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CSET Domain 1 Performing Arts Dance

Subjects : cset, performing-arts, dance
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1. Feeling the dance movements of others in one's own muscles

2. Elaborate costumes - balance and moderation - and traditional dance

3. Provide opportunities for interpretation of dance - Provide a classroom dance program that includes different styles of dance from a cultural and historical context

4. Hip - hop - line dance - ballroom - waltz - foxtrot - tango - rumba - jive - and swing

5. Angular - rounded - twisted - bent - crooked - symmetrical - or asymmetrical

6. Walking - running - leaping - jumping - hopping - galloping - skipping - and sliding (Chasse)

7. Quality of Energy - Degree of Energy

8. Born in the 20th century as a result of dancers resisting the rigid structure of classical ballet dance

9. Ethnic and cultural dance - Cultural dances - Religious or ceremonial dance - Folk Dance - Play and sing with movement - Maypole dance - Modern Dance - Theatrical dance - Social dance

10. Warm - up exercises and Body awareness exercises

11. Even or uneven beat

12. Must include these four factors: Dance movements must predate the 19th century - Dance is performed by peasants or royalty - The choreography is derived from tradition - There is no teacher

13. Refers to the lexicon of dance as taught in the original academies - also used in reference to ballets as created during the Imperial Russian days - such as The Sleeping Beauty - The Nutcracker - and Swan Lake - also refers to a style of performing

14. Pavane - Galliard (from the Renaissance period) - The minuet - Charleston - Twist - Disco - Hip - hop - Lambada

15. There are many regional differences; all had recreational aspects and basic steps such as running - walking - hopping - and skipping; all are linked to culture - music - and the history of a group; they take the form of a circle

16. Have expressed mourning the spirit in dance movement. They have also used dance as a ritual to prepare for battles and to celebrate joyful occasions.

17. A pose modeled after the statue of the winged Mercury by Giovanni Bologna in which the working leg is extended behind the body with the knee bent; it can also be held in front of the body

18. High -- Medium -- Low - Might refer to a dancer's head

19. Growth of contemporary dance - post - modernism in the 1960s; movement toward simplicity and a less sophisticated technique; 'No' manifesto - a frequent rejection of costumes and stories

20. Based upon the subjective interpretation of internalized feelings - emotions - and moods - Unlike formal ballet - this is often unstructured and makes deliberate use of gravity and body weight to enhance movement - It also encourages students to expr

21. The continued evolution of ballet; emphasis on emotions and fantasy; true pointe work; evolution of 'lightness in flight'; - this differed from other dance forms in placement and alignment of the body - as well as in training - Focus on the ballerina

22. Dancing on the toes

23. Strong/Weak - Heavy/Light - Dynamic/Static - Flowing/Tense

24. A part of pas de deux in which one dancer is lifted off the ground by another

25. Ceremonial dance with each character having specific hand movement - and martial (war) dancing

26. Locomotor - Nonlocomotor - Combined Locomotor

27. Rhythmic pattern produced when a deliberate pattern is upset - Rhythm produced when beats are displaced such that strong beats become weak and vice versa

28. Focusing the eyes on one point in the distance in order to keep balance while turning

29. The ability to get up into the air and remain there long enough to perform various movements or poses

30. A period from about 1820 to 1870 in which ballet was characterized primarily by supernatural subject matter - long white tutus - dancing on the toes - and theatrical innovations that permitted the dimming of the house lights for theatrical illusion

31. Floor - elevated - or air patterns

32. Body position - Angular/Rounded - Twisted - Bent - Crooked - Symmetrical/Asymmetrical

33. Sequences - motifs - and phrases developed as the choreographed dance

34. Countable patterns

35. 1. Originated with the Andalusian Gypsies in Spain 2. Forceful rhythms 3. Hand clapping 4. Rapid foot movements 5. Use of castanets 6. Colorful costumes

36. Direction: forward - backward - up - down - sideways (horizontal or vertical) - diagonal - straight - circle - out - in - zigzag - or spiral

37. Often carry important historical significance from ancient civilizations Examples: Chinese ribbon dance - Polish polonaise - India's Kathakali or Bharatanatyam dance - Clogging - traditionally from Wales - which involves double taps on both the heel

38. A rhythmic pattern produced when a deliberate pattern is upset

39. Gaze - Floor - Away

40. Music to accompany specific - technical ballet steps; a theatrical art form developed

41. Ballet - jazz - and tap

42. The way in which various parts of the dancer's body are in line with one another while the dancer is moving

43. Forward/Backward - Up/Down - Sideways (horizontal or vertical) - Diagonal - Straight - Circle - Out/In - Zigzag - Spiral

44. (Often traditional folk steps): two - step - paddle - grapevine - step - hop - chug - and spinning

45. To cue the steps and directional changes - and to alert students (e.g. - 'ready'); this helps students keep the main rhythmic pattern and encourages them to gain a sense of the whole

46. Rock 'n' roll; MTV; hip - hop; ballroom dancing (tango)

47. High - medium - or low

48. Non - metric (e.g. - breath - water - or wind)

49. Appreciated the qualities of the individual; primitive expression and emotion; 'new freedom' of movement; choreography of Isadora Duncan and Martha Graham and their harsh break from restrictive classical ballet and tutu; broadening the minds of the p

50. Gaze - floor - or away