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Unformatted text preview: -2 year run-Tony nominated-Critically acclaimed but divisive-Still widely produced Broadway revival planned for this summer B. Laurie Carlos (Lady in Blue) Major jazz aesthetic figure today F. Paula Moss (Lady in Green) Early collaborator with Shange Choreography 4. Choreopoem Shanges term Characteristics-Written in poetic form-Elements:-Speech / Spoken word-Dance / Movement-Song Every piece of language lives in the body Im a firm believer that language and how we use language determines how we act, and how we act then determines our lives and other peoples lives. Discussion Form of style o relationship to Jazz Aesthetic:-dialect, slang, musical story sense-multiple voices talking about similar things-improvisatory feel (dance), repetition o use of language slang, text idea of wording o relationship to performance art Naming: o symbolism of colors...
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This note was uploaded on 08/29/2011 for the course ECON 306k taught by Professor Krasner during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.
- Spring '08