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  • Agbedidi Dance Concert Report

    On December 2nd, 2016 at the Constance theatre the dance department presented a show called Agbedidi. The show, directed and choreographed by Mohamed DaCosta and Trent D. Williams, Jr., displayed a combination of Traditional African and Contemporary Dance. The house buzzed with excitement as the start of the show approached. It is quite encouraged to see such a large audience at an event, but this audience also brought a positive, vibrant atmosphere for the dancers to soak up. I was curious to see what this year’s performance would look like. The first part of the show featured Dr. Mikell Pinkney who performed a dramatic, almost sermonistic style reading of a section from God’s Trombones: Seven Negro Sermons in Verse by James Weldon Johnson. It opened up with the drummers playing and after a few minutes Dr. Pinkney found his way onto the stage. He observed the drummers for a moment before he began the speech, letting the drummers set the pace for him. This moved smoothly into the first dance piece, Soboninkun. It was very high energy and fast paced from the beginning to end. The dancers wore wrap skirts…

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  • Russian Nutcracker Analysis

    The backdrops and the props that were used throughout the performance helped create the idea of what was happening. Whether it was Masha 's bed or her Nutcracker or the backdrops gave us an idea of where each scene was set. With each scene their was a different lighting setting based on the certain emotion the character was feeling. The Mice scene was very easy for the audience to understand, Masha has a bad dream that mice and the Rat King battle where she is on her bed as the Mice run around…

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  • Earl Mosley Dance Analysis

    Diversity of Dance Santa Fe College’s Fine Arts department presented Earl Mosley’s Diversity of Dance on Thursday, October 27th at 8 pm. I had the pleasure of attending this amazing performance at Santa Fe College, in the Fine Arts hall, which set the tone with its beautiful ambience. Arriving ten minutes early allowed me to look over the program and get ready for the curtains to open. Each performance was unique and I look forward to speaking about each of them. The First dance was Oh My…

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  • Eritrean Dance Experience

    Being an Eritrean American has always been something Ia??m proud of. In an effort to better connect myself with my heritage, I began to take Eritrean cultural dance lessons in order to be part of the Eritrean festival dance performance. I have always wanted to excell in everything that I do, especially if it meant a lot to me. I did not expect that these dance lessons would provide me with the lesson of handling failure and criticism. The Eritrean dance performance gave me the opportunity to…

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  • South American Culture Research Paper

    Take a look at the map of the world and its continents, filled with beautiful cultures most have yet to discover, now look at South America. All across South America, we can discover many forms of culture. culture refers to the shared values, beliefs and norms of a specific group of people. Culture influences the manner we learn, live and behave. culture is an important shaper of our personality. A very influential part of a southern American culture is dance. Dance has been called the…

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  • Essay On Harriet Tubman

    and John Brown. Grade 4 Dance Standards 3: Understand dance as a way to create and communicate meaning. Objectives: 1. The student will be able to (TSWBA) explain and communicate the emotions and contributions of Harriet Tubman, an abolitionist, in the mounting tensions over slavery through an original dance routine created in cooperative groups. Assessment (summative and formative): • Objective 1 will be assessed by the…

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  • Dance Performance Observation

    attending a college dance show, I did not know what to expect. I know it would be a whole lot better than the dance concerts I had to be a part of in high school. However not as magical as concerts seen in the Medical Center of Lewisville Dance Theatre, but the magic is all in our heads. We chose what speaks to us, we chose what can change our perspective. The audience must be actively participating during the show, in order to have an enriching experience. This show is not intended to be…

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  • Lord Of The Dance Analysis

    Dancing is a very unique way of communication. It’s an expression of self and/ or story, appealing and entertaining to the audience with smooth, graceful moves. Watching Lord of the Dance you can see many different and similar interactions with dance; which incorporates Yoruba Nigerian Christine’s and traditional dance. As well as Indian religious traditions that is forms of worship. Upon reviewing these two cultures and how they incorporate family, dance, and movement. You can also see the…

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  • Salsa Dance

    brought Contra-Danze, the country dance of France and England, with them. Later known as danzon, it mixed with rhumbas of African origin. After yet another global spread of this dance, different places and countries all over the world gradually tinkered and changed the style to their liking, but kept the partner dance and tempo the same. The dance later received the name “salsa” in New York, given that it was a mixture, like the sauce “salsa”, of different styles of dance and music. Thus, salsa…

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  • Badgerette Showcase Analysis

    Monika Eres Dance 1010 ­ 001 Concert Critique 03.07.2016. Critical analysis of “Badgerette Showcase” I attended the dance concert called “Badgerette Showcase” on March 3, 2016 at 7:30 PM in Horne Activity Center. This concert consisted of 21 unique performances performed by a lot of Utah schools, dance groups and cheerleaders. I picked 4 performances that I liked the best and I am going to be writing about them. Before the show started, the coach introduced all Badgerettes that are in the team…

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