead of his times in his thoughts and techniques, and even his supporters were not too comfortable with his views. Obviously this was the reason for his ideas to take as much as two... Compare and contrast the methodologies used to create a...
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The sleeping beauty:classic motion picture with the kirov ballet 1969 dvd
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...Ballet The protagonists of the film Princess Aurora, played by Alla Sizova, and the Prince Philip, Yuri Soloviev, played their parts both with extreme poise and due characteristics of the role they were assigned. Of course, since this was a ballet based on the classic fairytale of Sleeping Beauty, the visual effects and the music had a large role in furthering the ambience. The film is laid out as a musical should, but with the added elements of ballet props. The stage is decorated with pin-up props and still backgrounds that give very little room to maneuver the camera, which is evident in that the camera is mostly placed at the horizontal level of the stage itself... Sleeping Beauty: The Kirov...
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Ballet Don Quixote
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...Don Quixot Trnslting litrry clssic into bllt is n normous work. But th lmnts of Migul D Crvnts' Don Quixot r th lmnts of grt full xtnt. It's tl bout grt courg, romnc, nd illusion. Th rlist production of Don Quixot s bllt is dtd bck to 1740 prformd by Frnz Hilvrding in Vinn. It ws lso in Vinn, in 1768, tht Jn-Gorgs Novrr producd nw vrsion with music by Josf Strzrin s stir on his rivl, Gspr ngiolini. nothr production of Don Quixot ws chorogrphd by Polo Frnchi for th Ttro ll Scl, Miln in Dcmbr 1783. This vrsion usd music by nglo Trchi. nothr Itlin production, t L Scl, Miln in 1792, ws chorogrphd by ntoin Pitrot to scor by Noccol Zingrlli. nothr production, t th Pris Opr in 1801, ws... Quixot...
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Edgar Degas and Ballet: how style and technique changed in his art in the period from 1870 to 1890, why did it change and how Edgar Degas influenced his art in the given period of time and how his art influenced Edgar Degas
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...ballet theme. Degas identifies with the subject of dance because most of his works depict dancers. Most of the paintings expose emotional complexity and illustrations on human isolation. Degas claimed that prior to his career, he yearned to become a history painter; a profession based on his satisfactory preparation in his thorough academic training, and close study of classic art. Early in his 30s, he changed course, and by bringing customary methods of a history painter to tolerate on modern subject affairs, he became a conventional... Edgar Degas Edgar Degas Hilaire-Germain-Edgar De Gas, (1834-1917), also known as Edgar Degas, is a famous French artist known for his outstanding works in sculpture,...
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Find a good website containing information about Louis XIV, the Sun King as a Dancer. (Middle Ages and Renaissance)
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...Ballet. California Ballet. 1 January 2013. http://californiaballet.wordpress.com/2010/05/24/louis-xiv-and-the-birth-of-classical-ballet/ . Web. Summary The given website elaborates on the contribution of Louis XIV, the Sun King of France to the fine art of Classical Ballet. It was during the reign of Louis XIV that the dance form of ballet reached its zenith in France. Louis XIV himself happened to be an expert ballet dancer and did perform in a series of court ballet performances during his reign. He was dubbed the Sun King after his performance... of the Visual Arts and Film Studies of the Concerned January Louis XIV, the Sun King as a Dancer Source Website Louis XIV and the Birth of Classical...
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Reading response
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...Ballet Musical Style Within a musical context, there are numerous styles and techniques used by artists in expressing their ideas and skills. One of such styles is Ballet, which originated in France during the Renaissance period. Interestingly, Ballet comprise of 5 basic steps of leg movements. Based on my background knowledge and contents of the reading, I realized that Ballet is characterized by toe dancing. However, this is not a unique characteristic of Ballet because there are other Asian dance styles using the toe dancing technique. After going through the reading, I acquired new concepts relating to Ballet that I did not know. Previously, I thought that Ballet is uniquely... Response Reading:...
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Alexander Gorsky Russian Choreographer
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...ballet-masters of the beginning of 20th century. His contribution to ballet is often compared with revolution made by Fokine. Alexander Gorsky broke traditional attitude to choreography, implemented his own view of ballet, established groundings of ballet popularity in Russia. His achievements in ballet were not limited to establishment of dramatically oriented realism, he also managed to develop his own school of ballet teaching. In the essay I will describe and analyse Alexander Gorsky's life, his choreography, country he lived in, and influences of other choreographers and on other choreographers. Alexander Gorsky as a dancer. The future ballet star... Alexander Gorsky was one of the most famous...
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Report of Petipa & Fokine
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...ballet dancer, teacher and choreographer. He is considered one of the most influential ballet conductors of all times. His style was simple and effective and often the dancing sequences and the music to be played with gestures of traditional pantomime. He is known for his lifelong illustrious career in the premier ballet theatre in St. Petersburg Russia where he remained for more than 50 years. The play sleeping beauty was proposed by Vsevolojsky , the director of the imperial theatre and the scenario that Petipa prepared for him is from 1889. It is a simple reenactment of the old fairy tale in the ballet. The plan was to delineate... Petipa- The Sleeping Beauty Petipa is a 19th century French-Russian...
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DANCE ANALYSIS
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...Ballet and Hip Hop June 12, Outline: Introduction………………………………………………………………………………. 3 Comparison between Ballet and Hip Hop………………………………………………… 3 Conclusion………………………………………………………………………………… 4 Introduction The dancing tendencies in the past clearly differentiated one dancing style from another without even a slight possibility of combining them together. However, today more and more choreographers tend to combine various dancing styles together in order to create something original and unique, which has never been done before. The modern tendency is to unite ballet techniques with hip hop elements. While some might think these are two totally different... ? Visual Arts and Film Studies: Dance Analysis of Ballet ...
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American Dance
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...ballet forms of dancing style. These forms of dance depict the economic and cultural changes happening in the society. From time to time they have enacted on issues of social significance and always conveyed some messages to the audience through their theatrical dance performances. These dancing form pioneered dance in bare foot and elegant costumes. They portray a form... ?AMERICAN DANCE Introduction: American Theatrical Dance American theatrical dance form is an expressive art. It owns its root during 1960 and 1970. The style and ways of expression has changed from time to time in Theatrical American dance form. Today, American theatrical dance is much more sophisticated in terms of new technique and...
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...Ballet Live Performance Attending the live ballet performance by the Miami Ballet, on 15th February was a really emotive experience for me. Being an avid enthusiast of ballet, as a dance, as well as, an entertainment and educative platform, I found the performance exhilarating, despite the few shortcomings observed here and there. The artistic director of Miami City Ballet, Lourdes Lopez, introduced the night’s program by emotionally acknowledging the performance’s honorary contemporary ballet pioneers, Jerome Robbins and George Balanchine, as well as, Oscar winning ballet dancer, George Chakiris. Miami City Ballet featured works choreographed by Balanchine, that is, Episodes... and...
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Tchaikovsky and Women in Art
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...ballet, as confirmed in his scores or pieces for the Nutcracker, Swan Lake, and sleeping beauty. Tchaikovsky was inseparable from his music. His works were a manifestation, and at times charming, usually showy, of bottled-up feelings that eventually became more despairing in later years. One composition piece that stands out is sleeping beauty. This ballet is a fairy tale story. The music accompanied within this ballet is believed to be one... of Tchaikovsky’s best creations as it is a combination of Russian and western music influences, while the subject matter is that of poetry in motion (Kisselgoff 1). Enthusiasm and warmth were the motivations behind writing the piece. In addition,...
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Sleeping Beauty
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...ballet? According to the story, Sleeping Beauty, called Rose in the story, had been blessed by the power of singing when she was a little child. As she grew up, she grew fond of singing and dancing as evidenced from the movie. Anyway, her comparison to a ballet can be made due to her enduring and long-lasting power (Hyman). 2. What are the principal themes in the story of Sleeping Beauty? The major theme in Sleeping Beauty is true love. As Rose was born... Sleeping Beauty For the purposes of this worksheet you need to undertake some independent research. Use your research to respond fully to the following questions/issues: 1. Why does Sleeping Beauty have such long-lasting and enduring power as a ba...
