Essays Tagged: "choreographer"

A biography on Serge Diaghilev. Goes into his life, dances, performers, and includes a bibliography.

of Imperial Theaters. (Mara, 44)When Diaghilev worked for Imperial Ballet, Michel Fokine was a main choreographer. Some of the main dancers with the company were Anna Pavlova, Tamara Karsavina, Vaslav ... of Spring, or Le Sacre du Printemps. This ballet premiered May 29, in 1913. Vaslaw Nijinsky was the choreographer, and Igor Stravinsky wrote the music. Maria Piltz was one of the main dancers. The bal ...

(2 pages) 98 0 3.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Pick a well-known choreographer, who owns his/her own dance company. Attend a performance by this person and create a thesis involving techniques they used.

rwhelmed the audience's expectations with six dynamic pieces, validating her credibility as a woman choreographer. Printz put to rest the notion that female choreographers are less able than men to af ... hard work and dedication shone through, proving that women can work in the same dance world as men choreographers.The first piece performed by the company was titled "Evolute", and began with dim lig ...

(6 pages) 82 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Latin Dance School

d no job and just a handful of English phrases. A multi-talented individual, Marcia is a performer, choreographer, teacher, promoter, businesswoman, marketing administrator, manager, talent scout, MC, ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.8 Aug/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Martha Graham

Martha Graham: A Dancer's Lifeby Russell FreedmanMartha Graham(1894-1991) was a dancer, choreographer, and teacher for more than 70 years, and during that time she changed the landscape of ... ue that has been compared to ballet in its scope and magnitude. Many of the great modern and ballet choreographers have studied the Martha Graham Technique or have been members of her company.We can s ... ber, William Schuman, and Gian Carlo Menotti. Her company was the training ground for future modern choreographers such as Merce Cunningham, Paul Taylor and Twyla Tharp. She created roles for classica ...

(4 pages) 66 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

Dance Criticism

he refused to view and write about the dance piece "Still/Here," by the black, gay and HIV positive choreographer Bill Jones. According to her article "Discussing the Undiscussable," Croce objects to ... audience would marry the identity of a particular cultural or political issue with the dance piece/choreographer. Croce saw this as a collective representation of both. In doing so, she went too far ...

(3 pages) 62 0 4.5 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

"Winterbranch" in Contexts

set design by Cunningham, Paired, a duet for Cunningham and Viola Farber, a German born dancer and choreographer. She was a founding member of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company but who them went on ...

(9 pages) 31 0 4.2 Feb/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Creativity and Me: The Creativity in Dance

they have to imagine and visualise the dance as they listen to the beats and rhythms of the music.A choreographer has to start choreographing a dance on a blank slate as there is no fixed way how the ... there is no fixed way how the music can be danced to. It is heavily influenced by the style of the choreographer and also how the choreographer interprets the music to be like. Often, masterpieces ar ...

(3 pages) 39 0 4.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Dance and Flow

erformance. My international background in dance includes the work “The Look of Love” for choreographer Ann Reinking, “Ballet Hispanico,” “On Broadway” and “Broadway ...

(3 pages) 46 0 3.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts