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CSET Domain 1 Performing Arts Dance

Subjects : cset, performing-arts, dance
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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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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