Dance History 100
2 December 2013
Dance History Research Assignment
Anna Pavlova, born February 12, 1881 and died January 23, 1931, was a Russian
ballerina of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. She was a principal artist of the Imp
There are currently four mini-projects planned, each worth 20 points. All are in-class, group
projects. You will be randomly assigned to a group and will be given a problem to discuss and
solve during class. You will be permitted to use your
From Chapter #3
List the names of your group who actually participated. Answer the following questions.
Describe the Royal Academy of Dance
When did it come into being?
How did it come into being?
What was its impact on dance?
WHAT IS DISCO?
Disco is a genre of dance oriented pop music which
blends funk and soul music together.
Disco is known as the replacement of live bands
Originated in European Countries
Clubs in NYC popularized disco in America.
Dance 100, Section 2, Disco Final Outline
What is disco?
o Replaced live bands
o Where originated
Who started disco?
o Unknown who first started it
o Initial audience
o First NY DJ
o First article
When did disco start?
Section 002 - M W F 11:00 AM
Instructor: Greg Lund
Office: BG 206 Office hours: M-F 12:00 noon Tel: 285-6401 E-Mail:
Course description: This is a general studies course which looks at dance
(primarily of the western world) within
CRITIQUES and PERFORMANCE ATTENDANCE
During the course of the semester you will be required to attend four (4) dance performances.
Two of those are specified in the document, Course Policies. There are several others listed in
the Course Calendar which ma
WHY STUDY DANCE?
BODY USED TO EXPRESS THOUGHTS AND EMOTIONS
DANCE AS LANGUAGE
Movement = Words
However - Movements are
_ Preliminary outline due by e-mail (see calendar)
_ Final Outline due by e-mail (one week prior to presentation
_ Peer Evaluation due by e-mail (day of presentation)
_ Send e-mail to instructor each time you meet explaining