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Dance Final Paper
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...Ballet In the second part of this essay, the history of the development of dance and ballet began in the 1500s at the Italian courts during the Renaissance Age. These were entertainment shows put on at the court for the royal families and their guests and were better known as court dances. The nobility would also... , if they chose to do so, would join in the dances which usually took place at lavish court events, such as weddings and large dinners. Catherine de Medici was one of the great proponents of dance entertainment and when she became the wife of King Henry II of France, the art of the court ballet was brought along with her. During the Golden Age, under Louis XIV,...
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Anna Pavlova
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...Ballet School at ten, where she worked effortlessly. She was focused on her ambitions. Guided by discipline, dedication, and tenacity, she channeled her energy to becoming a Russian ballet legend. On graduation, she began to perform at the Maryinksy Theatre... Anna Pavlova Anna Pavlova was the most famous dancer of her time and probably still is the most famous dancer in the world. Her background is quite uncertain. She was born in 1881 to a laundry-woman and her father’s identity remains unclear. Inspired by a performance she attended of The Sleeping Beauty at Maryinksy Theatre, she decided to become a dancer. Anna Pavlova was a’ master at ballerina, and a natural at it too. She entered the Imperial...
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Answer those question about dance
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...ballet originated form the Italian Renaissance courts of the 15th century. Romantic ballet was a ballet dance that featured female dancers that sensually moved their bodies. Classical ballet was the traditional form of ballet that featured Enrico Cocchetti as a great dancer. Neo-classical ballet was a modernised form of classical ballet in which George Balanchine thrived. He was the initiator of contemporary ballet that permitted a greater range of movements than the neo-classical ballet. Ballet and modern dance differ in aspects of attire, how the dancers move their bodies, formations and music used to choreograph them. Question 4: Modern dance started... Question Improvisation movement is...
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Sleeping Beauty
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...ballet? Sleeping beauty believes that a ballet is a strong from of creative art, which evidenced throughout the history of humankind. An example of the strong attachment to the ballet is signified by one of the 9 muses of the ancient Greece goddesses. Sleeping Beauty steals this long lasting and enduring power as a ballet because of its significance in humankind history. Equally, the Sleeping Beauty finds inspirational from beyond the western boundaries where culture is characterized by the presence of ubiquity of dance across all societies (Hyman, Trina and Jacob, 7). On the same regard, the trace of dance... Task “Sleeping Beauty Why does Sleeping Beauty have such long-lasting and enduring power as a...
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SUMMERY CULTURE OR EDUCATION EVENTS
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...Ballet Dance, Holi Festival and Shaolin Art Ballet Dance Ballet is a form of public dance originating from the Italian Reconnaissance courts in the 15th century; the Russians and the French later adopted the dance style (Wolf, 1998, p44). It has a global representation with each community modifying it to fit their culture and art. It uses French terminologies and special body movements. One needs to keep training even after mastering the styles to maintain flexibility and proficiency. The word bullet is entomologically related to the Greek word “ballizo” which means to dance; it was adopted into the English vocabularies in the 1960s. By...
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: Cultural Activity Report
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...Ballet V6.0 from the 6th of March to the 17th of March 2013. The event was a joint collaboration between five different ballet companies from five separate cities, the event boasted ballet troupes such as New York, Pacific Northwest, Pennsylvania and Houston. The rosters ranged anywhere from 6 to 12 dancer per troupe. Most of the troupes were first timers to New York, and certainly new to such high profile theatres as the Joyce. The ballet troupes each performed according to a set format with all the companies starting with a two act program and then following it up with several shorter works in the first... Cultural activity report The Joyce Theater in New York hosted a two week dance festival d as...
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Miss Spider's tea party
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...Ballet that I attended at the Akron Civic Theatre. It was choreographed by James Sewell, with Mia Klinger as the artistic director, and Katie Sole as the program administrator for the organization’s outreach program for the community known as ROAD, or reach out and dance. The ROAD program is noteworthy for offering free classes in musical theater to community fourth and fifth graders, having reached more than 16,000 students over the span of a decade and a half. The story is an original by David Kirk. The ballet group itself... Miss Spider’s Tea Party Table of Contents Miss Spider’s Tea Party 3 Works Cited 5 Miss Spider’s Tea Party Miss Spider’s Tea Party is the of theproduction by the Cuyahoga Youth...
