Theater 52AC: FINAL Study Guide (12/16) 9:00AM
African American Dance
Roles of Dance:
Slave-holders used it as bait to entice Africans onto ships
Keeping captives healthy and fit
Keep the spirits of the captives high
Entertainment Industry: enforce ro
WHO IS AN AMERICAN? THE IMAGINED COMMUNITY IN AMERICAN HISTORY
Author(s): Eric Foner
Source: The Centennial Review, Vol. 41, No. 3, Special Issue: WHAT IS AN AMERICAN?
CHANGING FACES OF AMERICAN IDENTITY (Fall 1997), pp. 425-438
Published by: Michigan Sta
tone of the dance: confidence, having control of life
positive stereotype and negative stereotype
black female big butts means what
so turning around and show butts in the dance
movement analysis as evidence
The Black Male Body in Concert Dance
Early Concert Dancers
Black men entered the concert dance arena in the late types stood well outside performance norms of th
19205, and the earliest dances they performed were time.
Stripping the Emperor:
The Africanist Presence in American Concert Dance
BRENDA DIXON GOTTSCHILD
everaI years ago, a student in my course at Temple
University titled Black Performance from Africa to
the Americas came up to me at the end of the rst ses-
An Unlikely Ballerina - The New Yorker
PROFILES SEPTEMBER 22, 2014 ISSUE
AN UNLIKELY BALLERINA
The rise of Misty Copeland.
Copelands goal is to become the first African-American principal dancer with A.B.T.
n a recent August after