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Dance Final Critique Amanda Norwood Dance 100 On March 9, 2012 California State University of Los Angeles held their Winter Dance Concert at 7:30pm. The event was located on the campus in a small studio in King Hall. Cal State LA is known for their department being dedicated to our diverse, unique, and complex community and to cultivating the individual artist in society as a cultural citizen. The show itself was a great example of what their dance program represents. The program consisted of 12 dances, the one I will be focusing on I found to be the most intriguing and abstract performance. Blue was choreographed and performed by Kimberley Smith. Ms. Smith is a freshman at Cal State LA. Smith has been dancing ballet for the last five years, she also enjoys hip- hop which she has been performing for 8 years. Smith’s style of dancing is contemporary integrating her knowledge of ballet and hip-hop styles. The theme of Blue is simply unknown, but reminds me of a fight with your inner self. Smith hopes to further her career with dancing and has dreams of expanding the practice of contemporary dance. The name of the dance, Blue , could have a lot to do with the style of the dance. This style of blue is brought out within the lighting and even the costume. Smith was wearing a short dress with spaghetti straps. The material of the dress was very light giving it a lot of movement. It was a light blue with a subtle yellow pattern on it. The dress was well chosen for the movements of the dance. Smith also wore black spandex shorts due to the shortness of the dress. Like most
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2012 for the course DANCE 100 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '12 term at College of the Canyons.

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