g. Fall and recovery h. Male dancer, school with wife
i. A building j. Blank page review
k. Dances on roofs l. African-American choreographer
5. Answer the following questions about MODERN DANCE:
a. Name the dance company that uses interesting lifts.
b. Name the company/school that Ted Shawn and Ruth St. Denis started.
c. Why did modern dance originally get started?
d. When did modern dance get started?
e. When & why did postmodern get started?
f. What is “music visualization”?
g. What are the major differences between ballet & modern dance?
h. What 2 words sum up today’s modern dance?
6. How can improvisation be used in the choreographic process?
7. List 2 or 3 facts about each of the dancers of the week.
Desmond Richardson Alvin Ailey George Balanchine
Flat Back Opposition Tilt Duplet Triplet Front fall Side fall Back fall Swings
12. There will be a short essay section on the test in which you will have to choose one question to answer in essay form. These questions may deal with anything we’ve done in class (including your dancers of the week) and will test your writing ability, your dance knowledge, and your ability to make connections between this class and others.