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Dance Modern

Subjects : performing-arts, dance
Instructions:
  • Answer 17 questions in 15 minutes.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. Sitting on the floor with your knees bent and the soles of your feet together with a straight back. Bring your face towards your feeton the exhale. You curve over and forward towards your legs






2. Plie - articulate through the foot - jump into the air - point your toes and land in a plie






3. Bringing your leg up to your knee by sliding the foot up. Your leg is bent






4. Transfer your weight from one foot to another - taking off and landing on different legs






5. Sitting with your stomach to the floor (most commonly) and getting into a 'cobra postion' with your chest out






6. Hoping up and down on one foot






7. Going down from your head and curving the back - articulating through the spine






8. Contracting in a seated postiton (duh) and making a 'c' shape with your curved back - bringing your pelvis in






9. Looks like a degage. You articulate the foot off the floor and tendu the foot into the ari - brushing it back and forth.






10. Plie - articulate through the foot - and jump into the air. You end in a plie






11. Open your knees to a demi-plie - hold the turn out and rise into releve - articulating through the foot






12. Making a 'c' shape with your curved back - bringing your pelvis in






13. You jump off adnland on the same leg






14. Standing with your arms streched out. you reach to the side (first to the right) by pushing out very hard through your left leg. Arms are in second position when you finish the stretch and recover






15. . You are siting in second postion with your arms and legs reaching outyou reach to the side (first to the right) by pushing out very hard through your left leg. Arms are in second position when you finish the stretch and recover






16. In parallel you plie and jump - articulating through the foot and pointing your toes. You land in a plie






17. Standing in second postiton - arms down - bending forward from the hips - while keeping the head and spine aligned