Post Modern Dance- Notes

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Post Modern Dance 1950’s-Present Similarities between modern dance and post modern dance Both presented dances that displayed innovative movement. Both utilized themes that were social, political, and global Both utilized the elements of space, time, and energy in a way that was different from ballet. The characteristics that distinguish post modern dance from modern dance are as follows Traditional modern dances had strong narrative stories, while Post Modern Dance could be plot less o Modern Dance-focus on a Greek Drama, or psychological study or interpersonal relationships etc. o New choreographers-not concerned with dramatic & the realistic, they believed in representing movement, not storyline as the primary focus of their dance o Abstract. Traditional modern dances employed trained dancers. o Some post modern dance choreographers used untrained dancers. Like contemporary ballet revolution- modern dancers and choreographers felt restricted by the teachings and choreography of their modern dance predecessors
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This note was uploaded on 10/03/2011 for the course DANC 101 taught by Professor Dragoni during the Fall '08 term at South Carolina.

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