Unformatted text preview: developed from the court dances
performed for King Louis XIV of France.
Even as a court dance, ballet was intended
to be performed in front of the court and the
Another theatrical dance style, modern,
developed as a reaction to ballet.
We will study both of these forms in more
detail in the next two weeks.
detail History In non-Western countries, however,
there are many examples of theatrical
dances that have existed for centuries.
In the following slides, we will explore a
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
dance. The Javanese are an ethni...
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- Summer '14