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Freedom of Movement

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Heather Hobson

on 11 June 2015

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Transcript of Freedom of Movement

European and American theatrical dance

Choreographer is normally the performer

Create their own language

Isadora Duncan and Ruth St Denis opened the door

American Modern Dance Movement of 1920’s and Martha Graham

Ballet is a French word; originates for Italian balletto meaning dance

15th century Italian Renaissance

Further developed in France, England, and Russian as a concert dance

Romantic Ballet, Contemporary ballet, Neoclassical Ballet

History and development of Modern and Ballet Dancing

Inspiration and influences for the work in terms of story, theme, and image each dancer, or the choreographer

Dynamics-Line, form, repetition, and rhythm
Movements of both styles communicate to you in terms of mood

Inspiration and Influences
All About Dance with Michelle Hughes. (2013). Retrieved from http://dancewithmichelle.blogspot.com/2013/02/line-form-and-repetition_7.html
Ballet Stories. (2015). Retrieved from http://wish-upon-a-ballet.com/ballet-stories/
Line. (2015). Retrieved from http://ballethub.com/ballet-term/line/
Matar , S. (2010, April 23). Modern Dance About Love & Hate B&W [Video file]. Retrieved from Youtube website:
Modern Dance and Ballet
Perform Arts and Inspiration
Freedom of Movement

Poised style of dance that incorporates foundational techniques for many other dance forms.
"The relationship of the movements to each other as the dance progresses shows us a reputational pattern that is very similar to theme and variation in music"(Sporre-183).
elements of line, form and repetition
use of the human body in exactly the same sense that they apply to painting and sculpture the latter especially
The Nutcracker
Sleeping Beauty
Swan Lake
-bodies are an instrument to express passion, joy fear, grief.
By Heather Romero
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