• Dance In Public School Curricular
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    Dancing is a form of art that allows many children to express themselves through body motion while developing many skills. Children throughout the world have been dancing since the day they began walking. When a child to take their first steps and puts together the simplest combination of movements, that would be considered as dancing. Music also plays a major role in the development of children understanding dance, because it is can be used as an accompaniment, and can help children get a bette...
  • Ghost Dance Cult Essay
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    The Ghost Dance Cult The Ghost Dance Cult was a religous movement among Native Americans during the late 1800 s in the far west. It offered the Indians hope of spiritual renewal and a return to their old way of living. The religion promised that dead Indian ancestors and game animals would comeback to life. It was first adopted by Indians in what is now the state of Nevada in the late 1860 s. The religion was revived in 1889 by several different Californian tribes. By 1890 The Ghost Dance Cult w...
  • Dance In Culture Microsoft Network
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    Explain how love in our culture is expressed through music or dance Throughout history society has shown many signs of love through dance. Amazingly for many years expressing one's feelings has been done through art, poetry, music, or dance. Out of all of the expressions of love, men and women seem to find great expressions through the art of dance. The different dances in our culture shows different expressions of love. "Castle and Irene Vernon, husband-and-wife team of exhibition ballroom danc...
  • History Of Jazz Dance
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    History of Jazz Dance "Jazz dance is a form of personal expression created and sustained though improvisation... it has certain defining characteristics, including improvisation, isolation, a centrifugal explosion of energy that radiates outward from the hips, and a propulsive rhythm that gives a swinging quality to the movement." -Bob Bo ross Jazz is a crossbreed of north American cultures, a music and dance of the slaves of Africa, and old European Jigs and its, Minstrel shows and presumably, ...
  • Carlos Williams Dance Poem Painting
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    An Analysis of the Use of Form And Rhythm in "The Dance" In William Carlos Williams's poem, "The Dance", Williams uses the inspiration of a painting by Peter Breughel to shape his poem. Peter Breughel's painting called "The Kermess" depicts a peasant dance of the mid fifteenth century. It shows the form and rhythm of the dance. Williams also captures the form and the rhythm of this dance in his poem. In William Carlos Williams poem, "The Dance" the open form, suggested images, and rhythm embodie...
  • Dance 2 Isadora Duncan
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    1. What are the innovations of Isadora Duncan, Denishawn, Martha Graham, and Cunningham. Discuss these in relation to style, technique and theory. Many Historians say that Isadora Duncan was the first dancer to present "modern dancing" to the public. Duncan felt that the pointe shoes and costumes that ballerinas wore were to restrictive. She began to dance in a way that seemed to be more natural to her. Her inspirations came from the movements of the tress, the ocean and other forms from nature...
  • Alvin Ailey Dance Ballet Horton
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    Alvin Ailey It was really impressive performance I ever seen. I like all programs and their performance was too attractive and interesting. I like lighting and music because it looked very decent with the performance. In addition, they organized it very well. I really like it. The following paragraphs give a few facts about Alvin Ailey and his background. Alvin Ailey was born in Rogers, Texas on January 5, 1931 and moved to Los Angeles, California at the age of twelve. There, on a junior high s...
  • Dance Therapy People Therapist Patients
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    Dance therapy is a type of psychotherapy that uses movement to further the social, cognitive, emotional, and physical development of the individual. Dance therapists work with people who have many kinds of emotional problems, intellectual deficits, and life-threatening illnesses. They are employed in psychiatric hospitals, day care centers, mental health centers, prisons, special schools, and private practice. They work with people of all ages in both group and individual therapy. Some also eng...
  • History Of Latin Dance
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    Latin Dance Essay: Latin Dance originated in many places, for example the countries of Cuba, Brazil and many others. The Latin Dancing that is done today is based on the original styles, but the music and costumes have changed a great deal. For the music of Latin dance, high-hearted flashy upbeat music is played. Many Latin stars have appeared in the last 10 years. For example, Ricky Martin and Jennifer Lopez are the hot Latin singers of today. Their music is filled with passionate words and st...
  • Contemporary Dance Assesment Feel Technique Peers
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    Our year 11 contemporary dance assessment for semester 1 consisted of dance exercises taught by Rachel. Due to a dance injury I sustained 14 weeks ago I was unable to participate in the assessment but, instead was asked to asses my peers and write corrections and strengths they demonstrated throughout the class. In this class I really feel, as a group, they lacked an effective dance vocabulary. In answer to the question 'What do you feel you need to work on in this exercise?' there was only real...