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Dance Research Paper
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...ballet. This style has its origin in Italy with its own special vocabulary. To people who do not understand music ballet can be a gruelingly boring ordeal. This form of dance has an accompaniment of classical music. Its quick adoption and acceptance in France and Russian led to these two countries boasting of the most accomplished ballerinas. This style is now popular worldwide and those talented in it make careers as ballerinas. Since the dance’s emergence, several variations have been emerging but the most popular is the classical romantic ballet... Dance research paper. Dancing is a set of movements according to music that is either with a partner or alone. This has been a part of human history and...
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Dance paper extra credit paper
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...ballet as an art form and what better way to appreciate this advancement than with the classic and inevitable piece Swan Lake. The various artists who have accomplished rendering this timeless piece show how dance has evolved simultaneous with culture. Anna... Dance has changed drastically over the years. Many new forms and styles have evolved into new generation of genres that has reflected the changing ofthe times and movement of art aesthetics. Equally, the changing of technical aptitude has amplified in such a way that deviation from the classical arrangements does not mean inadequacy but simply a progression into integrating the foundations with ingenuity. The same developments can be seen from...
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Modern dance
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...ballet and the vaudeville, they argued that the ballet was rigid and of imperialistic in nature. They wanted to be recognized as serious artists rather than be seen as entertainers. Among the pioneers of modern dance is Lester Horton. This paper discusses the role that he played in modern dance and why modern dance still exists in the year 2000. Modern dance is considered a synonym of contemporary dance. The two dances share ideological or aesthetical characteristics... Modern Dance Modern dance has its birth in America; this was during the turn of the 20th century. A number of choreographers and dancers had rebelled against the forms of dance, which were prevalent at that time. Theses were the ballet...
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Gender in Petipass The Sleeping Beauty
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...ballet, the dance, which had its roots in the French court of Louis XIV, and the social court dances of the Renaissance reached the pinnacle of technical achievement. It was during this era that the most extreme technical advances of ballet occurred. advances which placed the most strain on the limits of the male and female dancing body. Whereas the ballets of the Romantic era were... characterized by a softness of line and melodramatic emotional content, ballet as realized by the Russian Imperial court functioned as a display for Russian nationalistic feeling and superiority; Russian Imperial ballet was emblematic of Russian power and status. The costumes,...
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Pen Pal Letter
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...ballet. Before I address three of those types of ballet, I would to share how the teaching process is done in this class. A number of teaching and learning methods are employed, namely: theory, practical... My Dance Experience How are you? It is my joy to write to you and share my experience about a class I am currently taking. I enjoy a diversified personal portfolio as far as learning is concerned. Having been introduced to music and dance at a tender age, I developed immense interest in art-related activities. I have been brought up in a family that treasures music and dance. In this respect, I can affirm that my enrolment and attendance to the current class is not a mistake. For this reason, I wish...
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Review of Cedar Lake Dance Company
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...BALLET” in a smaller font. From the outset it is clear that the company has a commitment to the ballet form, but at the same time a mission to present this classical form in ways that are relevant to the contemporary world. This is a big challenge, and the company demonstrates in a range of ways how it approaches the task. First of all the company mission is mentioned on the first page also, in bold white letters: “Our daring athletic movement integrates ballet into contemporary... Dance: Review of Cedar Lake Dance Company. The main focus of the Cedar Lake Dance Company is indicated on the home page of the company website. The name CEDAR LAKE in a large font is followed by the subtitle “CONTEMPORARY...
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Dance history
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...Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo’ (Carter 17). His ballet dance is presented as one of the initial moves that avant-garde composers, writers, and painters join forces in creating a ballet. The revelation in this case is that Cunningham is both a great collaborator and a terrific partner in dancing. Further, the collaborative process continues changing as he ages and the physical limitations hit in (Carter 34). Other than originating their choreography through living and breathing dancers, they formulate dances through the manipulation of onscreen and computer-generated individuals. Many... number Dance History The close collaborations with artists that the choreographer, Cunningham advanced a conventional ...
