Originally ballet developed from the court dances

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Unformatted text preview: developed from the court dances Ballet performed for King Louis XIV of France. Even as a court dance, ballet was intended Even to be performed in front of the court and the king. king. Another theatrical dance style, modern, Another developed as a reaction to ballet. developed We will study both of these forms in more We detail in the next two weeks. detail History In non-Western countries, however, In there are many examples of theatrical dances that have existed for centuries. dances In the following slides, we will explore a In few of these styles of dance, including wayang wong (Indonesia), kabuki (Japan), and kathakali (India). (India). Wayang Wong Wayang wong is a form of Javanese classical Wayang dance. dance. The Javanese are an ethni...
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