  • Helen Tamiris Biography Modern Dance
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    On April 24, 1903, one of the founders of American modern dance was born to parents who emigrated from Russia. Helen Tamiris, originally Helen Becker, grew up in New York, New York on the Lower East Side. In her lifetime, she danced, choreographed, and helped initiate modern dance. Later in her life, she moved to the "Great White Way," otherwise known as Broadway, to choreograph many shows. In 1911, or at the age of eight, Ms. Tamiris began studying dance at the Henry Street Settlement with Iren...
  • Jazz Dance Music Performance
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    Jazz Jazz dance began as the popular dance moves of the early 1900's. Most of the music that was played was Jazz and the steps just fit with the sounds. Jazz dance is an American tradition, it reflects to the speed of American's and there life styles more then any other type of dance. One of the first persons to create a form of Jazz dance was Jack Cole know to be the father of Jazz (James Robey). Cole brought a low sense of gravity a used a deep pile giving jazz its power and explosion in the ...
  • Common Grounds Dance Music Poetry
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    First of all, I would like to give a definition of what a dance and poetry is. Dancing is the art of moving the body in time to the music. Dancing is both an art and communication. Poetry is the art, theory, or structure of poems. Poem is a rhythmical composition, expressing experiences, ideas, or emotions, imaginative, and powerful. I think the dancers, the choreographers, and everybody that was involved with creating and directing the dance performance did an awesome job putting dance, poetry ...
  • Dance Dances Dancing Ancient
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    A series of set of movements to music, either alone or with a partner. That is the definition of dancing. Dancing is a way to express one's feeling and to get active. Dance has been a part of human history since the earliest records of human life. Cave paintings found in Spain and France dating from 30, 000 -10, 000 BC. have vivid drawings of dancing figures in association with ritual illustrating the presents of dance in early human society. Many people around the world see life as a dance fro...
  • Dance As A Language
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    What is dance and how does it relate to language? According to hyper dictionary. com, dance is the "artistic form of nonverbal communication" while language is "the mental form of verbal communication." From this, we know that dance and language are both forms of communication. The only difference is that dance is non-verbal and language is verbal. Although, if language is strictly verbal, then why is the way mute or deaf people communicate called Sign Language? If movement of the hands to conve...
  • Dance Studio Usa Sydney Swing
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    EVENTS GreazeFest Viva Las Vegas WEBSITES TO CHECK OUT Retro Lifestyle and Culture Atomic Magazine Deco Echos Magazine Men's Clothing (part of the Sydney Swing Katz site) Women's Hairdo's Barracuda Magazine Cherry Bomb TIKI Tiki Cars'n'Stuff car kultur e DeLuxe (USA) Rev. Norton (USA) NSW Hydroplane - Hot Rod Boats Cadillac King Hot 50's Chevrolet Wedding Cars Cars' For Sale Music and Radio Hepcat Records (USA) Mojo Music - Classic Reissues, Rock, Jazz, Blues and more. Swing Top 40 East Side Rad...
  • Dance Twyla Tharp Modern Ballet Choreographed
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    TWYLA THARP 1. Ty wla Tharp is a famous American dancer, director and choreographer, who has created more than 125 dances, choreographed 5 Hollywood movies and has directed and choreographed 2 Broadway shows 2. She was born in 1941 in Portland, Indiana (United States) but moved to Southern California with her parents at a young age. She moved to New York City shortly after she left home and is still residing there. 3. Twyla Tharp lives in the 21 st century era. 4. Twyla Tharp is considered the ...
  • Salsa Dance Floor Dancing People
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    Beliefs And Values Seen in Contemporary Salsa Dancing Salsa culture is being consumer ized throughout the world and with it the ideals of Latin culture are being spread. Salsa is being, transferred, translated, transculturated and sold all over the world via multinational corporations (Cultural Studies, pg. 1). With the massive spread of popularity and the mainstream commercialism Salsa dancing has been molded to every different "walk" of life. Even though the Latin ideals still link the dancer ...
  • Afro American Dance Samuel
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    Samuel A. Floyd, Jr. stated in his essay that the development of Black music and Black dance in the United States each influenced the other in their mutually dependent evaluations. In Floyd's essay he touch's base with only some of the numerously wide variety of historical dancers, dances of the Afro-American culture, and music compositions that lead to the development of Black dance in the United States. This essay serves the purpose for the use of springboard for more esoteric research for cl...
  • Alvin Ailey Dance Company Black
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    Alvin Alvin Ailey Alvin Ailey Alvin Ailey was born on January 5, 1931, in Rogers Texas. His family was a very religious family. He attended Sunday school and church at the Baptist Young Peoples Union. When he was in junior high school, his class went on a trip to the ballet, and that's what inspired him to dance. Seeing the ballet and having his dance teacher, Lester Horton, he was off to a good start. Watching and meeting dancers and actors like Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey, Charles -Weidman,...