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DANCE CONCERT REPORT GUIDELINES
Follow the below guidelines carefully; this entire paper will take you around two hours to write.
ALL PAPERS IN HARD COPY FORMAT TO BE HANDED IN BY CLASS TIME ON DUE DATE.
NO LATE PAPERS WILL BE ACCEPTE
Mesopotamia, Greeks and Egypt
Mesopotamian music and dances were interesting to me because I wanted to know if they danced
for Royal actions.Also because I wanted to know what instruments they had.And I wanted to
know what dances went with what
American Urban Dance
Traditional jazz dance, having existed since the late nineteenth century,
is perhaps one of the oldest street dances of urban America. Street dance
is often considered urban folk dance. perhaps one of the oldest street
dances of urban
Dancing in the middle ages was a very reserved practice as the church played an important role
in the middle ages and did not approve of dancing. Eventually the church did approve and some
dancing was implemented in some of the religio
Ceremonial dance had great importance. However, since dance is a transient art, it is inherently
difficult for archeologists to find and evaluate evidence of its role. There is little material
information left behind
The Renaissance was a cultural movement that profoundly affected European intellectual life in
the early modern period. Beginning in Italy, and spreading to the rest of Europe by the 16th
century, its influence was felt in l
Renaissance: Portugal and Brazil
The Portuguese Renaissance refers to the cultural and artistic movement in Portugal during the
15th, 16th, and 17th centuries. Though the movement coincided with the Spanish and Italian
Renaissances, the Portugue
Myths and Religion
Dance is present in mythology and religion globally. Dance has certainly been an important part
of ceremony, rituals, celebrations and entertainment since before the birth of the earliest human
civilizations. Archeology delive
Renaissance Part 3: Europe
Todays lecture was about the Renaissance in Europe. Renaissance translates to rebirth.
The Renaissance was the rebirth of mankind. It was the age of exploration. During the
Renaissance we had many new advances in art, technology
Todays lecture was about the Dark Ages. We learned about the church and the Roman
Empire. We learned how the church denounced everything that they thought was vulgar or
sexual, including dancing. We learned that the church changed everything tha
Santa Monica College
Dance In American Culture
Portfolio: Critical Dance Report
There are a couple reasons as to why I have chosen to take this dance history class. One
I went to the Global Motion Dance production at the broad stage theater. I attended this at
7:30pm on Friday May 20th.
The purpose of this assignment is to use what we have learned in class and apply it to an
actual dance. W
Myths and Religions
Todays lecture was about Myths and Religions. We learned how all religions explain the
genesis, origin of the earth, its life and its people. All of the origin stories have commonalities.
We learned about the origin stories of some rel
The Business of Dance
I had many interests as a child. I loved T.V. shows. I always watch T.V. even now. Since
watching T.V. I have a very big imagination. I am always thinking of cool and exciting scenarios
that could very well be made into movies. I rea
Todays lecture was about Ballet and how it has progressed over the years. We learned all
about ballet, from Court Dancing to the Romantic Era. We learned about the society and culture
of ballet as well as how the church viewed it. We learn
Renaissance: Spain and America
The Spanish Renaissance refers to a movement in Spain, emerging from the Italian Renaissance
in Italy during the 14th century, that spread to Spain during the 15th and 16th centuries. The year
1492 is commonly acc
Modern dance is a style of western concert dance which began loosely
in the late 19th century and early 20th century. Modern dance is a dance
style that centers on a dancer's own interpretations instead of structured
steps, as in traditional
First Nations - America
The lecture was about early American civilization of the Mayas and Aztecs. Their
social Pyramid. Their developed written language, art, math, architecture and
The purpose of dance is a way of learning. The Maya
Part - Renaissance: Europe
The lecture was about Renaissance in Europe. The Renaissance slavery in Latin
America. It lasted for 300 years (1300-1600). We learned the start of Royal Academy
The purpose of the lecture was that Italy trading center
Part- Renaissance: Spain and America
The lecture was about the Cortez attacks the Aztec empire, replace them and Spain
start plunder the resources from America.
The purpose of dance was to pray for god, dancers wanted to keep their history. The
Art, Humanities and Social Sciences
The lecture is about how I connect to dance and how every subject like
Mathematics and political science can connect to dance and connect to other subject,
and even my can connect to each subject.
I learned eve
Part- Renaissance: Portugal & Brazil
This lecture is about the Atlantic Slave Trade, during 16th and 19th. Then we saw
the video and practice the dance.
The capoeira or the dance of the war. The capoeira is a combination of the dance
and material arts cre
Myths and Religion
The lecture is about the first group people in America and peoples religion, and
also lecture talk about where the human come from and all kinds of myths in our
culture, one of the myths in America: the story of Adam and Eva with apple.
Mesopotamia, Greeks and Egypt
This lecture is about the religion and civilization about the Greeks and Egypt. And
what is the dance for the Greeks and Egypt looks like.
In Egypt, two major agricultural rituals were the Nik river and the harvest. The
Race and Dance Fusion in Latin America: Las Castas
The lecture about the Las Castas. During 17th and 18th century, racial mixing and
Las Castas created a dance fusion called Mestizo dance. Mestizo dance is fusion
dance and the result
The lecture is about the religion and civilization of Roman Empire and dark ages.
What was the position of dance at that time? And it also told us about how the dance
been prohibit by church.
The purpose of the dance usually represent society, b
Dance 2 October 11, 2016
Who was Thomas Daddy Rice?
What is the first distinctly American theatrical form?
What 3 dances came from the Minstrel Show?
What entertainment form replaced minstrelsy?
Vaudeville was a fusion of what 3 cultural tr
Dance 2 November 1, 2016
last name, first name
From page 51 of our class notes state two
difference between ballet and modern dance
From class notes and lecture today briefly
describe why the Charleston social dance
became so popular in the
October 25, 2016
last name, first name
1. The Nicholas Brothers were famous tap dancers during
approximately what years in Hollywood? And was their
specialty act that they were famous for?
2. Fred Astaire was famous for _ and
3. Eleanor Powell was _.