exam 3 review - West Side Story Chapter 7 Function of Dance...

Info icon This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Musical Theatre Review : a series of acts with a theme, a series of related acts -ex. The Zigfield Follies: wanted to glorify the American girl, showed naked women as art, very classy Burlesque : a parody of a serious subject, originally means to make fun of something - Minskes : burlesque shows, not classy, kept getting raided by the cops, not art oriented, more about sex Operetta : light opera, comedic opera Agnes de Mille : ballet choreographer, choreographed Oklahoma! , one of the first choreographer-directors Jerome Robbins : ballet choreographer, connection to HUAC, choreographer-director of
Image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: West Side Story Chapter 7 Function of Dance in Oklahoma ! : used to develop character and express ideas nonverbally-not just used as a break in the action to provide variety-the dance went beyond filling the stage with charming western idioms to accompany the songs Function of Dance in West Side Story : dance defined character and dramatized the action of the play-heavy use off jazz and gymnastics, with a ballet base-Latin dance styles were integrated into the Puerto Rican characters...
View Full Document

  • Fall '09
  • SCHULTZ
  • Musical theatre, Musical Theatre Review, comedic opera Agnes, charming western idioms, choreographer-directors Jerome Robbins

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern