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CSET Domain 1 Performing Arts Dance

Subjects : cset, performing-arts, dance
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1. A rhythmic pattern produced when a deliberate pattern is upset

2. A line along which a person or part of a person moves - Patterns on/in the Floor - Elevated or Air

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

4. Characteristics: circle form (rhythmic motion within a circle); use of imagery - Gender roles: war and hunting for men - seasons and planting for women; early accompaniment came from drums - harps - flutes - and chants

5. The arrangement of head - shoulders - arms - torso - and legs while dancing

6. Social dance - which celebrated births - special events - and rites of passage; ritual dance - which maintained tradition - religious rituals (temple dances) - and hunting magic; and fertility dance - which marked the changing seasons (especially for

7. Whether the energy is: Sustained (smooth) - Suspended (light) - Swing (under - curve) - Sway (over - curve) - Collapsed (loose) - Percussive (sharp) - Vibrate (shudder)

8. Posture - Balance - Flexibility - Strength - Coordination

9. Have the dancers walk through the floor pattern. Then combine the steps with the floor pattern - first without music - and then with music (remember that not all dances have a set floor pattern).

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

11. A pose in which the working leg is extended with a straight knee directly behind the body (both the height of the leg and the position of the arms are variable)

12. Gaze - Floor - Away

13. 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

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

15. More eclectic; ballet and ethnic used in the same performance; all - male groups; intense theatrical effects in lighting - costume - and sets

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

17. Includes locomotor (moving from one place to another) and axial (contained movement around an axis of the body)

18. Refers to dances in which socializing is the main focus; therefore - a dance partner is essential

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

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

21. Movement associated with gods/funerals

22. 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

23. The essence of an idea applied to the art of movement

24. 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

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

26. Gaze - floor - or away

27. Variations on folk dances are found in dance forms of today - including...

28. Quality of energy: sustained (smooth) - suspended (light) - swing (under - curve) - sway (over - curve) - collapsed (loose) - percussive (sharp) - or vibrate (shudder) - Degree of energy: strong - weak - heavy - light - dynamic - static - flowing - o

29. 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

30. Floor - elevated - or air patterns

31. Rhythm: countable patterns - Tempo: fast or slow speed - Beat: even or uneven - Meter: 2/4 time - 3/4 time - etc.

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

33. 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

34. Feeling the dance movements of others in one's own muscles

35. Type of creative dance involving specialized movement techniques; emphasis is on expression and communication

36. 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

37. A round rail attached to the wall horizontally - about 3 1/2 feet above the floor - for dancers to hold during the first half of technique class; it is also used for stretching the legs by placing the feet or legs on it

38. Locomotor - Nonlocomotor - Combined Locomotor

39. 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

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

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

42. Release of potential energy into kinetic energy

43. Warm - up exercises and Body awareness exercises

44. Ballet developed throughout Europe; this led to ___________ - expressive capacity of the body - pointe footwork and the heel - less shoe

45. Pantomime/dance expression

46. 1. Space 2. Time 3. Levels (dynamics) 4. Force (energy)

47. 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

48. Non - metric rhythms e.g. breath - water - or wind

49. In this leap - the dancer turns halfway in midair to land facing the direction in which the movement started

50. Developed in France (1500s) - and moved to Italy; this led to the development of court dancing in Europe (nobility in a palace setting); patronage of the Medicis; 'dancing masters'; steps were slow (adagio) and fast (allegro); lack of spontaneity (de