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Freedom of Movement
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
-bodies are an instrument to express passion, joy fear, grief.
By Heather Romero