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CSET Domain 1 Performing Arts Dance

Subjects : cset, performing-arts, dance
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1. Refers to dances in which socializing is the main focus; therefore - a dance partner is essential

2. High - medium - or low

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

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

5. Primary school children love to play and sing with movement in the simple sing - along dances of London Bridge - Hokey Pokey - Ring Around the Rosie - The Farmer in the Dell - B.I.N.G.O. - Pop Goes the Weasel - and Skip to My Lou

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

7. 1. Rhythm 2. Tempo 3. Beat 4. Meter 5. Syncopation 6. Rhapsodic Rhythms

8. 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

9. 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)

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

11. Kabuki (traced to primitive rituals; it involves stomping - elaborate costumes - is male only - and is still current)

12. 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

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

14. Raising the leg to a straightened position with the foot very high above the ground; the ability to lift and hold the leg in position of the ground

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. Leader - follower - mirror - unison - or parting)

17. 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)

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

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

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

21. Immediate area surrounding the body; the area in which bodies can move at all levels

22. Warm - up exercises and Body awareness exercises

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

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

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

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

27. Broadway and Hollywood shows; a new style of moving with emphasis on speed and mobility; lean body types; importance of the female dancer

28. An adagio movement in which the dancer pivots completely around on one foot while maintaining a pose with the working leg

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

30. Locomotor - Nonlocomotor - Combined Locomotor

31. 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

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

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

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

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

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

37. (Staying in one place 'on spot'): stretching - pushing - twisting - bending - kicking - sinking - or curling

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

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

40. 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

41. 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

42. Dancing on the toes

43. Dancing evolved from pageants and processions of the period

44. Release of potential energy into kinetic energy

45. Polka - square dances - historic dances

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

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

48. 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).

49. 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

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