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Volume 1 Issue 1 (Full Document), Ofosuwa Abiola 2019 Howard University

Volume 1 Issue 1 (Full Document), Ofosuwa Abiola

Evoke: A Historical, Theoretical, and Cultural Analysis of Africana Dance and Theatre

No abstract provided.


Dance – A Healthy Gateway To Steam Practice, Kenneth Walker 2019 Kenneth Walker Dance Project

Dance – A Healthy Gateway To Steam Practice, Kenneth Walker

The STEAM Journal

A rumination on dance and STEAM


Metamorphoses, 2019 Taylor University

Metamorphoses

Taylor Theatre Playbills

The playbill for Taylor University’s performance of Metamorphoses by Mary Zimmerman.

Performed February 22-24 and March 1-3 at the Mitchell Theatre.

Metamorphoses is based on the myths of Ovid and retells a selection of stories from the work.


Triptych: Genesis, Kavana, Sabbath, Ben Spatz, N. Eda Erçin, Caroline Gatt, Agnieszka Mendel 2019 University of Huddersfield / Urban Research Theater

Triptych: Genesis, Kavana, Sabbath, Ben Spatz, N. Eda Erçin, Caroline Gatt, Agnieszka Mendel

PARtake: The Journal of Performance as Research

These three video essays come out of a multi-year research project that attempts to rethink and redesign the relationship between embodiment and audiovisuality in the context of academic research. As one anonymous reviewer noted, they gesture towards “a new kind of research artifact, making a space somewhere between standard documentation and contemporary creative product.” All three of the video essays comprise footage taken from experimental practice or “laboratory” sessions conducted at the University of Huddersfield in summer 2017. During this period the core research team (Ben Spatz, Nazlıhan Eda Erçin, and Agnieszka Mendel) undertook sustained practice research, working with and ...


Post-Soviet Primas: Challenging Archive And Repertoire, Ania Nikulina 2019 University of California, Riverside

Post-Soviet Primas: Challenging Archive And Repertoire, Ania Nikulina

PARtake: The Journal of Performance as Research

In ballet’s dual conceptual tracts of archive and repertoire, choreography and dance technique became largely associated with the field of repertoire, due to their potential to resist the structures of the archive. In my work, I set out to examine contemporary Russian ballet narratives of leading prima ballerinas, who consistently associate choreography and dance technique with the archive rather than the repertoire. Defining themselves as “interpreters” of the “texts,” rather than dancers, and rendering re-staged classical ballets as “editions,” rather than independent choreographies, primas challenge ballet power structures and assign a higher value to dancers’ work. As ballet remains ...


The State Of Dancingness: Staying With Leaving, Jo Pollitt 2019 Edith Cowan University

The State Of Dancingness: Staying With Leaving, Jo Pollitt

PARtake: The Journal of Performance as Research

Borrowing from Cixous’ ‘State of Drawingness’ (1993), this article proposes a ‘State of Dancingness’ as method of inhabiting the practice of writing as dancing. Understanding the dancing body as a place of virtuosic attention, the practice of writing is activated as a ‘continuation’ of dancing; neither as creative response or description but as frame for housing (staging) emergent content. The work proposes that the dancer begin on the page from the vantage and experience of entering the stage as solo improvising performer. These words come with this body tucked and pressing inside them. Pressing. The State of Dancingness enables the ...


Reframing Habitat, Larry Asakawa, Jhalak Kara Miller 2019 L. Asakawa Productions, Hawai‘i and California

Reframing Habitat, Larry Asakawa, Jhalak Kara Miller

PARtake: The Journal of Performance as Research

In 2016, filmmaker Larry Asakawa and dancer/media artist Jhalak Kara Miller collaborated in Hawai‘i to create a video dance installation and performance called Habitat. Asakawa and Miller, conceived and then subsequently joined with other artists to produce a performance score for the installation, based on solo dances and video recordings that each undertook, produced, and filmed. Habitat explored the interconnections among humans and marine mammals as they relate to the controversial sonar testing activities in Pacific waters. The Habitat performance modalities included visual media, sound, and movement as tools for an embodiment process that might offer human communities ...


How Can We Know The Dance From The Dance?: Exploring The Complexity Of Staging Dance Legacy Works, Elizabeth McPherson 2019 Montclair State University

How Can We Know The Dance From The Dance?: Exploring The Complexity Of Staging Dance Legacy Works, Elizabeth Mcpherson

Journal of Movement Arts Literacy

Staging works from our rich concert dance heritage relies on determining what the “real” dance is, particularly when the work is no longer currently performed. Because choreographers frequently alter their choreography, creating multiple versions of a dance, identification of a definitive version can be a complex process. Adding to the complexity, there is the involvement of the stager, performers, and the audience who are each active or passive participants in the ultimate performance of a work. Through conversations with prominent stagers, scholarly discourse, and personal experience, the author investigates some of the key concerns and questions regarding staging dance legacy ...


The Use Of Personality Testing In Personnel Selection, Riya Kumar 2019 Claremont Colleges

The Use Of Personality Testing In Personnel Selection, Riya Kumar

CMC Senior Theses

Research has shown that more than 45% of American companies are opting to integrate personality tests in their recruitment processes. Given this surge in personality testing, this thesis examines whether personality testing is a valid predictor of job-fit and performance in the context of personnel selection. A large proportion of this paper is focused upon the Big-Five factor model, its limitations, and derivative tests of the model. The impact of technology upon personality testing is also discussed as an emerging field. By tracing and examining the history of personality testing to current day, I have found that personality tests are ...


