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CSET Domain 1 Performing Arts Dance

Subjects : cset, performing-arts, dance
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1. From the musical term - this refers to quick or lively movements

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

3. 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

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

5. Dancing evolved from pageants and processions of the period

6. Literally - 'a step for two'; this refers to a specific codified form that is choreographed in many classical ballets; this is also used to refer to any section of a dance performed by two dancers together

7. A leap from one leg to the other in which the working leg is kicked or thrown away from the body and into the air; the pose achieved in the air differs - a does the direction the leap takes

8. Warm - up exercises and Body awareness exercises

9. Separate the dance into the steps. Begin by teaching the steps - describing and demonstrating each separately. Steps are done slowly at first - using counts - and then at the proper tempo - Teach one part of the basic step pattern at a time; when two

10. Movement without previous planning

11. Movement associated with gods/funerals

12. Countable patterns

13. Solo - duet - or ensemble

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

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

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

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

18. All - inclusive term meaning the aesthetics of movement - the organization of moves with a beginning - middle - and end in sequential form

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

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

21. 1. Direction 2. Form and Shape 3. Level 4. Range 5. Pathway 6. Focus

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

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

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

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

26. The Church attempted to restrict pagan dance - often associated with fertility - but folk dances evolved from earlier ritual dance (e.g. - Maypole dance; origins in primitive fertility rituals [dancing around a pole]; associated with spring)

27. The steps of a dance as put together for performance or the art of composing dances

28. A term coined in the 1960s by those who wanted to create movement outside the influences of any of the then - traditional modern dance pioneers - such as Cunningham - Graham - Humphrey - Lim

29. Determine appropriate age - related expectations for a safe - enjoyable classroom activity

30. Dancing on the toes

31. Warm - up - skill building - expression via classroom dance activities

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

33. Formalized hand movements (e.g. - Hindu dance - the oldest world dance)

34. Formal dancing spread to the Continent; expansion of professional dancing masters; professional choreography at the Paris Opera (opera and dance); costuming; introduction of the waltz (1-2-3) rhythm; court dance

35. 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

36. Posture - Balance - Flexibility - Strength - Coordination

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

38. In theatre chorus; also the festival of Dionysus

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

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

41. 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

42. 'To twirl or spin'; a turn on one foot that can be executed outward - away from the body - or inward - toward the body

43. 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

44. Ballet - jazz - and tap

45. Often danced on May Day in various European nations such as Germany and Sweden - taught in American schools today - The maypole is a tall pole decorated with floral garlands - flags - and streamers - Ribbons are attached to a pole - so that children

46. 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).

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

48. Side - by - side - supported - far - or near)

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

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