26 - -packing up on the Asian crap – – – – Rogers &...

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-packing up on the Asian crap Rogers & and Hammerstein South Pacific: two love stories, inter-racial love story (Asian Musical) (Asian Musical) The King and I our notes: South Pacific: “You’ve got to be taught” return to concern with race and prejudice The King and I: “Small house of uncle Thomas” Remember that your observations drive the exams -The movements follow a narrative: A story is being told through dance: dance is not decorative --- it’s there to reinforce the plot – The King of “Siam” (Thailand) is likened an evil ruler (Kind Simon of Legree), Sage: a little bit like ballet: The Kind and I -- different from Oklahoma: non-western The first Americans have seen Asian-Style Dancing Choreographer’s name: Jerome Robins: Ethnic Styles of Dancing (also the choreographer for _West Side Story , and Fiddler on the Roof ) Conflation: making a mish-mosh Will not ask on any exam what’s what
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2009 for the course THEA 100 taught by Professor Munnell during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Geneseo.

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