An Analysis Of The Foot In Turnout Using A Dance Specific 3d Multi-Segment Foot Model, Sarah L. Carter, Alan Bryant, Luke S. Hopper 2019 Edith Cowan University

An Analysis Of The Foot In Turnout Using A Dance Specific 3d Multi-Segment Foot Model, Sarah L. Carter, Alan Bryant, Luke S. Hopper

ECU Publications Post 2013

Introduction: Recent three-dimensional (3D) kinematic research has revealed foot abduction is the strongest predictor of standing functional and forced turnout postures. However, it is still unknown how the internal foot joints enable a large degree of foot abduction in turnout. The primary purpose of this study was to use a dance specific multi-segment foot model to determine the lower leg and foot contributions to turnout that female university-level ballets use to accentuate their turnout. Methods: Eighteen female dance students (mean age, 18.8 ± 1.6 years) volunteered for this study. Retro-reflective markers were attached to the dancers' dominant foot. Each ...


A Social Dance Intervention To Nourish Sustainable Quality Of Life Outlook In Geriatric Oncology Patients, Luis Alberto Aguilar Montalva 2019 Thomas Jefferson University

A Social Dance Intervention To Nourish Sustainable Quality Of Life Outlook In Geriatric Oncology Patients, Luis Alberto Aguilar Montalva

Phase 1

Importance: Social support is a major determinant of health for geriatric oncology patients. Nevertheless, no DMT program utilizes community building as an explicit focus of intervention.

Objective: To design a DMT that fosters a therapeutic approach which relies as much on the interpersonal relationships as on the intrapersonal journey. Design, setting, participants: 12 weeks observational trial of participants, from TJUH geriatric oncology patient population, as they progressed through two series of social dance workshops. The first series of six workshops happened on a weekly basis, with participants filling out a FACT-G survey pre and post involvement. The second series of ...


Dance 2018: Gloriously Grimm, Otterbein University Theatre and Dance Department 2018 Otterbein University

Dance 2018: Gloriously Grimm, Otterbein University Theatre And Dance Department

2018-2019 Season

No abstract provided.


Blackfriars Dance Concert 2018 Poster, Providence College 2018 Providence College

Blackfriars Dance Concert 2018 Poster, Providence College

Playbill and Promotion

No abstract provided.


Blackfriars Dance Concert 2018 Playbill, Providence College 2018 Providence College

Blackfriars Dance Concert 2018 Playbill, Providence College

Playbill and Promotion

Directed by Wendy Oliver

Choreographers

Melody Gamba
Ann Ditmars Huyck
Wendy Oliver
Jessica Pearson
Jenna Pollack
Marcus Schulkind
Jessie Jeanne Stinnett

Costume Coordinator Maxine Wheelock

Lighting Designer Marc Tiberiis II

Angell Blackfriars Theatre
November 16th - 7:30pm
November 17th - 2:00pm


The Launch 2018: A Senior Cabaret, Otterbein University Theatre and Dance Department 2018 Otterbein University

The Launch 2018: A Senior Cabaret, Otterbein University Theatre And Dance Department

2018-2019 Season

The senior Acting and Musical Theatre Majors will take their final bows on the Fritsche Theatre stage in this 90 minute program of songs, dance, scenes, and monologues. See performances from some the students' favorite productions, including Thoroughly Modern Millie, Dreamgirls, Brighton Beach Memoirs, Rumors, My Fair Lady, and Hamilton!


Into The Woods, 2018 Taylor University

Into The Woods

Taylor Theatre Playbills

The playbill for Taylor University’s performance of Into the Woods. Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and book by James Lapine.

Performed November 9-11, 16-18 at the Mitchell Theatre.

Into the Woods is a combined narrative of the stories and plots of several Brothers Grimm and Charles Perrault fairy tales.


Lotus: The Subversive In Flamenco And African American Performance, Justice Moriah Miles 2018 University of New Mexico

Lotus: The Subversive In Flamenco And African American Performance, Justice Moriah Miles

Shared Knowledge Conference

A central element to my dissertation research and the MFA performance Ink on Cottonwas ultimately subversive performance, how does one maintain agency when performing for oppressive classes. How does one grow like a lotus flower in a negative oppressive world? Key themes that I will explore are excess, performing the self, simultaneous opposition and fluidity of time. All of this will be discussed in the context of African American and Flamenco performance. Key scholars I will be in dialogue with are Rebecca Kowal, Roland Barthes, Brenda Dixon Gottschild, Meira Goldberg, Brooke Baldwin, Elizabeth de Martelly and more. Therefore, this project ...


Arcadia, Otterbein University Theatre and Dance Department 2018 Otterbein University

Arcadia, Otterbein University Theatre And Dance Department

1998-1999 Season

The Underlying theme throughout the show is Classicism vs. Romanticism. The Classic ideals of balance and intellect, seen in Greek Geometry and the ordered universe, become challenged by the emotion and chaos of the Romantic World. The tensions that two completely conflicting philosophies create drive Arcadia forward, making a potentially academic play fun and exciting to watch.


Macbeth...The Tragedy Of, Otterbein University Theatre and Dance Department 2018 Otterbein University

Macbeth...The Tragedy Of, Otterbein University Theatre And Dance Department

2018-2019 Season

A brave Scottish general named Macbeth receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders King Duncan and takes the Scottish throne for himself. He is then wracked with guilt and paranoia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macbeth


Dance 240 Syllabus, Julie Brodie 2018 Kenyon College

Dance 240 Syllabus, Julie Brodie

Dance 240

No abstract provided.


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