Midterm Exam – You can take this exam for one 45 minute period between Thursday, October 22, 7:00 am and Sunday, October 25, 11:59 pm. The test closes automatically after 45 minutes and closes automatically at 11:59 pm on Sunday, so plan accordingly.
Important Note: The Midterm Exam includes an assessment of your knowledge for all course content for Week 8, so you will need to review the material for this week before taking the exam on Thursday.
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LECTURE NOTES – WHAT IS DANCE?(https://rutgers.instructure.com/courses/69641/pages/lecture-notes-what-is-dance?module_item_id=2960183)
LECTURE NOTES – FOUNDATIONS OF DANCE(https://rutgers.instructure.com/courses/69641/pages/lecture-notes-foundations-of-dance?module_item_id=3161033)
LECTURE NOTES: CLASSICAL & CONTEMPORARY BALLET(https://rutgers.instructure.com/courses/69641/pages/lecture-notes-classical-and-contemporary-ballet?module_item_id=2960188)
LECTURE NOTES: MODERN DANCE IN AMERICA(https://rutgers.instructure.com/courses/69641/pages/lecture-notes-modern-dance-in-america?module_item_id=2960191)
LECTURE NOTES: SOCIAL DANCE(https://rutgers.instructure.com/courses/69641/pages/lecture-notes-social-dance?module_item_id=2960196)
FOUNDATIONS OF DANCE
25 Questions Quiz. Each question worth 2 points each.
Covering the Following Material:
5 ELEMENTS of DANCE
PLANES of MOTION
Planes of motion are ways of dividing the body to represent the dynamic planes of motion that the human body is capable of moving through.
OOPS! DANCE FAUX PAS
AESTHETICS is the study of beauty and the appreciation of beauty. In terms of dance
AESTHETICS as what is important to the choreographer and how do they express that in movement, choices of sound, costumes, lights, location, and other elements.
To ABSTRACT means literally
“TO TAKE FROM”
When a choreographer ABSTRACT an idea into a dance, they take things from that idea, separating out what catches their interest, by distilling and condensing certain aspects while expanding and illuminating others to finally show the idea in a new context the finished dance.
4 STAGE DIRECTIONS
7 STAGE COMPONENTS