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Research Paper Vaslav Nijinsky
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...ballet dancers Fomich and Eleanora Nijinsky. Along with his brother and younger sister, Bronislava, Nijinsky toured the dance circuit with his parents, performing at opera houses, concert halls, summer theaters, and circuses. His professional debut was at a circus in Vilno, as a chimney sweep who rescued a piglet, a rabbit, a monkey, and a dog from a burning house and then extinguished the fire (Acocella). In her memoirs, Bronislava describes her brother as a lively, mischievous boy... Vaslav Nijinsky. Vaslav Nijinsky (1890-1950) is reputedly one of the all-time greatest male dancers of the twentieth century. Nijinsky was born in Kiev, Russia, on February 28, 1890. He was the second son of the Polish...
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PERSUASIVE MESSAGE
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...Ballet, Dear Ms. Delgado, I am George Johnson, the proprietor of First and Ocean Studio, which a well established studio with many students in learning ballet in our company. We have endeavored to make our company the best in the industry and with this in mind; we have started various initiatives that will see to it that our company stays above competition and that it stands out among all the other existing ones. We have refurbished our studios to make it conducive and to ascertain that it is the number one among all the existing ones. With the various initiatives that we have put in place... George Johnson First and Ocean Studio Street Address and Zip Patricia Delgado, Principal Soloist for the Miami...
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Which Disney Cartoon Works Best as a Musical - and Why
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...Ballet written in 1890. Its music and songs are still famous for their inspirational qualities and it is categorized among the best musical and animated cartoon movies produced by Disney (Zipes 1999). The story starts when a princess is born in a kingdom after many years of waiting. She is bestowed with gifts of beauty and singing by two fairies but a witch gets agitated... ? Which Disney cartoon works best as a musical – and why? No: Which Disney cartoon works best as a musical – and why? Cartoons inspire not only youngsters but also adults because of their eye-catching and entertainment giving quality. Many such cartoon movies are made historically that are quite inspiring for the viewers and Disney...
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Socrates said,The unexamined life is not worth living What did he mean
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...ballet dancer, his life exemplifies that led by Socrates: being prevented from exploring and maximizing his potentials to make it worth living. Again, from the film, one character that definitely examined her life and regarded it then as worth living was Mrs. Wilkinson, the ballet teacher. Her character was determined and strong as she knew that teaching ballet was the career for her. Likewise, she recognized the predicament that Billy was in and was therefore determined... An Analysis of Socrates’ "The Unexamined Life is Not Worth Living" Various academicians and scholars evaluate themeaning Socrates’ famous statement, “the unexamined life is not worth living”. One’s personal contention on the phrase...
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Dance 234
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...ballet performance based on the recognizable movements that resemble those of ballet. Ballet portrays a performance that focuses on classical and traditional performances on stage. The choreographer is working on a known tradition that includes a mixture of classical and Jazz, which is common for the ballet performance. Essentially, there is a concern with experimentation that presents an evident new ground to the art of dance. There is a memorable moment especially in the climax of the performance (Stilwell 127). The image of the dancers during the climax of the performance stays with me because it showed creativity in the choreography. The dance is about the event... Dance 234 The dance looks like a...
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Which Disney cartoon works best as a musical and why
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...Ballet written in 1890. Its music and songs are still famous for their inspirational qualities and it is categorized among the best musical and animated cartoon movies produced by Disney (Zipes 1999). The story starts when a princess is born in a kingdom after many years of waiting. She is bestowed with gifts of beauty and singing by two fairies but a witch gets agitated... Which Disney cartoon works best as a musical – and why? No: Which Disney cartoon works best as a musical – and why? Cartoons inspire not only youngsters but also adults because of their eye-catching and entertainment giving quality. Many such cartoon movies are made historically that are quite inspiring for the viewers and Disney c...
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The creative work of Tchaikovsky. The Swan Lake:History, Instrumentation and Roles
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...Ballet Biography and Introduction Piotr Illyitch Tchaikovsky was born May 7, 1840 and died on November 8, 1893. He was born in Kamsko-Votkinsk, Russia (Classical Net). He is probably best known for his ballets, especially Swan Lake and The Nutcracker. He was a composer who created his music during the Romantic period. Tchaikovsky’s music is distinctive because it uses rich harmonies and Russian expressions that stir one’s emotions. He used both “nationalistic folk melodies and international elements” (“Pyotr”, Red Balloon Technology, par. 1). Tchaikovsky’s father was a Ukranian mining engineer and his mother was French. Tchaikovsky loved music and began... Peter Illych Tchaikovsky and the Swan Lake...
