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    Wigman Dance Analysis

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    stage. It follows that Pina’s dance is based on experience learnt from others and overcoming categorization limitations previously consistent with previous dance styles. If the both artists lived in the same times, Wigman could have come out stronger because of her strong resolve…

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    Pina Bausch Research Paper

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    Kathleen Kerner Dance History Mr. Garfinkel 12/1/14 “Pina” Bausch Philippine, or “Pina”, Bausch created some of the most interesting and radical modern dance works of her time because they are based on human relations and how we interact with each other. Born in 1940, in Solingen, Germany, she was born into a family of business owners with her parents owning a connecting restaurant and hotel. She and her siblings worked for her parents at a very young age. In doing so, Pina would observe…

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    established the Wuppertal dance theatre in 1973. Wuppertal formed because they wanted to redefine dance around the world and were reacting to postmodernism. They helped Bausch to revolutionize herself and redefine dance around the world. Bausch was already a famous choreographer of modern dance and was an influence to the USA, Britain and Europe. She said that “she was not interested in the movement of the dancers but what moved them. “ She wanted to revive modern dance in post war Germany. She…

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    success of the school and had major influences on the world as we experience it today. The early years of the Bauhaus were influenced by Expressionism. Expressionist artists believed that art must come from within themselves rather than from the depictions of the real world. Johannes Itten, a Swiss painter and one of the most important personalities of the early Bauhaus, was a strong advocate of the expressionistic idea’s. Itten was in charge of the preparatory course that was central to the…

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    One of the first accounts of Brutalism was given by architectural critic Reyner Banham in his seminal essay titled New Brutalism published in the Architectural Review in 1955, Banham’s conception of New Brutalism was both a movement in the sense of futurism and a style. Banham’s etymology of the term New Brutalism is clarified through his complex and contradictory explanation of Brutalism as both a movement and style. Banham did articulate clearly three underlying rules which are its core…

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    different ways. A poem evokes different emotions in different people, and everyone walks away with a unique experience. Similarly, dancers can also express a variety of emotions and demonstrate different aspects of human life such as love and anger through their dance performances. Hence, the different forms of art such as poetry, dance and music all have a way of creating a connection between the audience and the presenters. They are like a bridge that joins the two sides together and allows…

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    Live Dance Performance Critique The performance that I went to see was Elevate at Lipscomb University. The show consisted of twelve different pieces choreographed by Maggie Pelton, Kari Smith, Tosha Pendergrass, Leigh Anne Ervin, and Curtis Reed. The performance showcased students who weren’t not necessarily even studying dance. I found that extremely surprising that Lipscomb even offered a program that allowed dancers to get involved. By doing sol, the talent was very diverse and defiantly…

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    because I knew each one of these choreographers danced differently and I wanted to challenge myself with different styles of their choreography. “Freeing Forgiveness” was a dance that Joy Scott choreographed. During Joy Scott’s practice we struggled with quite a few things, such as, changing music, choreography, and what the dance was about. Our rehearsals were on Thursdays at 5:00pm and I was able to attend all practices that we had. During our first rehearsal, we started out using music that…

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    The Glass Box Monologue

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    The set is clean and empty; it is a blank canvas. There are plain colours on stage, whether it be just a white light, or a light blue. There is someone on stage. They are not female; nor are they male. They just are. This is THE CHARACTER. THE CHARACTER is in a limbo of sorts. THE CHARACTER did not mean to pass away -- they did not want to pass away. The mystery to the audience, however, is how did THE CHARACTER pass away. All we know, as the audience, is that the character is not ready to come…

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    Before I knew it I was viewing music videos on MTV and VH1 when they still had them. I imitated countless Michael Jackson dance steps. Then I continued rehearsing and training for my performances more than anything in my life. At daybreak I cavorted on the dead grassy schoolyard by myself because nobody played with me or appeared to appreciate what I did… at least that’s what I originally assumed. Droves of kids accosted me and said shit like, “What the hell are you doing?” I replied, “I’m…

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