Elements of Dance
Body Moves: stretch, bend, twist, circle, rise, fall,
swing, sway, shake, suspend, collapse
Walk: a transfer from one foot to the other on the ground
Run: a transfer from one foot to the other off the ground, accent
Part of the European Renaissance, one hundred year period between 1576-1675
Plays were popular, secular entertainment seen by audiences of about 3,000 on a
somewhat regular basis.
Theatre became a business as well as an art form.