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Sergei Diaghilev and his impact on the arts
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...ballet. While at St Petersburg, he was a student of law and shortly composition of music. At this time he joined artists related to Bakst and Benois where he was co-founder of a review of art which ran from 1899 up to 1904. He was Imperial Theatres’ director’s assistant around 1899 to 1901. He and Volkonsky concocted a plan that troubled the existing personnel in charge of the theater. From continuous occurrences of these conflicts Diaghilev refused to edit and was left... Sergei Diaghilev and his impact on the arts Sergei Diaghilev was born on 31st March of the year 1872 in Novgorodand died 19th august, 1929 in Venice. He was a Russian impresario, responsible for the re-creation of the 20th century’s...
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Annotated bibliography
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...Ballet du Rhin. In The Oxford Dictionary of Dance (2 ed Ballet du Rhin just as the suggests was a Ballet company formed in 1972 in Strasbourg By jean Babilee. The company had numerous dancers who performed various dance styles key among which was baroque dance. Such dance companies were common during the baroque era and enhanced the growth of both the baroque music and baroque dance. Dance publications. How to dance through time: The elegance of Baroque. July, 27 2010. Video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9wlU4PP1eUI The video tutors various dance styles that formed the baroque dance. It begins by explaining that baroque dance was a social dance that sought to display... Annotated bibliography Ballet...
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The creative work of Tchaikovsky. The Swan Lake:History, Instrumentation and Roles
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...Ballet Biography and Introduction Piotr Illyitch Tchaikovsky was born May 7, 1840 and died on November 8, 1893. He was born in Kamsko-Votkinsk, Russia (Classical Net). He is probably best known for his ballets, especially Swan Lake and The Nutcracker. He was a composer who created his music during the Romantic period. Tchaikovsky’s music is distinctive because it uses rich harmonies and Russian expressions that stir one’s emotions. He used both “nationalistic folk melodies and international elements” (“Pyotr”, Red Balloon Technology, par. 1). Tchaikovsky’s father was a Ukranian mining engineer and his mother was French. Tchaikovsky loved music and began... Peter Illych Tchaikovsky and the Swan Lake...
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Sergei Diaghilev and His Impact on the Arts
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...ballet. While at St Petersburg, he was a student of law and shortly composition of music. At this time he joined artists related to Bakst and Benois where he was co-founder of a review of art which ran from 1899 up to 1904. He was Imperial Theatres’ director’s assistant around 1899 to 1901. He and Volkonsky concocted a plan that troubled the existing personnel in charge of the theater. From continuous occurrences of these conflicts Diaghilev refused to edit and was left... Sergei Diaghilev and his impact on the arts Sergei Diaghilev was born on 31st March of the year 1872 in Novgorod and died 19th august, 1929 in Venice. He was a Russian impresario, responsible for the re-creation of the 20th century’s...
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Essay on colour in the sets and costumes of Leon Bakst
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...ballet and dramatic performances. Huntley Carter has argued over the social changes that were happening in the society in the contemporary time. Those aspects also point out to certain specific purposes behind the development of new forms of theatre, “ the New theatre, a theatre with a new purpose, was establishing by experiment. There was no exact model of the theatre required, and only by experiment could the original intention of those who... Essay on color in the sets and costumes of Leon Bakst   Introduction:        Since the late 19th century arena of Russian performing art was affectedby the social change that was occurring at the time. Impact of the changes was becoming obvious in the field of...
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The Ballets Russes
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...Ballets Russes and the Idea of Synthesizing the Arts (Painting, Music, Dance) Introduction Uniting different forms of art one artistic whole that organizes the material and spiritual environment is what artistic synthesis is all about. This concept implies the creation of a qualitatively and new phenomenon or art that cannot then be reduced to the sum of its original component sums. The new product becomes the imaginative, the compositional and the ideological unity of these components that form the various parts. Be they music, painting or dance. The Ballets Russes became the first internationally performing dance company that featured an intricate design by several outstanding artists... ....
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