According to the author of Appreciating Dance, what is one reason dance has not enjoyed a position of equality with other art forms

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According to the author of Appreciating Dance, what is one reason dance has not enjoyed a position of equality with other art forms?

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Dance is too closely linked to stand on its own, and it is difficult to preserve choreography.

 

Question 2

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Who was the movement theorist who codified Effort/Shape theory and said, “All movement is defined by effort used, the time taken, and the shapes in space.”?

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Rudolf Von Laban

Rudolf Laban

Laban

Von Laban

Question 3

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What are the four raw materials Effort/Shape theory embraces?  ,  ,  , 

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Correct!space

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body

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time

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effort

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Correct!time

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body

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space

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effort

Answer 3:

You Answeredforce

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body

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time

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space

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effort

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Correct!body

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time

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space

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effort

Question 4

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Your likes and dislikes that are formed over time as a result of your life experiences and are a basis of the viewpoint you bring to your role as observer of dance are called _____________.

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personal aesthetics

aesthetics

Question 5

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The job of a choreographer is to manipulate bodies through space and time with consideration to the effort being applied to movement.

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True

False

Question 6

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The choreographer’s job is to create meaning through movement but all choreography does not have to have a specific meaning.

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True

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False

Question 7

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Step one in beginning a new piece of choreography is to find the music.

True

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False

Question 8

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When the song or music choice concludes, the choreography is done.

True

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False

Question 9

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The ability to understand how the body occupies space, moves through space, and relates to others in space is called ____________________________ .

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Spatial Awareness

Question 10

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The gradation of height is called: 

Name the three distinct gradations:  ,  , 

Answer 1:

Correct!level

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levels

Answer 2:

Correct!high

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low

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vertical

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oblique

Answer 3:

Correct!middle

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horizontal

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Correct!low

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oblique

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vertical

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high

Question 11

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The outline of the body in a given position is called: ____________________________

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Shape

Question 12

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Keeping the concept of “directional movement” in mind: If the dancer is facing stage right and walks toward stage right, what direction is the dancer moving?

 

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forward

Question 13

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From whose perspective are stage directions labeled?

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performer

audience

Question 14

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The area of the stage closest to the audience is referred to as:

Upstage

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Downstage

Question 15

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A choreographer takes into account where a dancer stands on stage because it can influence the effect of the piece.

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True

False

Question 16

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Match the element of time to its definition.

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Meter

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Tempo

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Beat

Other Incorrect Match Options:

  • Repeated beats or movements that form patterns

Question 17

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The rhythmic patterns for a piece of choreography are determined by the music chosen.

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True

Choreographers can choose to go against the musical rhythm or can create a new rhythm

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False

Question 18

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Name a method for dealing with time when a choreographer has chosen NOT to use counts &/or music.

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Question 19

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Lightness and strength are examples of what?

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weight

Question 20

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The tension between an individual and the space in which he/she/they travels and moves is called __________________.

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density

Question 21

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Match the definition to the quality/dynamic

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Sudden force resulting in a quick release of energy

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Steady, continuos, controlled release of energy

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a release into gravity with a follow through along the path of an arc

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release of tension in any part of the body causing it to fall

Other Incorrect Match Options:

  • vibratory

Question 22

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Stillness does not mean inactivity.

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True

False

Question 23

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What did you learn about the choreographic process or dance in general from each of the choreographers in the “Choreographers talking about choreography” assignment? (one statement per choreographer)

Caroline Torti

Wayne McGregor

Marc Brew

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Question 24

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Name five things you learned from the assigned videos about being a professional dancer.

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Question 25

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Name a health concern for dancers that was mentioned in your text.

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Physical injuries

Question 26

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What is one of the two dance notation systems developed to preserve choreography? _______________

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Benesh

Labanotation

Question 27

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According to your text, what are two benefits (besides fitness) of studying dance?

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Question 28

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Match the definition with the choreographic tool:

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Groups perform the same movement with an interval between starts.

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two or more sequences of different movement are happening simultaneously

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Complimentary but contrasting

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A group or a dancer does a movement sequence, then another group or dancer “responds” with a different sequence of movement.

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Call and Response

Other Incorrect Match Options:

  • Unison

Question 29

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What are the possible group divisions available to a choreographer with 4 dancers?

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Question 30

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When using unison, all dancers must be facing the same way, on the same level, and using the same leg.

True

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False

Quiz Score: 28